I really don't want my Comicoz Web-Blog to turn into anything other than a place to share information about Australian and Australian-related comics, cartoons and the cartoonists and artists behind them. But on this occasion, I am going to make a great big exception, as I Thank Blog reader George Lee for solving and sharing one of my childhood mysteries...the ending for the comic series The Last Boys in the World, as run in the English comic series Valiant. George reports that this episode appeared in the 20th May 1967 edition.
I am going to offer George anything from the Comicoz back catalogue, but even that won't be enough to thank him for sharing this piece of information, that has me skipping on an euphoric high going into my week...
...acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to elders past, present, and emerging, and extend that respect to all First Australian peoples.
Over the past decade (2011 - 2020) Nat has self-published ten comic-related books and was Publisher-Editor of Oi Oi Oi! - the last nationally-distributed comic book of original comics stories to appear on Australian newsstands. He edited Inkspot, the journal of the Australian Cartoonists Association for 14 issues from late 2015 to 2019 and is a current member of the ACA's Committee. In his spare time, he is a husband, a father (to six) and grandfather (to fourteen), and works in the Psychiatric Emergency Centre in Queensland's largest public hospital.
Comicoz is Nat Karmichael's publishing imprint. Nat is committed to preserving a permanent collection of Australian comic and comic strips. He feels that there is a need to recognise comics' contribution to and depiction of Australian culture.