Star Weekly comics

Discuss comics from around the world.

Moderators: AndyB, colcool007

Post Reply
matrix
Posts: 817
Joined: 03 Sep 2011, 12:37

Star Weekly comics

Post by matrix » 18 Aug 2013, 09:49

These scans are from the 'Star Weekly' which I believe came as a supplement with the 'Toronto Star Weekly'. They all seem to have about twenty pages or thereabouts of quite nice strips which isn't bad for an addition to the paper.

Would anyone like to comment on it? I like the 'Hatlo's History' page, Popeye is also in the comic along with Nancy, Scamp, and others.
Attachments
Li.l.abner.jpg
Hatlo.s.jpg
Dick.Tracy.jpg

User avatar
stevezodiac
Posts: 4690
Joined: 23 May 2006, 20:43
Location: space city

Re: Star Weekly comics

Post by stevezodiac » 18 Aug 2013, 12:12

I have a fair sized collection of American Comic Supplements going back to about 1906. There were dozens of them published all over the states - collections of syndicated strips and known as the Sunday Funnies. Some are as large as The Big One UK comic which means they are hard to find in decent condition. In the UK the Mail on Sunday published a Cartoons section back in the 80s of which I have a couple of hundred. The Sunday Times produced the Funday Times and the Telegraph gave us Young Telegraph. The Daily Mirror produced a small Disney comic for a short while.

User avatar
Digifiend
Posts: 7280
Joined: 15 Aug 2007, 11:43
Location: Hull, UK

Re: Star Weekly comics

Post by Digifiend » 19 Aug 2013, 10:45

And don't forget the Sunday Post's Fun Section, which was famous for Oor Wullie and the Broons.

User avatar
bigpete
Posts: 15
Joined: 21 Jan 2013, 11:23
Location: Canada/UK
Contact:

Re: Star Weekly comics

Post by bigpete » 06 Jan 2020, 01:43

The Toronto Star Sunday edition like almost all of the North American papers had the funnies section in it. The best one's which for many years were almost exclusively King Features were in my opinion in the 50's. Been running since 1892 and still going.
bigpete

User avatar
standby4action
Posts: 137
Joined: 03 Mar 2007, 13:13
Location: Essex, UK

Re: Star Weekly comics

Post by standby4action » 08 Jan 2020, 17:26

Seeing this thread revived reminded me it may be useful to others to see what the Star Weekly looked like. It took me a while to understand! I tracked down three illustrations in the Star Weekly and wrote it up on my blog

Post Reply