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Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Mimosa Giant Superman 7

This is Giant Superman 7, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) in 1962.
It reprints the cover  from DC Comics' Action Comics 278 (1961):

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

Here is the cover of issue 7 and DC Comics' original cover:
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Mimosa Western Comics Digest 13

This rare South African reprint was published in 1961 by Mimosa Publications (S.A. Magazine Co.).
Glossy Colour Cover and Interior pages are Black-and-White newsprint
These titles were printed in a smaller size (163x114mm) 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).

It reprints all three stories from DC Comics' Western Comics 81 (1960).

Cover of Western Comics 13 South African Edition and the Original Cover of DC Comics' Western Comics 81 from 1960:
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Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Rin Tin Tin & Rusty - Republican Press Series

A Series of Rin Tin Tin & Rusty covers, published by Republican Press in 1973.

1; 2:
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Rin Tin Tin & Rusty 2 - Republican Press

This is Rin Tin Tin & Rusty 2 in Afrikaans - published by Republican Press in 1973.

256 x 183mm. Glossy cover, Colour interior, 32 pages.

Cover of issue 2 (original source cover unsure - if anyone knows, please let me know):
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Tuesday, 3 January 2017

Mimosa Giant Woeste Weste 5 in Afrikaans

This is Giant Woeste Weste 5, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) in 1962. Mimosa produced  reprints in English, and some Afrikaans language translations.
It reprints this story from DC Comics' Western Comics 53 (1955):
  Wyoming Kid: "The Last Run of The Prairie Prince"
Also reprinted is this story from Dc Comics' Hopalong Cassidy 113 (1956):
Hopalong Cassidy: "The Shadow of the Toy Soldier
48pages,  glossy colour cover, black and white newsprint interior.

The Mimosa Cover image is not related to the issue's content.

Cover of Issue 5:
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Monday, 2 January 2017

Mimosa Die Blits Series

A Series of Mimosa Die Blits covers, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) in 1963.

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

1 (138); 2 (139):
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Mimosa Die Blits 2

This is Die Blits 2, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) in 1963.
It is an Afrikaans language translation of DC Comics' The Flash 139 from 1963.

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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