Wally and the Major

Wally and the Major [Courier-Mail] (The Herald and Weekly Times Limited, 1942 series) has been grouped as part of a series of titles with related contents.

This series is composed of newpaper strip reprints. The order of early unnumbered issues is not entirely confirmed.

Issues were released in different regions branded for the relevant state capital newspaper. Some issues have no newspaper branding. Some different different contents have been reported, but not confirmed, for different editions. It is unknown if eveyr local edition exists for all issues.

The National Library of Australia suggests the series 1942-1959, which matches many contemporary newspaper advertisements showing publication in mid-December, However, the Library also reports 1943 to 1960, which could be incorrect or reflect distribution in different states. Some Sydney Sun advertisements are for mid-year releases.

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Show/hide 1. Wally and the Major [Herald] The Herald and Weekly Times Limited nn (1942?) to #18 (1959?)

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Published
nn (1942?) to #18 (1959?)
No. issues
18
Format
Comic series
Language
English
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Show/hide 2. Wally and the Major [Advertiser] The Herald and Weekly Times Limited nn (1942) to #18 (1959)

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Published
nn (1942) to #18 (1959)
No. issues
18
Format
Comic series
Language
English
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It looks like South Australia's Advertiser began regularly printing Wally and the Major in December 1944.

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Show/hide 3. Wally and the Major [Courier-Mail] The Herald and Weekly Times Limited nn (1942) to #18 (1959)

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Published
nn (1942) to #18 (1959)
No. issues
18
Format
Comic series
Language
English
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The Courier Mail began regularly publishing Wally and the Major in mid-1940.

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Show/hide 4. Wally and the Major [Examiner] The Herald and Weekly Times Limited #1 (1942) to #18 (1948)

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Published
#1 (1942) to #18 (1948)
No. issues
18
Format
Comic series
Language
English
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The Launceston Examiner (Tasmania, 1842) published Wally and the Major strips in its newspaper from Monday 3 March 1941. The first strip is on line at http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article52406828.

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Show/hide 5. Wally and the Major [Sun] The Herald and Weekly Times Limited nn (1942?) to #18 (1959?)

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Published
nn (1942?) to #18 (1959?)
No. issues
18
Format
Comic series
Language
English
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Wally and the Major began publication in the Sydney Sun on Monday 26 May 1941 after the Sun purchased the NSW distribution rights. "Fun In The Army With" The Sun (Sydney, NSW: 1910-1954) 20 May 1941: 4 (Late Final Extra). Web. 24 Mar 2018 .

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Show/hide 6. Wally and the Major The Herald and Weekly Times Limited nn (1942) to #18 (1959)

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Published
nn (1942) to #18 (1959)
No. issues
18
Format
Comic series
Language
English
Available issues

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This series is part of the following groups:
  • Wally and the Major (currently displayed – ungroup)

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