(October 1952)

Dell, 1948 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
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:

["This big full-color Pin-Up is yours free!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Tarzan and the Mysterious Giants (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Jesse Marsh
Inks:
Jesse Marsh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
5210

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Walu (mangani); Kontino; Torik (mangani)
Synopsis:
Tarzan discovers a tribe of giants who appear to be descended from lost English settlers of an earlier century. The giants' village -- and presumably the giants -- is destroyed in a volcanic eruption.
Reprints:
Keywords:
dynamite; giants; human sacrifice; leopards; the dum-dum; volcanos

Tarzan and the Old Man Baboon (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Gelado (baboon); Bayliss; Hassan; Gurah; Habib
Synopsis:
Tarzan is captured by a band of shiftas. He is rescued by a group of baboons whose leader he had nursed back to health.
Reprints:
Keywords:
first aid; lions; medicinal herbs; safari cars; shiftas; ventriloquism

"Tarzan has many friends in the jungle... here he rides his friend, the gnu!" (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton]
Synopsis:
A portrait of Tarzan mounted on a gnu.
Reprints:
Keywords:
gnus

Taboos (Table of Contents)

Mabu / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
jungle

["Tell me, Dan-El, my brother -- are yonder peaks the mountains of your dream?"] (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
Synopsis:
Dan-El and Natongo reach the mountains of Dan-El's people. They find a tunnel through the mountains and emerge in a burial chamber of kings.
Reprints:
Keywords:
funerary customs; rhinoceroses; snakes

Indexer Notes

Episode 13

[Tarzan and N'Kima] (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton]; N'Kima
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tarzan
  2. 1. ["This big full-color Pin-Up is yours free!"]
  3. 2. Tarzan and the Mysterious Giants
    Tarzan
  4. 3. Tarzan and the Old Man Baboon
    Tarzan
  5. 4. "Tarzan has many friends in the jungle... here he rides his friend, the gnu!"
    Tarzan
  6. 5. Taboos
    Mabu
  7. 6. ["Tell me, Dan-El, my brother -- are yonder peaks the mountains of your dream?"]
    Brothers of the Spear
  8. 7. [Tarzan and N'Kima]
    Tarzan
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Steve Dasinger
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