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Nothing New

by James Zee

Triple Western Has a Twin… or Two

While there are many local creations on the front of US reprints in Australia, the cover design of Magazine Management’s Triple Western and Triple Adventure stood out to me as unique.

As the name suggests, Triple Western (The Red Circle Press, 1955-1957, 21 issues) and Triple Adventure (Approved Publications, 1957-1958, 5 issues) included (most of the time) three stories.

The covers have a design with three bands, each with an image based on a story, along with its title and a teaser (although later issues of Triple Adventure varied the formula).

It isn’t as if the approach is rocket science, but it’s distinctive. However, there's nothing new under the sun…

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