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Comment on The Phantom (Frew, 1956 series) #228
j don t understand where can j buy it
Thursday, 24 September 2020 3:13 AM
Comment on Norman Clifford
Is this just for viewing or can I buy this ?
Tuesday, 22 September 2020 3:07 PM
Comment on Vampirella (KG Murray, 1974 series) #1
Great stuff. Do you know where I can purchase some of these? email@example.com
Saturday, 19 September 2020 11:29 AM
Comment on The Durango Kid (Yaffa/Page, 1966 series) #28
I have #27 of this comic with the same cover. Is there a reason I cant look it up ?
Friday, 18 September 2020 9:04 AM
Comment on Budget Books Pty. Ltd.
the Folk of the Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton illustrated by Georgina Hargreaves
Monday, 14 September 2020 10:03 AM
Response: Comment on Captain America (Yaffa, 1977? series) #8
Do you still have it?
Monday, 14 September 2020 1:36 AM
Comment on Superman Color Comics (Colour Comics, 1949 series) #33
So, if I have a copy of this comic approximately what is its value?
Wednesday, 2 September 2020 10:35 PM
Comment on Super Heroes Annual (Murray, 1979?)
The branding is murray comics not publishers
Sunday, 30 August 2020 12:17 PM
Comment on Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #1
Printed by Cumberland Newspapers Ltd. for Colour Comics and produced by The K. G. Murray Publishing Company Pty. Ltd.
Saturday, 29 August 2020 6:57 AM
Comment on Invincible Westerns (Invincible, 1948 series) #228
GUNHAWK VENGEANCE written by Stephen White had 32 pages of story, cost 8d and published in 1953, was only discovered in mid 2020.
Sunday, 16 August 2020 10:03 PM
Comment on Invincible Westerns (Invincible, 1948 series) #129
One of the Invincible Westerns only recently discovered, was written by Rodney Garde, had 32 pages of story line, cost 8d and was written in late 1951.
Sunday, 16 August 2020 9:53 PM
Comment on AusReprints needs your comics
Does your interest include Larry and Stretch westerns by Marshall Grover?
Wednesday, 12 August 2020 11:12 PM
Comment on Adventure (Federal, 1983 series) #7
Story number 4 feature should be Sword of the Atom.
Friday, 7 August 2020 6:19 AM
Comment on Jungle Action (Yaffa/Page, 1980 series) #2 
Hi James, The 'missing' #4 has been found: https://notesfromthejunkyard.blogspot.com/2019/10/jungle-action-and-black-panther.html Cheers, Spiros.
Thursday, 6 August 2020 11:19 AM
Response: Comment on 'Trig' Matson (Calvert, 1950? series) #6
Yes, that looks like you are right... given the time of publication.
Saturday, 1 August 2020 6:57 PM
Comment on Vigilante (Federal, 1984 series) #4
Hi James, The Steranko backup story is titled The Exile at the End of Eternity and is 10 pages, from Superman #400. Cheers, Spiros.
Saturday, 1 August 2020 9:37 AM
Comment on Tarzan of the Apes (New Century, 1954? series) #48
I HAVE THE FULL SERIES OF THESE COMICS THEY ARE PRICELESS AND IS WONDERFUL TO OWN. DONNY BUSH FOREST HILL VIC EMAIL ADDRESS firstname.lastname@example.org I WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU REGARDS DONNY.
Friday, 31 July 2020 4:06 AM
Comment on Sky Riders Picture Adventure Library Great Air Aces (Colour Comics, 1967 series) #3
Hello, anybody knows how can I get an issue of the "Gladiators of Malta", issue n 3 of Sky Riders: I have a big interest, the author, Juan Abellan died recently and I have only a third of the story published years ago in the spanish magazine, now closed, "FLAPS"....
Friday, 31 July 2020 3:26 AM
Comment on 'Trig' Matson (Calvert, 1950? series) #6
Believe this to be a 6d with the loop closed, dont know if an 8d version exists.
Tuesday, 28 July 2020 11:13 PM
Comment on Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (KG Murray, 1973 series) #111
The cover art is by Mike Kaluta not Irv Novick
Saturday, 25 July 2020 6:16 PM
Comment on Radio Record (Transport, 1939? series) v5#57
I've got a copy of vol.5 No.14 ( August 6th ) tried to send some pics. but mail kept saying there was a problem. email@example.com.
Saturday, 25 July 2020 5:11 PM
Comment on Cleveland Classic Westerns (Cleveland, 1970? series) #277
printed 1973. Has 98 pages
Monday, 20 July 2020 3:33 PM
Comment on Budget Books Pty. Ltd.
Uncle Dick & The Potts
Wednesday, 15 July 2020 2:34 PM
Comment on Piracy (Calvert, 1955 series)
The covers to #2 & #4 can be seen here... http://comicchecklist.atwebpages.com/EC/Calvert/Calvert_EC_Reprints.html
Tuesday, 14 July 2020 11:10 AM
Comment on Adventure Fighter Pilot (Calvert, 195-? series) #3
I think this is Two-Fisted Tales #3 and there is no #1 or #2
Tuesday, 14 July 2020 10:59 AM
Comment on Diet Slurp & Hiccup Private Investigators (Horwitz, 1958? series)
Hi there. Was browsing your great site and saw this. A real mystery indeed. Yet I don't think it's Australian, or Italian (NOT Guido Scala style at all). Rather, the artist seems to be George Crenshaw, but I wonder if he and his studio did this directly for Australia. In...
Monday, 13 July 2020 8:47 PM
Comment on Sungravure Pty. Ltd
sungravure closed in 1980
Saturday, 11 July 2020 6:32 PM
Comment on Edgar Rice Burroughs Korak Son of Tarzan (Top Sellers, 1973? series) #64
I have this comic book. Willing to send help if needed
Tuesday, 7 July 2020 2:31 PM
Comment on Gredown
Sunday, 5 July 2020 1:32 PM
Comment on Kokey Koala and His Magic Button (Elmsdale Publications, 1947 series) #36
What is the price for no,36..kokey koala comic as l have it in good condition.. And where to value it.. Cheers
Saturday, 4 July 2020 10:59 AM
Comment on Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes (Federal, 1983 series) #4
Hi James, I think this issue was delayed and published January 1984 - possibly December 1983. Also, the story This is the Day the Universe Dies does not appear in Super Star Team. Cheers, Spiros.
Saturday, 27 June 2020 12:37 PM
Comment on My Greatest Adventure (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #4
#4. The second story is Flaming Village -- 2 pages; third story is Spy Train (the King Farraday story) -- 12 pages. Back cover is Jerry the Jitterbug for a total of 24 pages. My front cover is identical to pic.
Thursday, 25 June 2020 4:28 AM
Comment on Lois Lane (KGM, 1982 series) #1
this is number 1 - shows in the top left hand corner
Saturday, 20 June 2020 11:40 AM
Comment on Junior Funnies Jumbo Edition (Rosnock, 1978) #48007
I just got this one in the mail. I made an Instagram post about this issue. The posts list page counts for each story and where they are reprinted from. Double Trouble is 7 pages but was originally 8 pages in Four Color 783. All of these stories are listed...
Saturday, 20 June 2020 3:01 AM
Comment on Bill og Ben (Winthers Forlag, 1961 series) #10
Cover artist is Gerald McConnell
Monday, 15 June 2020 1:36 AM
Comment on Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #42
The cover is a slightly redrawn version of the cover of Batman #96 (DC Comics, 1955).
Friday, 5 June 2020 7:21 PM
Response: Comment on Harry Wann
Wow I'd be really interested to see some photos of artwork or them with your parents if you have any. Harry and Eve Wann were my grandparents. I'm their son Garry's daughter. Please email me at following email addresses. firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com Regard Sharon Friedlander (wann)
Thursday, 28 May 2020 2:17 AM
Comment on Hurricane Comic (OPC, 1946 series) #5 [C33] (March 1947)
Hurricane #5 Lead story Kid Gloves - King of the Ring 16pp, Madman’s Island 3pp text, Circus Adventure featuring Rod of the Circus starts on page 20. By Will Donald. 10pp. Boxing kangaroo. Jacky singing Aboriginal boy. Two or three page story The Catseye Ring - a thrilling adventure...
Wednesday, 20 May 2020 7:41 PM
Comment on The Avengers (Yaffa, 1977? series) #5
cover is from Marvel Triple Action 8 from 1972
Wednesday, 13 May 2020 4:57 PM
Comment on Kid Colt Outlaw (Yaffa, 1975? series) #9
towards the end of 1982 the format changed size and increased to $1.10 this is one of these issues along with Man-thing, supernatural thrillers, Avengers, Luke Cage and others
Wednesday, 13 May 2020 4:48 PM
Comment on Kid Colt Outlaw (Yaffa, 1975? series) #8?
I bought this issue in early 1982
Wednesday, 13 May 2020 4:45 PM
Comment on Kid Colt Outlaw (Yaffa, 1975? series) #4
1981 based on cover price
Wednesday, 13 May 2020 4:44 PM
Comment on The Outlaw Kid (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #4
dec 1981 - I bought this early 1982
Wednesday, 13 May 2020 4:39 PM
Comment on The Outlaw Kid (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #3
1981 based on cover price
Wednesday, 13 May 2020 4:38 PM
Comment on Prince Namor, The Sub-Mariner (Yaffa/Page, 1981? series) #5
1981 based on cover price - there is also a issue 6
Wednesday, 13 May 2020 4:34 PM
Comment on Spidey Super Stories (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #1
Bought this issue in Jan 82 which is consistent with the cover price
Wednesday, 13 May 2020 4:28 PM
Comment on Captain Marvel (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #8
0.70c cover price bought early 1982
Wednesday, 13 May 2020 12:00 PM
Comment on Ms. Marvel (Yaffa/Page, 1978 series) #4
I bought this early 1982
Wednesday, 13 May 2020 11:57 AM
Comment on Captain America (Yaffa, 1977? series) #8
I bought this early 1982
Wednesday, 13 May 2020 11:32 AM
Comment on Captain America (Yaffa, 1977? series) #6
1981 based on price
Wednesday, 13 May 2020 11:31 AM