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Captain Atom
Bib ID 947652
Format JournalJournal [text, still image, volume]
Uniform Title Captain Atom (Melbourne, Victoria)
Printer Sydney : Rotary Colorpint
Description Melbourne : Atlas Publications, [1948-1954] 
[64] volumes : chiefly coloured illustrations ; 27 cm 
Series

Australian Comics Collection (Specific issues).

John Ryan Comic Collection (Specific issues).

McGee Comics Collection (Specific issues).

Biography/History

Captain Atom was drawn by Australian comic artist Arthur Mather. Sydney journalist Jack Ballieu wrote the first couple of scripts as John Welle, before passing the task onto Mather. The publication also contained strips by Australian comic artists Michael Trueman and Stanley Pitt.

Notes

Cover title.

Issues 1 to 16 are in colour.

The NLA holds two unknown issues with their covers missing.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Life Dates No. 1-no. 64 
Subjects Superheroes -- Comic books, strips, etc.  |  Superheroes -- Periodicals.  |  Australian
Form/genre Comics (Graphic works)
Other authors/contributors Mather, Arthur, artist, author  |  Ballieu, Jack, author  |  Trueman, Michael, (Comic artist), artist  |  Pitt, Stanley, 1925-2002, artist

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    Collect from: Main Reading Room
    Call Number: Nq 741.5973 CAP
    Status: Available
    Items/Issues Held: no.21
     
    Collect from: Main Reading Room
    Call Number: Nq 741.5994 STO
    Spine/Cover Title: Australian Comics Collection - Box C (i)
    Status: Available
    Items/Issues Held: No. 1, 2, 9, 21, 24, 31
     
    Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room
    Call Number: MS 6514, Box 4, Item 84
    Status: Available
    Items/Issues Held: No. 3, 5-6, 8-11, 14-16, 25, 54, 60.
    No. 7 (Separate record, published by Nation-Wide, Chicago) also held at this location.
     
    Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room
    Call Number: SR 741.5 M145
    Status: Available
    Items/Issues Held: No. 1
    No. 10
    No. 15
    2 unnumbered issues with missing covers
    Details Collect From
    Nq 741.5973 CAP
    Copy: no. 21
    Main Reading Room
    Nq 741.5994 STO
    Label: Australian Comics Collection - Box C (i)
    Main Reading Room
    MS 6514, Box 4, Item 84
    Note: No. 3, 5-6, 8-11, 14-16, 25, 54, 60.
    Special Collections Reading Room
    SR 741.5 M145 Special Collections Reading Room

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