(July 1953)

Marvel, 1953 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1953-03-13
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

Issue Notes

On sale date as given in the copyright application as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, January-June 1953, page 90, registration number B414549.


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
Related Scans
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
  • Bill Devine
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Per Sandell
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose