(May 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)
Letters:
?

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 Nandi Bear (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]; Buto; Bamwes (African tribe); Yussuf
Synopsis:
Tarzan and Buto track a Nandi bear that has stolen Ramwe cattle. When they locate the beast, Tarzan lures it into attacking a group of slavers while he frees the slaves. He then kills it.
Reprints:
Keywords:
cryptids; lions; Nandi bears; slave coffles; slavers; slaves

Tarzan and the Blue Baboon (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]; Ragak (blue baboon); Nugol (blue baboon); Alexander MacWhirtle
Synopsis:
Tarzan learns that Dr. MacWhirtle has parachuted into a dangerous part of the jungle and goes there to rescue him.
Reprints:
Keywords:
elk; leopards

The Rainbow (Table of Contents)

Mabu / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
jungle

["Captured by native guerrillas, Dan-El, the outlander, and Natongo, the Zulu, escape by a daring trick..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Dan-El; Natongo; Lieutenant Bowe
Synopsis:
Dan-El and Natongo visit a white military outpost.
Reprints:
Keywords:
wells

Indexer Notes

Episode 8

["Tarzan's jungle is a peaceful world where war rarely enters."] (Table of Contents)

Jungle World / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan
Synopsis:
A pastoral scene.
Reprints:
Keywords:
elephants

["The tiger is an Asiatic 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 tiger.

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 Nandi Bear
    Tarzan
  4. 3. Tarzan and the Blue Baboon
    Tarzan
  5. 4. The Rainbow
    Mabu
  6. 5. ["Captured by native guerrillas, Dan-El, the outlander, and Natongo, the Zulu, escape by a daring trick..."]
    Brothers of the Spear
  7. 6. ["Tarzan's jungle is a peaceful world where war rarely enters."]
    Jungle World
  8. 7. ["The tiger is an Asiatic 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