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James
Response: Comment on Space Ace Guardian of the Universe (Atlas Publishing, 1960 series)
I haven't updated it for a long time, but I started a tracking list here: https://ausreprints.net/tracking/list/3095. Let me know if you have any additions.
Friday, 27 November 2020 11:42 AM
Àlex Peña Ströhlein
Comment on Space Ace Guardian of the Universe (Atlas Publishing, 1960 series)
Hi, the author was Blay Navarro and the artist Josep Maria Beà, from Spain (Beà from Barcelona, Catalonia). There were 20 short stories published in the spanish comic magazine Fulgor and at least 12 more published in the Chilean comic magazine "5 por Infinito (later Infinito). Beà worked, as stated,...
Friday, 27 November 2020 3:07 AM
Guest
Comment on Marvel Tales (Yaffa/Page, 197-? series) #1
How much?
Sunday, 22 November 2020 11:43 AM
Guest
Comment on Wings of Destruction (NSW Bookstall, 1944?)
I think that this is might be a comic, possibly by Terry Powis, which tells the story of a young RAAF pilot who goes to England to fight the Nazis, then returns to Australia to fly with a secret RAAF squadron, equipped with a brand new (but fictional) jet bomber...
Monday, 16 November 2020 12:17 PM
Guest
Comment on Twice Approved
I worked for Eric Porter in the 1950's at Artransa Studios and was animation director with him in the 1970's. As far as I know, he had nothing to do with the Little Trimmer and the offshoots.
Thursday, 12 November 2020 12:16 PM
Guest
Comment on Rowl Greenhalgh
I remember Rowl from the bungalows he let me park my ute in his carport for a stubby a day he painted a tiger for my daughter when you walk in the room the tigers eyes followed you and still do
Saturday, 7 November 2020 1:40 PM
Theodore
Comment on Cleveland Classic Westerns (Cleveland, 1970? series) #285
Brett Waring also used other lesser known aliases including, Johnny Colt and Tyler Hatch. Down on his Luck with approximately 96 pages of storyline, was published ca August 2012. An earlier version was published by Cleveland ca 1972.
Thursday, 5 November 2020 9:14 PM
Theodore
Comment on Cleveland Classic Westerns (Cleveland, 1970? series) #283
Big Iron #291 by Lee Holden, was published in 2012 ca September. Another frequent alias used by Holden was Lee Chandler. This Classic Western with 97 pages was earlier printed as a Cleveland Western ca 1973.
Thursday, 5 November 2020 8:23 PM
Theodore
Comment on Cleveland Classic Westerns (Cleveland, 1970? series) #291
Hi James, this issue is listed as #291 but should be moved back to #283. Cheers from Theo
Thursday, 5 November 2020 8:12 PM
Theodore
Comment on Short Story Magazine (Invincible, 1944 series) #6
Hi James, I would like to change "red cover" to reddish as there could be slight difference in covers. Thanks from Theo.
Thursday, 5 November 2020 2:27 PM
Theodore
Comment on Short Story Magazine (Invincible, 1944 series) #4
Just a small tweak here James. The indicia comment should read "Truth" and "Sportsman". Best wishes Theodore.
Thursday, 5 November 2020 2:21 PM
Theodore
Comment on Short Story Magazine (Invincible, 1944 series) #3
Hi James, the first comment should be put in the next issue #4. Cheers from Theo
Thursday, 5 November 2020 2:19 PM
Theodore
Comment on Invincible Westerns (Invincible, 1948 series) #67
The Midnight Rider #67 by Peter Maclpine, was written in 1950 ca August/ September having 48 pages of storyline and costing 6d at news agents. He also wrote several other Invincible Westerns, including #76 Indian's Treasure and #101 Death Goes A-Riding.
Thursday, 5 November 2020 2:07 PM
Theodore
Comment on Invincible Westerns (Invincible, 1948 series) #41
Apart from Gun-Shy Sheriff, A.G.Yates wrote several other Invincible westerns including #38 Rawhide Noose and several of the Santa Fe series such as #50 Santa Fe Agent and #74 Santa Fe Vacation. He is probably more reknowned for his mystery novels using the alias of Carter Brown. Yates formerly came...
Thursday, 5 November 2020 1:52 PM
Theodore
Comment on Invincible Westerns (Invincible, 1948 series) #35
Trailing Trouble #35 became the first Invincible Western to have the issue number printed on the the actual front cover. It follows over a year of publications and by 1949 Invincible Press seemed confident enough that their comic style westerns would last a few more years. This theory proved correct...
Thursday, 5 November 2020 12:27 PM
Theodore
Comment on Cleveland Classic Westerns (Cleveland, 1970? series) #293
Shad Denver, aka Gunn Halliday, Brett Iverson, Morgan Culp among others, was really a pseudonym for Des Robert Dunn, another prolific Australian writer almost the equal of Leonard Meares. "The Hunt - and the Kill", published ca August 2012 with 96 pages, was first printed as a Cleveland Western ca...
Wednesday, 4 November 2020 10:22 PM
Theodore
Comment on Cleveland Classic Westerns (Cleveland, 1970? series) #277
Lee Holden, aka Philip Holden came to Australia from the UK in 1953 and wrote about 50 westerns before settling in New Zealand. "Cameron cuts Loose", released ca May 2012 had around 96 pages of storyline and was first published as a Cleveland Western in 1973.
Wednesday, 4 November 2020 10:07 PM
Theodore
Comment on Cleveland Classic Westerns (Cleveland, 1970? series) #269
Emerson Dodge or in reality Paul Wheelahan, was another reknowned Australian writer of westerns for Cleveland having penned around 500 books under various pseudonyms. "When Thieves Fall Out", written ca March 2012 was first published around 1971, it had 96 pages of storyline and cost $4 at news agents.
Wednesday, 4 November 2020 9:46 PM
Theodore
Comment on Cleveland Classic Westerns (Cleveland, 1970? series) #236
Kirk Hamilton who wrote many westerns for Cleveland was really written by another famous Autralian writer in Keith Hetherington. Notice the synergy with the two initials K and H. This Classic Western was published ca July 2011 having around 96 pages of storyline. It is a reprint of an earlier...
Wednesday, 4 November 2020 9:34 PM
Guest
Comment on Cleveland Western (Cleveland, 1953? series) #954
Ward Brennan, had a few other aliases: Glenn Murrell, Johnny Nelson, Marshall McCoy and probably the most famous of all Marshall Grover. The real person behind all these westerns was undoubtedly the most famous Australian writer of westerns in, LEONARD MEARES.
Monday, 2 November 2020 9:13 PM
Theodore
Comment on Invincible Westerns (Invincible, 1948 series) #13?
I would like to add that #13 THE PONY EXPRESS by Lew Branks is the first Invincible Western at present, that actually shows a number on it, albeit on the inside covers. Also, it wasn't till #35 with TRAILING TROUBLE, that we start getting a numbering system on the front...
Monday, 26 October 2020 10:43 AM
Theodore
Comment on Cleveland Classic Westerns (Cleveland, 1970? series) #238
Ride a Lonely Trail #238 was published as a CLASSIC WESTERN ca July in 2011. This is based on the Classic Western #231 "Death Rides the Plains" published by Cleveland in June 2011. An earlier version of Ride a Lonely Trail was published as a Cleveland Western ca 1970.
Saturday, 24 October 2020 5:53 PM
Theodore
Comment on Cleveland Classic Westerns (Cleveland, 1970? series) #235
Brett Waring is an alias for another amazing writer of Austarlian Westerns in Keith Hetherington who wrote well over 500 westerns. This CLASSIC WESTERN #235 was published in mid 2011 based on an earlier Classic Western "KID YUMA" #228 by Emerson Dodge which was published by Cleveland in May 2011....
Saturday, 24 October 2020 4:16 PM
Theodore
Comment on Cleveland Classic Westerns (Cleveland, 1970? series) #215
Marshall Grover was the alias for Australia's most prolific western writer Leonard Meares who wrote over 700 westerns mostly as Cleveland Westerns, Cougar Westerns and Cleveland Classics. This issue #215 was first published by Cleveland as a Cleveland Western ca 1961. Another version probably a "Larry and Sreak" western was...
Saturday, 24 October 2020 3:17 PM
Theodore
Comment on Cleveland Classic Westerns (Cleveland, 1970? series) #291
This Classic Western #283 by Cleveland was published in early 2012.This is based on an earlier Classic Western #267, "Fool's Luck" which has its publishing date listed as February 2012. From my research these Classic Westerns were first published ca 2006 and ran till ca 2016. The first publishing date...
Saturday, 24 October 2020 2:50 PM
Theodore
Comment on Short Story Magazine (Invincible, 1944 series) #10
Invincible Press continued to make their covers more colourful as with issue 10 published in May 1945. This issue cost 1/- and had 128 pages of short stories. A copy is available at the National Library in Canberra.
Saturday, 24 October 2020 12:12 AM
Theodore
Comment on Short Story Magazine (Invincible, 1944 series) #9
Issue 9 published by Invincible Press in April 1945 had another interesting change. The front cover was more more graphic possibly hoping to capture a wider audience. This issue had 128 pages of stories and still cost 1/- to buy. There is a copy at Melbourne University library.
Saturday, 24 October 2020 12:07 AM
Theodore
Comment on Short Story Magazine (Invincible, 1944 series) #8
Issue 8 of the Short Story Magazine was the first one to have a more artistic look. It had over 123 pages of stories and cost 1/- to buy. Monash University in Melbourne has a copy for the public to read in the Special Collections section.
Saturday, 24 October 2020 12:01 AM
Theodore
Comment on Short Story Magazine (Invincible, 1944 series) #7
There is a copy of issue 7 at the National Library in Canberra. It had an orange cover with 128 pages of short stories from world famous authors and cost 1/- to buy.
Friday, 23 October 2020 11:57 PM
Theodore
Comment on Short Story Magazine (Invincible, 1944 series) #6
Issue 6 of the Sort Story Magazine also had a red cover like issue 4 and strangely enough had the same stories reprinted as those in issue 4 with a slightly different promotion on the front cover. This issue also cost 1/- had 128 pages of stories, and was published...
Friday, 23 October 2020 11:49 PM
Theodore
Comment on Short Story Magazine (Invincible, 1944 series) #5
No one as yet has located issue 5 of the Short Story magazine by Invincible Press. However it would have been printed in December 1944 as these issues were monthly and probably like the first four issues had 128 pages of stories and cost 1/-.
Friday, 23 October 2020 11:40 PM
Theodore
Comment on Short Story Magazine (Invincible, 1944 series) #3
Issue 4 of the Sort Story Magazine was published by Invincible Press in November 1944. It cost 1/- and had a red cover with 128 pages of stories. A copy is available at the Monash University Library in Melbourne.
Friday, 23 October 2020 11:34 PM
Theodore
Comment on Short Story Magazine (Invincible, 1944 series) #3
The third Short Story Magazine published in October 1944 by Invincible Press had a green cover. It cost1/- and had 128 pages of stories. There is a copy available for the public to read at the Melbourne University library.
Friday, 23 October 2020 11:29 PM
Theodore
Comment on Short Story Magazine (Invincible, 1944 series) #2
The second Short Story Magazine had an aquamarine cover, was published in September 1944 by Invincible Press, cost 1/- and had 128 pages of stories by world famous authors. There is a copy at the Melbourne University Library.
Friday, 23 October 2020 11:24 PM
Theodore
Comment on Short Story Magazine (Invincible, 1944 series) #1
The first Short Story Magazine by Invincible Press was made during WW II in late 1944 having 128 pages of stories. There is a copy at Monash University in Melbourne.
Friday, 23 October 2020 11:19 PM
Guest
Comment on Rowl Greenhalgh
Your comment: "He is reported to have been an early Disney artist and a family friend of Walt Disney. This seems unlikely and may have helped him fund his retirement by selling a number of Disney-related paintings." May or may not be true, but unless you know for...
Tuesday, 20 October 2020 8:34 PM
Guest
Comment on The Cleveland Publishing Co. Pty. Ltd.
crap
Sunday, 18 October 2020 1:26 PM
Theodore
Comment on Invincible Westerns (Invincible, 1948 series) #48
Gill later wrote Outlaw's Rendevous #75 in late 1950 still costing 6d and with 48 pages of storyline.
Sunday, 4 October 2020 9:25 PM
Theodore
Comment on Invincible Westerns (Invincible, 1948 series) #39
Walter J Smyth wrote several later Invincible Westerns, including "The Gold of Desolate Valley" #64 and "Blood on the Moon" #68 both in mid 1950.
Sunday, 4 October 2020 9:05 PM
Theodore
Comment on Invincible Westerns (Invincible, 1948 series) #37
Bill Martin also wrote #45 Raiders of River in 1950, costing 6d with 48 pages of storyline.
Sunday, 4 October 2020 8:58 PM
Theodore
Comment on Invincible Westerns (Invincible, 1948 series) #36
Dry Fall Ghost was only recently discovered in 2019. There is a copy in the Rare Books section at Melbourne University Library.
Sunday, 4 October 2020 8:50 PM
Theodore
Comment on Invincible Westerns (Invincible, 1948 series) #32
Apart from "The Doomed Men", Roy Mendham wrote several other Invincible Westerns, including "Into the Trap" #55 and "Fightback Cowboy" #73, all having 48 pages of storyline and each costing 6d.
Sunday, 4 October 2020 8:46 PM
Theodore
Comment on Invincible Westerns (Invincible, 1948 series) #25
Rex Gold wrote several other Invincible westerns including SIX-GUN DEATH DANCE #33 and DRY FALL GHOST #36, all costing 6d with 48 pages of storyline.
Sunday, 4 October 2020 8:36 PM
James
Response: Comment on Norman Clifford
I don't sell comics. I document what exists. You will need to look elsewhere, but these are rare.
Sunday, 4 October 2020 10:59 AM
James
Response: Comment on The Phantom (Frew, 1956 series) #228
You can't buy it from here. I don't sell comics. I document what exists. Try eBay.
Sunday, 4 October 2020 10:58 AM
James
Response: Comment on Invincible Westerns (Invincible, 1948 series) #131
List of known stories here: https://ausreprints.net/creator/83. I'm inclined to think Peter Macalpine is a pen name as there is no other record I can find of an author of this name.
Sunday, 4 October 2020 10:57 AM
James
Response: Comment on Batman and Robin (KG Murray, 1976 series) #1
Probably not much - $10 or $20 at the most. Not a lot of collector interest in this series.
Sunday, 4 October 2020 10:53 AM
Guest
Comment on Invincible Westerns (Invincible, 1948 series) #131
FIGHTING GOLD PANNER having 32 pages and costing 8d was written in late 1951. It's roughly the third Invincible Western by Peter Macalpine. Others include, "The Riddle of Romolo" #189?, circa 1952/3 and "Yellow Death" #198, written in 1953.
Saturday, 3 October 2020 8:04 PM
Guest
Comment on Batman and Robin (KG Murray, 1976 series) #1
How much today would a original Batman and Robin #1 be worth
Saturday, 3 October 2020 7:57 AM
Guest
Comment on Drawing Away: An Australian Women's Comic Book (Drawing Away, 1989? series)
The University of Adelaide has #3 in pretty good condition
Monday, 28 September 2020 4:04 PM