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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

Censorship by colour: Battle! #24

This cover lacks intensity without Stan Goldberg's colours. With a dead soldier also deleted, it seems a deliberate censorship choice.

8 Jul 2018

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Guest Comment on Bugs Bunny (Rosnock/SPPL, 1975) #25159
Sunday, 21 July 2019 3:27 AM
Guest Comment on Captain Strato the Human Satellite (Youngs, 1958? series) #2
Saturday, 6 July 2019 12:42 PM
Guest Comment on AusReprints needs your comics
Saturday, 6 July 2019 10:45 AM
Guest Response: Comment on Jolliffe
Sunday, 30 June 2019 10:53 AM
Guest Comment on Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos (Yaffa/Page, 197-? series) #2
Friday, 28 June 2019 4:42 PM

'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