(October 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:

["Free: To new subscribers--This official Dell Comics Club ballpoint pen!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Reprints:

Tarzan Builds a Home (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Jesse Marsh
Inks:
Jesse Marsh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
5310

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Jane Porter Clayton; Boy [Jack Clayton]; Illonyi; Garvey; Nobby; Doctor Manlek; Youssef; Ali
Synopsis:
Young Prince Illonyi is injured by two hunters and taken to the city to be sold as a slave but Tarzan comes to his rescue.
Reprints:

Boy Meets Bolgani (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; Buto; N'Glongo
Synopsis:
Boy and Dombie battle a gorilla that is raiding Chief Buto's crops.
Reprints:

The Thipdar's Prey (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]; Alexander MacWhirtle
Synopsis:
Tarzan and Dr. MacWhirtle travel to the Valley of Monsters to retrieve some Pteranodon eggs for scientific study.
Reprints:

Reunion (Table of Contents)

Mabu / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle

[Episode 25: "After delivering their false King, Han-Ool, to young Dan-El,..."] (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; General Ulangi; Colonel Luguba; Tavane; Nagopa; Han-Ool; Mothibi
Synopsis:
Dan-El and Natongo learn of the death of General Kongoni. Nagopa and Han-Ool escape from the dungeon where Dan-El had them placed.
Reprints:

The Thipdars of Pal-Ul-Don (Table of Contents)

Jungle World / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Reprints:

"Spark Up-...You Need Stamina to Pitch!" Said Robin Roberts (Table of Contents)

Wheaties; Spark Up with Wheaties! / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Philadelphia Phillies [Robin Roberts]

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad in comic form for Wheaties breakfast cereal.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tarzan
  2. 1. ["Free: To new subscribers--This official Dell Comics Club ballpoint pen!"]
  3. 2. Tarzan Builds a Home
    Tarzan
  4. 3. Boy Meets Bolgani
    Boy
  5. 4. The Thipdar's Prey
    Tarzan
  6. 5. Reunion
    Mabu
  7. 6. [Episode 25: "After delivering their false King, Han-Ool, to young Dan-El,..."]
    Brothers of the Spear
  8. 7. The Thipdars of Pal-Ul-Don
    Jungle World
  9. 8. "Spark Up-...You Need Stamina to Pitch!" Said Robin Roberts
    Wheaties; Spark Up with Wheaties!
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