Four Color #488 - Edgar Rice Burroughs' John Carter of Mars
(1953)

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36
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Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
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Dell Comic
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Issue Notes

Indicia title is "Edgar Rice Burroughs' JOHN CARTER OF MARS, No. 488."

John Carter of Mars (Table of Contents)

John Carter of Mars / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (painting)
Inks
? (painting)
Colors
? (painting)
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
John Carter
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Indexer Notes

painted cover

In this tale of high adventure you'll meet... (Table of Contents: 1)

John Carter of Mars / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
John Carter; Dejah Thoris; Tars Tarkas; Salensus Oll; Thurid
Synopsis
introduction of characters
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Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

Tyrant of the North (Table of Contents: 2)

John Carter of Mars / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
J.C.O.S. #488 - 53
Genre
science fiction
Characters
John Carter; Dejah Thoris; Tars Tarkas; Salensus Oll; Thurid; Thuvia; Phaidor; Matai Shang; Talu, Prince of Marentina; Solan
Synopsis
John Carter rescues Dejah Thoris when she is kidnapped by Thurid and taken to the forbidden land of Okar in the polar icecap.
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Indexer Notes

Based on the novel "The Gods of Mars" by Edgar Rice Burroughs.

The Fantastic Creatures of Mars (Table of Contents: 3)

John Carter of Mars / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Introduction of three animals from this story, the legendary Apt, the Woola and the carnivorous Calot Tree.
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Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

John Carter of Mars / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
John Carter; Tars Tarkas
Reprints
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. John Carter of Mars
    John Carter of Mars
  2. 1. In this tale of high adventure you'll meet...
    John Carter of Mars
  3. 2. Tyrant of the North
    John Carter of Mars
  4. 3. The Fantastic Creatures of Mars
    John Carter of Mars
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    John Carter of Mars
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