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The first UK Andy Capp book was issued in 1958. Thereafter, two per year were issued to 1979 inclusive, then one per year for 1980, 1981 and 1982. Then a strange thing happened - in 1982, when the landscape issue of No 46 was issued, so too was the magazine No 46 issued, with the same picture and the same comic strips ! (see pictures below). There had only been one magazine prior to this, which was issued in 1981, un-numbered, and titled "This is your Life, Andy Capp". These magazines then continued to No 51 in 1984 where the numbering finally ended. Also, in 1980 (for 1981), "bumper" annuals started titled "The World of Andy Capp" which continued one per year until the last issue in 1994 for 1995.

In addition, Mirror Books released a smaller set of books in a series titled "Laugh Again with Andy Capp" subtitled ' A Daily Mirror Re-Capp' starting in 1968 for 23 issues, the last being published in 1980. The final book, No 23, had a different title of 'Presenting Andy Capp' and only subtitled as 'Laugh Again with Andy Capp No 23'

Ravette Books published some colour books, two in 1992 and two in 1993. A short series of Andy Capp books started in 2004 published by David and Charles Books which lasted for three years. Many thanks to D&C for the complimentary copy of No 3 sent to me with the press release about publication (Andy Capp at 50 released 28 September 2006). In 2014 Pedigree Books issued an Andy Capp Yearbook 2015 along with their regular release of annuals for 2015.

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No 1 (1958)
No 2 (1959)
No 3 (1959)
No 4 (1960)
No 5 (1960)
No 6 (1961)
No 7 (1961)
No 8 (1962)
No 9 (1962)
No 10 (1963)
No 11 (1963)
No 12 (1964)
No 13 (1964)
No 14 (1965)
No 15 (1965)
No 16 (1966)
No 17 (1966)
No 1 (1966 reprint)
No 2 (1966 reprint)
No 3 (1967 reprint)
No 4 (1967 reprint)
No 18 (1967)
No 19 (1967)
No 20 (1968)
No 21 (1968)
No 22 (1969)
No 23 (1969)
No 24 (1970)
No 25 (1970)
No 26 (1971)
No 27 (1971)
No 28 (1972)
No 29 (1972)
No 30 (1973)
No 31 (1973)
No 32 (1974)
No 33 (1974)
No 34 (1975)
No 35 (1975)
No 36 (1976)
No 37 (1976)
No 38 (1977)
No 39 (1977)
No 40 (1978)
No 41 (1978)
No 42 (1979)
No 43 (1979)
No 44 (1980)
No 45 (1981)
No 46 (1982)

In 1981 a single un-numbered magazine was published followed in 1982 by a magazine reprint of No 46 and continued the book numbering as magazines to issue No 51...
Un-numbered (1981)
No 46 (1982)
No 47 (1982)
No 48 (1983)
No 49 (1983)
No 50 (1984)
No 51 (1984)

Also in 1981 new "The World of Andy Capp" bumper books started, same size as the original books but thicker.
A special edition was published in 1988 to tie-in with the animated TV series...

1981
1982
1983
1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
You're a Star Andy Capp 1988
1989
1990
1991

From 1992 until 1995 the size of the books changed...
1992
1993
1994
1995

The Daily Mirror Re-Capp Series "Laugh Again with Andy Capp"

No 1 (1968)
No 2 (1968)
No 3 (1969)
No 4 (1970)
No 5 (1971)
No 6 (1971)
No 7 (1972)
No 8 (1972)
No 9 (1973)
No 10 (1973)
No 11 (1974)
No 12 (1974)
No 13 (1975)
No 14 (1975)
No 15 (1976)
No 16 (1976)
No 17 (1977)
No 18 (1977)
No 19 (1978)
No 20 (1978)
No 21 (1979)
No 22 (1980)
No 23 (1980)

Ravette Books - "Andy Capp in Colour" series

No 1 (1992)
No 2 (1992)
No 3 (1993)
No 4 (1993)

David and Charles Books

No 1 (2004)
No 2 (2005)
No 3 (2006)

In addition to all the paperback series above, some larger books have been printed, some exclusively as hardbacks. This gallery is not the complete picture from this point on, showing only those that I know about or have got in my collection...

Printing this page could be a useful resource to keep track of the Andy Capp books you have and which ones you need to complete your collection. Any inkjet or portable printer can be used to print out this page as an aid for collectors.

Titan Books

Oct 1990

Large Paperback
2010

Annual 2011 (Hardback)

Pedigree Books

2014

Yearbook 2015 (Hardback)

Syndication International Books

2000

Large Paperback

Andrews & McMeel Books

1984

Large Paperback

Daily Mirror Books

1965

Large Hardback
2017

Paperback