Associated Newspapers

1929 - 1960 ?
Country:
Australia
Indicia / Colophon Publishers:
3

Total Number of Series:
40
Total Number of Issues:
623
Show Covers by Month:
using on-sale date or using publication date
Notes:
Sir Hugh Denison acquired a number of Australian newspapers, creating the Sydney-focused newspaper chain that became known as Associated Newspapers Ltd (ANL) in 1929. Rival newspaper operators, Fairfax and Packer (ACP) had financial and strategic interests in ANL, with John Fairfax & Sons Ltd ultimately acquiring the company in 1953. ANL's magazine subsidiary, Sungravure Ltd, was part sold in 1954 to Odhams Press Ltd (UK). The ANL name was used on comics throughout the 1950s. In 1987, ACP ultimately purchased Fairfax Magazines. ANL is most famous for its unsuccessful 1951 legal battle to prevent 'Ginger Meggs' creator Jimmy Bancks from taking his creation to Consolidated Press after a breach of contract dispute.
Series Year Issues Covers Published
Adventures of Blondie and Dagwood 1956 1 issues (0 indexed) Gallery 1956
Atomic Mouse [m] 1950 1 issues (0 indexed) Gallery 1950 ?
Atomic Rabbit [m] 1957 1 issues (0 indexed) Gallery 1950
Baby Huey the Baby Giant [m] 1955 29 issues (2 indexed) Have 26 (Need 4) 1955 - 1959
Big Ben Bolt [m] 1955 18 issues (0 indexed) Have 15 (Need 3) 1955 - 1958
Blondie [m] 1953 77 issues (2 indexed) Have 59 (Need 28) 1953 - 1959
Blondie [m] 1953 11 issues (0 indexed) Have 7 (Need 6) 1953 - 1953
The Blondie Book [m] 1950 8 issues (0 indexed) Gallery 1950 - ?
Casper the Friendly Ghost [m] 1955 60 issues (3 indexed) Have 53 (Need 10) 1955 - January 1960
Dagwood 1953 83 issues (1 indexed) Have 63 (Need 27) 1953 - 1959
Dagwood [m] 1960 10 issues (0 indexed) Have 5 (Need 5) 1960 ? - Present
Daisy and Her Pups [m] 1953 33 issues (0 indexed) Have 26 (Need 9) 1953 - 1954
Daisy and Her Pups Giant Edition [m] 1950 1 issues (0 indexed) Gallery 1950 ?
Daisy's Fun Book [m] 1950 1 issues (0 indexed) Gallery 1950 ?
Double Trouble [m] 1950 1 issues (0 indexed) Gallery 1950 ?
Family Funnies 1953 61 issues (2 indexed) Have 46 (Need 19) 1953 - 1958
Family Funnies Annual [m] 1950 2 issues (0 indexed) Have 2 (Need 1) 1950 - ?
Fred Basset 1966 44 issues (0 indexed) Have 38 (Need 12) 1966 - ?
Fred Basset - 25 Years 1988 1 issues (1 indexed) Gallery 1988
Full of Fun [m] 1957 2 issues (0 indexed) Gallery 1957 - 1957
Giant Blondie Comic Book [m] 1960 1 issues (0 indexed) Gallery 1960 ?
Great Exploits [m] 1957 1 issues (0 indexed) Gallery 1957
Happy Jack [m] 1958 2 issues (0 indexed) Gallery 1958 - 1958
John Wayne Adventures [m] 1955 22 issues (1 indexed) Have 19 (Need 6) 1955 - February 1957
Jumbo [m] 1950 4 issues (0 indexed) Have 2 (Need 2) 1950 ? - ?
Little Audrey [m] 1955 30 issues (0 indexed) Have 18 (Need 13) 1955 - 1959
Little Dot [m] 1955 28 issues (0 indexed) Have 24 (Need 5) February 1955 - February 1959
Little Dot [m] 1959 11 issues (0 indexed) Have 8 (Need 3) 1959 - ?
Little Eva [m] 1950 9 issues (0 indexed) Have 6 (Need 4) 1950 ? - ?
Little Lotta [m] 1959 4 issues (0 indexed) Have 4 (Need 1) 1959 - 1959
Nature Boy [m] 1950 2 issues (0 indexed) Gallery 1950 - ?
Popeye [m] 1958 10 issues (0 indexed) Have 5 (Need 5) 1958 - 1958
Prince Valiant in the Days of King Arthur [m] 1954 20 issues (2 indexed) Gallery 1954 - 1956 ?
Rags Rabbit [m] 1955 6 issues (1 indexed) Have 6 (Need 2) 1955 - 1956
Rip Kirby [m] 1956 1 issues (0 indexed) Gallery 1956
The Rip Kirby Book [m] 1948 1 issues (0 indexed) Gallery 1948
Ripley's Believe It Or Not [m] 1954 5 issues (0 indexed) Have 5 (Need 1) 1954 ? - ?
Steve Roper [m] 1955 17 issues (0 indexed) Have 16 (Need 1) 1955 - ?
Timmy the Timid Ghost [m] 1956 2 issues (0 indexed) Have 1 (Need 1) 1956 ? - ?
Will-Yum [m] 1950 2 issues (0 indexed) Have 1 (Need 1) 1950 ? - ?

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