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Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Zebra Publications World's Finest Comics 3

This is one of the earliest South African reprint comics. Zebra Publications were the first to reprint DC Comics in 1954.

This is Zebra Publications World's Finest Comics 3 - the cover is taken from DC Comics' World's Finest Comics 48 (1950).

It reprints these two stories from DC Comics' World's Finest Comics 40 (1949):
Superman: "The Two Lois Lanes"
Boy Commandos: "The Handcuffs of Fate"

Colour cover, Black-and-White interior, 24 pages.
Smaller than the original comic size - dimensions 176mm x 244mm.

Here is the cover and DC Comics' original cover:
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Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Mimosa Tomahawk Series

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

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

1 (78); 2 (85); 3 (86):
 
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Klik Magazine Series

A Series of Klik Magazine covers, published in Afrikaans in South Africa in 1970-1971 by Euro Uitgewers.

It reprinted and translated strips by legendary Belgian cartoonists Willy Vandersteen  and Bob Mau - including translations of well-known strips Suske en Wiske and Bessy and Biggles and Kari Lente.

Covers 1-5:
 

 
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Classic Afrikaans Comic Strips

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Mimosa Tomahawk 3

This is Tomahawk 3, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) in 1964.
It reprints the cover from DC Comics' Tomahawk 86 (1963):

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

Here is the cover of issue 3 and DC Comics' original cover:
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Mimosa Comics

Klik Magazine 5

Klik Magazine was published in Afrikaans in South Africa in 1970-1971 by Euro Uitgewers.

It reprinted and translated strips by legendary Belgian cartoonists Willy Vandersteen  and Bob Mau - including translations of well-known strips Suske en Wiske and Bessy and Biggles and Kari Lente.

Cover of Klik 5 (using one of the back cover images from a Suske and Wiske album):
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Classic Afrikaans Comic Strips

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Mimosa Heart Throbs Giant 2

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

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

Here is the cover of issue 2 and DC Comics' original cover of Heart Throbs 75 (1961):
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Klik Magazine 4

Klik Magazine was published in Afrikaans in South Africa in 1970 by Euro Uitgewers.

It reprinted and translated strips by legendary Belgian cartoonists Willy Vandersteen  and Bob Mau - including translations of well-known strips Suske en Wiske and Bessy and Biggles and Kari Lente.

Cover of Klik 4 and original cover of Kari Lente lost het op V029 Boeven in Bont:
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Classic Afrikaans Comic Strips