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Tuesday, 13 July 2021

Mimosa All in Pictures Digest 104

This rare South African reprint was published in 1961 by Mimosa (S.A. Magazine Co.).
Glossy Colour Cover, Black-and-White Interior.
These titles were printed in a smaller size (161x116mm) compared to the original DC Comics title.
Cover printed in colour, interior in black-and-white.
The printing reproduction from the original was very good quality. 

 Cover of All in Pictures 104 "Hold Me Forever!" and DC Comics' original cover of Secret Hearts 72 (1961):

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Mimosa Comics

Tuesday, 6 July 2021

Mimosa Confession Picture Library Digest 30

This rare South African reprint was published in 1963 by Mimosa (S.A. Magazine Co.).

These titles were printed in a smaller size (161x116mm) compared to the original DC Comics title.
Cover printed in colour, interior in black-and-white.
The printing reproduction from the original was very good quality. This issue is only 24 pages.

Cover of Confession Picture Library 30 and DC Comics' original cover of Falling in Love 55 (1962):

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Mimosa Comics

Friday, 2 July 2021

Mimosa Adventure Comics Giant Series

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

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

1 (279); 2 (280):

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Tuesday, 8 June 2021

Mimosa Romances 9

This rare South African reprint was published in 1960 by Mimosa Publications (S.A. Magazine Co.). Cover and Interior pages are newsprint - so after being read and swopped a few times they would likely be falling apart and thrown away.
These titles were printed in a smaller size (245x167mm) compared to the original DC Comics title.
Cover and Interior printed in colour.
The printing reproduction from the original was very good quality. This issue is only 24 pages.
This is one of the seven first titles that Mimosa started reprinting in 1959 (Western Comics, Tales of the Unexpected, Falling in Love, Mystery in Space, Romances, Batman and All-Star Western).

Cover of Romances 9 South African Edition and the Original Cover of DC Comics' Girls' Romances 62 from 1959:

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Mimosa Comics

Tuesday, 1 June 2021

Mimosa All in Pictures Digest 102

 This rare South African reprint was published in 1961 by Mimosa (S.A. Magazine Co.).
Glossy Colour Cover, Black-and-White Interior.
These titles were printed in a smaller size (161x116mm) compared to the original DC Comics title.
Cover printed in colour, interior in black-and-white.
The printing reproduction from the original was very good quality. 

 Cover of All in Pictures 102 "Lonely -- in Love!" and DC Comics' original cover of Girls' Romances 76 (1961):

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Mimosa Comics

Tuesday, 25 May 2021

Mimosa Confession Picture Library Digest 29

 This rare South African reprint was published in 1963 by Mimosa (S.A. Magazine Co.).

These titles were printed in a smaller size (161x116mm) compared to the original DC Comics title.
Cover printed in colour, interior in black-and-white.
The printing reproduction from the original was very good quality. This issue is only 24 pages.

Cover of Confession Picture Library 29 and DC Comics' original cover of Girls' Love Stores 83 (1961):

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Mimosa Comics

Tuesday, 11 May 2021

Mimosa Romances 8

 This rare South African reprint was published in 1960 by Mimosa Publications (S.A. Magazine Co.). Cover and Interior pages are newsprint - so after being read and swopped a few times they would likely be falling apart and thrown away.
These titles were printed in a smaller size (245x167mm) compared to the original DC Comics title.
Cover and Interior printed in colour.
The printing reproduction from the original was very good quality. This issue is only 24 pages.
This is one of the seven first titles that Mimosa started reprinting in 1959 (Western Comics, Tales of the Unexpected, Falling in Love, Mystery in Space, Romances, Batman and All-Star Western).

Cover of Romances 8 South African Edition and the Original Cover of DC Comics' Girls' Romances 57 from 1959:

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Mimosa Comics

Tuesday, 27 April 2021

Mimosa All in Pictures Digest 101

This rare South African reprint was published in 1961 by Mimosa (S.A. Magazine Co.).
Glossy Colour Cover, Black-and-White Interior.
These titles were printed in a smaller size (161x116mm) compared to the original DC Comics title.
Cover printed in colour, interior in black-and-white.
The printing reproduction from the original was very good quality. 

 Cover of All in Pictures 101 "Promise Me Nothing!" and DC Comics' original cover of Girls' Romances 75 (1961):

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Mimosa Comics

Tuesday, 20 April 2021

Mimosa Confession Picture Library Digest 28

 This rare South African reprint was published in 1963 by Mimosa (S.A. Magazine Co.).

These titles were printed in a smaller size (161x116mm) compared to the original DC Comics title.
Cover printed in colour, interior in black-and-white.
The printing reproduction from the original was very good quality. This issue is only 24 pages.

Cover of Confession Picture Library 28 and DC Comics' original cover of Secret Hearts 80 (1962):

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Mimosa Comics

Mimosa Romances 6

This rare South African reprint was published in 1960 by Mimosa Publications (S.A. Magazine Co.). Cover and Interior pages are newsprint - so after being read and swopped a few times they would likely be falling apart and thrown away.
These titles were printed in a smaller size (245x167mm) compared to the original DC Comics title.
Cover and Interior printed in colour.
The printing reproduction from the original was very good quality. This issue is only 24 pages.
This is one of the seven first titles that Mimosa started reprinting in 1959 (Western Comics, Tales of the Unexpected, Falling in Love, Mystery in Space, Romances, Batman and All-Star Western).

Cover of Romances 6 South African Edition and the Original Cover of DC Comics' Girls' Romances 60 from 1959:

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Mimosa Comics

Tuesday, 30 March 2021

Mimosa Confession Picture Library Digest 27

This rare South African reprint was published in 1963 by Mimosa (S.A. Magazine Co.).

These titles were printed in a smaller size (161x116mm) compared to the original DC Comics title.
Cover printed in colour, interior in black-and-white.
The printing reproduction from the original was very good quality. This issue is only 24 pages.

Cover of Confession Picture Library 27 and DC Comics' original cover of Heart Throbs 78 (1962):

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Mimosa Comics

Tuesday, 16 March 2021

Mimosa Superman en Weste Woeste Jaarboek 1

 South African Comic Books is Ten Years Old!

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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' Superman en Weste Woeste Jaarboek 1. Colour Card-Stock Cover, black-and-white interior pages, 288 pages. Published around 1963-1964. Dimensions 249x168mm. 26mm thick. 

This Annual/Yearbook is the only such edition that Mimosa produced. It is a repackaging, containing six individual Mimosa Giant Comics. These six books have been rebound (minus their individual covers) into a square-bound book. The Cover Image is a collage of Various images.

Each Volume Contains these six issues, and are arranged in this order:

Mimosa Superman 2 Giant Edition in Afrikaans 

Mimosa Giant Woeste Weste 4 in Afrikaans 

Mimosa Superman 3 Giant Edition in Afrikaans

Mimosa Giant Woeste Weste 5 in Afrikaans

Mimosa Superman 1 Giant Edition in Afrikaans

Mimosa Giant Woeste Weste 6 in Afrikaans

Cover of Jaarboek 1 and DC Comics' original cover of Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen 65 (1962):

 Spine of Jaarboek 1:

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Mimosa Romances 5

This rare South African reprint was published in 1960 by Mimosa Publications (S.A. Magazine Co.). Cover and Interior pages are newsprint - so after being read and swopped a few times they would likely be falling apart and thrown away.
These titles were printed in a smaller size (245x167mm) compared to the original DC Comics title.
Cover and Interior printed in colour.
The printing reproduction from the original was very good quality. This issue is only 24 pages.
This is one of the seven first titles that Mimosa started reprinting in 1959 (Western Comics, Tales of the Unexpected, Falling in Love, Mystery in Space, Romances, Batman and All-Star Western).

Cover of Romances 5 South African Edition and the Original Cover of DC Comics' Girls' Romances 59 from 1959:

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Tuesday, 9 March 2021

Zebra Publications Walt Disney Strokiesverhale 1

This is one of the earliest South African reprint comics. Zebra Publications were the first to reprint American Comics in 1954.

This is Zebra Publications "Walt Disney Strokiesverhale 1" - an Afrikaans translation (Sebra Uitgewers in Afrikaans). It reprints Dell Comics' Walt Disney's Comics and Stories 113 from 1950. This South African reprint was published in 1955.
Colour cover, Black-and-White interior, 36 pages.
Smaller than the original comic size - dimensions 176mm x 244mm

Cover and Dell's original cover:

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Mimosa Confession Picture Library Digest 26

 This rare South African reprint was published in 1963 by Mimosa (S.A. Magazine Co.).

These titles were printed in a smaller size (161x116mm) compared to the original DC Comics title.
Cover printed in colour, interior in black-and-white.
The printing reproduction from the original was very good quality. This issue is only 24 pages.

Cover of Confession Picture Library 26 and DC Comics' original cover of Falling in Love 53 (1962):

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Mimosa Comics

Tuesday, 16 February 2021

Zebra Publications Action Comics 7

This is one of the earliest South African reprint comics. Zebra Publications were the first to reprint DC Comics in 1954.

This is Zebra Publications Action Comics 7 - the cover is taken from DC Comics' Action Comics 154 (1951).
Colour cover, Black-and-White interior, 24 pages.
Smaller than the original comic size - dimensions 176mm x 244mm.

Here is the cover and DC Comics' original cover:

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Zebra Publications

Mimosa Romance Picture Library Digest 19

This rare South African reprint was published in 1962 by Mimosa (S.A. Magazine Co.).
Glossy Colour Cover, Black-and-White Interior.
These titles were printed in a smaller size (161x116mm) compared to the original DC Comics title.
Cover printed in colour, interior in black-and-white.
The printing reproduction from the original was very good quality. This issue is only 24 pages.

Cover of Romance Picture Library 19 and DC Comics' original cover of  Girls Romances 81 (1961):

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Mimosa Comics

Tuesday, 26 January 2021

Zebra Publications Action Comics 6

This is one of the earliest South African reprint comics. Zebra Publications were the first to reprint DC Comics in 1954.

This is Zebra Publications Action Comics 6 - the cover is taken from DC Comics' Action Comics 162 (1951).
Colour cover, Black-and-White interior, 24 pages.
Smaller than the original comic size - dimensions 176mm x 244mm.

Here is the cover and DC Comics' original cover:

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Zebra Publications

Tuesday, 19 January 2021

Mimosa Confession Picture Library Digest 25

This rare South African reprint was published in 1963 by Mimosa (S.A. Magazine Co.).

These titles were printed in a smaller size (161x116mm) compared to the original DC Comics title.
Cover printed in colour, interior in black-and-white.
The printing reproduction from the original was very good quality. This issue is only 24 pages.

Cover of Confession Picture Library 25 and DC Comics' original cover of Girls' Romances 83 (1962):

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Mimosa Comics

Tuesday, 12 January 2021

Zebra Publications Action Comics 5

This is one of the earliest South African reprint comics. Zebra Publications were the first to reprint DC Comics in 1954.

This is Zebra Publications Action Comics 5 - the cover is taken from DC Comics' Action Comics 153 (1951).
Colour cover, Black-and-White interior, 24 pages.
Smaller than the original comic size - dimensions 176mm x 244mm.

Here is the cover and DC Comics' original cover:

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Zebra Publications

Tuesday, 5 January 2021

Mimosa Romance Picture Library Digest 18

This rare South African reprint was published in 1962 by Mimosa (S.A. Magazine Co.).
Glossy Colour Cover, Black-and-White Interior.
These titles were printed in a smaller size (161x116mm) compared to the original DC Comics title.
Cover printed in colour, interior in black-and-white.
The printing reproduction from the original was very good quality. This issue is only 24 pages.

Cover of Romance Picture Library 18 and DC Comics' original cover of  Girls Romances 80 (1961):

See Also:

Mimosa Comics