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Tuesday, 28 June 2022

Mimosa Tales of the Unexpected 2

This is Tales of the Unexpected 2, published by Mimosa (SA Magazine Co) +/- 1960.
It reprints the cover and part of DC Comics' Tales of the Unexpected 32 (1958):
24 pages, full-colour, newsprint stock cover and interior pages.

Many thanks to John Campbell for the picture of issue 2.

Here is the cover of issue 2 and DC Comics' original cover:

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Mimosa Confession Picture Library Digest 34

This rare South African reprint was published in 1964 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 64 pages.

Cover of Confession Picture Library 34 and DC Comics' original cover of Girls' Romances 90 (1962):

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Atlas Publications Walt Disney Series

A Series of covers from Atlas Publications' Walt Disney Series from the early 1960s.

Atlas cover and Original Dell Comics Four Color cover in brackets:

Robin Hood (413); Stormy (537); Littlest Outlaw (609); African Lion (665); Zorro multiple issues (920; 933; 960; 976; 1003; 1037)


 


 

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Sunday, 26 June 2022

Atlas Publications Walt Disney's Stormy

This is Atlas Publications Walt Disney's Stormy, a South African reprint from 1961, which reprints Dell Four Color Comics #537 from 1954.

32 Pages, colour newsprint cover, black-and-white interior.  Digest Size 163x113mm

Cover and Dell Comics' original cover:

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Supercomix Millie the Model Series

A range of Supercomix Millie the Model comics published in South Africa between 1976 and 1978, reprinting the Marvel Comics series.

Here are a range of covers scans. The original Marvel covers are included in brackets.

1 - 1976 (169); 1-1978 (174):


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Supercomix Millie the Model 1 (First Series 1976)

This is Supercomix Millie The Model 1 (First Series 1976), published by Republican Press in 1976.

Cover of issue 1 and Marvel Comics' original cover of Millie the Model 169 from 1969:

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Saturday, 4 June 2022

Mimosa Romances 7

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 7 South African Edition and the Original Cover of DC Comics' Girls' Romances 61 from 1959:

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Atlas Publications Boris Karloff Tales of Mystery Digest 1

This is Boris Karloff Tales of Mystery Digest 1 - published by Atlas Publications in 1966.

These titles were printed in a smaller size (175x134mm) compared to the original Gold Key title.

64 pages, glossy colour cover, black-and-white interior.

Cover of Boris Karloff Tales of Mystery 1 and Gold Key's original cover of  Boris Karloff Tales of Mystery 3 (1963):

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