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Ginger Meggs annual
Bib ID 96183
Format JournalJournal [text, still image, volume]
Printer [Sydney] : Conpress Printing
Description Sydney : Shakespeare Head Press, 1952-1959 
[Sydney] : Consolidated Press 
8 volumes : chiefly coloured illustrations ; 27 cm 
Series

Australian Comics Collection (Specific issues).

Marcie Muir collection of Australian children's books.

John Ryan Comic Collection (Specific issues).

McGee Comics Collection (Specific issues).

Biography/History

"Bancks created, wrote, drew and syndicated Ginger Meggs from 1921 until 1952, when he died unexpectedly of a heart attack. After Bancks' death, there was a year's worth of strips to run while another artist was found. Ron Vivian wrote and drew Ginger Meggs from 1953 until 1973" -- Wikipedia.

Notes

Cover title.

Life Dates Xmas 1952-Xmas 1959 
Subjects Ginger Meggs (Cartoon character) -- Comic books, strips, etc.  |  Ginger Meggs (Cartoon character) -- Periodicals.  |  Boys -- Conduct of life -- Comic books, strips, etc.  |  Boys -- Conduct of life -- Periodicals.  |  Friendship -- Comic books, strips, etc.  |  Friendship -- Periodicals.  |  Adventure and adventurers -- Comic books, strips, etc.  |  Adventure and adventurers -- Periodicals.  |  Australian
Form/genre Comics (Graphic works)
Other authors/contributors Bancks, J. C. (James Charles), 1889-1952, author, artist  |  Vivian, Ron, 1914-1973, author, artist

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    Collect from: Main Reading Room
    Call Number: N A 823.06 GIN
    Status: Available
    Items/Issues Held: (1952-1956)
     
    Collect from: Main Reading Room
    Call Number: Nq 741.5994 STO
    Spine/Cover Title: Australian Comics Collection - Box G(ii)
    Status: Available
    Items/Issues Held: 1952.
     
    Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room
    Call Number: MS 6514, Box 8, Item 206
    Status: Available
    Items/Issues Held: 1957; 1959
     
    Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room
    Call Number: MMS 8
    Status: Available
    Items/Issues Held: Xmas 1952
    Xmas 1954
    Xmas 1956
     
    Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room
    Call Number: SR 741.5 M145
    Status: Available
    Items/Issues Held: Xmas 1952-Xmas 1955
    Details Collect From
    N A 823.06 GIN Main Reading Room
    Nq 741.5994 STO
    Label: Australian Comics Collection - Box G(ii)
    Main Reading Room
    MS 6514, Box 8, Item 206
    Note: 1957; 1959
    Special Collections Reading Room
    MMS 8 Special Collections Reading Room
    SR 741.5 M145 Special Collections Reading Room

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