| Topix (1976)
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Publisher: Bastei Verlag
Publication Date: 1976 - 1978
This magazine-sized series was a failed attempt to establish French-Belgian series on the German newsstand market in their original format.
Several series were translated for the very first time (Yoko Tsuno, Archie Cash, Le Scrameustache), some were heavily edited due to content (Les Naufragés du Temps), some only appeared in publications from Bastei to this very day (Rahan).
Alongside French-Belgian stuff there were also 2 American newspaper strips - Lee Falk's The Phantom and Hank Ketcham's Dennis the Menace.
A very odd issue was #19 which features an adventure of Jungle Taitei (Kimba the White Lion). This was of course not a reprint of the manga by Tezuka Osamu but a brand-new story obviously created for the German market.
After 29 issues the series was canceled.
Number of issues cataloged: 30