Kōrero: Comics and graphic novels


Burton Silver's Bogor first appeared in the New Zealand Listener in 1973 and became one of the country's longest-running comic strips. Collections were also published in book form between 1975 and 1994. In this strip, woodsman Bogor has modified the classic black New Zealand singlet into an executioner's mask. His cheery 'Good morning trees' is at odds with his outfit and intentions. 

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Private collection
Artwork by Burton Silver

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Tim Bollinger, 'Comics and graphic novels - Comics go underground, 1950s to 1970s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/cartoon/41827/bogor (accessed 19 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Tim Bollinger, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014