(June 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:

["5 Beautiful...Full Color, Ready-to-Frame..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Tarzan and the Riders from Rio Grande (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]; Slim Doling; Shorty; Red; Al Jemel
Synopsis:
Tarzan teaches three millionaire cowboys how to break and ride wild eland and then teaches them how to rope lions from elandback. Tarzan and the cowboys then free a group of slaves from Arab slavers.
Reprints:
Keywords:
cameras; lariats; lions; roping; saddle elands; slave coffles; slavers; slaves; stereotyping of Arabs

Tarzan and the Secret Weapon (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]; Alexander MacWhirtle
Synopsis:
Tarzan escorts MacWhirtle out of the baboons valley and to his airplane. Tarzan decides to stay and explore the valley.
Reprints:
Keywords:
float planes; pythons; warthogs

The Omen (Table of Contents)

Mabu / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
jungle

["The long trail of adventure has led Dan-El, the outlander, and his foster brother, Natongo, hundreds of miles north..."] (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; M'Kobi; Luoma; N'Gamo
Synopsis:
Dan-El and Natongo rescue an eloping couple from the young woman's would-be suitor. The couple then teach the brothers how to use a sail canoe.
Reprints:
Keywords:
first aid; Lake Tanganyika; sails

Indexer Notes

Episode 9

["Tarzan walks confidently,..."] (Table of Contents)

Jungle World / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan
Synopsis:
Portrait of a brontosaurid.
Reprints:
Keywords:
brontosaurs; dinosaurs

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

["This group of American birds includes the flamigno, the scarlet ibis..."] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Synopsis:
Portrait of a large mixed flock of American birds.

Indexer Notes

back cover

This is a photograph of a painted mural in 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. ["5 Beautiful...Full Color, Ready-to-Frame..."]
  3. 2. Tarzan and the Riders from Rio Grande
    Tarzan
  4. 3. Tarzan and the Secret Weapon
    Tarzan
  5. 4. The Omen
    Mabu
  6. 5. ["The long trail of adventure has led Dan-El, the outlander, and his foster brother, Natongo, hundreds of miles north..."]
    Brothers of the Spear
  7. 6. ["Tarzan walks confidently,..."]
    Jungle World
  8. 7. ["This group of American birds includes the flamigno, the scarlet ibis..."]
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Steve Dasinger
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