(April 1953)

Star Publications, 1953 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Star Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Star Comic
Editing
L. B. Cole

Morass of Death (Table of Contents)

Taranga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
L. B. Cole
Inks
L. B. Cole
Colors
L. B. Cole
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Titanic monsters from the forgotten past rise in the...
Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Taranga [John Cutter]; Rita Wayne
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The Harem of Horror (Table of Contents: 1)

Rulah / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (Iger Shop)
Inks
? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Rulah, white goddess of the jungle, gave her word of honor to...
Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Rulah; Meeka; Tombo; Jannus; Loyus
Synopsis
Rulah is approached by Meeka, who desires safe passage through the jungle on his way (with a harem) to Cathia, and ends up becoming a hero to the jungle people he encounters.
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Indexer Notes

Matt Baker said that he never drew this strip....ever! Who ever drew it was imitating Baker. [info from index for Zoot Comics #13, from Craig Delich (April 12, 2007)]

Morass of Death (Table of Contents: 2)

Taranga / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jay Disbrow (signed)
Pencils
Jay Disbrow (signed)
Inks
Jay Disbrow (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Titanic monsters from the forgotten past rise in the...
Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Rita Wayne (introduction); Bradley Wayne (Rita's father, introduction); Dan Wayne (introduction); John Cutter [Taranga]
Synopsis
Rita and her father crash in the forbidden forests of an unknown valley, deep in the heart of the Congo, and must face titanic monsters from the forgotten past!
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Keywords
Belgian Congo; Ceratosaurus; Tyrannosaurus rex

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich 2013-5-27.

African Nightmare (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I tossed from one side of the bed to the other trying...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Capt. John Birchell; Major Simonds; Limba; Ralph Winters
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Kingdom of Terror (Table of Contents: 4)

Jo-Jo / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (Iger Shop)
Inks
? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The bitter thorn of hate had pierced a maiden's heart, driving her...
Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Jo-Jo; Rana; Jagger
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Morass of Death
    Taranga
  2. 1. The Harem of Horror
    Rulah
  3. 2. Morass of Death
    Taranga
  4. 3. African Nightmare
  5. 4. Kingdom of Terror
    Jo-Jo
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Craig Delich
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Gary L. Watson (R.I.P.)
  • Peter Croome