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Monday, 30 May 2016

Mimosa Space Library Digest 11

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.

Cover of Space Library 11 and DC Comics' original cover of Tales of the Unexpected 48 (1960):

One of the Stories reprinted is the classic "The Highway to Tomorrow" from DC Comics' Tales of the Unexpected 3 (1956):
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Mimosa Comics

Mimosa Blackhawk Giant Edition 2

This is Blackhawk Giant Edition 2, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) +/- 1963-1964.

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

Here is the cover of issue 2 and DC Comics' original cover of Blackhawk 184 (1963):
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Mimosa Comics

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Mimosa Giant Superman 2

This is Giant Superman 2, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) +/- 1963-1964.
It reprints the cover and this story from DC Comics' Action Comics 273 (1961):
"The World of Mr Mxyzptlk!"
Also reprinted are these two stories from DC Comics' Superman 114 (1957):
"Superman's Billion-Dollar Debt"
"The Man who discovered Superman's Identity"
Also reprinted are these two stories from DC Comics' Superman 121 (1958):
"The Bride of Futureman"
"The Great Superman Swindle"
48pages,  glossy colour cover, black and white newsprint interior.

Here is the cover of issue 2 and DC Comics' original cover:
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Mimosa Comics

Mimosa All-Star Western Digest 13

This is All-Star Western 13, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) in 1960.
It reprints the cover and all three stories from from DC Comics' All-Star Western 102 (1958):
Johnny Thunder: "The Prize of Peril!"
The Trigger Twins: "Undercover Sheriff"
Foley of the Fighting Fifth: "Horse-Rustlers of Catamount Canyon"
Also reprinted is this story from DC Comics' All-Star Western 113 (1960):
Foley of the Fighting Fifth: "Deadlock at Copper Canyon"
24 pages, glossy cover and black-and-white newsprint 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 13 and DC Comics' original cover:
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Mimosa All Star Western Series
Mimosa Comics

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

Atlas Publications Zane Grey's Stories of the West Series

A Series of covers from Atlas Publications' Zane Grey's Stories of the West Series from the early 1960s.

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

Digest Series:
1 (38); 2 (28); 3 (31); 4 (32); 5 (Full Colour 632):
 
 
Later Series:
1 (34); 2 (35); 3 (36):
 
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Atlas Publications

Atlas Publications Zane Grey's Stories of the West Digest 5

This is Zane Grey's Stories of the West Digest 5 - 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 5 and Dell's original cover of  Four Colour 632 Zane Grey's Fighting Caravans (1955):
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Atlas Publications

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

Mimosa World's Finest Comics 4

This is World's Finest Comics 4, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) +/- 1963-1964.
It reprints the cover  and both stories from DC Comics' World's Finest Comics 135 (1963):
"The Menace of the Future Man"
Aquaman: "The Creatures that conquered Aquaman"

Also Reprinted is this story from Action Comics 241 (1958):
Congo Bill: "The Great Jungle Hoax"

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

Here is the cover of issue 4 and DC Comics' original cover:
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Mimosa Comics

Atlas Publications Zane Grey's Stories of the West Digest 4

This is Zane Grey's Stories of the West Digest 4 - 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 4 and Dell's original cover of  Zane Grey's Stories of the West 32 (1956):
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Atlas Publications

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Mimosa Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane Series

A Series of Mimosa Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane covers, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) +/- 1963-1964.

Mimosa Cover and Original DC Comics cover from 1962-1963 in brackets:

1 (34); 2 (37); 3 (38):
 
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Mimosa Comics

Mimosa Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane 3

This is Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane 3, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) +/- 1963-1964.

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

Here is the cover of issue 3 and DC Comics' original cover of Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane 38 (1963):
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Mimosa Comics