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Friday, 18 August 2017

Mimosa Aquaman 1

This is Aquaman 1, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) in 1963.
It reprints the cover and story from DC Comics' Aquaman 9 (1963):
"The Secret Mission of King Neptune"

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

Here is the cover of issue 1 and DC Comics' original cover:
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Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Battleaxe Press Spawn 1

Battleaxe Press reprinted Image Comics' Spawn in 1995.

Issue 1 and Image Comics' original cover (1992):
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Battleaxe Press

Battleaxe Press (a division of Americom) published reprint comics in South Africa in 1995-1996. They reprinted popular titles from the 1990s comics boom, such as DC Comics, Image Comics, Malibu Comics, Fleetway Editions etc.

Spawn 1 and Robin 1:

Zebra Publications Superman 5

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 Superman 5 - the cover is taken from DC Comics' Superman 75 (1952).
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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Mimosa Heart Throbs Giant 3

This is Giant Heart Throbs 3, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) +/- 1963-1964.

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

Here is the cover of issue 3 and DC Comics' original cover of Heart Throbs 76 (1961):
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Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Mimosa Superman 7 Giant Edition in Afrikaans

Mimosa Comics produced numerous reprints of DC Comics' Action Comics and Superman titles in the late 1950's and early 1960's. Some were translated into Afrikaans. The Afrikaans translation was excellent.

This is Mimosa Comics' Superman 7 Giant Edition. Colour Cover, black-and-white interior pages, 48 pages.

Cover of Issue 7 from 1964 and DC Comics' original cover of Action Comics 292 (1962):
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Mimosa Metal Men 2

This is Metal Men 2, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) +/- 1963-1964.
It reprints the cover and story from DC Comics' Metal Men 2 (1963):
"Robots of Terror!"

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

Here is the cover of issue 2 and DC Comics' original cover:
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Thursday, 20 July 2017

Afri-Comics Tales from the Witch Doctor's Cave

The first issue of Afri-Comics Tales from the Witch Doctor's Cave, published by Xanap in 1976.

As far as I know, only one issue was published. No Creator credits listed in the magazine. 

Front and Back covers:
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Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Mimosa Giant Superman 11

This is Giant Superman 11, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) in 1963.
It reprints the cover  from DC Comics' Action Comics 269 (1960):

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

Here is the cover of issue 11 and DC Comics' original cover:
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Mimosa Secret Love Giant 4

This is Giant Secret Love 4, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) in 1963.

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

Here is the cover of issue 4 and DC Comics' original cover of Secret Hearts 78 (1962):
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Tuesday, 11 July 2017

Photo Story Magazines 13

Many Thanks to Anton for this great selection of  Photo Story Magazine covers:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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