(September 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:
newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

[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:

["For new subscribers to Tarzan comics--A free lucky rabbit's foot!"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Tarzan Traps a Rogue (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Jesse Marsh
Inks:
Jesse Marsh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
539

Genre:
Jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Jane Porter Clayton; N'Kosi; Tantor (elephant); Kumathi (elephant); Di Giorgio
Synopsis:
Tarzan stops ivory poachers who have tried to kill Tantor.
Reprints:

Boy Trails the M'Bongo Spears (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; Jad-Bal-Ja; Korak (ape); M'Bongo
Synopsis:
When Dombie is taken by the M'Bongo tribe, Boy tracks them and with the aid of his friends Korak the ape and Jad-Bal-Ja the golden lion, frees Dombie from the M'Bongo.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

In future issues Boy is renamed as Korak but in this story Korak is clearly the name of the ape that helps Boy.

The Hunter Wasps (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]; Boy [Jack Clayton]; Muviro; Argus; Alexander MacWhirtle
Synopsis:
Tarzan battles a nest of wasps that have grown big enough to kill lions.
Reprints:

Mabu's Reward (Table of Contents)

Mabu / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
Jungle

[Episode 24: "Rivet those handcuffs well, man!"] (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; N'Kuu; Nagopa; Han-Ool
Synopsis:
Dan-El and Natongo defeat Han-Ool's army without the loss of a single life on either side.
Reprints:

["Mushrooms twenty feet high?"] (Table of Contents)

Jungle World / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
Jungle
Reprints:

["Spark Up if you want to be catcher!"] (Table of Contents)

Wheaties; Yogi Berra / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Yogi Berra

Indexer Notes

Baseball comic strip in full color from Wheaties "Breakfast of Champions"

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tarzan
  2. 1. ["For new subscribers to Tarzan comics--A free lucky rabbit's foot!"]
  3. 2. Tarzan Traps a Rogue
    Tarzan
  4. 3. Boy Trails the M'Bongo Spears
    Boy
  5. 4. The Hunter Wasps
    Tarzan
  6. 5. Mabu's Reward
    Mabu
  7. 6. [Episode 24: "Rivet those handcuffs well, man!"]
    Brothers of the Spear
  8. 7. ["Mushrooms twenty feet high?"]
    Jungle World
  9. 8. ["Spark Up if you want to be catcher!"]
    Wheaties; Yogi Berra
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Stangas
  • Steve Dasinger
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose