(January 1952)

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:
A 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:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan (photo of Lex Barker)
Reprints:

["A free Christmas offer..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Wickedness of Gogulu (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Inkolo; Inkomne; Ila; Gogulu; Ungo; Nagosis (African tribe); mangani; Korak (mangani); Isstu (momba)
Synopsis:
Tarzan helps a young man, Inkolo, find treasure to serve as a bride price and takes his place when the tribe's witch doctor arranges for Inkolo to be executed by a Cape buffalo. Tarzan defeats the buffalo and exposes the witch doctor and his son as traitors.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Cape buffalo; gemstones; gold; leopards; Opar; singing; slaves; snakes; treasure

Journey's Beginnings (Table of Contents)

Mabu / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
jungle

["After saving the life of the African warrior-queen, Dan-El, the outlander, and his foster brother, Natongo, feast at Queen Liloma's table..."] (Table of Contents)

Brothers of the Spear / comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Dan-El; Natongo; Liloma; Kong-wes (African tribe)
Synopsis:
Dan-El and Natongo help queen Liloma defend her city, but Liloma is killed at the end of the battle.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Episode 4

["Cut here"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Smilodon (Table of Contents)

Jungle World / illustration / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Synopsis:
A portrait of a smilodon.
Reprints:
Keywords:
smilodons

["Use this form for Christmas gift subscriptions"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["This Asiatic leopard is so similar to the African variety that many naturalists claim he is the same animal."] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photography)
Inks:
? (photography)
Colors:
? (photography)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle
Synopsis:
A portrait of a leopard.

Indexer Notes

back cover

This is a photograph of a static exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tarzan
  2. 1. ["A free Christmas offer..."]
  3. 2. The Wickedness of Gogulu
    Tarzan
  4. 3. Journey's Beginnings
    Mabu
  5. 4. ["After saving the life of the African warrior-queen, Dan-El, the outlander, and his foster brother, Natongo, feast at Queen Liloma's table..."]
    Brothers of the Spear
  6. 5. ["Cut here"]
  7. 6. Smilodon
    Jungle World
  8. 7. ["Use this form for Christmas gift subscriptions"]
  9. 8. ["This Asiatic leopard is so similar to the African variety that many naturalists claim he is the same animal."]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose