([November] 1961)

Dell, 1959 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
84
On-sale date:
1961-09-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell Giant
Editing:
Chase Craig
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Binding:
Squarebound

Issue Notes

On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.


Tarzan King of the Jungle (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (painted)
Inks:
? (painted)
Colors:
? (painted)
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan

Dear Readers (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Handwritten letter signed by Boy. Jesse Marsh may have drawn the framing picture. Sequence added + art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

The Tree of Ages (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan; Boy; Jane Clayton; Captain Smith; Argus (giant eagle); Aguila (giant eagle); Lechwe
Synopsis:
Captain Smith's plane crashes while he is searching for the Unknown Tree and Tarzan sets out to rescue him.

Indexer Notes

Lettering identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

"Just Like the Jungle" Games (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Sequence added + art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

The Axe of Mumbo (Table of Contents)

Boy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Boy; Buto; Dombie; Jad-Bal-Ja (golden lion)
Synopsis:
Boy, Dombie and Buto track some native poachers.

Indexer Notes

Lettering identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Fun with Boy and Dombie (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Jungle Maze (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Dassie (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois ?
Pencils:
Sparky Moore ?
Inks:
Sparky Moore ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal
Characters:
Dassie (a hyrax)
Synopsis:
After losing her own litter, Dassie raises a pair of orphaned cheetahs.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Nature story. Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Birds in a Tree (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

The Sultan's Ruby (Table of Contents)

Jane / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Sparky Moore
Inks:
Sparky Moore
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Jane Clayton; N'Kima (monkey); Standish (ostrich); Bangawa Alie; Lulona; Bandy (mongoose)
Synopsis:
When Jane's pet ostrich steals the ruby necklace given to her by another tribe she must find it before a tribal war erupts.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sparky Moore does his best here to imitate Jesse Marsh's style, but the characters' face features are unmistakably his. Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Jane's Jungle Jewelry (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

The Courage of Pan-At-Lee (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan; Om-At; Pan-At-Lee; N'Kima (monkey); In-Don; Ko-Den; Mu-Sar; Tor-O-Don;
Synopsis:
Tarzan and Pan-At-Lee rescue her husband Om-At from the Hu-Don tribe.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Lettering identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Jungle Rhythm (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Treachery in Aba-Zulu (Table of Contents)

Brothers of the Spear / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Muvubu (first appearance; villain); Dan-El; Natango; Queen Tavane; Zulena
Synopsis:
Muvubu and his tribe take over the palace and capture Queen Tavane and Zulena.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Initialed "RM" in first panel, bottom left.
Lettering identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Brothers of the Spear Fishing Game (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Sequence added + art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

The Lost Astronaut (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
John Ushler
Inks:
John Ushler
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Ushler

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan; Princess Loma; Margaret MacKenzie (first appearance; an astronaut); King Lotan of Lutor; Ellita
Synopsis:
When the astronaut Margaret MacKenzie splashes down in Pal-Ul-Don, Tarzan must help her reach civilization.

Indexer Notes

New art and lettering identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

High Riders (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Sequence added + art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Pages from Boy's Diary (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jesse Marsh (framing illustration)
Inks:
Jesse Marsh (framing illustration)
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Inner back cover. Sequence added + art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Tarzan, Jane, Boy, and Dombie (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jesse Marsh
Inks:
Jesse Marsh
Colors:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan; Jane; Boy; Dombie

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Tarzan King of the Jungle
    Tarzan
  2. 1. Dear Readers
  3. 2. The Tree of Ages
    Tarzan
  4. 3. "Just Like the Jungle" Games
  5. 4. The Axe of Mumbo
    Boy
  6. 5. Fun with Boy and Dombie
  7. 6. Jungle Maze
  8. 7. Dassie
  9. 8. Birds in a Tree
  10. 9. The Sultan's Ruby
    Jane
  11. 10. Jane's Jungle Jewelry
  12. 11. The Courage of Pan-At-Lee
    Tarzan
  13. 12. Jungle Rhythm
  14. 13. Treachery in Aba-Zulu
    Brothers of the Spear
  15. 14. Brothers of the Spear Fishing Game
  16. 15. The Lost Astronaut
    Tarzan
  17. 16. High Riders
  18. 17. Pages from Boy's Diary
  19. 18. Tarzan, Jane, Boy, and Dombie
    Tarzan
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