26th May 1979 to 26th February 1983
Written by Angus P. Allan
Drawn by Arthur Ranson (AR), Jim Baikie (JB)
and Barrie Mitchell (BM) (?)
1st Run Started 26th May 1979 - No.6 (Top Left), replacing Battlestar Galactica.
2nd Run Started 6th June 1981 - No.4 (Top Right), replacing Sapphire And Steel.
Ended 26th February 1983 - No.9, replaced by Murphy's Mob.
1st Run 26/5/79 - 9/6/79
26/5/79 - No.22 to 9/6/79 - No.24
The bikers are trying to track a pair of serial crooks, one of whom can pass himself off as a boy...
(CHiPs takes a break, 'Meet the Smurfs' becomes 2 pages)
2nd Run 26/5/81 - 26/2/83
26/5/81 - No.24 to // - No.
<< 4/7/81 - No.28 to 11/7/81 - No.29
Jon and Ponch are on an errand of mercy, to get to a pilot who has been given the wrong
tablets by his doctor, and they could cause him to have a coronary whilst in the cockpit
? to 5/9/81 - No.37
Crooks stash a case of stolen diamonds on board a bus heading into Mexico, but when the bus
crashes Jon and Ponch are on the scene, and discover the diamonds...
"The Kid is Trouble"
12/9/81 - No.38 to 17/10/81 - No.43
The duo arrest a wayward kid Freddo Colonna, and find out he belongs to an orphanage for
troubled kids run by Father McCann....
24/10/81 - No.44 to 28/11/81 - No.49
Jon and Ponch have to help a legendary stunt rider Dave 'Kid Wheels' Kannon, regain his
nerve, after a kid kills himself copying him...
5/12/81 - No.50 to 9/1/82 - No.2
Getraer is in hospital, and the duo get a new Sergeant for a while, but Logan Judd is an ex-
marine, and the two brace themselves for a tough time...
"Ride em' Bike Cop"
16/1/82 - No.3 to 13/2/82 - No.7 >>
Jon agrees to take part in a forthcoming rodeo, but when he has to arrest one of the other
competitors Lars Hansen, things stir up, and Jon is asked not to compete, so Jon has to
choose the force? or the rodeo?...
(All colour to this point)
(CHiPs becomes B&W for the rest of the run)
<< 13/3/82 - No.13 to 3/4/82 - No.14
After a wedding one of the guests the groom's brother, is
arrested for drink driving, but insists he's innocent. Jon
and Ponch get involved because they think
his drinks may have been spiked...
10/4/81 - No.15 to 29/5/82 - No.22
After a brain operation, a teenager Claire Brookfield discovers she the power to foresee
disasters before they happen, Jon and Ponch make use of these, but then Claire becomes
tired of the attention she is attracting ...
5/6/82 - No.23 to 10/7/82 - No.28
When a star biker Brett Storm' is crippled in a crash, he is determined that his son Johnny
will follow in his footsteps, but Spencer Vocht whose son was killed in the same accident,
and blames Brett, is trying to get his revenge, by trying to kill Johnny, and make it look
like an accident...
"No Joking Matter"
17/7/82 - No.29 to 28/8/82 - No.35
A black clad bike who calls himself 'Dick Turpin', Jon and Ponch give chase but 'Dick'
escapes by making a spectacular jump, the duo are perplexed when 'Dick' returns the money
to the station. The situation turns crazy when a picnicker flags the pair down and tells
the he's just been robbed by....'Robin Hood'! ...
4/9/82 - No.36 to 2/10/82 - No.40
An army vehicle carrying dangerous fluid overturns on the highway, Jon and Ponch are first
on the scene, and block the road off, later a wider area is cordoned off, but when a young
dog escapes into the danger area, a young boy follows in to try to retrieve the dog...
9/10/82 - No.41 to 18/12/82 - No.51
Some crooks steal a car belonging to a doctor to use in a bank raid. The car is then dumped
and later picked up by joy riders, Jon and Ponch are in a race against time to find the
car, as it has dangerous drugs in the boot...
25/12/82 - No.52 to 28/1/83 - No.5
Jon and Ponch are searching for Bobby McCain, who has runaway from home, he has a habit of
stowing away on heavy goods rigs. Bobby has stowed away on the rig of Gerry Collins, a man
who is at the end of his tether and contemplating driving his rig off a cliff...
5/2/83 - No.6 to 26/2/83 - No.9
Another ex-marine George E. Blaney moves into the department, his first assignment is to
drive a van of used banknotes to be incinerated, Jon and Ponch are asked to escort the van,
but the van is attacked and the cops are gassed, but when Blaney is suspected of setting up
the heist, Jon and Ponch don't buy it and set out to prove Blaney's innocence...
(All titles are made up)