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Do you have Hodge's 'Mesa Gold' pulp?

Hodge contributed to a wartime cartoon collection. Hill End history group is looking for his 'Mesa Gold' pulp (click and read comments).

22 Feb 2020

Do you know more? Zip Comics

The usual references don't mention 'The Oil Seekers' by Tony Rafty, which seems to predate his 'first' comic for NSW Bookstall.

16 Jul 2018

Who is Hottie Lahm?

Most known for iconic dog Snifter during a long career at KG Murray, Lahm created Snowy McGann to fill the 1951 Ginger Meggs gap at The Sun.

14 Jul 2018

Censorship 2: Straight Arrow #17

Was a provocative pose during poker too much for Aus editors? Or were there late changes to the original art for ‘Uproar’ in the US?

11 Jul 2018

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Guest Comment on Kokey Koala and His Magic Button (Elmsdale Publications, 1947 series) #36
Saturday, 4 July 2020 10:59 AM
Guest Comment on Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes (Federal, 1983 series) #4
Saturday, 27 June 2020 12:37 PM
Guest Comment on My Greatest Adventure (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #4
Thursday, 25 June 2020 4:28 AM
Guest Comment on Lois Lane (KGM, 1982 series) #1
Saturday, 20 June 2020 11:40 AM
KariCrock Comment on Junior Funnies Jumbo Edition (Rosnock, 1978) #48007
Saturday, 20 June 2020 3:01 AM

'Irreverent Comments' Revisited US comics and pulp publications available in Australia before 1941

'Irreverent Comments' Revisited
In January 1941, E.J. Francis satirised Australia's ban on US publications in The Home magazine. The comments provide an interesting insight into some American comics and pulp publications that were probably available in Australian newsagents at the time. Read more