(February 2009)

Dark Horse, 2009 Series
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Volume
1
Price
49.95 USD
Pages
264
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dark Horse Books
Brand
Dark Horse Archives; Dark Horse Books
ISBN
978-1-59582-238-3 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781595822383 54995
Editing
Katie Moody; Philip Simon
Color
Color
Dimensions
6 5/8" x 10 3/16"
Paper Stock
Glossy
Binding
Hardcover with dustjacket
Publishing Format
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

Reprints Dell Four Color Comics (Dell, 1942 Series) #134, #161 and Tarzan (Dell, 1948 Series) #1-4.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Tarzan
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 6 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

The front and back endpapers and the reverse side of each loose endpaper are blank, six in all.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Half-title page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jesse Marsh ?
Inks
Jesse Marsh ?

Indexer Notes

Illustration of a mandrill.

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

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 5)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jesse Marsh ?
Inks
Jesse Marsh ?

Indexer Notes

Illustration of an elephant.

Introduction to an Obsession (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Mario Hernandez
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jesse Marsh ?
Inks
Jesse Marsh ?

Indexer Notes

Illustration of a rhinoceros.

[Four Color #134] (Table of Contents: 9)

Tarzan / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Tarzan [John Clayton]
Reprints

Tarzan and the Devil Ogre (Table of Contents: 10)

Tarzan / comic story / 50 pages (report information)

Script
Robert P. Thompson
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
472
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Paul D'Arnot; Doris Ramsay; Muviro; Gufta; John Ramsay; Timmons; Hardy; Mulo; Zanaka; Pandikisi
Synopsis
Tarzan leads an expedition into the Ras Dashani mountains to find out whether Doris Ramsay's father is still alive. The trek takes them near the Tower of Hotoombo, reported to be the home of a Devil Ogre and guarded by white gorillas.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First and last page are colored in black and red as originally published.

[Victory Call Over Slain Lion] (Table of Contents: 11)

Tarzan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Tarzan [John Clayton]
Synopsis
Tarzan with slain lion.
Reprints

[Four Color #161] (Table of Contents: 12)

Tarzan / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Tarzan [John Clayton]
Reprints

Tarzan's Friends (Table of Contents: 13)

Tarzan / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Tarzan; Bolgani (gorilla); Tantor (elephant); Manu (monkey); Mangani (ape)
Synopsis
Descriptions of Tarzan's animal friends.
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Indexer Notes

Colored in black and red. Text and illustrations.

Tarzan and the Fires of Tohr (Table of Contents: 14)

Tarzan / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script
Robert P. Thompson
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
478
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Paul D'Arnot; James Barton; Ruth Barton; Queen Ahtea; Mungo; Ukah
Synopsis
Tarzan and his friend Paul D'Arnot find Professor James Barton and his daughter Ruth alone in the jungle after their bearers had deserted them. The quartet is attacked by hostile natives and have to flee by canoe. A swift and unexplored river sends the canoe through a long rock tunnel and when they emerge they find themselves in the land of Queen Ahtea and the lost city of Tohr. The Queen decides that Tarzan would make a good husband and King. When Tarzan does not agree with her plans, he and his friends must escape from the Queen's dungeons.
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Tarzan and the Black Panther (Table of Contents: 15)

Tarzan / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Robert P. Thompson
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Muviro; Sala; Sidi Ben Yemlik; Helen Robertson; Timaru
Synopsis
Tarzan and his friend Muviro battle the Arab slave trader Sidi Ben Yemlik, known as the Black Panther.
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Jungle Animals (Table of Contents: 16)

Tarzan / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
animal; jungle
Reprints

Indexer Notes

List of Tarzan's names for the jungle animals: Numa = Lion; Pacco = Zebra; Sheeta = Leopard; Duro = Hippopotamus; Dango = Hyena; Gimla = Crocodile.
Colored in black and red. Text and illustrations.

[Tarzan Holds Man Aloft] (Table of Contents: 17)

Tarzan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Tarzan
Reprints

[Tarzan #1] (Table of Contents: 18)

Tarzan / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Tarzan
Reprints

[A to Aro] (Table of Contents: 19)

Tarzan's Ape-English Dictionary / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A = Light; Ab = Boy; Ara = Lightning; Arad = Spear; Argo = Fire; Aro = Shoot/Throw.
Colored in black and red.

Tarzan and the White Savages of Vari (Table of Contents: 20)

Tarzan / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Robert P. Thompson
Pencils
Jesse Marsh (signed)
Inks
Jesse Marsh (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
481
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Paul D'Arnot; Muviro; Walter Paige; Randolph Paige; Naranee; Tomara; Kroog
Reprints

[Balu-Den to B'Zee] (Table of Contents: 21)

Tarzan's Ape-English Dictionary / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Balu-Den - Stick/Branch/Limb; Bar = Battle; Bolgani = Gorilla; Buto = Rhinoceros; B'Wang = Hand; B'Yat = Head; B'Zan = Hair; B'Zee = Foot.
Colored in black and red.

[Tarzan Wrestling Crocodile] (Table of Contents: 22)

Tarzan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Tarzan
Reprints

[Tarzan #2] (Table of Contents: 23)

Tarzan / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Tarzan
Reprints

[Dak-Lul to Duro] (Table of Contents: 24)

Tarzan's Ape-English Dictionary / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dak-Lul = Lake; Dako-Zan = Meat/Flesh; Dan = Rock/Stone; Dango = Hyena; Dum-Dum = Tom-Tom/Drum; Duro = Hippopotamus.
Colored in black and red.

Tarzan and the Captives of Thunder Valley (Table of Contents: 25)

Tarzan / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Jesse Marsh (signed)
Inks
Jesse Marsh (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
483
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Gufta; Muviro; Tommy Newsome; Harvey Newsome; Ayoub; Bolobo
Reprints

[Eho-Kut to Etarad] (Table of Contents: 26)

Tarzan's Ape-English Dictionary / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Eho-Kut = Hollow; Eho-Lul = Wet; Eho-Nala = Top; Eta = Little; Eta-Koho = Warm; Etarad = Arrow.
Colored in black and red.

[Tarzan Wrestling Ape] (Table of Contents: 27)

Tarzan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Tarzan
Reprints

[Tarzan #3] (Table of Contents: 28)

Tarzan / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Tarzan; Boy
Reprints

[Gando to Gund] (Table of Contents: 29)

Tarzan / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Gando = Win; Gom = Run; Gom-Lul = River; Gorgo = Buffalo; Goro = Moon; Gund = Chief.
Colored in black and red.

Tarzan and the Dwarfs of Didona (Table of Contents: 30)

Tarzan / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
485
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Jane Porter Clayton; Boy [Jack Clayton]; Oremba
Reprints

[Hista to Ho-Wa-Usha] (Table of Contents: 31)

Tarzan / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Hista = Snake; Hoden = Forest; Hohotan = Tribe; Horta = Boar; Ho-Wala = Village; Ho-Wa-Usha = Leaves.
Colored in black and red.

[Tarzan and Monkeys] (Table of Contents: 32)

Tarzan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Tarzan
Reprints

[Tarzan #4] (Table of Contents: 33)

Tarzan / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Tarzan; Boy
Reprints

[Kagoda to Kreeg-Ah] (Table of Contents: 34)

Tarzan's Ape-English Dictionary / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Kagoda = Do You Surrender/I Do Surrender; Kalo = Cow; Kando = Ant; Kordo = Dance; Kota = Tortoise; Kreeg-Ah = Beware.
Colored in black and red.

Tarzan and the Lone Hunter (Table of Contents: 35)

Tarzan / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
487
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Jane Porter Clayton; Boy [Jack Clayton]; Luga; Om-At; Pan-At-Lee; Tor-Lot
Reprints

[Litu to Lus] (Table of Contents: 36)

Tarzan's Ape-English Dictionary / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Litu = Sharp; Lob = Kick; Lu = Fierce; Lul = Water; Lul-Kor = Swim; Lus = Tongue.
Colored in black and red.

[Tarzan Carrying Boar] (Table of Contents: 37)

Tarzan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jesse Marsh (signed)
Inks
Jesse Marsh (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
jungle
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

Tarzan / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Letters
typeset

Characters
Tarzan

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Brief article on the beginning of the Tarzan comic book and a statement that the publisher will collect all the Jesse Marsh and Gaylord DuBois comic run for the first time. Inside back cover flap provides brief bios of Gaylord DuBois, Jesse Marsh and Robert P. Thompson.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tarzan
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. Table of Contents
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. Introduction to an Obsession
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. [Four Color #134]
    Tarzan
  11. 10. Tarzan and the Devil Ogre
    Tarzan
  12. 11. [Victory Call Over Slain Lion]
    Tarzan
  13. 12. [Four Color #161]
    Tarzan
  14. 13. Tarzan's Friends
    Tarzan
  15. 14. Tarzan and the Fires of Tohr
    Tarzan
  16. 15. Tarzan and the Black Panther
    Tarzan
  17. 16. Jungle Animals
    Tarzan
  18. 17. [Tarzan Holds Man Aloft]
    Tarzan
  19. 18. [Tarzan #1]
    Tarzan
  20. 19. [A to Aro]
    Tarzan's Ape-English Dictionary
  21. 20. Tarzan and the White Savages of Vari
    Tarzan
  22. 21. [Balu-Den to B'Zee]
    Tarzan's Ape-English Dictionary
  23. 22. [Tarzan Wrestling Crocodile]
    Tarzan
  24. 23. [Tarzan #2]
    Tarzan
  25. 24. [Dak-Lul to Duro]
    Tarzan's Ape-English Dictionary
  26. 25. Tarzan and the Captives of Thunder Valley
    Tarzan
  27. 26. [Eho-Kut to Etarad]
    Tarzan's Ape-English Dictionary
  28. 27. [Tarzan Wrestling Ape]
    Tarzan
  29. 28. [Tarzan #3]
    Tarzan
  30. 29. [Gando to Gund]
    Tarzan
  31. 30. Tarzan and the Dwarfs of Didona
    Tarzan
  32. 31. [Hista to Ho-Wa-Usha]
    Tarzan
  33. 32. [Tarzan and Monkeys]
    Tarzan
  34. 33. [Tarzan #4]
    Tarzan
  35. 34. [Kagoda to Kreeg-Ah]
    Tarzan's Ape-English Dictionary
  36. 35. Tarzan and the Lone Hunter
    Tarzan
  37. 36. [Litu to Lus]
    Tarzan's Ape-English Dictionary
  38. 37. [Tarzan Carrying Boar]
    Tarzan
  39. 38. [no title indexed]
    Tarzan
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Jim Van Dore
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