(November 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 Precious Poison (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Jesse Marsh
Inks:
Jesse Marsh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
5311

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Boy [Jack Clayton]; Argus; Doctor Mervin; Yolanda Mervin; Kakar; Kumar; Loma; Stork Men; Terribs (Pal-ul-donian tribe)
Synopsis:
Tarzan must find a cure for the swamp fever that has afflicted Dr. Mervin.
Reprints:
Keywords:
crocodile boat; giant spiders; kingbirds; lemoka berries; Lutor (Pal-ul-donian island); river otters; spider venom; swamp fever

Boy Goes Hunting (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]; Jad-Bal-Ja; Korak (mangani); Wanda Newland; Itombe; M'Basa; N'Goro; M'bongos (African tribe)
Synopsis:
Boy saves Wanda Newland when she is captured by Itombe and M'Basa.
Reprints:
Keywords:
automobiles; stereotyping of African natives; witch doctors

The Mark of Evil (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]; Buto; Mulungu; Geoffrey Towne
Synopsis:
Tarzan tracks down a terrorist sect that is killing any native that is friendly with foreigners.
Reprints:
Keywords:
airplanes; machine guns; Nairobi; terrorism; zorillas

Kaino's Skill (Table of Contents)

Mabu / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
jungle

["Nagopa, the Witch Doctor, knew of the escape hole..."] (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; Tavane; Nagopa
Synopsis:
Dan-El and Natongo track Nagopa thru the tunnels under the city.
Reprints:
Keywords:
blowguns; dungeons; secret passages

Indexer Notes

Episode 26

["This ring free to new subscribers to Tarzan comics"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

"Spark Up-With Wheaties!" Said Power Hitter George Kell of the Boston Red Sox (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tarzan
  2. 1. The Precious Poison
    Tarzan
  3. 2. Boy Goes Hunting
    Boy
  4. 3. The Mark of Evil
    Tarzan
  5. 4. Kaino's Skill
    Mabu
  6. 5. ["Nagopa, the Witch Doctor, knew of the escape hole..."]
    Brothers of the Spear
  7. 6. ["This ring free to new subscribers to Tarzan comics"]
  8. 7. "Spark Up-With Wheaties!" Said Power Hitter George Kell of the Boston Red Sox
    Wheaties
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