([August] 1955)

Dell, 1952 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
100
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell
Editing
Chase Craig

Issue Notes

The August publication date is derived from the issue code found on the first page of the first story.
This issue has variants:

[Leopard facing a Gorilla] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Moe Gollub (painting)
Inks
Moe Gollub (painting)
Colors
Moe Gollub (painting)

Genre
jungle
Characters
Sheeta; Bolgani

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Richard Richmond via the GCD Error Tracker (http://errors.comics.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6311); original indexer credited "George Wilson ?"

The Harpy Eagle (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Tarzan Defends the Walls of Cathne (Table of Contents: 2)

Tarzan / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?
Letters
Jesse Marsh

Job Number
T.J.W. #4-558
Genre
jungle
Characters
Gortak (bolgani); Gundak (bolgani); Korak (bolgani); Argus; King Jathon of Cathne; Queen Elaine; Tarzan; the white pygmies of Opar; King Nikko
Synopsis
Tarzan and the white pygmies of Opar help the golden city of Cathane stop an attack by Gundak and the other apes.
Reprints
Keywords
bolos; camouflage; Cathne; chariots; draft lions; dum dum; Opar; saddle antelopes; sieges; the Rock of Opar

Indexer Notes

Lettering identification by Alberto Becattini (December 2010).

Tarzan Action Cut-Out (Table of Contents: 3)

Tarzan / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Russ Manning
Inks
Russ Manning
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
jungle
Characters
Tarzan
Reprints

Apes and Monkeys of Tarzan's Jungle (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle
Characters
Chacma (baboon); chimpanzee; gelada; gorilla; guenon; hamadryas; mandrill; Mangabey ["Little N'Kima"]
Reprints

Boy Meets the Wild West (Table of Contents: 5)

Boy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Russ Manning
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Tony Sgroi
Colors
?
Letters
Jesse Marsh

Genre
jungle
Characters
Boy; Curtis; Dombie; Jad-Bal-Ja; Korak (ape); Ricky; Tantor; Curtis
Synopsis
Boy and Dombie track down an explorer's two children who have gotten lost.
Reprints
Keywords
costumes; playing cowboys and Indians

Indexer Notes

Script and letters credits from Alberto Becattini (December 2010).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Boy / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony DiPaola
Inks
Tony DiPaola
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Readers, It's not often that I can answer all of you...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Boy
Reprints

Indexer Notes

New art identification by Alberto Becattini (December 2010).

Hunter's Test (Table of Contents: 7)

Boy / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jesse Marsh ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle
Characters
Boy; Mwalu
Reprints

Tarzan and the Reptile with a Heart (Table of Contents: 8)

Tarzan / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Russ Manning
Inks
Russ Manning
Colors
?
Letters
Russ Manning

Genre
jungle
Characters
Boy; Doctor Alexander MacWhirtle ["Doctor Mac"]; Tarzan (flashback); Wheeck; Tuaregs (Berber tribe)
Synopsis
After crashing at an oasis, Dr. Mac tells Boy of the time Tarzan saved a baby Tyrannosaurus Rex in a lost valley and named him Wheeck.
Reprints
Keywords
bazookas; garths (tyrannosaurids); helicopters; landslides; pyroclastic rocks; thipdars (pterodactylids); volcanos

Indexer Notes

Letter credit from Alberto Becattini (December 2010).

Table-Top Jungle Village (Table of Contents: 9)

activity / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Russ Manning (illos)
Inks
Russ Manning (illos)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; ?

Genre
jungle
Reprints

Jungle Jumble Beast (Table of Contents: 10)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Russ Manning
Inks
Russ Manning
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

Floral Beauty (Table of Contents: 11)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Russ Manning
Inks
Russ Manning
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color-by-numbers.

Art identification by Saltarella.

Boy and the Bark Canoe (Table of Contents: 12)

Boy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Tony Sgroi
Inks
Tony Sgroi
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Boy; Dombie; pygmies
Synopsis
Boy and Dombie adventure upstream into an area that has never been explored before and find a tribe of pygmies.
Reprints
Keywords
bark canoes; gold; jewelry

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Alberto Becattini (December 2010).

Danger Trail (Table of Contents: 13)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Russ Manning (illos)
Inks
Russ Manning (illos)
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
jungle
Characters
Jo-Rah; Tarzan
Reprints

Jungle Games (Table of Contents: 14)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Numa and the Man Cub (Table of Contents: 15)

Numa / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?
Letters
Jesse Marsh

Genre
animal; jungle
Characters
Dango; David Lane; Lona; N'Goma; Numa; Sabor
Synopsis
After her cubs are killed by hyenas a mother lion takes care of a small child who has wandered into the forest.
Reprints
Keywords
hyenas; missionaries; tiger traps

Indexer Notes

Lettering identification by Alberto Becattini (December 2010).

The Watusi Race of Giants; The Masai Lion Killers (Table of Contents: 16)

Africa's People / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Di Paolo
Inks
Tony Di Paolo
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (December 2010).

The Great Yam Feast (Table of Contents: 17)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Russ Manning (signed)
Inks
Russ Manning (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle
Characters
Jane; Ozolua
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Half-art, half-text.

Tarzan and the Guardians of the Caves (Table of Contents: 18)

Tarzan / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Russ Manning
Inks
Russ Manning
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Guru; Lodor; Om-At; Pan-At-Lee; Tarzan; Wazdons (Pal-ul-donian tribe)
Synopsis
Tarzan helps his friend Om-At rescue his wife and son who have been taken captive by Guru.
Reprints
Keywords
baboons; caves; Caves of Ursamon; cryptids; Kor-ul-ja (Pal-ul-donian canyon); leopards; nandi bears; Thunder Mountain

Witch Doctor (Table of Contents: 19)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Di Paolo ?
Inks
Tony Di Paolo ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle
Reprints

Tarzan's Ape-English (Table of Contents: 20)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Sgroi (signed)
Inks
Tony Sgroi (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Tony Sgroi

Genre
jungle
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Ape-English dictionary. Pages 1 & 4 are signed by the artist. Lettering identification by Alberto Becattini (December 2010).

Fish out of Water... (Table of Contents: 21)

Boy / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle
Characters
Boy
Synopsis
About the mudskipper.
Keywords
mud skippers

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[African antelope] (Table of Contents: 22)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
American Museum of Natural History (photograph)
Inks
American Museum of Natural History (photograph)
Colors
American Museum of Natural History (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Editing
Edits to this Issue are currently awaiting review by a GCD Editor
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Leopard facing a Gorilla]
  2. 1. The Harpy Eagle
  3. 2. Tarzan Defends the Walls of Cathne
    Tarzan
  4. 3. Tarzan Action Cut-Out
    Tarzan
  5. 4. Apes and Monkeys of Tarzan's Jungle
  6. 5. Boy Meets the Wild West
    Boy
  7. 6. ["Dear Readers, It's not often that I can answer all of you..."]
    Boy
  8. 7. Hunter's Test
    Boy
  9. 8. Tarzan and the Reptile with a Heart
    Tarzan
  10. 9. Table-Top Jungle Village
  11. 10. Jungle Jumble Beast
  12. 11. Floral Beauty
  13. 12. Boy and the Bark Canoe
    Boy
  14. 13. Danger Trail
  15. 14. Jungle Games
  16. 15. Numa and the Man Cub
    Numa
  17. 16. The Watusi Race of Giants; The Masai Lion Killers
    Africa's People
  18. 17. The Great Yam Feast
  19. 18. Tarzan and the Guardians of the Caves
    Tarzan
  20. 19. Witch Doctor
  21. 20. Tarzan's Ape-English
  22. 21. Fish out of Water...
    Boy
  23. 22. [African antelope]
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