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Tuesday, 11 February 2014

Afri-Comics Mighty Man 8

The eighth issue of Afri-Comics Mighty Man, published by Xanap in 1976.

Mighty Man tracks gun-smuggler  Fakazi Phirie. A teenager, Isaac Selepe, is caught by Mighty Man brandishing one of Phirie's guns. Later, one of Phirie's clients - Sibusiso "Two-Guns" Mahapa kidnaps Isaac and demands a ransom from Isaac's rich mother.

Mighty Man tracks down Mahapa, and Isaac aids him in arresting Mahapa. Isaac ends the story with a moral: "Only cowards need guns".

2 further stories:
Jerry Ndluvo's Soccer tips.
"How the Leopard got his Spots" - 3 page African Folk Tale.

No Creator credits listed in the magazine. 

Cover of Issue 8 and Title Page shows "Editor Simon Sabela":
 Splash Page:
See Also:
Soweto's Superman Mighty Man
Tiger Ingwe

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