Other long running popular Australian comic books include Hairbutt the Hippo , Platinum Grit and Dee Vee , which are still being published by their creators today. Australian publishers are developing strategies to gain prominence for their books in online retail stores such as temporary price reductions to drive titles up bestseller lists. Cleland — c. Most of which disappeared in the s as a result of import bans being lifted, a censorship campaign, and the introduction of television. By the late s, was republishing duplicate reprints of the defunct Horwitz Publications comics. In some cases, such as Harlequin, the sale of ebooks is an extension of its postal mail order services to readers. Frank Johnson Publications , established in in Sydney, New South Wales by Frank Johnson and closing in Hoffmann , established in in Adelaide by Henry Edward Hoffman and closing in NSW Bookstall Company Pty Ltd , established in Since the late s, the comic scene in Australia has been largely driven by self-publishers who created, printed and distributed their own books, with a few publishers who were willing to publish the work of others gradually emerging. The publication ceased in Phantastique from Sydney in lasted only 4 issues, as it was in the style of Underground comix but with mainstream distribution - it generated national publicity from opponents Fred Nile and John Laws. Global Wine Markets, to
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Cleland — c. The first Sunbeams Ginger Meggs Annual appeared in , and continued to appear each Christmas for the next 35 years.
Three notable ones were Fox Comics, which began in Melbourne in and lasted for 5 years and 26 issues.
A number of other children's papers, such as Pals, The Boy's Weekly and Cobbers, were released during this period.
Australian comic book publishers[ edit ] Reprint publishers[ edit ] From the s through the s, many local reprints and translations of American — as well as British, European, and South American — comics were published in Australia.
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