Category: Comics

  • Nabisco Australia Marvel Super Hero Poster Premiums

    Around 1980 Nabisco offered these posters as in-pack premiums in their Weeties and Crispies cereals. A great selection of Marvel characters were featured, courtesy of Newton Comics, Marvel’s Australian licensee through much of the 1970’s.

  • Detective Comics Banned in Australia!

    My chances of finding a Detective Comics #27 at a garage sale in Melbourne just got slimmer. From The Argus, Wednesday 14 September 1938… TWO ‘COMICS’ BANNED SYDNEY, Tuesday. – Magazine distributors were notified to-day that seven publications had been added to the banned list, including, for the first time, two classified in the trade…

  • Australia’s Newest Comic Store Experience – All Star Comics Melbourne

    Last Friday I was lucky enough to attend the opening of our latest pop culture destination, All Star Comics Melbourne. The brainchild of a couple of old mates of mine – Mitch and Troy – ASCM has been lovingly crafted using the combined wisdom of 28 years in the comics-trade. Ascending in an ultra-modern lift…