(1953)

Dell, 1952 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
100
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell Comic
Editing
Chase Craig

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Morris Gollub (painting); ? (color photo inset)
Inks
Morris Gollub (painting); ? (color photo inset)
Colors
Morris Gollub (painting); ? (color photo inset)

Genre
jungle; adventure
Characters
Tarzan [inset]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Richard Richmond via the GCD Error Tracker (http://errors.comics.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6313); original indexer credited "George Wilson ?"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Jungle World / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tarzan and Tantor contemplate the odd forms of the cousins of Tantor...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tarzan [John Clayton]
Synopsis
Tarzan and Tantor contemplate the odd forms of the cousins of Tantor, the elephant, which exist today in the lost land of Pal-ul-don.
Reprints
Keywords
amebelodonids; elephants; mammoths; mastadons; Pal-ul-don; platybelodids

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Valley of Towers (Table of Contents: 2)

Tarzan / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
538
Genre
jungle; adventure
Characters
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Jane Porter Clayton; Boy [Jack Clayton]; Alexander Macwhirtle; Bukoni; Heather Day; bat cultists
Synopsis
Tarzan must rescue Heather Day before she is sacrificed in the Valley of the Towers.
Reprints
Keywords
artificial wings; bat cults; caves; dynamite; giant bats; helicopters; human sacrifice; lions; maps; sedative drugs; tree houses; Valley of Towers; zebras

Indexer Notes

Lettering identification by Alberto Becattini (December 2010).

Jungle Trails (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle
Synopsis
Different types of jungle trails are explained.
Reprints

Making Maps (Table of Contents: 4)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
How to make crude maps.
Reprints

Jungle Village (Table of Contents: 5)

Tarzan / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle; adventure
Characters
Tarzan; Boy
Synopsis
A message to decipher from Tarzan.
Reprints

Tarzan and the Cannibals of Kando-Mor (Table of Contents: 6)

Tarzan / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Tony Sgroi
Colors
?
Letters
Jesse Marsh

Genre
jungle; adventure
Characters
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Muviro; King Gallu; Tee Anna
Synopsis
Tarzan and some Waziri warriors travel into a remote valley where they find cannibals and a city that has been fighting them.
Reprints
Keywords
cannibalism; Cape buffalo; crocodiles; Gallugo (Pal-ul-donian city); Pal-ul-don; saddle buffalos; snow; the Great Swamp; tunneling

Indexer Notes

Lettering identification by Alberto Becattini (December 2010).

Rainbow Rhythm (Table of Contents: 7)

Dancing Feet / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Song for the Rain Gods.

Moonlight Marriage (Table of Contents: 8)

Dancing Feet / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Music for a tribal wedding.

Happy Warrior (Table of Contents: 9)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

How to make a Happy Warrior kite.

Boy Stands by a Friend (Table of Contents: 10)

Boy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Tony Sgroi
Inks
Tony Sgroi ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Boy [Jack Clayton]; Zorok (mangani); N'Kombo
Synopsis
Boy and Zorok plan to stowaway on a boat but are caught and Zorok is sold to the zoo.
Reprints
Keywords
disguises; scows; zoos

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Boy / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Readers, I am glad you liked my last letter...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Boy [Jack Clayton]
Reprints

Jungle Hunt (Table of Contents: 12)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Instructions on making a toy gun and how to keep your canteen clean and cool.

The Troubles of Tantor (Table of Contents: 13)

Tantor / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
animal; jungle
Characters
Tantor; Namtor; Ulahee; Buto; N'Kima
Synopsis
Tantor must rescue two young elephants that have been captured by natives.
Reprints
Keywords
elephants; rhinoceroses

Indexer Notes

Lettering identification by Alberto Becattini (December 2010).

Boy's Adventure to the Valley of Monsters (Table of Contents: 14)

Boy / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Boy [Jack Clayton]
Reprints

Jungle Tribes (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Reprints

Jungle Woman (Table of Contents: 16)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Jane Porter Clayton
Reprints

Tarzan Trails the Brothers of the Barracuda (Table of Contents: 17)

Tarzan / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle; adventure
Characters
Tarzan [John Clayton]; N'Kima; Gary Keene; Stella Keene
Synopsis
Tarzan rescues Gary's wife Stella from Arab slavers.
Reprints
Keywords
barracudas; coconuts; disguises; fishing; fishing spears; oysters; pearls; rowboats; slavers; stereotyping of Arabs; storms

Swahili-English (Table of Contents: 18)

Jungle Language / text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Swahili to English dictionary.

Ape-English (Table of Contents: 19)

Jungle Language / text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Ape to English dictionary.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Jungle Language / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tarzan hopes that his friends will understand...
Genre
jungle
Synopsis
Crossword puzzle
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

Jungle Language / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sign, custom, and sound are all a part of the language in Tarzan's Jungle World!
Genre
jungle
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Jungle World / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The law of the jungle is survival...
Genre
jungle
Synopsis
The law of the jungle is survival of the fittest... even among the smallest inhabitants.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sequence on inside of back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (color photo)
Inks
? (color photo)
Colors
? (color photo)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The white mantled colobus is one of a numerous family...
Genre
jungle

Indexer Notes

Color photo of a family of white mantled Colobus monkeys.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tarzan
  2. 1. ["Tarzan and Tantor contemplate the odd forms of the cousins of Tantor..."]
    Jungle World
  3. 2. The Valley of Towers
    Tarzan
  4. 3. Jungle Trails
  5. 4. Making Maps
  6. 5. Jungle Village
    Tarzan
  7. 6. Tarzan and the Cannibals of Kando-Mor
    Tarzan
  8. 7. Rainbow Rhythm
    Dancing Feet
  9. 8. Moonlight Marriage
    Dancing Feet
  10. 9. Happy Warrior
  11. 10. Boy Stands by a Friend
    Boy
  12. 11. ["Dear Readers, I am glad you liked my last letter..."]
    Boy
  13. 12. Jungle Hunt
  14. 13. The Troubles of Tantor
    Tantor
  15. 14. Boy's Adventure to the Valley of Monsters
    Boy
  16. 15. Jungle Tribes
  17. 16. Jungle Woman
  18. 17. Tarzan Trails the Brothers of the Barracuda
    Tarzan
  19. 18. Swahili-English
    Jungle Language
  20. 19. Ape-English
    Jungle Language
  21. 20. ["Tarzan hopes that his friends will understand..."]
    Jungle Language
  22. 21. ["Sign, custom, and sound are all a part of the language in Tarzan's Jungle World!"]
    Jungle Language
  23. 22. ["The law of the jungle is survival..."]
    Jungle World
  24. 23. ["The white mantled colobus is one of a numerous family..."]
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