Launched in 1971, COUNTDOWN was, to all intents and pur-
poses, an attempt to duplicate the former success of the now declining
TV21. With the inclusion of GERRY ANDERSON related content and
(instead of The DALEKS) DOCTOR WHO, the fact it was edited by
TV21's former art editor DENNIS HOOPER made comparison
between the two periodicals inevitable.
black and white) strips from TV CENTURY 21. Even as a boy, I had an
of the weekly. In fact, I'm not even sure if I was aware of them at the
time they were published. However, a year or two back, someone gifted
me the first two, and I recently acquired the third and final one, thereby
completing my collection of them. The first is simply titled COUNT-
DOWN, the second, COUNTDOWN For TV ACTION, and
the third, TV ACTION.