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Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Mimosa Tomahawk Series

A Series of Mimosa Tomahawk covers, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) +/- 1963-1964.

Mimosa Cover and Original DC Comics cover from 1962-1963 in brackets:

1 (78); 2 (85); 3 (86):
 
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Klik Magazine Series

A Series of Klik Magazine covers, published in Afrikaans in South Africa in 1970-1971 by Euro Uitgewers.

It reprinted and translated strips by legendary Belgian cartoonists Willy Vandersteen  and Bob Mau - including translations of well-known strips Suske en Wiske and Bessy and Biggles and Kari Lente.

Covers 1-5:
 

 
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Classic Afrikaans Comic Strips

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Mimosa Tomahawk 3

This is Tomahawk 3, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) in 1964.
It reprints the cover from DC Comics' Tomahawk 86 (1963):

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

Here is the cover of issue 3 and DC Comics' original cover:
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Klik Magazine 5

Klik Magazine was published in Afrikaans in South Africa in 1970-1971 by Euro Uitgewers.

It reprinted and translated strips by legendary Belgian cartoonists Willy Vandersteen  and Bob Mau - including translations of well-known strips Suske en Wiske and Bessy and Biggles and Kari Lente.

Cover of Klik 5 (using one of the back cover images from a Suske and Wiske album):
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Classic Afrikaans Comic Strips

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Mimosa Heart Throbs Giant 2

This is Giant Heart Throbs 2, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) +/- 1963-1964.

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

Here is the cover of issue 2 and DC Comics' original cover of Heart Throbs 75 (1961):
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Klik Magazine 4

Klik Magazine was published in Afrikaans in South Africa in 1970 by Euro Uitgewers.

It reprinted and translated strips by legendary Belgian cartoonists Willy Vandersteen  and Bob Mau - including translations of well-known strips Suske en Wiske and Bessy and Biggles and Kari Lente.

Cover of Klik 4 and original cover of Kari Lente lost het op V029 Boeven in Bont:
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Classic Afrikaans Comic Strips

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Mimosa Space Library Digest Series

A Series of Mimosa Space Library Digest covers, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) +/- 1960-1961.

Mimosa Covers 11-14:


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Mimosa Detective Library Digest Series

A Series of Mimosa Detective Library Digest covers, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) +/- 1960-1961.

Mimosa Covers 11; 22; 23; 24:
 
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Mimosa Space Library Digest 14

This rare South African reprint was published in 1961 by Mimosa.
These titles were printed in a smaller size (185x133mm) compared to the original DC Comics title.
Glossy Colour Cover, interior black-and-white newsprint.
The printing reproduction from the original was very good quality. This issue is only 32 pages.

Cover of Space Library 14 and DC Comics' original cover of Mystery in Space 60 (1960):
One of the Stories reprinted is the classic "Flying Saucers over Mars" from DC Comics' Mystery in Space 45 (1958):
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Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Klik Magazine 3

Klik Magazine was published in Afrikaans in South Africa in 1970 by Euro Uitgewers.

It reprinted and translated strips by legendary Belgian cartoonist Willy Vandersteen - including translations of his well-known strips Suske en Wiske and Bessy and Biggles.

Cover of Klik 3 and original cover of Biggles 15: Barracuda Schaakmat:
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Classic Afrikaans Comic Strips

Mimosa Superman 6 Giant Edition in Afrikaans

Mimosa Comics produced numerous reprints of DC Comics' Action Comics and Superman titles in the late 1950's and early 1960's. Some were translated into Afrikaans. The Afrikaans translation was excellent.

This is Mimosa Comics' Superman 6 Giant Edition. Colour Cover, black-and-white interior pages, 48 pages.

Cover of Issue 6 from 1963 and DC Comics' original cover of Superman 156 (1962):
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Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Mimosa Liefde Prentverhale Giant Edition 4 in Afrikaans

Mimosa Comics produced numerous reprints of DC Comics' titles in the late 1950's and early 1960's. Some were translated into Afrikaans. The Afrikaans translation was excellent.

This is Mimosa Comics' Liefde Prentverhale Giant Edition 4. Colour Cover, black-and-white interior pages, 48 pages.

Cover of Issue 4 from 1963 and DC Comics' original cover of Falling in Love 50 (1962):
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Supercomix Tom & Jerry Series

A range of Supercomix Tom & Jerry comics published in South Africa between 1980 and 1985, reprinting the Western/Gold Key series.

Covers and original Western Covers (issue numbers in brackets). Where I am missing the Supercomix cover, I have included the most likely Gold Key Cover used.

1 (323):
 2 (324):
Adam Rich Poster from this issue:
 3 (325):
 4 (320):
 5 (321):
 6 (322):
 7 (317):
 8 (318):
9 (319):
 10 (326):

11 (327):
12 (328):
 13 (329):
14 (330):

15 (331):
 16 (332):
 17 (333):
 18 (334):
 19 (335):
 20 (336):

21 (337):
22 (338):
23 (339):
 24 (273):

Kathleen Beller Poster from this issue:
 25 (309):
26 (310):
 27 (311):

28 (312):
29 (313):

30 (318):

31 (319):

32 (325):
 33 (320):
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Supercomix Humour Titles