Four Color #487 - Rudyard Kipling's Mowgli Jungle Book
(August 1953)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell Comic [sans serif]
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "Rudyard Kipling's MOWGLI JUNGLE BOOK, No. 487." Code number is MOWGLI O.S. #487-538. "Picturized version based upon the "Mowgli" stories from "The Jungle Book" (or "The Second Jungle Book" as the case may be) by Rudyard Kipling. Authorized Edition." Copyright 1953 by Western Printing & Lithographing Company.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mowgli / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Morris Gollub (painting)
Inks
Morris Gollub (painting)
Colors
Morris Gollub (painting)

Genre
jungle
Characters
Mowgli; Shere Khan (tiger)
Keywords
jungles; tigers

Indexer Notes

Cover art credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The Jungle Folk (Table of Contents: 1)

Mowgli / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Morris Gollub
Inks
Morris Gollub
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Rasha the Demon (wolf); Baloo (bear); Bagheera (panther); Kaa (python); Bandar-log (monkeys); Rann (bird); Shere Khan (tiger)
Synopsis
Introduction of supporting cast. Mowgli does not appear.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Rudyard Kipling's Mowgli (Table of Contents: 2)

Mowgli / comic story / 34 pages (report information)

Script
Rudyard Kipling (original stories); Paul S. Newman (comic adaptations)
Pencils
Morris Gollub
Inks
Morris Gollub
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle; animal
Characters
Mowgli; Rasha the Demon (wolf); Baloo (bear); Bagheera (panther); Kaa (python); Bandar-Log (monkeys); Rann (bird); Shere Khan (tiger)
Synopsis
The story of Mowgli, a boy raised by a wolf pack and instructed in the ways of the jungle by Baloo the Bear and Bagheera the Panther. Mowgli is threatened by the Bandar-Log (monkey people) and Shere Khan, a crippled tiger.

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover in black and white and concludes on back cover in color. Story is adapted in part from "Mowgli's Brothers" and "Kaa's Hunting" from the 1894 collection "The Jungle Book" by Rudyard Kipling. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Mowgli
  2. 1. The Jungle Folk
    Mowgli
  3. 2. Rudyard Kipling's Mowgli
    Mowgli
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