(August 1953)

Dell, 1948 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell Comic
Editing:
Alice Cobb
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan (photo of Lex Barker)
Reprints:

The Ancient Terror (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Jesse Marsh
Inks:
Jesse Marsh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
538

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Alexander MacWhirtle; Ruandi; Lula; Kuvuru
Synopsis:
Tarzan and Dr. MacWhirtle visit a land inside an extinct volcano. There they assist Ruandi, a young tribesman, in rescuing his beloved, Lula, from the machinations of the witch doctor Kuvuru.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bantu (language); children's balloons; helicopters; human sacrifice; plesiosaurids; volcanos; weddings; witch doctors

Tarzan Fights for His Own (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Jesse Marsh
Inks:
Jesse Marsh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Jane Porter Clayton; Boy [Jack Clayton]; Muviro; Ibrahim
Synopsis:
While Tarzan is away from home, visiting Pal-ul-don, Sheikh Ibrahim kidnaps Jane and Boy. Tarzan rides to their rescue on a gryf.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Ain Adrar (Arab town); disguises; elephants; gryfs (ceratopsids); mules; New Cathne (lost city); pythons; rhinoceroses

The River People (Table of Contents)

Mabu / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
jungle

Boy and the Horned Monster (Table of Contents)

Boy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Jesse Marsh
Inks:
Jesse Marsh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Boy [Jack Clayton]; Dombie
Synopsis:
While exploring, Boy and Dombie are captured by the men of a small village. They witness the sacrifice of a man to a horned monster. While they are attempting escape, Boy realizes that the monster is the witch doctor in a costume. He and Dombie steal the costume and use it to terrorize the village.
Reprints:
Keywords:
human sacrifice; monster costumes; saddle elands; witch doctors

["General Ulangi, we will march at once..."] (Table of Contents)

Brothers of the Spear / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Russ Manning
Inks:
Russ Manning
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Dan-El; Natongo; Mothibi; Ulangi; Nagopa
Synopsis:
The patriot army attacks Amotu and Mothibi manages to capture Nagopa.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Amotu (lost city)

Indexer Notes

Episode 23

Jungle Canoe Trip (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jesse Marsh
Inks:
Jesse Marsh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Synopsis:
A racing-type board game.
Reprints:

["5 one year subscriptions..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tarzan
  2. 1. The Ancient Terror
    Tarzan
  3. 2. Tarzan Fights for His Own
    Tarzan
  4. 3. The River People
    Mabu
  5. 4. Boy and the Horned Monster
    Boy
  6. 5. ["General Ulangi, we will march at once..."]
    Brothers of the Spear
  7. 6. Jungle Canoe Trip
  8. 7. ["5 one year subscriptions..."]
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  • Ramon Schenk
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Stangas
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose