(July 1953)

Marvel, 1953 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bimonthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Authorized A. C. M. P. Conforms to the Comics Code
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Newsstand Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Terrors of the Jungle! (Table of Contents)

Lorna, the Jungle Queen / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carl Burgos
Inks:
Carl Burgos
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Lorna
Reprints:
Keywords:
gorillas

Indexer Notes

Tentative cover art credits to Vince Colletta removed March 2008, per Franklin Colletta, via GCD Errors list.

Colors: Goldberg credited by himself.

The Coming of Lorna (Table of Contents: 1)

Lorna, the Jungle Queen / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Rico
Pencils:
Werner Roth
Inks:
Werner Roth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-526

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Lorna (first appearance; origin); Lorna's father (first appearance; death); M'Tuba (first appearance); Mikki (monkey); Wafisis (African tribe)
Synopsis:
Lorna's father, a trader, dies. When her rifle jams during a rhino attack, Lorna is rescued by M'Tuba, a safari guide. She vows to never use Western weapons. She and M'Tuba are attacked and captured by the Wafisi headhunters. Lorna is freed by M'Tuba's pet monkey, Mikki. She and the tribe's witchdoctor engage in combat and he is accidentally killed. Lorna proclaims M'Tuba the new tribal chieftain and declares that she and Mikki will explore the deep jungle in honor of her father.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Christian crosses; graves; headhunters; leopards; lions; rhinoceroses

South Sea Treasure (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
9637

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

Agu the Giant! (Table of Contents: 3)

Lorna, the Jungle Queen / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Rico
Pencils:
Werner Roth
Inks:
Werner Roth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-581

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Lorna; Mikki (monkey); Agu (gorilla)(introduction); Serpo (cobra); Itibis (African tribe)
Synopsis:
Lorna saves the giant gorilla Agu from the warriors of the Itibis.
Reprints:
Keywords:
forest fires; giant apes; giant snakes

The Magic of M'Tuba! (Table of Contents: 4)

M'Tuba / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Rico
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
John Buscema
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-597

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
M'Tuba; Kubali
Synopsis:
As a youth, M'Tuba befriends a lion.
Reprints:
Keywords:
lions

Indexer Notes

Art credits come from the John Buscema checklist built by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr and Michel Maillot.

Jungle Uprising (Table of Contents: 5)

Lorna, the Jungle Queen / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Rico
Pencils:
Werner Roth
Inks:
Werner Roth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-596

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Lorna; Mikki (monkey); Putnam (death); Ukakis (African tribe); Alag; Oku; Bailey; God of the Ukaki
Synopsis:
Putnam killed to find the map of a cave of diamonds in Ukakiland and goes in the cave in spite of all warnings.
Reprints:
Keywords:
diamond mines; diamonds; giant snails; signal drums; treasure maps
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Terrors of the Jungle!
    Lorna, the Jungle Queen
  2. 1. The Coming of Lorna
    Lorna, the Jungle Queen
  3. 2. South Sea Treasure
  4. 3. Agu the Giant!
    Lorna, the Jungle Queen
  5. 4. The Magic of M'Tuba!
    M'Tuba
  6. 5. Jungle Uprising
    Lorna, the Jungle Queen
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Michel Maillot
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Per Sandell
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose