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Tuesday 11 June 2024

Mimosa Romance Library Digest 54

This rare South African reprint was published in 1961 by Mimosa (S.A. Magazine Co.).
Glossy Colour Cover, Black-and-White Interior.
These titles were printed in a smaller size (185x130mm) compared to the original DC Comics title.
Cover printed in colour, interior in black-and-white.
The printing reproduction from the original was very good quality. This issue is only 32 pages.

The cover image used for the Mimosa Edition is of unsure origin. 

It contains this story from DC Comics' Girls' Romances 44 (1957):
"So Close to Heartbreak"

Cover of Romance Library 54 and DC Comics' original cover of  Girls' Romances 44 (1957):

 

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Tuesday 4 June 2024

Mimosa Romance Picture Library Digest 29

This rare South African reprint was published in 1964 by Mimosa (S.A. Magazine Co.).
Glossy Colour Cover, Black-and-White Interior.
These titles were printed in a smaller size (161x116mm) compared to the original DC Comics title.
Cover printed in colour, interior in black-and-white.
The printing reproduction from the original was very good quality. This issue is only 24 pages.

Cover of Romance Picture Library 29 and DC Comics' original cover of  Secret Hearts 88 (1963):


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Tuesday 21 May 2024

Mimosa Confession Picture Library Digest 42

This rare South African reprint was published in 1964 by Mimosa (S.A. Magazine Co.).

These titles were printed in a smaller size (161x116mm) compared to the original DC Comics title.
Cover printed in colour, interior in black-and-white.
The printing reproduction from the original was very good quality. This issue is 64 pages.

Cover of Confession Picture Library 42 and DC Comics' original cover of Girls' Love Stories 100 (1963):


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Tuesday 9 April 2024

Mimosa Romance Library Digest 53

This rare South African reprint was published in 1961 by Mimosa (S.A. Magazine Co.).
Glossy Colour Cover, Black-and-White Interior.
These titles were printed in a smaller size (185x130mm) compared to the original DC Comics title.
Cover printed in colour, interior in black-and-white.
The printing reproduction from the original was very good quality. This issue is only 32 pages.

The cover image used for the Mimosa Edition is of unsure origin. 

It contains this story from DC Comics' Girls' Love Stories 42 (1956):
"Only a Dream Bride"

Cover of Romance Library 53 and DC Comics' original cover of  Girls' Love Stories 42 (1956):

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Mimosa Comics

Monday 18 March 2024

Unlimited Comics The Spider-Woman 3

South African Comic Books is Thirteen Years Old!

Blog Post 1000 today ... thanks to everyone who has contributed in the last 12 months ... to have made this blog such a success!

Unlimited Comics (based in Braamfontein, Johannesburg) published a few Marvel reprint titles in 1983.

Cover of Unlimited Comics The Spider-Woman 3 and Marvel Comics' Original Cover of The Spider-Woman 3 from 1978:

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Sunday 3 March 2024

Mimosa Romance Picture Library Digest 28

This rare South African reprint was published in 1964 by Mimosa (S.A. Magazine Co.).
Glossy Colour Cover, Black-and-White Interior.
These titles were printed in a smaller size (161x116mm) compared to the original DC Comics title.
Cover printed in colour, interior in black-and-white.
The printing reproduction from the original was very good quality. This issue is only 24 pages.

Cover of Romance Picture Library 28 and DC Comics' original cover of  Girls' Romances 93 (1963):

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Mimosa Comics

Monday 29 January 2024

Afri-Comics Tiger Ingwe 11

Issue 11 of Afri-Comics Tiger Ingwe, published by Xanap in 1976.

Tiger Ingwe battles Thembiso in "The Executioner".

2 further stories:
Jack  'Wonder Boy' Masala: "A Battle Royal"
African Folk Story: "Why the Crab has no head"

No Creator credits listed in the magazine. 

Cover of Issue 11:

The Title Page shows "Editor Simon Sabela", and Tiger Ingwe Splash Page:
 


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