Comics Stars in the World

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Comics Stars in the World
Biographical information
Country: Mini french polynesia.png French Polynesia

Comics Stars in the World is a French Polynesian comic publisher.


Comics Stars in the World specialized in comics from the American Golden Age, including "The Phantom", "Charlie Chan", "Cino e Franco", "Radio Patrol", "Castor Oyl", "Curley Harper", "Kid Sisters", "Brick Bradford", "Jungle Jim", "Mandrake the Magician" and several others.

The comic books were sold to their members in: Australia, USA, Canada, Great Britain, Spain, Portugal, France, Italy, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Austria and Switzerland. During 1976 the back covers listed several foreign agents: USA - Antony Raiola, France - Bruno Henri and Italy - Elio Dondè. President Jean Taoc and art director Bill Travers of "Comic Stars in the World" collaborated with Maurice Horn, Bill Blackbeard and from 1977 also Antony Raiola.

The back covers from 1977 do not list any foreign agents, but an Italian edition by "Nouvo Club Anni Trenta" as part of their "Collana Albi Grandi Avventure" edited by Rudolfo Bernardini.

The Golden Age of the Comics

A series released in 1976 by Comics Stars in the World and Pacific Comics Club. Five issues with "The Phantom" and one with "Mandrake the Magician" were released.

Interesting four out of five issues of Pacific Comics Club's "Brick Bradford" 1976 serie have the same cover layout.

The Mandrake series

All issues are Limited edition for comics' art collectors and with Italian text.