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Butterfly (1905) comic books

  • Issue #401
    Butterfly (1905) 401
    Published May 1912

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    May 18, 1912. The Butterfly (originally "The Comic Home Journal") was a weekly British newspaper of comics and text stories that ran for over 35 years before WWII paper rationing caused it to cease publication in 1940. It featured such comic strips as "Portland Bill, Champion Smile Raiser and Laughter Merchant," "Smiler and Smudge," "Percy Pickle," and others. Some of the humor in these comic strips is "of its time," i.e., racist and offensive. Published in London by newspaper magnate Alfred Harmsworth. 10.75 in. x 14.75 in.; black and white; 8 pages.

  • Issue #411
    Butterfly (1905) 411
    Published Jul 1912

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    July 27, 1912. The Butterfly (originally "The Comic Home Journal") was a weekly British newspaper of comics and text stories that ran for over 35 years before WWII paper rationing caused it to cease publication in 1940. It featured such comic strips as "Portland Bill, Champion Smile Raiser and Laughter Merchant," "Smiler and Smudge," "Percy Pickle," and others. Some of the humor in these comic strips is "of its time," i.e., racist and offensive. Published in London by newspaper magnate Alfred Harmsworth. 10.75 in. x 14.75 in.; black and white; 8 pages.

  • Issue #571
    Butterfly (1905) 571
    Published Mar 1928

    March 17, 1928. The Butterfly (originally "The Comic Home Journal") was a weekly British newspaper of comics and text stories that ran for over 35 years before WWII paper rationing caused it to cease publication in 1940. It featured such comic strips as "Portland Bill, Champion Smile Raiser and Laughter Merchant," "Smiler and Smudge," "Percy Pickle," and others. Some of the humor in these comic strips is "of its time," i.e., racist and offensive. Published in London by newspaper magnate Alfred Harmsworth. 10.75 in. x 14.75 in.; black and white; 8 pages.

  • Issue #714
    Butterfly (1905) 714
    Published Dec 1930

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    December 13, 1930. The Butterfly (originally "The Comic Home Journal") was a weekly British newspaper of comics and text stories that ran for over 35 years before WWII paper rationing caused it to cease publication in 1940. It featured such comic strips as "Portland Bill, Champion Smile Raiser and Laughter Merchant," "Smiler and Smudge," "Percy Pickle," and others. Some of the humor in these comic strips is "of its time," i.e., racist and offensive. Published in London. 10.75 in. x 14.75 in.; black and white; 8 pages.

  • Issue #719
    Butterfly (1905) 719
    Published Jan 1931
    • Tape along spine.
    • Tape along spine and over tears.

    January 17, 1931. The Butterfly (originally "The Comic Home Journal") was a weekly British newspaper of comics and text stories that ran for over 35 years before WWII paper rationing caused it to cease publication in 1940. It featured such comic strips as "Portland Bill, Champion Smile Raiser and Laughter Merchant," "Smiler and Smudge," "Percy Pickle," and others. Some of the humor in these comic strips is "of its time," i.e., racist and offensive. Published in London. 10.75 in. x 14.75 in.; black and white; 8 pages.

  • Issue #727
    Butterfly (1905) 727
    Published Mar 1931

    March 14, 1931. The Butterfly (originally "The Comic Home Journal") was a weekly British newspaper of comics and text stories that ran for over 35 years before WWII paper rationing caused it to cease publication in 1940. It featured such comic strips as "Portland Bill, Champion Smile Raiser and Laughter Merchant," "Smiler and Smudge," "Percy Pickle," and others. Some of the humor in these comic strips is "of its time," i.e., racist and offensive. Published in London. 10.75 in. x 14.75 in.; black and white; 8 pages.

  • Issue #731
    Butterfly (1905) 731
    Published Jan 1931

    April 11, 1931. The Butterfly (originally "The Comic Home Journal") was a weekly British newspaper of comics and text stories that ran for over 35 years before WWII paper rationing caused it to cease publication in 1940. It featured such comic strips as "Portland Bill, Champion Smile Raiser and Laughter Merchant," "Smiler and Smudge," "Percy Pickle," and others. Some of the humor in these comic strips is "of its time," i.e., racist and offensive. Published in London. 10.75 in. x 14.75 in.; black and white; 8 pages.

  • Issue #745
    Butterfly (1905) 745
    Published Jul 1931

    July 18, 1931. The Butterfly (originally "The Comic Home Journal") was a weekly British newspaper of comics and text stories that ran for over 35 years before WWII paper rationing caused it to cease publication in 1940. It featured such comic strips as "Portland Bill, Champion Smile Raiser and Laughter Merchant," "Smiler and Smudge," "Percy Pickle," and others. Some of the humor in these comic strips is "of its time," i.e., racist and offensive. Published in London. 10.75 in. x 14.75 in.; black and white; 8 pages.

  • Issue #748
    Butterfly (1905) 748
    Published Aug 1931

    August 8, 1931. The Butterfly (originally "The Comic Home Journal") was a weekly British newspaper of comics and text stories that ran for over 35 years before WWII paper rationing caused it to cease publication in 1940. It featured such comic strips as "Portland Bill, Champion Smile Raiser and Laughter Merchant," "Smiler and Smudge," "Percy Pickle," and others. Some of the humor in these comic strips is "of its time," i.e., racist and offensive. Published in London. 10.75 in. x 14.75 in.; black and white; 8 pages.

  • Issue #759
    Butterfly (1905) 759
    Published Oct 1931

    October 24, 1931. The Butterfly (originally "The Comic Home Journal") was a weekly British newspaper of comics and text stories that ran for over 35 years before WWII paper rationing caused it to cease publication in 1940. It featured such comic strips as "Portland Bill, Champion Smile Raiser and Laughter Merchant," "Smiler and Smudge," "Percy Pickle," and others. Some of the humor in these comic strips is "of its time," i.e., racist and offensive. Published in London. 10.75 in. x 14.75 in.; black and white; 8 pages.

  • Issue #1088
    Butterfly (1905) 1088
    Published Feb 1938

    February 12, 1938. The Butterfly (originally "The Comic Home Journal") was a weekly British newspaper of comics and text stories that ran for over 35 years before WWII paper rationing caused it to cease publication in 1940. It featured such comic strips as "Portland Bill, Champion Smile Raiser and Laughter Merchant," "Smiler and Smudge," "Percy Pickle," and others. Some of the humor in these comic strips is "of its time," i.e., racist and offensive. Published in London. 10.75 in. x 14.75 in.; black and white; 8 pages.