Tuesday, April 25, 2017

European Western Comic Books ~ Blake the Trapper

Blake the Trapper was based on legendry woodsmen like Daniel Boone and Davy Crockett. He fought against foreign invaders. This British comic book which was released in 1955 with only 3 issues printed by L. Miller & Sons Ltd.

L. Miller & Son, Ltd. was a British publisher of magazines, comic books, and pulp fiction intended primarily to take advantage of the British ban on importing printed matter, between 1943 and 1966. The firm published British editions of many American comic books, primarily those of Fawcett Comics. They are best known for the 1954 creation of Marvelman — a blatant imitation of the Golden Age Captain Marvel — after America's Fawcett Publications capitulated to National Periodicals (DC Comics). L. Miller & Son also published a large line of Western comics, many reprints but also some original titles.

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