1946 - 1960
Country:
Australia
Indicia / Colophon Publishers:
4
Brand Groups:
2
Brand Emblems in Use:
2

Total Number of Series:
50
Total Number of Issues:
913

Notes:
Cleland began publishing as Vee Publishing Co. in 1946 with an extensive programme of US Fawcett reprints. The Fawcett name and branding dominated on the comcs, with styling and trade dress similar to the US originals. The company became Larry Cleland Pty. Ltd around 1949/50, although Stanley Larry Cleland (Larry S. Cleland) had been associated with the company since its foundation. When Cleland's US partner exited the comics field in 1953, it continued with comics from Australian and other US sources (especially Charlton and newspaper strips). Cleland's last comics were published in 1956/57, although it continued other publishing into the 1960s, predominantly non-fiction do-it-yourself manuals and magazines (men's soft porn and car publications). The association with Fawcett continued through pulp fiction reprints (such as the True Confessions Library).
Editing
Series Year # Issues Covers
Air Force Comic 1950? 4 issues (1 indexed) Have 1 (Need 3)
Black Fury 1955? 4 issues (0 indexed) Have 2 (Need 2)
Captain Marvel Adventures 1946 75 issues (6 indexed) Have 28 (Need 48)
Captain Marvel Jr. 1947 74 issues (1 indexed) Have 25 (Need 50)
Captain Midnight 1953 19 issues (0 indexed) Have 8 (Need 12)
Dan'l Boone 1956 2 issues (1 indexed) Gallery
Dennis the Menace 1952? 26 issues (0 indexed) Have 4 (Need 22)
Don Winslow of the Navy 1950? 14 issues (0 indexed) Have 5 (Need 9)
Down With Crime 1950? 6 issues (0 indexed) Have 2 (Need 4)
El Lobo The Man from Nowhere 1956 23 issues (0 indexed) Have 5 (Need 18)
Fawcett's Funny Animals 1946 9 issues (0 indexed) Have 1 (Need 8)
Frank Merriwell at Yale 1956 3 issues (0 indexed) Have 1 (Need 2)
Gabby 1953 3 issues (0 indexed) Have 2 (Need 1)
Gabby Hayes Western Comic 1949? 8 issues (0 indexed) Have 2 (Need 6)
Golden Arrow 1950? 12 issues (0 indexed) Have 9 (Need 3)
Hopalong Cassidy 1948? 63 issues (1 indexed) Have 24 (Need 40)
Hoppy the Marvel Bunny 1951 6 issues (1 indexed) Have 3 (Need 5)
Hot Dog 1955 4 issues (0 indexed) Have 1 (Need 3)
Illustrated Life Story for Young Women 1950? 5 issues (1 indexed) Have 1 (Need 4)
Illustrated Love Story 1950 1 issue (1 indexed) Gallery
Illustrated Romantic Story for Young Women 1949? 4 issues (1 indexed) Have 2 (Need 3)
Indian Chief 1952? 11 issues (0 indexed) Have 4 (Need 7)
Jonesy Wits and Half Wits 1950? 3 issues (0 indexed) Have 2 (Need 2)
Lash LaRue Western Comic 1950 24 issues (0 indexed) Have 6 (Need 19)
Lassie 1955 14 issues (0 indexed) Have 5 (Need 9)
Li'l Genius 1956 3 issues (0 indexed) Have 1 (Need 2)
Li'l Tomboy 1950? 2 issues (0 indexed) Have 1 (Need 1)
Little Trimmer Comic 1950? 22 issues (1 indexed) Have 7 (Need 15)
The Lone Ranger's Famous Horse Hi-Yo Silver 1956? 15 issues (0 indexed) Have 3 (Need 12)
The Marvel Family 1948 63 issues (1 indexed) Have 15 (Need 49)
Master Comics 1942? 49 issues (0 indexed) Have 9 (Need 41)
Monte Hale Western Comic 1940? 14 issues (0 indexed) Have 3 (Need 11)
My Little Margie's Boyfriends 1950? 2 issues (0 indexed) Have 1 (Need 1)
Nyoka the Jungle Girl 1957? 0 issues (0 indexed) No Covers
Nyoka the Jungle Girl 1949 52 issues (0 indexed) Have 9 (Need 44)
Ozzie and Babs 1950? 11 issues (0 indexed) Have 2 (Need 9)
Rocky Lane Western Comic 1949? 30 issues (0 indexed) Have 3 (Need 27)
Romantic Secrets 1952 6 issues (1 indexed) Have 2 (Need 4)
Sergeant Bottleneck 1950? 1 issue (0 indexed) Have 1 (Need 1)
Six-Gun Heroes 1949 24 issues (0 indexed) Have 8 (Need 16)
Soldier Comics 1950? 17 issues (0 indexed) Have 1 (Need 16)
Steven Carlisle Illustrated Adventures 1954? 7 issues (0 indexed) Have 4 (Need 5)
Tom Cat 1958? 2 issues (0 indexed) Have 1 (Need 2)
Tom Corbett Space Cadett 1953? 8 issues (0 indexed) Have 1 (Need 7)
Tom Mix Western Comic 1948 42 issues (2 indexed) Have 14 (Need 30)
True Sweetheart Secrets 1950? 1 issue (1 indexed) Gallery
Western Hero 1949? 14 issues (0 indexed) Add
Whiz Comics 1946 72 issues (10 indexed) Have 15 (Need 57)
Wow Comics 1946 28 issues (1 indexed) Have 16 (Need 15)
Young Eagle 1953? 11 issues (0 indexed) Have 5 (Need 7)