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Title: Action, Adventure and Thrills Galore! Biggles in Australia: Radio and Comics
Contributor(s): Ihde, Erin  (author)orcid 
Publication Date: 2012
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Abstract: Biggles, the hero of a series of children's books by Captain W.E. Johns, was massively popular in the mid-twentieth century, with Australia being one of the major markets. In Australia there was also a radio serial that in the early 1950s, as well as a series of comics, at times with the same story available in three different modes. Many stories had a Cold War background, imparting important messages to an impressionable age group.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Australian Folklore (27), p. 191-206
Publisher: Australian Folklore Association
Place of Publication: Armidale, Australia
ISSN: 0819-0852
Field of Research (FOR): 210305 British History
210303 Australian History (excl Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
Socio-Economic Outcome Codes: 950504 Understanding Europes Past
950503 Understanding Australias Past
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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