(May-June 1968)

DC, 1967 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1968-03-21
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Dick Giordano (credited)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Tampu Lives... Bomba Dies! (Table of Contents)

Bomba the Jungle Boy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Bomba; Tina
Reprints

Tampu Lives -- Bomba Dies! [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 1)

Bomba the Jungle Boy / comic story / 8.5 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Bomba; Tina; Manco; Doto (monkey); Kawkaw (eagle); Kokor (jaguar)
Synopsis
A tribal idol comes to life and attacks Bomba and Tina.
Reprints
Keywords
idols; medicine men; Tampu worship

Tampu Lives -- Bomba Dies! Part 2 (Table of Contents: 2)

Bomba the Jungle Boy / comic story / 6.5 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Bomba; Tina; Manco
Synopsis
An impostor has taken the place of Manco the medicine man, and is secretly behind the living idol. He sends Bomba and Tina on a fake mission to get them out of the way.
Reprints
Keywords
computers; idols; Machi Ganu rain forest; Tampu worship

From Us --- to You, Only the Best! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Legion of Super-Heroes; Superboy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Job Number
6631
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Mason, the druggist, gave me some empty medicine capsules...
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

hint submitted by Brian Welsh of Toronto, Ontario

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Drumbeats for Bomba / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Giordano
Pencils
? (logo illustration)
Inks
? (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, friends...

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Don R. Smith; Penny Cox; Richard Beattie; Selena Zane; Keith Brock; Steven Oliva

Tampu Lives -- Bomba Dies! Part 3 (Table of Contents: 6)

Bomba the Jungle Boy / comic story / 6.5 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Bomba; Tina; Manco
Synopsis
Bomba defeats the living idol, revealed to be a robot, and the impostor is killed by the falling machine.
Reprints
Keywords
anacondas; giant anteaters; robots; wells

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Tampu Lives... Bomba Dies!
    Bomba the Jungle Boy
  2. 1. Tampu Lives -- Bomba Dies! [Part 1]
    Bomba the Jungle Boy
  3. 2. Tampu Lives -- Bomba Dies! Part 2
    Bomba the Jungle Boy
  4. 3. From Us --- to You, Only the Best!
    Legion of Super-Heroes; Superboy
  5. 4. ["Mr. Mason, the druggist, gave me some empty medicine capsules..."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  6. 5. ["Hey, friends..."]
    Drumbeats for Bomba
  7. 6. Tampu Lives -- Bomba Dies! Part 3
    Bomba the Jungle Boy
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
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