(September-October 1959)

Dell, 1948 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell
Editing:
Chase Craig
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:
Mo Gollub (painting)
Inks:
Mo Gollub (painting)
Colors:
Mo Gollub (painting)

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover artist credits from David Porta (April 14, 2004). Artist originally credited to: George Wilson.

Easy Living (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Portrait of a well-fed chimpanzee.
Keywords:
bananas; chimpanzees

Indexer Notes

Richard Richmon believes this illustration was the work of Morris Gollub not Jesse Marsh. The style and rendering are consistant with Gollub's work not that of Jesse Marsh.

inside front cover

Valley of Lions (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Jesse Marsh
Inks:
Jesse Marsh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
599

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Kobamba; Kolulu; Masais (African tribe); Wakembes (African tribe); Gahingas (African tribe)
Synopsis:
Tarzan leads the Wakembes in eradicating lions in a fertile valley.
Reprints:
Keywords:
animal hides; disguises; lions; saddle Cape buffalo; stereotyping of African natives; wildfire

Trouble (Table of Contents)

Mabu / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Mabu; Kaino; Hamasai; Samai; Dalu
Reprints:

Dry Lake Adventure (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Boy [Jack Clayton]; Dombie; Argus; bat men
Synopsis:
While windsurfing, Boy and Dombie are carried far afield by a tornado.
Reprints:
Keywords:
parachutes; tornados; windsurfing; wingsuits

The Rescue in the Flood (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; Inongi; Molithi; Induna (elephant)
Synopsis:
Dan-El and Ingongi return to the their flood-trapped colleagues with Molithi an the elephants of M'tembo to the rescue.
Reprints:
Keywords:
flooding; howdahs; M'tembo (African kingdom); rain; storms

Indexer Notes

Episode 90

Dragon? (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Jane Clayton
Synopsis:
Portrait of Jane with a chameleon.
Reprints:
Keywords:
chameleons

Indexer Notes

This page is not consistent with the style and work of Jesse Marsh. In my opinion the inside front cover and this page were executed by Morris Gollub the later being mild attempt to imitate the style of Marsh.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tarzan
  2. 1. Easy Living
  3. 2. Valley of Lions
    Tarzan
  4. 3. Trouble
    Mabu
  5. 4. Dry Lake Adventure
    Tarzan
  6. 5. The Rescue in the Flood
    Brothers of the Spear
  7. 6. Dragon?
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Richard Richmond
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Steve Dasinger
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  • Tony R. Rose