(October 1951)

Ziff-Davis, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Ziff-Davis Publishing Company
Brand
A Ziff-Davis Comic
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Tyrant of the Jungle (Table of Contents)

Wild Boy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Wild Boy; Timba (panther)

Indexer Notes

Art credit from David Saunders, Norman Saunders' son, via e-mail (January 6, 2008)

Play Red Hot Harmonica Music (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Jay Turner / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Tyrant of the Jungle (Table of Contents: 2)

Wild Boy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Wild Boy; Keeto; Timba (panther); Baron von Heiflien [Grand Kuda]; Zabutti
Synopsis
A former German Foreign Legionnaire has formed a kingdom of fear and slavery in the jungle.

Monsters of Evil Valley (Table of Contents: 3)

Wild Boy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Wild Boy; Keeto (friend); Timba (panther); Kaw (falcon)
Synopsis
The Lost City has a forbidden door that is the Gateway to the Yesterworld, where the dinosaurs roam.

Indexer Notes

Artwork seems very similar to the preceding story, but page 2 has some faces that looks a bit like Hodge's.

King of the Jungle (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle
Characters
Chief Elodia; Pete Mayer (cameraman)
Synopsis
Human sacrifice in the jungles of Meso-America.

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

Frank Slade, Animal Trainer / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Frank Slade
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Editors of Wild Boy...
Genre
non-fiction; jungle
Characters
Frank Slade
Synopsis
Famous authority on jungle inhabitants, Mr. Slade offers jungle lore from his own experiences...

The Ape-Men of Mjumba (Table of Contents: 6)

Joe Barton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Joe Barton; Joan Masters; Prof. Arnold Masters
Synopsis
Prof. Masters disappeared in the jungle over six month ago, and now his daughter wants Joe to guide her and find him.

Indexer Notes

The faces in close up looking backwards, and with arched eyebrows are like Novick's work.

The inks by Sachs match his credited work in early Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #3.

The Slavers (Table of Contents: 7)

Wild Boy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Parker (signed)
Inks
Paul Parker (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Wild Boy; Keeto (friend); Dara (panther); Kaw (falcon); Hassim (slaver); Duba (elephant)
Synopsis
Wild Boy and Keeto are captured by slavetraders.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The panther is called Dara here, and Timba in other stories.

Amazing Values (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Consumers Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bunk! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Special...Introductory Offer... (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

H & S Sales Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Tyrant of the Jungle
    Wild Boy
  2. 1. Play Red Hot Harmonica Music
    Jay Turner
  3. 2. The Tyrant of the Jungle
  4. 3. Monsters of Evil Valley
    Wild Boy
  5. 4. King of the Jungle
  6. 5. ["The Editors of Wild Boy..."]
    Frank Slade, Animal Trainer
  7. 6. The Ape-Men of Mjumba
  8. 7. The Slavers
    Wild Boy
  9. 8. Amazing Values
    Consumers Mart
  10. 9. Bunk!
    Charles Atlas
  11. 10. Special...Introductory Offer...
    H & S Sales Co.
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