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US TxAM-C C000561-B0002

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Mandrake.  This is an Italian comic book featuring Mandrake and his black sidekick, Lothar.  They are a cross between secret agents and adventurers, with most of the issues dealing with fantasy.  The series dates from the 1960’s and 1970’s.
I Tre Boy-Scouts.  This is an Italian comic book about three Boy Scouts and their sidekick Zemba.  Zemba is another derivative of ‘Sambo’.  Zemba is a French Senegalese Trailleur and is over seven feet tall.  Zemba is always getting the three Boy Scouts either into or out of trouble.  The comic, like Tabu, is mostly text.  The comic is undated but appears from the 1940’s.

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