'Vumps' Australia's First Ever Comic Book?
|Australian Book Of Humour, 1874|
|Melbourne Cartoon. 1891. Six pages of illustrations.|
Oh no, you don't get the entire issue. That'd be naughty.
POSTSCRIPT: Claude Marquet, one of the more gifted artists of his era, died tragically in April 1920 when a small boat he was sailing around the New South Wales coast in got into difficulties during a storm, resulting in Marquet and his companion, a man known only as ‘Palmer’ presumably drowned. The boat and its supplies were eventually discovered, the bodies were lost at sea.