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BC books in the UK were reproduced from the American editions by Coronet Books. They appeared in the UK from 1971, at the same time that there was a boon on comic strip books, particularly from Coronet (Peanuts, Wizard of Id, Crock to name a few). The books were issued as a numbered series, but unfortunately Coronet Books were not very clever when assigning the number to the next book released... The No 14 book was numbered 13, making two number 13's and no number 14 ! Having made the mistake once, you would have thought the lesson was learnt, but no, number 20 was numbered 19 so there were two number 19s and no number 20 ! Sadly, Coronet Books disappeared towards the end of the Eighties, and No 27 was the last to be published.

Below is a Gallery of the UK BC Books in number (!!) order. Click HERE to see the original US BC Books, plus the extra titles.

= In My Collection / = Not in My Collection

No 1 (1971)

Hey B.C.
No 2 (1971)

B.C. Strikes Back
No 3 (1972)

Back to B.C.
No 4 (1973)

Hurray for B.C.
No 5 (1973)

What's New, B.C.?
No 6 (1973)

B.C. Big Wheel!
No 7 (1974)

Take a Bow, B.C.
No 8 (1974)

B.C. is Alive and Well!
No 9 (1974)

B.C. On the Rocks
No 10 (1975)

B.C. Right On
No 11 (1975)

B.C. Cave In
No 12 (1976)

B.C. One More Time
No 13 (1976)

B.C. It's a Funny World
No 14 (1977)

B.C. Dip in Road
No 15 (1977)

B.C. Life is a Fifty Pence Paperback*
No 16 (1977)

B.C. Great Zot I'm Beautiful
No 17 (1978)

B.C. The Second and Third Letters of the Alphabet Revisited
No 18 (1979)

Loneliness is Rotting on a Bookrack B.C.
No 19 (1980)

B.C. Where the Hell is Heck?
No 20 (1981)

B.C. The Sun Comes Up the Sun Goes Down
No 21 (1982)

I, B.C
No 22 (1983)

B.C.... But Theriously Folkth...
No 23 (1983)

B.C. Star Light, Star Bright, First...
No 24 (1985)

B.C. I Don't Wanta Hear About It
No 25 (1986)

B.C. Life Goes On
No 26 (1986)

B.C. A Rag and a Bone and a Yank of Hair
No 27 (1987)

B.C. Out One Ear and in the Other

* No 15 had to be re-titled everytime it was re-published if the price changed (this was the same with the US version where there were at least five price-change titles). I would be interested to hear of other UK price changes.

1977

50p
1978

60p

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