Tarzan dell golden age jungle comics for sale ebay. Free delivery and returns on ebay plus items for plus members. The easiest way to determine if your comics fall into the good category is by looking at the cover price. Superworld comics buying and selling comic books, free. In 1950 he left the strip to cofound the cartoonists and illustrators school, today known as. If you have found a pile of old flash comics, well help you figure out what they are, and what theyre worth. May 16, 2016 assuming you keep your comics in near mint condition prices for the infographic were determined assuming that comics were a 9. Over the decades, both before and after his death, superlatives have piled up at hogarths easel. Tarzan, a fictional character created by edgar rice burroughs, first appeared in the 1912 novel tarzan of the apes, and then in 23 sequels.
As well be seen, the majority of heroic treatments of africans in the 1940s and 1950s appeared in dells tarzan comic books. Submitted for the sake of fans of the postapocalyptic genre, present and future, by megaton of. A definite for any burne hogarthtarzan fan, or lover of comic strips. Until that point, the british comic was also usually printed on newsprint, with black or. Edgar rice burroughs jungle character comes to life in these two series. First, while magnus, robot fighter was his single greatest creation, he rose to prominence in the comic book world with his work on tarzan comics. By the mid1950s westworld produced a regular comic book size weekly and.
The character proved immensely popular and quickly made the jump to other media, including comics. Tarzan must reveal the lost treasure of atlantis when jane and boy are kidnapped. Tarzan becomes the warchief of the achingas and teaches them to keep the peace among their neighbors. Tarzan and the warriors of the staff, script by gaylord du bois, art by jesse marsh. As an entertainment medium, comics were the digital devices of their day.
A collection of public domain or freely available comic books featuring apocalyptic or postapocalyptic storylines. Burne hogarth dynamic media the official website of burne. This book was intended to be the first of a series of illustrated tarzan books. This mary worth comic strip may be my favorite of them all. Tarzan, a fictional character created by edgar rice burroughs, first appeared in the 1912 novel. Make offer tarzan the grand adventure comic strip vol. Sep 25, 20 wertham was an anti comic book crusader who did some serious damage back in the 1950s. We also provide convenient links to the new release lists for each of the past 8 weeks. Includes part five of jesse marsh s adaptation of burroughs apeenglish. There were 231 syndicated 15minute episodes broadcast from 1932 to 1934, and from 1951 to 1953, lamont johnson played tarzan on the mutual series.
Tarzan huge lot 46 issues 1950s 1960s lex barker gordon scott. Women being spanked in vintage comic books flashbak. The new releases page lists all of the current week s new comics, graphic novels, and trade paperbacks. Antique edgar rice burroughs tarzan comic book, dell comic book, tarzan king of the jungle, tarzan and boy comics, classic comic books. Second original comic book tarzan story with cover and interior art by jesse mace marsh. Tarzan tarzan lord of the jungle adventure old time radio. Tarzanbomba comic and book collection for sale contact. Tarzan is a series of twentyfour adventure novels written by edgar rice burroughs 1875 1950 and published between 1912 and 1966, followed by several novels either cowritten by burroughs, or officially authorized by his estate. Although historically they shared the same format size, based on a sheet of 30 x 22 inch imperial paper, folded, british comics have moved away from this size, adopting a standard magazine size. Little al of the secret service 1951 perhaps the young man has the right idea. The incredible hulk is an ongoing comic book series featuring the marvel comics superhero the hulk and his alter ego dr. The golden age of comic books describes an era of american comic books from 1938 to 1956.
Super heroes all died out between 1950 and 1955 with only superman, batman and wonder woman and a few smaller ones still being published. Dubois also wrote a number of prose books, including the lone ranger, which was the first novel adapting that popular character. By the mid1950s westworld produced a regular comic book size weekly and by 1957, under the editorship of teenaged michael moorcock, ran. The character has been portrayed in movies, and on tv in several series. There are 156 15 minute episodes from the 1930 s, and 71 half hour programs from the 1950 s series.
Tarzan of the apes, script by edgar rice burroughs original novel and gaylord du bois adaptation, art by russ manning and mike royer art assistance. See more ideas about comic books, vintage advertisements and classic comics. Tarzan traps a rogue, script by gaylord du bois, art by jesse marsh. The middle decade of the last century was not a good one for the comics industry. Oct 24, 2016 he was created by comic book writer and artist russ manning. You will also notice that his artwork is jaw droppingly amazing. These classic ads in the back of comic books tricked kids from the 50s through the 80s. Sales could be counted in hundreds of millions, and more than 80% of kids and 90% of teens were reading them. First published in may 1962, the series ran for six issues bef. Tarzan battles a lion, a crocodile, and a great ape, and then proceeds to destroy one million dollars owned by a slaver. Tarzan is a literary creation of edgar rice burroughs.
The superhero archetype was created and many wellknown characters were introduced, including superman, batman, captain marvel, captain america, and wonder woman. After the war, sales dropped dramatically and then continued to slide down throughout the 1950s. Superworld is one of the top comic book dealers in the world. Tarzan the terriblehardback book storage 1950shandmadeone. There are a couple things that should be noted about russ manning. All have marsh art and are the first three original comic book treatments of john carter. Heres how much your vintage comics are now worth mashable. The new in stock page provides a list of all the back issues that have recently been added to our.
The comic book market is primarily concentrated on more vintage comics, most of which were published in the 1930s to mid1970s. Jan 03, 2012 a comic book writer, he was best known for his work on outdoor adventure titles such as red ryder and tarzan, and numerous western comics starring characters like roy rogers and gene autry. Anything later must be in better shape to be truly valuable. As for the year i see a bob hope at the bottom so it must be the mid 60 s, great photo as you say and such a great period in time for geeks. Visit us in ma, or we are happy to do comic book appraisals on location. British comics typically differ from the american comic book. The largest online source for comic book pricing in the world. See more ideas about comic covers, comic book covers and comic books.
Today on tarzan comics by edgar rice burroughs gocomics. I was glued to the tv on sat mornings to watch the cartoon which i thought was done very well. Desc da tarzan tarzan lord of the jungle adventure. If you are thinking about selling your comic collection, call us first. This guide to the actors who have played tarzan is as complete as i could put together.
African comic book heroes from the forties and fifties mark. Includes part five of jesse marshs adaptation of burroughs apeenglish. We are fair, honest, and we pay high prices for 1940 s, 1950 s and 1960 s era comics. There are also two works written by burroughs especially for children that are not considered part of the main. It was a hit and hollywood had a new hero, one that continues to enthrall moviegoers to this day. Pretty much any flash comic from the 1940s is worth good money, and those early issues are truly rare comic books. During this time, modern comic books were first published and rapidly increased in popularity.
If you know of any omissions, let me know in the comments section. Tarzan 19481972 dellgold key comic books mycomicshop. Dec 09, 2017 the 1918 silent film tarzan of the apes starred elmo lincoln in the title role. Sparkler comics 1940s comic books from united features.616 813 147 499 960 402 1302 1487 89 719 291 1390 377 211 1132 676 828 679 1023 751 1453 441 1087 1347 304 78 689 908 616 685 1451 1472 540 1384 150 1245 944 452 787 540 1161 1392 1068 922 1070 330 1486