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Tuesday, 30 July 2013

Atlas Publications Prentverhale

A range of reprint comic books, printed by Atlas Publications in the late 1950s and early 1960s under the banner "Prentverhale" (Picture Stories).

"Haar Huweliksdag" cover and sample page - unsure origin:

?Issue 1: "Die Speurder en die Breinmasjien" -  possibly "The Brain Swindlers" from DC Comics' Gangbusters 65 from 1958. Both Covers:
Issue 2: "Bont Hans: Baas Spoorsnyer - Skurke in die Bosveld" - unsure origin.

Many thanks to Koos Papenfus for these pictures of issue 3: Blits De Wet: "Die Spieel van die Dood!" (Johnny Thunder: "The Glass Doom").
Cover and DC Comics' original cover of All-Star Western 114 from 1960:
 Splash Page featuring the story "Fourie van die Vyfde Ruitery: Onheil verskuil in 'n Rooihuid-foto!" (Foley of the Fighting Fifth: "The Menace of the Indian Photograph"):
Issue 4: "Die Gevangene in Sel nr. 6" - possibly "The Convict in Cell 6" from DC Comics' Gangbusters 66 from 1958. Both Covers:

?Second Series Issue 1: "Die Geheim van die Verdwynende Jag" - possibly "The Riddle of the Vanishing Yacht" from DC Comics' Gangbusters 67 from 1958. Both Covers:

?Second Series Issue 2: "Blik op die Liefde" -  possibly "The Look of Love" from DC Comics' Girls' Love Stories 79 from 1961. Both Covers:

?Second Series Issue 3: "Wanneer Johan Huis toe kom!" - possibly "When Johnny comes Home" from DC Comics' Falling in Love 29 from 1959. Both Covers:

?Second Series Issue 4: "Kroon van Verdriet".
Cover and DC Comics' Original Cover of Girls' Love Stories 80 from 1961:

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