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Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Mimosa Giant Superman 8

This is Giant Superman 8, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) in 1962.
It reprints the cover  from DC Comics' Adventure Comics 270 (1960):

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

Here is the cover of issue 8 and DC Comics' original cover:
See Also:
Mimosa Comics

Mimosa Giant Western Comics 12

This is Giant Western Comics 12, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) in 1962.
It reprints these two stories from DC Comics' Hopalong Cassidy 120 (1956):
Hopalong Cassidy: "Salute to a Star-Wearer!"
Hopalong Cassidy: "Trail of the White Eagle"
Also reprinted is this story from DC Comics' Hopalong Cassidy 119 (1956):
Hopalong Cassidy: "The Two-Faced Outlaw"
Also reprinted are these two stories from DC Comics' Tomahawk 30 (1954):
Tomahawk: "The Emperor of North America"
Tomahawk: "The King of the Thieves"
Also reprinted is this story from DC Comics' Tomahawk 33 (1955):
"The Legend of the Bird of Peace"
Also reprinted is this story from DC Comics' Tomahawk 25 (1954):
Tomahawk: "Woodsmen of the Sea"
48pages,  glossy colour cover, black and white newsprint interior. The cover image used is not related to this issue's content.

Here is the cover of issue 12:
See Also:
Mimosa Western Comics series

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

Mimosa Batman 5

This is Batman 5, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) +/- 1959.
It reprints the cover of DC Comics' Batman 123 (1959):
24 pages, full-colour, newsprint stock cover and interior pages.
These titles were printed in a smaller size (243x165mm) compared to the original DC Comics title.
The printing reproduction from the original was very good quality.

Here is the cover of issue 5 and DC Comics' original cover:
See Also:
Mimosa Comics
Mimosa Batman Newsprint Series

Mimosa All-Star Western Digest 16

This is All-Star Western 16, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) in 1960.
It reprints the cover and both stories from from DC Comics' All-Star Western 116 (1960):
Johnny Thunder: "Mystery of the Masked Menace"
The Trigger Twins: "Gun-Shoot at Rocky City"
Also reprinted is this story from from DC Comics' All-Star Western 97 (1957):
Foley of the Fighting Fifth: "The Paymaster of the Fighting Fifth"
32pages, glossy cover and newsprint black-and white interior pages.
These titles were printed in a smaller size (187x132mm) compared to the original DC Comics title.
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).

Here is the cover of issue 16 and DC Comics' original cover:
See Also:
Mimosa All Star Western Series
Mimosa Comics

Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Atlas Publications Detective Comics Giant Series

A Series of covers from Atlas Publications' Detective Comics Giant Series from the early 1960s.

Atlas cover (listed chronologically, these issues had no number) and Original DC Comics cover in brackets:

1 (272); 2 (273); 3 (274):
 
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Atlas Publications
Mimosa Detective Comics Series

Atlas Publications Detective Comics Giant (Third of three)

This rare South African reprint was published in 1960 by Atlas Publications (S.A. Magazine Co.).

It reprints the cover of  DC Comics' Detective Comics 274 (1959):
Also reprinted is this story from DC Comics' Batman 122 (1959):
"Prisoners of the Sargasso Sea"
Also reprinted is this story from DC Comics' Western Comics 72 (1959):
"The Mystery Lantern of Pinto Gap"
Also reprinted is this story from DC Comics' Falling in Love 31 (1959):
"A Searching Love"
Also reprinted are these two from DC Comics' Mystery in Space 57 (1960):
"Secret of the Strange Satellite"
"The Living Statues of Venus"
Also reprinted is this story from DC Comics' Girls' Romances 57 (1959):
"Lonely Heart"
Glossy Cover and Newsprint black and white Interior pages.
These titles were printed in a smaller size (258x173mm) compared to the original DC Comics title.
The printing reproduction from the original was very good quality.

Cover of Detective Comics Giant (no number, chronologically the third issue of three produced)  and DC Comics' original cover of Detective Comics 274 (1959):
Atlas Publications

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Mimosa Heart Throbs Giant 1

This is Giant Heart Throbs 1, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) +/- 1963-1964.

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

Here is the cover of issue 1 and DC Comics' original cover of Heart Throbs 74 (1961):
See Also:
Mimosa Comics