Suplemento Juvenil

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Suplemento Juvenil
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Country/language: Mini brazil.gif Brazil / Portuguese
Publishing company: Adolfo Aizen
Publishing years: 1934-1945
Issues: 1654
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Suplemento Juvenil (released initially as Suplemento Infantil) was released in 1934 by Adolfo Aizen.

It was the first publication in Brazil dedicated to comic heroes and famous characters from US newspaper strips as; "Mandrake the Magician", "Flash Gordon", "Tarzan", as well as "Donald Duck" and several others. Besides the comic it had various texts and historical tales for children. Its success was immediate and had wide circulation for that time. With about 200 thousand copies it led the market for quite some time until the arrival of its biggest competitor, O Globo Juvenil by Roberto Marinho.

History

The journalist Adolfo Aizen worked with three publications: "O Malho", "O Tico Tico" (the first Brazilian comic book) and for the newspaper "O Globo". In 1933 he was invited by the "Comitê de Imprensa do Touring Club do Brasil" to US. In New York he visited the "Daily Mirror" and looked at their newspaper strips and Sunday supplements, with art by the comic artists Alex Raymond, Milton Caniff and Bob Ripley.

When returning to Brazil, Aizen tried to convince his boss at the "O Globo" to publish something similar. They did not like the idea and Aizen decided to try the newspaper "A Nação".

On the 14th of March 1934 "Suplemento Infantil" was released in "A Nação" as a children supplement magazine. With the success the magazine gets independence and changes its name from #15 to "Suplemento Juvenil", now edited by Aizen and published by "Grande Consórcio de Suplementos Nacionais". First page of issue 99 was an announcement for the new strip in "Suplemento Juvenil", Mandrake. And in issue 101 ("Edição de Três Estrelas" - the Saturday issue) of 10 August 1935 one could read two pages of the Mandrake story "Sorcin, O Sábio Louco". Two years later an album-book was published, a full story in color; "Viagem ao País de Savessá".

"Suplemento Juvenil" was published as a newspaper in tabloid format (28x37 cm), had 16 pages except in special editions as of September 7th and Christmas with 100 or 50 pages. During the period 1934 to 1945, 1654 issues was released. Adolfo Aizen then launched the publisher "Editora Brasil-América Ltda", known as EBAL.

Mandrake stories in Suplemento Juvenil

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Title Title US issues note
!Sorcin, O Sábio Louco! The Monster of Tanov Pass 1935: #101, #104, #107, #110, #113, #116, #119. (published in 1935)
Mandrake na Arábia Saki, the Clay Camel #122, #125, #128, #131, #134, #137, #140, #143, #146, #149, #152, #155, ?, #159, ...(12 issues)..., #179, #180, #183, #186, ....several issues (exact number unknown).... Last issue unknown (published in 1935-1936)
Mandrake X Lobisomem The Werewolf #210, 213, ....several issues (exact number unknown)...., 236, 239, 242 Beginning in #210, ending unknown, 242 ? (published in 1936)
A Volta de Saki The Return of the Clay Camel #245, 246, 248, 249, 251, 252, 254, 255, 257,...?..., 264, 266, 267, 269,...?..., 276, ...?..., 293,...?..., 299, ...?... Beginning in #245, last issue unknown (published in 1936)
Mandrake entre as Múmias The Slave Traders of Tygandi #?, ?, 313, ?, 316, ?, ?, ?, 322, ?, 325, ?, 328, 330, ?, ?, 334, ?, 337, ?, 340, 342, 343, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, 352, ?, ?, ?, 358, ?, ?, ?, 364. Whole story in 38 issues published in 1936 and 1937
Mandrake na Pré-História Mandrake in the Lost World #367, ?, 370, ?, 373, ....??? (several)...., 399, ....??? (several)...., 405, 406, ....??? (several ?).... Beginning in #367, last issue unknown (published in 1937)
A Pedra Mágica ?? #....??? (several)...., 427, ....??? (several)...., 470, ....??? (several ?).... (published in 1937)
no title In the Cobra's Grip
Mandrake na América Mandrake in America ....???(several)...., 499, ....??? (several)..., 540, ....??? (several).... Unknown beginning and end (published in 1938)
? Mandrake in Hollywood
? Sonny the Child Movie Star
A Casa Mal Assombrada Mandrake and the Haunted House #604, ....??? (several).... Beginning in # 604, ending unknown (published in 1938)

Mandrake Covers

Special issues

Suplemento Juvenil - Edição Especial de Fim de Mês

Suplemento Juvenil - Ediçáo Especial

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