(November 1954)

Marvel, 1954 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1954-08-06
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

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Volume 8, Part 2, Number 2, Periodicals, July-December 1954. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B495171.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Carl Burgos
Inks
Carl Burgos
Colors
Stan Goldberg

Genre
jungle
Characters
Waku; Cliff Mason; Lorna the Jungle Girl
Reprints
Keywords
elephants; idols; rhinoceroses; tigers

Indexer Notes

Colors: Goldberg credited by himself.

Jungle Fever! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Don Rico
Pencils
Jay Scott Pike (signed)
Inks
Al Hartley ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
F31
Genre
jungle
Characters
Jann [Jane Hastings]; Pat Mahoney; Kuba; Lakai
Synopsis
Jann goes deep into the swampland to get the rare red orchid for Pat Mahoney to photograph. Unfortunately, the smell of this orchid causes a fever in Jann's jungle friends so she has to go even deeper into the swampland to find the rare black orchid which can cure the fever. She finds it but has to fight off dinosaurs and a living wall of thorns to get it. She is almost trapped by the wall of thorns but her jungle friends, who had followed her into the swampland, save her after they are cured by her bringing the rare black orchid near them.
Reprints
Keywords
black orchid; dinosaurs; garden; jungle fever; quicksand; rhinoceroses; snakes; tyrannosaurids

Indexer Notes

Story contains fantasy elements, dinosaurs dwell in "the hidden garden of the black orchid".
Previous indexer credited Jay Scott Pike (signed) inks.

Valley of the Dead! (Table of Contents: 2)

Waku / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Don Rico
Pencils
Fred Kida
Inks
Fred Kida
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
F-39
Genre
jungle
Characters
Waku; Lalei; Hoda
Synopsis
Hoda, the Bantus' witchdoctor, conjures up zombies to kill Waku so that Hoda can become chief.
Reprints
Keywords
lightning; rain; stereotyping of African natives; storms; zombies

Indexer Notes

Fred Kida art credits from Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Jungle Adventure (Marvel, 2010 Series) #2.
Story contains supernatural elements, zombies are raised from the grave.
Previous indexer credited John Romita ?; Fred Kida ? pencils and inks.

Fatal Return (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
9081
Genre
war
Characters
Doctor Kurt Schultz; General Von Weber
Synopsis
A scientist is forced to build a bomb for the Nazis. When it is launched on a rocket, General Von Weber kills the scientist in order to take the credit. However, he did not know that, without the scientist to control it, the rocket would come straight back down and kill him.
Reprints

The Outcast! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Don Rico
Pencils
George Tuska (signed)
Inks
George Tuska (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
F-55
Genre
jungle; nature
Characters
Pada (leopard); Loa (leopard)
Synopsis
A white leopard kitten is abandoned by its mother who fears that the father will reject it. When the white leopard has grown to adulthood, he encounters his family, who accept him.
Reprints
Keywords
crocodiles; leopards; monkeys; pythons; rhinoceroses

The Head-Hunters! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Don Rico
Pencils
Joe Maneely (signed)
Inks
Joe Maneely (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
F-53
Genre
jungle
Characters
Cliff Mason; head hunters; Cap
Synopsis
Cliff looks for a giant spider and finds it being worshiped by a native tribe.
Reprints
Keywords
burning at the stake; giant spiders; Jaffa Island; Kathleen (steamboat); spider worship; stereotyping of African natives
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Lorna the Jungle Girl; Waku; Cliff Mason
  2. 1. Jungle Fever!
    Jann of the Jungle
  3. 2. Valley of the Dead!
    Waku
  4. 3. Fatal Return
  5. 4. The Outcast!
    The Unknown Jungle
  6. 5. The Head-Hunters!
    Cliff Mason
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