Vintage Christmas: Thunder Burp Machine Gun toy ad

Streaming this week on BBC Radio

Click the links to listen to these programs:

Cribbins at Christmas Available on BBC iPlayer
Legendary comic and actor Bernard Cribbins reads a clutch of festive tales

Herge's The Adventures of Tintin Available on BBC iPlayer
Adaptations of Herge's classic cartoon adventures

Sherlock Holmes: His Last Bow Available on BBC iPlayer
A set of mystery disappearances present the great detective with a gruesome riddle

The Goon Show Available on BBC iPlayer
Classic material from one of the all-time radio comedy greats

The Saint Available on BBC iPlayer
The adventures of Leslie Charteris' hero, Simon Templar

Doctor Who Available on BBC iPlayer
Time-travelling adventure series

Sir Henry at Rawlinson End Available on BBC iPlayer
Surreal saga of a dynasty with Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band member Vivian Stanshall

The Slumber King Available on BBC iPlayer
A young man uncovers a magical treasure trove under the Welsh mountains.

Vintage Christmas: Hot Wheel wishbook images

New comics Dec. 21, 2011

Items of note:

Amazing Spider-Man #676

Fantastic Four #601

Sergio Aragones Funnies #6