(September-October 1960)

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

"To save the ancient Bushmen, Tarzan battles a Bantu warrior 'to the death'!" (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Wilson (painting)
Inks:
George Wilson (painting)
Colors:
George Wilson (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Richard Richmond maintains that this cover is by Morris Gollub

The Battle of the Bushmen (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Jesse Marsh
Inks:
Jesse Marsh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
609

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Bauxhau; Nye-nyes (African tribe); ingwewnyama; Bantus (African tribe)
Synopsis:
Tarzan helps a Nye-nye spiritual leader take his people from Bantu country and back to their ancestral home.
Reprints:
Keywords:
airplanes; cave paintings; elephants; hyenas; rain; single combat; Zambezi River

The Sasswood Ordeal (Table of Contents)

Mabu / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Mabo; Kaino; Hamasai; Bandogo; Mogwo; Taka; Kutu
Reprints:

Tarzan and the Hunter's Trophy (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; Muviro; pygmies
Synopsis:
Boy and Dombie get help from a group of pygmies while hunting a rogue bull elephant that has trampled the Waziris crops.
Reprints:
Keywords:
elephants; ivory

Dan-El and Natongo Meet Again (Table of Contents)

Brothers of the Spear / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Russ Manning [as RM] (signed)
Inks:
Russ Manning [as RM] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Dan-El; Tavane; Natongo; Zulena; Inongi; Ilolo; Nyessa (mule); Inkosi (elephant); Inkosikaasa (elephant)
Synopsis:
Dan-El and Tavane locate Natongo and Zulena, who are being besieged by the army of Ilolo. Dan-El joins those trapped by the enemy and Tavane rides for Aba-Zulu to gather an army.
Reprints:
Keywords:
saddle mules; sieges

Indexer Notes

Episode 95

The Chief Dances (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Baka
Synopsis:
A portrait of a group of dancers and a musician.
Reprints:
Keywords:
dancers; dancing; music; musical intruments
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. "To save the ancient Bushmen, Tarzan battles a Bantu warrior 'to the death'!"
    Tarzan
  2. 1. The Battle of the Bushmen
    Tarzan
  3. 2. The Sasswood Ordeal
    Mabu
  4. 3. Tarzan and the Hunter's Trophy
    Tarzan
  5. 4. Dan-El and Natongo Meet Again
    Brothers of the Spear
  6. 5. The Chief Dances
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Richard Richmond
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose