(September 1954)

Marvel, 1954 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Authorized A. C. M. P. Conforms to the Comics Code
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Classic Syndicate, Inc.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Lorna the Jungle Girl; Waku; Cliff Mason / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Maneely (signed)
Inks:
Joe Maneely (signed)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Waku; Cliff Mason; Lorna the Jungle Girl
Reprints:
Keywords:
baboons; crocodiles; elephants; gorillas

Indexer Notes

Colors: Goldberg credited by himself.

Rampage! (Table of Contents)

Jann of the Jungle / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Rico
Pencils:
Art Peddy
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
E-810

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Jann [Jane Hastings] (first appearance; origin); Pat Mahoney; Ku-ba; Eva Dawn; La-kai
Synopsis:
Movie stunt woman Jane Hastings elects to stay in the Congo at the end of filming a movie. She is given the name "Jann" by the natives.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Congo; lions; motion picture cameras; motion pictures; pythons; rhinoceroses

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Jungle Adventure (Marvel, 2010 Series) #2.

Fire Spirit (Table of Contents)

Waku / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Rico
Pencils:
Ogden Whitney; Carl Burgos ? (p1 panel 1)
Inks:
Ogden Whitney; Carl Burgos ? (p1 panel 1)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
E-820

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Waku (first appearance); Lalei; Mabu; Kaba
Synopsis:
Waku makes an oath of pacifism to his dying father, necessitating that he not participate in the ritual to determine the new king of the Bantus. The kingship is awarded to Mabu, who promptly beings to use the Bantu warriors to enrich himself. Lalei, Waku's girlfriend, pretends to be the spirit of Waku's father and releases him from his oath. He quickly kills Mabu and assumes his throne.
Reprints:
Keywords:
disguises; elephants; ghosts; imposture; kingship rituals; stereotyping of African natives

Strange Valley (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Maneely
Inks:
Joe Maneely
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
E-870

Genre:
jungle
Reprints:

The Challenge of the Pit! (Table of Contents)

The Unknown Jungle / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Rico
Pencils:
Jack Katz
Inks:
Jack Katz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
E-809

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Nuba (lion); Nami (lion)
Synopsis:
The lioness Nami has a litter of cubs and their father, Nuba, is determined to train them to be strong and independent.
Reprints:
Keywords:
tiger traps

Indexer Notes

Jack Katz pencil credit from Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Jungle Adventure (Marvel, 2010 Series) #2.
Previous indexer credited Syd Shores ? inks.

The Fangs of the Big Cat! (Table of Contents)

Cliff Mason / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Rico ?; Paul Newman ?
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
E-821

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Cliff Mason (first appearance); Nanhour; McNeer
Synopsis:
Cliff must rescue a amateur hunter from a man-eating tiger.
Reprints:
Keywords:
cattle; tigers

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Jungle Adventure (Marvel, 2010 Series) #2.

Script is credited to Newman in Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Jungle Adventure (Marvel, 2010 Series) #2, but our original index credited it to Don Rico.
Previous indexer credited Joe Maneely inks.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Lorna the Jungle Girl; Waku; Cliff Mason
  2. 1. Rampage!
    Jann of the Jungle
  3. 2. Fire Spirit
    Waku
  4. 3. Strange Valley
  5. 4. The Challenge of the Pit!
    The Unknown Jungle
  6. 5. The Fangs of the Big Cat!
    Cliff Mason
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose