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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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Marcus Brazil Comment on Sir Falcon (Frew, 1955? series) #34
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Marcus Brazil Comment on Sir Falcon (Frew, 1955? series) #30
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Marcus Brazil Comment on Wild Western (Horwitz, 1955? series) #19
Wednesday, 2 November 2022 8:17 AM
Marcus Brazil Comment on Red Ryder Comics (Photo-Type, 1965? series) #12
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Guest Comment on Personalities: the Magazine of Celebrities (Transpacific Publications, 1959 series) #1
Tuesday, 1 November 2022 5:20 PM

Vintage Spinner Rack Melbourne Newsagent 1978

Vintage Spinner Rack

An image sourced from the National Archives of Australia shows a woman in an unidentified Melbourne newsagent. Next to her is a rack with comics on sale.

Based on the available issues, this was probably April 1978.

Here's what's been identified on the racks.

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