(December 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:
typeset

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan (photograph of Lex Barker); Cheetah (photograph of Cheeta)
Reprints:

Tarzan and the Terribs' Captive (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Jesse Marsh
Inks:
Jesse Marsh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
5312

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Boy [Jack Clayton]; Argus; Alexander MacWhirtle; Doctor Mervin; Yolanda Mervin; Loma; Stork Men; Terribs
Synopsis:
Returning to the village of the Stork Men, Tarzan and Dr. MacWhirtle stop to collect some gorobar eggs. MacWhirtle is captured by Terribs but he is rescued by Tarzan when the thipdar egg that he's carrying hatches and the thipdar frightens away the Terribs.
Reprints:
Keywords:
airplanes; giant river otters; gorobars (giant lizards); Nairobi; stethoscopes; thipdars

The Elephants' Child (Table of Contents)

Boy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Boy [Jack Clayton]; Dombie; Hatha (elephant)
Synopsis:
Boy, with the help of an elephant herd, dams a river in order to flood a tiger trap and allow the baby elephant trapped in it to swim to safety.
Reprints:
Keywords:
dams; flooding; tiger traps

Tarzan and the Raging River (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]; Muviro; Harvey Norton; Bruce Norton; Hokyus (African tribe); Korak (mangani)
Synopsis:
Tarzan accompanies Harvey Norton to the land of the Hokyus in order to free Norton's son, Bruce, from captivity.
Reprints:
Keywords:
automobiles; Mangowari River; Swahili (language)

Mabu's New Friend (Table of Contents)

Mabu / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
jungle

["Tavane -- you say that the witch doctor, Nagopa, came through the wall into your room?"] (Table of Contents)

Brothers of the Spear / comic story / 5.75 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Dan-El; Natongo; Tavane; Mothibi; Nagopa
Synopsis:
Dan-el and Natonga locate the missing Tavane and are briefly imprisoned and threatened with drowning by Nagopa.
Reprints:
Keywords:
masks; secret passages

Indexer Notes

Episode 27

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

["Tarzan, lord of the jungle..."] (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton]
Reprints:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tarzan
  2. 1. Tarzan and the Terribs' Captive
    Tarzan
  3. 2. The Elephants' Child
    Boy
  4. 3. Tarzan and the Raging River
    Tarzan
  5. 4. Mabu's New Friend
    Mabu
  6. 5. ["Tavane -- you say that the witch doctor, Nagopa, came through the wall into your room?"]
    Brothers of the Spear
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. ["Tarzan, lord of the jungle..."]
    Tarzan
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Stangas
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose