(September 1954)

Marvel, 1954 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Authorized A. C. M. P. Conforms to the Comics Code
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Classic Syndicate, Inc.
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Lorna the Jungle Girl; Waku; Cliff Mason / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Maneely (signed)
Inks
Joe Maneely (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg

Genre
jungle
Characters
Waku; Cliff Mason; Lorna the Jungle Girl
Reprints
Keywords
baboons; crocodiles; elephants; gorillas

Indexer Notes

Colors: Goldberg credited by himself.

Rampage! (Table of Contents: 1)

Jann of the Jungle / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Don Rico
Pencils
Art Peddy
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
E-810
Genre
jungle
Characters
Jann [Jane Hastings] (first appearance; origin); Pat Mahoney; Ku-ba; Eva Dawn; La-kai
Synopsis
Movie stunt woman Jane Hastings elects to stay in the Congo at the end of filming a movie. She is given the name "Jann" by the natives.
Reprints
Keywords
Congo; lions; motion picture cameras; motion pictures; pythons; rhinoceroses

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Jungle Adventure (Marvel, 2010 Series) #2.

Fire Spirit (Table of Contents: 2)

Waku / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Don Rico
Pencils
Ogden Whitney; Carl Burgos ? (p1 panel 1)
Inks
Ogden Whitney; Carl Burgos ? (p1 panel 1)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
E-820
Genre
jungle
Characters
Waku (first appearance); Lalei; Mabu; Kaba
Synopsis
Waku makes an oath of pacifism to his dying father, necessitating that he not participate in the ritual to determine the new king of the Bantus. The kingship is awarded to Mabu, who promptly beings to use the Bantu warriors to enrich himself. Lalei, Waku's girlfriend, pretends to be the spirit of Waku's father and releases him from his oath. He quickly kills Mabu and assumes his throne.
Reprints
Keywords
disguises; elephants; ghosts; imposture; kingship rituals; stereotyping of African natives

Strange Valley (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Maneely
Inks
Joe Maneely
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
E-870
Genre
jungle
Reprints

The Challenge of the Pit! (Table of Contents: 4)

The Unknown Jungle / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Don Rico
Pencils
Jack Katz
Inks
Jack Katz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
E-809
Genre
jungle
Characters
Nuba (lion); Nami (lion)
Synopsis
The lioness Nami has a litter of cubs and their father, Nuba, is determined to train them to be strong and independent.
Reprints
Keywords
tiger traps

Indexer Notes

Jack Katz pencil credit from Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Jungle Adventure (Marvel, 2010 Series) #2.
Previous indexer credited Syd Shores ? inks.

The Fangs of the Big Cat! (Table of Contents: 5)

Cliff Mason / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Don Rico ?; Paul Newman ?
Pencils
Sid Greene
Inks
Sid Greene
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
E-821
Genre
jungle
Characters
Cliff Mason (first appearance); Nanhour; McNeer
Synopsis
Cliff must rescue a amateur hunter from a man-eating tiger.
Reprints
Keywords
cattle; tigers

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Jungle Adventure (Marvel, 2010 Series) #2.

Script is credited to Newman in Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Jungle Adventure (Marvel, 2010 Series) #2, but our original index credited it to Don Rico.
Previous indexer credited Joe Maneely inks.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Lorna the Jungle Girl; Waku; Cliff Mason
  2. 1. Rampage!
    Jann of the Jungle
  3. 2. Fire Spirit
    Waku
  4. 3. Strange Valley
  5. 4. The Challenge of the Pit!
    The Unknown Jungle
  6. 5. The Fangs of the Big Cat!
    Cliff Mason
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose