(April 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:

["Free membership in Dell Comics Club"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Tarzan and the Lake of Flying Reptiles (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Jane Porter Clayton; Boy [Jack Clayton]; Alexander MacWhirtle; Ubanti; Agar; Ho-dons (Pal-ul-donian tribe)
Synopsis:
Boy and Dr. MacWhirtle fly to Pal-ul-don to meet Tarzan. They go from there to the Valley of Monsters to collect more dinosaur eggs for MacWhirtle.
Reprints:
Keywords:
airplanes; animal tracks; hot air balloons; ichthyosaurs; Lake of A-lur; lions; Pal-ul-don; plaster of Paris; plesiosaurs; sabre-toothed cats; theropods; thipdars (pteranodons); tree houses; Valley of A-lur; Valley of Monsters

Tarzan and the Wrath of Buto (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Akla (mangani); Torglat (mangani); Korak (mangani); Mungo
Synopsis:
A hunter captures Akla, Korak's mate. Tarzan helps Korak free her.
Reprints:
Keywords:
rhinoceroses

The Rain (Table of Contents)

Mabu / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
jungle

["Dan-El, the outlander, and Natongo, the Zulu, his foster brother, sleep in a native hut..."] (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; Lion Heart
Synopsis:
Dan-El and Natongo are captured by the men of the Lion Heart. They escape under cover of darkness.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Episode 7

["Pal-ul-don, the mysterious country beyond the great, thorny desert, is the home of strange human beings..."] (Table of Contents)

Jungle World / illustration / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
white pygmies (Pal-ul-donian tribe); Tor-o-dons (Pal-ul-donian tribe); Waz-don (Pal-ul-donian tribe)
Synopsis:
Portraits of some of the Pal-ul-donian tribes.
Reprints:

["These fierce-looking creatures are actually harmless lizards..."] (Table of Contents)

Jungle World / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle; nature
Synopsis:
Portraits of several jungle lizards.
Reprints:
Keywords:
basilisks; fanfoots; lizards; mastigures; stellios

["The black rhino of Africa is remarkable because of his really enormous front horn."] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Synopsis:
Portrait of black rhinoceroses.

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. ["Free membership in Dell Comics Club"]
  3. 2. Tarzan and the Lake of Flying Reptiles
    Tarzan
  4. 3. Tarzan and the Wrath of Buto
    Tarzan
  5. 4. The Rain
    Mabu
  6. 5. ["Dan-El, the outlander, and Natongo, the Zulu, his foster brother, sleep in a native hut..."]
    Brothers of the Spear
  7. 6. ["Pal-ul-don, the mysterious country beyond the great, thorny desert, is the home of strange human beings..."]
    Jungle World
  8. 7. ["These fierce-looking creatures are actually harmless lizards..."]
    Jungle World
  9. 8. ["The black rhino of Africa is remarkable because of his really enormous front horn."]
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