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Take the Yukon Express with Captain Congo and his loyal offsider Pug as they travel deep into the great Canadian north-west in pursuit of gold, ghosts and monsters. But who is pursuing our heroes? And what awaits them at the end of their treacherous journey to Klondike Creek? One thing is certain: when Pug mysteriously disappears at an old mining camp it will take more than strange lights, skeletons and a sasquatch to frighten off Captain Congo.

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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Kingswood, Mitcham area, Adelaide - South / South East, Adelaide, South Australia,: Working Title Press , 2011 .
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      Extent: 46p.
      Description: col. illus.
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      • Published: 30/05/2011
      ISBN: 9781921504273 (hbk.)

Works about this Work

In Search of the Great Australian (Graphic) Novel Kevin Patrick , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Australasian Journal of Popular Culture , 16 February vol. 1 no. 1 2012; (p. 51-66)
'The critical acclaim enjoyed by such recent Australian graphic novels as Shaun Tan's The Arrival (2006) and Nicki Greenberg's adaptation of The Great Gatsby (2007) suggested that Australia had finally 'caught up' with the United States and Britain, by embracing the graphic novel as a legitimate creative medium, on a par with literature and cinema. The media interest generated by a succession of Australian graphic novels during recent years often implied that their very existence was a relatively new phenomenon. Accepting this premise without question, however, overlooks the evolution of the graphic novel in Australia, early examples of which - such as Syd Nicholls' Middy Malone: A Book Pirates (1941) - date back to the 1940s. Documenting how historical changes in the production and dissemination of graphic novels in Australia have influenced their critical and popular reception therefore creates new opportunities to explore a largely overlooked facet of Australian print culture. Furthermore, the study of the graphic novel in an exclusively Australian context provides a new perspective for re-examining the origins, definitions and, indeed, the limitations of the term 'graphic novel', and extends the parameters of the academic literature devoted to the medium beyond the traditionally dominant Anglo-American focus.' (Author's abstract)
Captain Congo and the Klondike Gold by Ruth Starke Jenny Mounfield , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , June 2011;

— Review of Captain Congo and the Klondike Gold Ruth Starke , 2011 single work picture book
Review : Captain Congo and the Klondike Gold Kylie Fornasier , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 26 no. 3 2011; (p. 31)

— Review of Captain Congo and the Klondike Gold Ruth Starke , 2011 single work picture book
A Matter of Style Stephanie Owen Reeder , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 332 2011; (p. 78-79)

— Review of I Am Thomas Libby Gleeson , 2011 single work picture book ; Tobias Blow Zacharey Jane , 2011 single work picture book ; The Little Dragon Mem Fox , 2011 single work picture book ; That's Not a Daffodil! Elizabeth Honey , 2011 single work picture book ; The Runaway Hug Nick Bland , 2011 single work picture book ; You Are My Special Baby Carol Chataway , 2011 single work picture book ; The Dream of the Thylacine Margaret Wild , 2011 single work picture book ; Captain Congo and the Klondike Gold Ruth Starke , 2011 single work picture book
Review of a variety of picture books for children.
A Matter of Style Stephanie Owen Reeder , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 332 2011; (p. 78-79)

— Review of I Am Thomas Libby Gleeson , 2011 single work picture book ; Tobias Blow Zacharey Jane , 2011 single work picture book ; The Little Dragon Mem Fox , 2011 single work picture book ; That's Not a Daffodil! Elizabeth Honey , 2011 single work picture book ; The Runaway Hug Nick Bland , 2011 single work picture book ; You Are My Special Baby Carol Chataway , 2011 single work picture book ; The Dream of the Thylacine Margaret Wild , 2011 single work picture book ; Captain Congo and the Klondike Gold Ruth Starke , 2011 single work picture book
Review of a variety of picture books for children.
Review : Captain Congo and the Klondike Gold Kylie Fornasier , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 26 no. 3 2011; (p. 31)

— Review of Captain Congo and the Klondike Gold Ruth Starke , 2011 single work picture book
Captain Congo and the Klondike Gold by Ruth Starke Jenny Mounfield , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , June 2011;

— Review of Captain Congo and the Klondike Gold Ruth Starke , 2011 single work picture book
In Search of the Great Australian (Graphic) Novel Kevin Patrick , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Australasian Journal of Popular Culture , 16 February vol. 1 no. 1 2012; (p. 51-66)
'The critical acclaim enjoyed by such recent Australian graphic novels as Shaun Tan's The Arrival (2006) and Nicki Greenberg's adaptation of The Great Gatsby (2007) suggested that Australia had finally 'caught up' with the United States and Britain, by embracing the graphic novel as a legitimate creative medium, on a par with literature and cinema. The media interest generated by a succession of Australian graphic novels during recent years often implied that their very existence was a relatively new phenomenon. Accepting this premise without question, however, overlooks the evolution of the graphic novel in Australia, early examples of which - such as Syd Nicholls' Middy Malone: A Book Pirates (1941) - date back to the 1940s. Documenting how historical changes in the production and dissemination of graphic novels in Australia have influenced their critical and popular reception therefore creates new opportunities to explore a largely overlooked facet of Australian print culture. Furthermore, the study of the graphic novel in an exclusively Australian context provides a new perspective for re-examining the origins, definitions and, indeed, the limitations of the term 'graphic novel', and extends the parameters of the academic literature devoted to the medium beyond the traditionally dominant Anglo-American focus.' (Author's abstract)
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