(January 1955)

Dell, 1948 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
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:
Moe Gollub (painting)
Inks:
Moe Gollub (painting)
Colors:
Moe Gollub (painting)

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan

Indexer Notes

Tarzan with spear, riding antelope (painting).

Tarzan and the Man from Nevada (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Chet Harper; Sandra McKinney; Ababi; shiftas (outlaws)
Synopsis:
Tarzan and his new friend Chet encounters shiftas who have taken a young white woman as a slave and her airplane as booty. Tarzan and Chet free the young woman, Chet proposes marriage to her and the two of them fly to civilization.
Keywords:
airplanes; Cathne; crocodiles; gorillas; lions; the Great Swamp; the Great Thorn Desert

Indexer Notes

Original indexer had Jesse Marsh as inker, Saltarella says "Dan Spiegle AT LEAST inks on this story."

Tarzan and Boy and the Blue Raiders (Table of Contents)

Tarzan and Boy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Boy [Jack Clayton]; Strut (ostrich); Dance (ostrich); Tuaregs
Synopsis:
When Boy is taken captive by a band of Tuaregs, Tarzan and a group of baboons pursue and rescue Boy.
Keywords:
baboons; medicinal herbs; saddle ostriches; slavers

Mabu's Secret Secret (Table of Contents)

Mabu / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

["See, Natongo! There is grass and water in this little clearing!"] (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; Obelos (African tribe); Nyessa (mule); Hatima (mule)
Synopsis:
The brother continue to make efforts to elude the Obelo warriors. They cross a crocodile-infested stream, hoping that their pursuers will not follow.
Reprints:
Keywords:
crocodiles; saddle mules; signal drums

Indexer Notes

Episode 40

["Bara, the giant eland, is gentle, but powerful..."] (Table of Contents)

Tarzan's Friends / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Tarzan
Synopsis:
Portrait of an eland
Keywords:
elands
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tarzan
  2. 1. Tarzan and the Man from Nevada
    Tarzan
  3. 2. Tarzan and Boy and the Blue Raiders
    Tarzan and Boy
  4. 3. Mabu's Secret Secret
    Mabu
  5. 4. ["See, Natongo! There is grass and water in this little clearing!"]
    Brothers of the Spear
  6. 5. ["Bara, the giant eland, is gentle, but powerful..."]
    Tarzan's Friends
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jochen G.
  • Peter Croome
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose