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Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Zebra Publications Kongo Koot 6

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 6 from February 1955. The cover image is taken from the splash page of the first story. It reprints and translates the folowing stories:
Kongo Koot: "Woestyn van die Dood" = Congo Bill: "Sands of Death" from Action Comics 155 (1951)
Manie Morgen: "Die Twee Manie Morgens!" = Tommy Tomorrow: "The Two Tommy Tomorrows"  from Action Comics 155 (1951)
Faan en Pompie: "Ben Hur 'n Wedren Wen" = Doc and Fatty: "Ben Hur wins a Race" from World's Finest Comics 40 (1949)

Glossy colour cover, 24 pages black-and-white interior. 

Cover of Kongo Koot 6 and DC Comic's original cover of Action Comics 155:

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 Back-cover ad for Springbok-Radio:
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