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Tuesday, 20 December 2011

Supercomix Superman 19

Thanks to Supercomix Collector Ravi for these great scans of the interior of Superman 19 of the South African reprint series.
Contact Me or Ravi if you have any Supercomix for sale:
NaidooRavie@elec.durban.gov.za

Cover of Issue 19 and DC Comics original cover of Superman 317 from 1977:
Ads for Space and Earth album and cards:
Sheena Easton Poster:
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Mimosa Tales of the Unexpected 3

This is Tales of the Unexpected 3, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) +/- 1960.
It reprints the cover and the following 3 stories from DC Comics' Tales of the Unexpected 34 (1958):
"Ambush in Outer Space"
"The Miraculous Shoes"
"The Secret of the Space-Diary"
24 pages, full-colour, newsprint stock cover and interior pages.

Here is the cover of issue 3 and DC Comics' original cover:
 Centerspread Competition Winners Page (the addresses listed show that these titles were widely distributed in South Africa):
Retro ads for Stimerol and Dandy Chewing Gum:
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Modern South African Comics

Thanks Nizar from Readers Den (Cape Town) for these scans of modern and alternative/independent South African comics:

Visit their website:
Comicworx Presents Showcase Edition 1 and Clockworx (Insurrection):
 The Trantraal Brothers: Coloureds 1 (Underdog Comics) and Brein 2:
 Sketchbook (Igubu) and Yster Hart 1:

Tuesday, 13 December 2011

Supercomix Spiderman 20 (Second Series 1978)

Thanks to Supercomix Collector Ravi for these great scans of the interior of The Amazing Spiderman 20 (Second Series 1978) of the South African reprint series.
Contact Me or Ravi if you have any Supercomix for sale:
NaidooRavie@elec.durban.gov.za

Cover of Issue 20 and Marvel Comics' original cover of The Amazing Spider-Man 165 from 1977:

Cool retro ad for Black Cat Peanut Butter (Who could forget this great TV ad from the 1980's - this is the comic strip adaptation: "Felix Swart, The Boy with Nine Lives":

Ads for Photo Stories Saal 10 and Young Love:
 Ads for Photo Stories Louise and Tessa:
 Ads for Photo Stories Wit Tier and Kid Die Swerwer:
 Photo Story ad for Kid Colt and ad for Living and Learning Magazine:
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Sunday, 11 December 2011

Honiball

T. O. Honiball was one of  South Africa's best known cartoonists. He produced numerous cartoons and comic strips between 1936 and 1978.

His "Oom Kaspaas en Nefie" comic strips were published for many years in "Die Burger" newspaper. They were published between 1939 and 1957.

They were popular enough to be reprinted in ten book volumes of collections between 1940 and 1949.

This is The First Collection of Oom Kapaas comic strips (1940) and a sample comic strip (this collection contains 75 pages of 12 panel strips):
This is The Second Collection of Oom Kapaas comic strips (1941) and a sample comic strip (this collection contains 52 pages of 12 panel strips):
This is The Third Collection of Oom Kapaas comic strips (1941) and a sample comic strip (this collection contains 52 pages of 12 panel strips):
This is The Fourth Collection of Oom Kapaas comic strips (1944) and a sample comic strip (this collection contains 52 pages - 26 pages of 12 panel strips; 26 pages of 9 panel strips):
This is The Fifth Collection of Oom Kapaas comic strips (1951) and a sample comic strip (this collection contains 52 pages of 9 panel strips:
This is The Sixth Collection of Oom Kapaas comic strips (1951) and a sample comic strip (this collection contains 52 pages of 9 panel strips:

This is The Seventh Collection of Oom Kapaas comic strips (1947) and a sample comic strip (this collection contains 52 pages of 9 panel strips:
This is The Eighth Collection of Oom Kapaas comic strips (1951) and a sample comic strip (this collection contains 52 pages of 9 panel strips:

Three later collections from the late 1970s: "Oom Kaspaas maak 'n plan", "Oom Kaspaas op Hol" and "Oom Kaspaas in die Knyp" (each volume 46 pages):
The next series he produced was "Jakkals en Wolf" for "Die Jongspan" newspaper, between 1942 and 1969.

Here is a sample of an early strip from 1946:

Another Jakkals en Wolf strip from 1946:
This series produced 12 collections in book form between 1943 and 1961. Here are collections 1; 2; 4; 5; 7; 10; 11 & 12:
 
 Three Jakkals en Wolf Collections from the late 1970s: "Jakkals en Wolf sien Spoke", "Jakkals en Wolf in die Pekel" and "Jakkals en Wolf van Uilkraal"

Honiball also drew "Faan Brand" for Die Jongspan in 1946:
Later came the series "Adoons-hulle" which was published in "Die Huisgenoot" between 1948 and 1971.

Here is a sample strip:
Other strip from Huisgenoot 02/03/1962 & 18/05/1962:


This series produced six collections in book form between 1949 and 1961.

Collections 2; 3; 4:
 
Collections 5 & 6:
 

Three collections from the late 1970s: "Adoons, Keesje, Kaas & Kie", "Adoons-hulle dons op" and "Adoons-hulle boer vorentoe":
 
Naledi published these three books as a bundle in 2007:
 

This recent book presents a history of his life and work: