Kippari Kalle

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Kippari Kalle
Kippari kalle 1952-01.jpg
First issue
Country/language: Mini finland.gif Finland / Finish
Publishing company: Sanoma Osakeyhtiö
Publishing years: 1952 – 1955
Issues: 37
Format: 18,5 x 25,5 cm,

Kippari Kalle is a Finnish publication, published between 1952 and 1955.

Issue overview

Sanoma Osakeyhtiö published the first issue of a title called Kippari Kalle (Popeye) in 1952. Inside one find Blondie by Chic Young, Prins Valiant by Hal Foster, Rip Kirby by Alex Raymond, Naamio by Lee Falk and Wilson McCoy / Ray Moore, Felix by Otto Messmer. Mandrake was named Maaron in this series.

Regular series


There exists some stamps connected to the Kippari Kalle series, possible as a December issue attachments.

some stamps are in a different size, which indicates another series?


Corresponding titles were published in Denmark (cf. Fantomhefte), Germany (cf. Phantom-Heft), Norway (cf. Fantom-hefte) and a similar serie in Sweden (cf. Stjärnbragder).