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Tuesday, 7 June 2011

Afri-Comics

Published between 1976 and 1978 were Afri-Comics. Distributed mainly in Soweto. Created by Richard Manville who sold the idea to SA media man J. van Zyl Alberts who published them. Printed by XANAP by Albert's friend John McGoff.
Titles included Mighty Man, Tiger Ingwe and African Secret Agent. Other strips in Mighty Man were "Sister Mercy" and "Jack - Wonder Boy - Masala".

A Mighty Man film was made in 1978, directed by Percival Rubens. 

Other Afri-Comics Titles:
Tales from the Witch-Doctor's Cave:

Shaka's Love ~ Pampata:

U'Deliwe:
See also Nick Wood's article: 

1 comment:

  1. does anyone have a complete set of Shaka's Love - Pampata.
    Contact me at Rambanedt@gmail.com

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