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Tuesday, 29 December 2015

Mimosa Superman Giant Series

A Series of Mimosa Superman Giant covers, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) +/- 1963-1964.

Mimosa Cover and Original DC Comics cover in brackets:

1 (Action 272); 2 (Action 273); 3 (Action 274); 4 (Action 276); 5 (Adventure 281); 6 (Adventure 283); 7 (Action 278); 8 (Adventure 270); 9 (Adventure 274); 12 (Action 279); 13 (Action 270); 15 (Adventure 277); 16 (Action 281); 17 (Adventure 278); 18 (Adventure 284); 19 (Adventure 285); 20 (Action 294); 21 (Action 295); 22 (Action 297); 23 (Adventure 286):
 
 
 
 
 
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Mimosa Comics

Mimosa Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane 1

This is Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane 1, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) +/- 1963-1964.

32 pages,  glossy colour cover, black and white newsprint interior.

Here is the cover of issue 1 and DC Comics' original cover of Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane 34 (1962):
House Ad for Romance Picture Library & Confession Picture Library:
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Mimosa Comics

Atlas Publications Adventure Comics Digest 7

This rare South African reprint was published in 1961 by Atlas Publications (S.A. Magazine Co.).
Glossy Cover and Newsprint Interior pages, all colour.
These titles were printed in a smaller size (164x114mm) compared to the original DC Comics title.
The printing reproduction from the original was very good quality. This issue is only 24 pages.

Cover of Adventure Comics 7 South African Edition and DC Comics' original cover of Adventure Comics 269 (1960):
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Atlas Publications

Tuesday, 22 December 2015

Mimosa Giant Western Comics 7

This is Giant Western Comics 7, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) in 1962.
It reprints this story from DC Comics' Western Comics 66 (1957):
Pow-Wow Smith: "The Scarecrow Sheriff!"
Also reprinted is this story from DC Comics' Hopalong Cassidy 116 (1956):
Hopalong Cassidy: "The Golden Rodeo"
Also reprinted is this story from DC Comics' Tomahawk 23 (1954):
Tomahawk: "The Trap at Tupper's Ferry"
It reprints this story from DC Comics' Western Comics 65 (1957):
Wyoming Kid: "The Naming of the Wyoming Kid"
Also reprinted is this story from DC Comics' Hopalong Cassidy 114 (1956):
Hopalong Cassidy: "The Trail of the Guilty Witness"
Also reprinted is this story from DC Comics' Blackhawk 108 (1957):
Blackhawk: "The Mutiny of the Red Sailors"
48pages,  glossy colour cover, black and white newsprint interior.

The Mimosa Cover image is taken from the splash page of this story:
Pow-Wow Smith: "The Sheriff's Birthday Party!" from DC Comics' Western Comics 78 (1959)

Here is the cover of issue 7:
 
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Supercomix Spiderman 23 (Second Series 1978)

This is Supercomix Spiderman 23, published by Republican Press in 1982.

Cover of issue 23 and Marvel Comics' original cover of The Amazing Spider-Man 168 from 1977:
The Nubiles Poster:
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Supercomix Spiderman

Tuesday, 15 December 2015

Mimosa Giant Superman 21

This is Giant Superman 21, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) +/- 1963-1964.
It reprints the cover and stories from DC Comics' Action Comics 295 (1962):
"Superman Goes Wild"
Supergirl: "The Girl with the X-Ray Mind"
Also reprinted is this story from DC Comics' Adventure Comics 250 (1958):
Superboy: "The Imposter from the Year 2958"
Also reprinted is this story from DC Comics' Adventure Comics 249 (1958):
Green Arrow: "The Man who hated Arrows"
48pages,  glossy colour cover, black and white newsprint interior.

Here is the cover of issue 21 and DC Comics' original cover:
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Mimosa Comics

Supercomix Spiderman 8 (Second Series 1978)

This is Supercomix Spiderman 8, published by Republican Press in 1979.

Cover of issue 8 and Marvel Comics' original cover of The Amazing Spider-Man 151 from 1975:
 Competition Prize Winners & Isaac Hayes Poster:
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Supercomix Spiderman

Thursday, 10 December 2015

Zebra Publications Kongo Koot 2

Zebra Publications were the first to reprint DC Comics in 1954.
The English Titles were: Action Comics, Superman & World's Finest Comics
The Afrikaans translations were issued as " 'n Sebra Uitgawe ":  Mantelman (Batman) and Kongo Koot (Congo Bill).

This is Kongo Koot 2 from 1954.
It reprints and translates the following stories:
Kongo Koot: "Die Geheim van die Onsigbare Kaart!" = Congo Bill: "The Secret of the Invisible Map" from Action Comics 152 (1950)

Cover of Kongo Koot 2 and DC Comic's original cover of Action Comics 152:
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Zebra Publications

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Mimosa All-Star Western Digest 11

This is All-Star Western 11, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) in 1960.
It reprints the cover and two stories from from DC Comics' All-Star Western 112 (1960):
Johnny Thunder: "The Hand-Me-Down Badge!"
The Trigger Twins: "The Sheriff without a Gun"
Also reprinted is this story from DC Comics' All-Star Western 109 (1959):
Foley of the Fighting Fifth: "Trial by Magic"
24 pages, full-colour, newsprint stock cover and interior pages.
These titles were printed in a smaller size (163x115mm) compared to the original DC Comics title.
This is one of the seven first titles that Mimosa started reprinting in 1959 (Western Comics, Tales of the Unexpected, Falling in Love, Mystery in Space, Romances, Batman and All-Star Western).

Here is the cover of issue 11 and DC Comics' original cover:
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Mimosa All Star Western Series
Mimosa Comics

Supercomix Spiderman 7 (Second Series 1978)

This is Supercomix Spiderman 7, published by Republican Press in 1979.

Cover of issue 7 and Marvel Comics' original cover of The Amazing Spider-Man 150 from 1975:
David Cassidy Poster:
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Supercomix Spiderman

Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Atlas Publications The Lone Ranger Series

A Series of covers from Atlas Publications' The Lone Ranger Series from the early 1960s.

Atlas/Mimosa cover and Original Dell Comics cover in brackets:

Digest Series:
1 (118); 2 (120); 3 (121):
 
 Later Series:
  2 (116):
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Atlas Publications

Atlas Publications The Lone Ranger Digest 3

This is The Lone Ranger 3 - published by Atlas Publications in 1961-1962.

These titles were printed in a smaller size (175x134mm) compared to the original Dell title.

64 pages, glossy colour cover, black-and-white interior.

Cover of The Lone Ranger 3 and Dell's original cover of The Lone Ranger 121 (1958):
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Atlas Publications

Mimosa Giant Batman 18

This is Giant Batman 18, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) +/- 1963-1964.
It reprints the cover and all three stories from DC Comics' Batman 150 (1962):
"The Secret behind the Stone Door"
"The Girl who stole Batman's Heart"
"Robin, The Super Boy Wonder"
Also reprinted are these two stories from DC Comics' Batman 109 (1957):
"Three Crimes against Batman"
"Follow the Batman"
Also reprinted is this story from DC Comics' Detective Comics 235 (1956):
Roy Raymond: "The Hour of Hoaxes"
48pages,  glossy colour cover, black and white newsprint interior.

Here is the cover of issue 18 and DC Comics' original cover:
 House ad for Wonder Woman:
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Mimosa Comics