(August-October 1959)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "JUNGLE JIM, No. 1020." Code number is J.J.O.S. #1020-598. Copyright 1959 by King Features Syndicate, Inc. Last Jungle Jim Four Color. Follows the Jungle Jim (Dell, 1954 series) which ended with #19 (January-March 1959).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jungle Jim / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (painting)
Inks:
? (painting)
Colors:
? (painting)

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Jungle Jim Bradley; Kolu
Keywords:
canoes; crocodiles; pith helmets; turbans

The Kurds (Table of Contents)

People of Asia / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Alberto Giolitti
Inks:
Alberto Giolitti
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about the Kurdish people of the Middle East.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Script submitted on March 2, 1959. Script credit provided by David Porta from "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title / compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985). Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The Vanishing Gems (Table of Contents)

Jungle Jim / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Alberto Giolitti
Inks:
Alberto Giolitti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Jungle Jim Bradley; Kolu
Synopsis:
Jungle Jim finds the wreckage of a light plane in the jungle shortly after it goes down. The pilot is the Rajah of Bruntpur and he invites Jungle Jim to visit his palace. A week later, Jim and Kolu go to the Rajah's palace where the Rajah explains that once a year the Ghost of Kuran Das visits the Rajah's sealed vault and takes part of the treasure held there. After the "ghost" strikes the first night Jim is at the palace, Jim stays inside the vault the next night and is rewarded by seeing the "ghost" in action.

Indexer Notes

Script submitted on June 7, 1958. Script credit provided by David Porta from "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title / compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985). Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The Last Bullet (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Synopsis:
Not allowed to go along with his father on a hunt for a jungle boar, Mauri is given five rounds of ammunition to use for target practice instead. The hunters wound the boar in the jungle and the beast makes its way to Mauri's house.

Indexer Notes

Text story with one 1/8 page illustration. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The Cursed One (Table of Contents)

Ranee Princess of the Jungle / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alberto Giolitti
Inks:
Alberto Giolitti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal; jungle
Characters:
Ranee (tiger); her cub; Gahr (tiger, villain)
Synopsis:
Ranee and her cub fight off a crippled man-eating tiger that wants their kill, then the pair elude a tiger hunt by the local villagers. The man-eater flees an ambush, but tries to escape to same ledge of the ravine that holds Ranee and her cub. Ranee knocks him off, to be trampled by the stampeding herd of water buffalo.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The Mugger of Am Ghat (Table of Contents)

Jungle Jim / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Alberto Giolitti
Inks:
Alberto Giolitti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Jungle Jim Bradley; Kolu
Synopsis:
While exploring the jungle south of the Nepalese Border, Jungle Jim and Kolu witness the sacrifice of a goat from a bridge to a "mugger" (giant crocodile) in the river below. The bridge breaks during the ceremony and Jungle Jim shoots at the crocodile and rescues one of the girls from drowning. Jim is taken into custody by the Rajah for attacking the sacred crocodile. Kolu comes the Rajah's city to rescue Jim but is also captured. Later the girl who Jim rescued comes to their cell and shows them a passage to the outside.

Indexer Notes

Script submitted on April 10, 1958. Script credit provided by David Porta from "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title / compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985). Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Afghanistan (Table of Contents)

Places of Asia / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Alberto Giolitti
Inks:
Alberto Giolitti
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about Afghanistan.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Script submitted on September 5, 1958. Script credit provided by David Porta from "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title / compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985). Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The Cheetah (Table of Contents)

Animals of Asia / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Alberto Giolitti
Inks:
Alberto Giolitti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about cheetahs.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Script submitted on March 2, 1959. Script credit provided by David Porta from "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title / compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985). Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Jungle Jim
  2. 1. The Kurds
    People of Asia
  3. 2. The Vanishing Gems
    Jungle Jim
  4. 3. The Last Bullet
  5. 4. The Cursed One
    Ranee Princess of the Jungle
  6. 5. The Mugger of Am Ghat
    Jungle Jim
  7. 6. Afghanistan
    Places of Asia
  8. 7. The Cheetah
    Animals of Asia
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