(September-October 1959)

Dell, 1948 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell
Editing
Chase Craig

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mo Gollub (painting)
Inks
Mo Gollub (painting)
Colors
Mo Gollub (painting)

Genre
jungle
Characters
Tarzan
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover artist credits from David Porta (April 14, 2004). Artist originally credited to: George Wilson.

Easy Living (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No one goes hungry in the jungle, and the chimpanzee, relaxing after a snack, finds all is right with the world…
Synopsis
Portrait of a well-fed chimpanzee.
Reprints
Keywords
bananas; chimpanzees

Indexer Notes

Richard Richmon believes this illustration was the work of Morris Gollub not Jesse Marsh. The style and rendering are consistant with Gollub's work not that of Jesse Marsh.

inside front cover

Valley of Lions (Table of Contents: 2)

Tarzan / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
599
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Upon crossing the border of his own hunting ground, Tarzan encounters some badly wounded men…
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Kobamba; Kolulu; Masais (African tribe); Wakembes (African tribe); Gahingas (African tribe)
Synopsis
Tarzan leads the Wakembes in eradicating lions in a fertile valley.
Reprints
Keywords
animal hides; disguises; lions; saddle Cape buffalo; stereotyping of African natives; wildfire

Trouble (Table of Contents: 3)

Mabu / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mabu expected the afternoon to seem interminably long.
Characters
Mabu; Kaino; Hamasai; Samai; Dalu
Reprints

Dry Lake Adventure (Table of Contents: 4)

Tarzan / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Camping in a new hunting territory with his family and boy's playmate, Dombie, Tarzan invents a strange craft to amuse his son…
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Boy [Jack Clayton]; Dombie; Argus; bat men
Synopsis
While windsurfing, Boy and Dombie are carried far afield by a tornado.
Reprints
Keywords
parachutes; tornados; windsurfing; wingsuits

The Rescue in the Flood (Table of Contents: 5)

Brothers of the Spear / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Dan-El; Inongi; Molithi; Induna (elephant)
Synopsis
Dan-El and Ingongi return to the their flood-trapped colleagues with Molithi an the elephants of M'tembo to the rescue.
Reprints
Keywords
flooding; howdahs; M'tembo (African kingdom); rain; storms

Indexer Notes

Episode 90

Dragon? (Table of Contents: 6)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes, indeed!
Characters
Jane Clayton
Synopsis
Portrait of Jane with a chameleon.
Reprints
Keywords
chameleons

Indexer Notes

This page is not consistent with the style and work of Jesse Marsh. In my opinion the inside front cover and this page were executed by Morris Gollub the later being mild attempt to imitate the style of Marsh.

Now! The 15 Numbers Game Can Be Your Free Gift! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Dell Publishing Co., Inc. / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Kraft Candies Good Like All Kraft Foods (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Kraft Fudgies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tarzan
  2. 1. Easy Living
  3. 2. Valley of Lions
    Tarzan
  4. 3. Trouble
    Mabu
  5. 4. Dry Lake Adventure
    Tarzan
  6. 5. The Rescue in the Flood
    Brothers of the Spear
  7. 6. Dragon?
  8. 7. Now! The 15 Numbers Game Can Be Your Free Gift!
    Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
  9. 8. Kraft Candies Good Like All Kraft Foods
    Kraft Fudgies
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