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EARLY YEARS
TARZAN COMICS
Most of these early comics consisted of
reprints of the Tarzan newspaper strips


Tip Top Comics 41Tip Top Comics #45
A United Features 1936 - ? series reprinting strips. (68 pp - 10 cents)
Most issues featured Tarzan (Hal Foster colour Sunday page  reprints)
(A "T" indicates a featured Tarzan cover)
1T, 2T, 3T, 4-8, 9T, 10, 11T, 12, 13T, 14, 15, 16T, 17, 18T, 19, 20,
21T, 22, 23, 24T, 25, 26, 27T, 28, 29, 30T, 31, 32T, 33T, 34T, 35,
36T, 37T, 38, 39T, 40, 41T, 42, 43T, 44, 45T, 46, 47T, 48, 49, 50T
51, 52T, 53-62



1940 United Features Tarzan #20
TARZAN SINGLE SERIES #20 reprinted 64 Tarzan Sunday pages
mainly from Tip-Top 1-13.


Sparkler 1: July 1941Sparler #8: March 1942Sparkler #10: May 1942
Sparkler 44
Sparkler Comics (Consisting of colour Sunday pages)
1-13, 14T, 15-20, 21T, 22-24, 25T, 26, 27, 28T, 29, 30
31T, 32, 33, 34T, 35, 36, 37T, 38-41, 42T, 43, 44T, 45, 46,
47T, 48, 49, 50T, 51, 52, 53T, 54-82, 83T, 84-86, 90-92.

Sparkler Comics (Daily strips with colour added)
Nos. 171-187


Jeep Comic
Sunday pages in colour ~ Army magazine
Nos. (-17?) 18-29, (after 29???)


Comics On Parade - 1930sComics On Parade #17: 1930s
Daily strips of Tarzan of the Apes, Return of Tarzan, Beasts of Tarzan, and
Son of Tarzan with colour added.
1T, 2, 3T, 4-29.



POPULAR COMICS
Featured condensed text of Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle with new illustrations
Nos. 38-43


CrackaJack Funnies #36
This Dell series ran from issue 1 (June 1938)
through 43 (January 1942)
Tarzan was featured in many of the issues.
Nos. 15-25, 27-36.
Hi-Spot Comics #2: November 1940
Hi-Spot Comics #2 - November 1940 -
featured a 12-page adaptation of
the opening chapters of  At The Earth's Core:
David Innes of Pellucidar
Adapted and drawn by John Coleman Burroughs.

The Funnies by Dell #36
#36
This Dell series ran from issue 1 (October 1936) thru 64 (May 1942)
John Carter's first appearance in comic format was in The Funnies
Issue #30, May 1939 -- Issue #56, June, 1941.
Most of the art was by John Coleman Burroughs
Issues 35, 36, 37, 40 and 42 had John Carter of Mars covers.
Dell Tarzan 1947 - One-Shot
Tarzan and the Fires of Tohr #161
1947 Dell Comic






 



Tarzan and the Devil Ogre #134
1947 Dell comic


Tarzan Comic published monthly by Dell starting in 1948.
Mostly Jesse Marsh art.
Issues #1-12 had cover drawings
Nos. 13-54 had Lex Barker photocovers
Nos. 55-79 had cover paintings
Nos. 80-110 had Gordon Scott photocovers
Nos. 111 onward had cover paintings
With issue no.138 on October 1963 the title changed to Tarzan of the Apes
No. 155 was the start of the Tarzan series novelizations
TV Adventure issues were 162, 165, 168 and 171.
Russ Manning was the main Tarzan artist from issue 154
 

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