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Print of episode 59 from the 'Dick Sargeson' comic strip, scanned directly from original episode that featured in 'The Listener' in the 1980s. The episode refers to Dioxin Man, a character that was introduced to the Sargeson storyline after a chemical spill at Ivon Watkins Dow, New Plymouth. Episode 59 features local artist Wayne Morris, who 'plays' Bruce Bildgepipe (also known as Dioxin Man), the boss of the chemical plant - 'played' by Barry Wiseman, who was involved with New Plymouth's Little Theatre - and the boss' right hand man, Lurgan, 'played' by artist and art tutor Lee Morgan.
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