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Rare Oor Wullie annuals added to National Library collection
Seventy years after it was first printed by DC Thomson, the 1940 edition of the adventure comic strip was purchased at auction by the NLS for £3000. The 1942 annual attracted a further bid of £1000.
The two annuals were the only Oor Wullie books to be produced during the second world war because of paper shortages.