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Tuesday, 19 January 2016

Mimosa Blackhawk Giant Edition 1

This is Blackhawk Giant Edition 1, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) +/- 1963-1964.

48 pages, colour cover, black-and-white interior pages (259x179mm).

Here is the cover of issue 1 and DC Comics' original cover of Blackhawk 185 (1963):
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Mimosa Comics
Mimosa Blackhawk Giant Edition Series

Atlas Publications Gene Autry and Champion Series

A Series of covers from Atlas Publications' Gene Autry and Champion Series from the early 1960s.

Atlas cover and Original Dell Comics cover in brackets:

Digest Series:
1 (116); 2 (119); 3 (114):
 
Standard Series:
1 (120):
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Atlas Publications

Atlas Publications Gene Autry and Champion 1

This is Gene Autry and Champion 1 - published by Atlas Publications in 1963.

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

Cover of Gene Autry and Champion 1 and Dell's original cover of Gene Autry and Champion 120 (1958):
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Atlas Publications

Tuesday, 12 January 2016

Mimosa Detective Library Digest 24

This rare South African reprint was published in 1961 by Mimosa.
These titles were printed in a smaller size (185x133mm) compared to the original DC Comics title.
Glossy Colour Cover, interior black-and-white newsprint.
The printing reproduction from the original was very good quality. This issue is only 32 pages.


It reprints this story from DC Comics' Detective Comics 276 (1960):
Roy Raymond; "The Great Space Hoax"
It reprints this story from DC Comics' Gang Busters 60 (1957):
"The Outlaw Photographs"
It reprints these two stories from DC Comics' Detective Comics 203 (1953):
"Mysto Magician Detective"
Captain Compass: "The Great Ocean Showboat"
It reprints this  from DC Comics' Detective Comics 204 (1953):
Roy Raymond: "The Stars Spell Doom"

Cover of Detective Library 24 (the Cover Image is taken from the Splash Page of the first story) and DC Comics' original cover of Gang Busters 60 (1957):
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Mimosa Comics

Atlas Publications Zane Grey's Stories of the West Digest 2

This is Zane Grey's Stories of the West Digest 2 - 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 Zane Grey's Stories of the West Digest 2 and Dell's original cover of  Zane Grey's Stories of the West 28 (1956):
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Atlas Publications

Tuesday, 5 January 2016

Mimosa Western Comics 6

This rare South African reprint was published in 1959 by Mimosa Publications (S.A. Magazine Co.).
Cover and Interior pages are newsprint - so after being read and swopped a few times they would likely be falling apart and thrown away.
These titles were printed in a smaller size (245x167mm) compared to the original DC Comics title.
Cover and Interior printed in colour.
The printing reproduction from the original was very good quality. This issue is only 24 pages.
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).

Cover of Western Comics 6 South African Edition and the Original Cover of DC Comics' Western Comics 69 from 1958:
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Mimosa Comics
Mimosa Western Comics Series

Mimosa Secret Love Giant 1

This is Giant Secret Love 1, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) +/- 1963-1964.

48pages,  glossy colour cover, black and white newsprint interior.

Here is the cover of issue 1 and DC Comics' original cover of Secret Hearts 74 (1961):
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Mimosa Comics