Vintage Spinner Rack by James Zee
Melbourne Newsagent 1978
Kevin Patrick has shared11Australian Reprint Comic Book Appreciation Society Facebook group, https://www.facebook.com/groups/137549129943205/... an image from the photographic book 'Old Vintage Melbourne, 1960-1990' (Chris Macheras, Scribe Publications, 2022),22https://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/books/old-vintage-melbourne-1960a1990-9781922585691... with photos of shop fronts, streetscapes, laneways and suburban shopping strips.
One photo sourced from the National Archives of Australia shows a woman in an unidentified Melbourne newsagent. Next to her is a rack with comics on sale.
While the majority of identifiable issues are undated Australian comics, several are US and UK imports. Based on the available information, were are seeing what was on the stands in April or May 1978.
Here's what's been identified on the racks: