Saari #1
(November 1951)

P.L. Publishing, 1951 Series
 
Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
P. L. Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
P.L. Approved Comics
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover
Binding
saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Indexer's copy states published bi-monthly by P. L. Publishing. Printed in Canada

The indicia gives the series title as "Saari," but the cover logo and most of the interior gives the name as "Saäri," with a dieresis.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Saäri / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Saäri

The False Priestess of Ugandi (Table of Contents: 1)

Saäri / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Saäri; Nikola; Ugandis (African tribe); Slade; Beth; Garson
Synopsis
Saäri prevents the duping a tribe into believing that their great white goddess has arrived in the form of a jewel thief.
Keywords
ape worship; disguises; gold; jewels; saddle zebras; Temple of the Apes

Congo Chain Gang (Table of Contents: 2)

Saari / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Whitman ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Saäri; Sanders; Swahilis (African tribe); Ben Burton; Chuck Sanders; Kolu; al-Kassim; Lawton
Synopsis
Saäri breaks up a slavery ring centered around the impressing of sailors.
Keywords
saddle zebras; slave auctions; slavers; slaves; steamboats; stereotyping of Arabs; whips

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Jungle Vengeance (Table of Contents: 3)

Saari / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle; adventure
Characters
Saari

Bantu Blood Curse (Table of Contents: 4)

Congo Jim / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pierce Rice
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Congo Jim; Getz; Carson; Janice Goodwin; Bantus (African tribe); Garoa; Champ
Synopsis
Jim and Champ rescue an explorer from the Bantus who are on a rampage because their sacred treasurers have been stolen by Jim's old enemy, Carson.
Keywords
Jibua (river); Kazami Island; signal drums

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Death on the Ivory Trail! (Table of Contents: 5)

Tambor / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Tambor; Nikko (monkey); Buhutus (African tribe); Zamayo; Karl Shaefer; Sheila
Synopsis
Tambor helps the Buhutus recover their ivory from thieves.
Keywords
ivory; mandrills; wagons

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Saäri
  2. 1. The False Priestess of Ugandi
    Saäri
  3. 2. Congo Chain Gang
    Saari
  4. 3. Jungle Vengeance
    Saari
  5. 4. Bantu Blood Curse
    Congo Jim
  6. 5. Death on the Ivory Trail!
    Tambor
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gary L. Watson