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The Tee Wees' adventures, Auckland Star, 1931

Most of the comics published in New Zealand newspapers in the 1930s were syndicated American strips, but some local content made it onto newsprint. D. Price's The Tee Wees' adventures was published in the Auckland Star's 'Star Twinkles' children's comic pages in 1931 and 1932. The Tee Wees were a band of small, fairy-like forest creatures whose peaceful lives were often disrupted by a troublesome Tiki. Use the slider to zoom in and read the comic.

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Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
Reference: Auckland Star, 20 June 1931 (The Tee Wee's Adventures)
Artwork by D. Price

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How to cite this page:

Tim Bollinger, 'Comics and graphic novels - Early years of comics, 1900s to 1940s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 5 July 2022)

Story by Tim Bollinger, published 22 Oct 2014