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They Don't Make Ads Like This Anymore: Starlord

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They Don't Make Ads like This Anymore: Marvel Preview

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Uncle Stan Says, "Happy 4th of July!"

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Ok, so it's the 5th here.  And I'm not an American.  But I am amused by the amount of Americans who, over the years, have expressed their amazement that we Australians don't celebrate their Independence Day.  My standard answer, I'm sure we will, on the same year that Americans celebrate Australia Day.  But plenty of Americans have wished me well on Australia Day, so allow me to return the favour.

Enjoy your day of days and try not to shoot yourself or anyone else for that matter.

Comic Book Censorship: 1974 – 1988 Banning The Underground

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Comic Book Censorship: 1974 – 1988 Banning The Underground
The following piece of work is taken from a larger body of work titled ‘Horror Comic Books and Censorship in Australia 1950 – 1990’.This is currently a work in progress and covers the history of the horror comic, the origins (and complete history) of the Gredown line, how it was connected to K.G. Murray, the Spanish and American connections along with the Yaffa Syndicate, Horwitz and much more.The work will also cover how comics were banned and censored in Australia, beginning with the banning of Detective Comics in 1937.Some of this work will be appearing in a publication yet to be announced, and other parts will be appearing either here, on this blog, or in other publications as time progresses.
I am open to debate and discussion on this topic, so feel free to email me at any point in time.Until then, here is an abridged version of a chapter titled…
1974 – 1988 Banning The Underground
Out of all the comic books and related magaz…

They Don't Make Ads Like These Anymore: Daredevil #168

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