Between April 12, 1930 and December 27, 1930, some Australian newspapers ran a locally-produced Mickey Mouse comic strip, two examples of which are shown here.
While the strip was non-authorized, it was nevertheless syndicated throughout Australia. 39 stories were released in total.
Two months after the demise of the Australian strip, in March 1931 another newspaper started running the official / authorized Mickey Mouse strip.
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