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Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Zebra Publications

The first line of DC Comics reprints by Zebra Publications started in September 1954. Five titles were produced - each ran for only seven issues. The titles in English were: Action Comics, Superman & World's Finest Comics. The titles in Afrikaans were Mantelman (Batman) and Kongo Koot (Congo Bill). Colour covers, with black & white interior. Zebra also produced some reprints of the Classics Illustrated books in full colour.

Mantelman 1:
Mantelman 2:
Mantelman 3:
Mantelman 7:
Kongo Koot 1:
Kongo Koot 2:
This is the cover of Kongo Koot 3 (Cover Image likely the Splash Page form the first story) :
Kongo Koot: "Sewe Lange Jare!" = Congo Bill: "Seven Missing Years" from Action Comics 146 (1950)
This is the cover of Kongo Koot 4 (Cover Image the Splash Page from the first story) :
Kongo Koot: "Die Groot Katte" = Congo Bill: "The Big Cats" from Action Comics 148 (1950)
Kongo Koot 5:
This is the cover of Kongo Koot 6 (Cover Image the Splash Page from the first story) :
Kongo Koot: "Woestyn van die Dood" = Congo Bill: "Sands of Death" from Action Comics 155 (1951)
Superman 1:
Superman 2:
Superman 3:
World's Finest Comics 1:
World's Finest Comics 2:
This is the cover of Walt Disney se Pinokkio (Sebra Uitgawe 1956, Afrikaans translation):
This is the cover of Walt Disney se Sewe Dwergies (Sebra Uitgawe 1955, Afrikaans translation):
Covers of the "Beroemde Verhale" reprints of Classics Illustrated titles, printed in 1950:


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