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Volume 4564
TARZAN IN COLOR
The World's First Adventure Strip
Collations of Tarzan Sunday Pages (United Feature Syndicate) 1931-1949

Artists: Hal Foster and Burne Hogarth
Scripts: George Carlin ~ Don Garden - Rob Thompson - (early few R. W. Palmer) 
Indicia Publisher: NBM Publishing ~ Flying Buttress Classics Library 
Editor: Bill Blackbeard ~ Pages: 72 
Format: Color (Issues 1-18); Black and White (Issue 15B)
10.25" x 14"; Hardcover with dustjacket 
Volumes 1-14 had print runs of 2000 copies each.
Volumes 15-18 had print runs of only 500 each and now are 
very much in demand by collectors and command extremely high prices.
Hal Foster

Leading up to the colour Tarzan Sunday page strips reprinted in this series,
 Harold Foster had done a daily b/w strip adaptation of the novel Tarzan of the Apes.
Read the entire series of these B/W daily Tarzan strips in ERBzine at two Portals:
ERBzine.com 1602  |  ERBzine.com 2390
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March 15, 1931
REX MAXON'S 
SUNDAY TARZAN STRIPS 

March 15, 1931 ~ September 20, 1931
Rex Maxon was hired to carry on with daily Tarzan strips
and also to do the first Tarzan Colour Sunday strips for six months.
View them all in ERBzine: ERBzine 0819
Text Summaries of the Maxon Sunday Pages

Foster's first Tarzan Sunday Page
ERB and the syndicate considered Maxon's
Sunday pages to be inept and 
Hal Foster was hired to take over.

Hal Foster Creates Prince Valiant
After his long run of creating
Tarzan Sunday pages
Foster debuted PV on Feb 13, 1937
This series of TARZAN IN COLOR
hardcover book compilations 
reprints the entire run of Foster Tarzan Colour strips.

When Foster left to create his own strip, Prince Valiant, 
the Tarzan series was taken over by Burne Hogarth.

Presented here are the covers of the Tarzan in Color series 
as well as the intro credits, story names, page counts 
and links to the text of many of the stories

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Volume 1 (1931-1932)
1931.09.27 - 1932.09.18
Intro: Bill Blackbeard
Hal Foster Art
Hawk of the Desert: 13
Tarzan's First Christmas: 1
Tarzan and the Fox: I
The Dance of Victory: 1
Aboard a Slave Ship
The Baby of the Apes
The Black Pit
Hulvia the Beautiful: 11
Lenida the Lion Tamer: 7
The Return of Korak: 8
The Elephants' Graveyard: 7
Into the Primeval Swamp: 8
Volume 2 (1932-1933)
1932.09.25 - 1933.09.17
Intros: Bradbury / Blackbeard
Hal Foster Art
The Egyptian Saga
   1. The Monkey-Man: 16
   2. Wrath of the Gods: 11
   3. Children of the Sun God: 15
   4. Kamur the Monster Pt.1: 2
 
 
 
 
 

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Volume 3 (1933-1934)
1933.09.24 - 1934.09.16
Foster Bio: Robert Barrett
Hal Foster Art
The Egyptian Saga (conc.)
   4. Kamur the Monster Pt.2: 10
   5. Child of Fire: 10
   6. The Pharaoh's Command: 19
Tarzan/Mysterious Maiden Pt.1: 13
 
 
 
 
 

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Read the text of most of the Tarzan stories from Volumes 1-4
Click on the hot links above and below
Volume 4 (1934-1935)
1934.09.23 - 1935.09.15
Contents
Hal Foster Art
Tarzan/Mysterious Maiden Pt. 2: 11
Tarzan Against Dester Molu: 25
Tarzan and the Vikings Pt. 1: 16
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Volume 5 (1935-1936)
1935.09.22 - 1936.09.1
Blackbeard Intro: 8
Hal Foster Art
Tarzan and the Vikings Pt. 2: 15
Tarzan and the Killers: 19
Tarzan in the City of Gold Pt. 1: 18

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Volume 6 (1936-1937)
1936.09.20 - 1937.09.12
James Van Hise: Foster Visit: 

 Foster and Hogarth Art
Tarzan in the City of Gold
   Hal Foster: 
    (1936.09.20 - 1936.05.02)
    Burne Hogarth:
    (1936.05.09 - 1937.09.12)
Volume 7 (1937-1938)
1937.09.19 - 1938.09.11
Hogarth Intro by Blackbeard: 8
Burne Hogarth Art
Tarzan in the City of Gold Pt. 3: 3
Tarzan and the Boers Pt 1: 34
Tarzan and the Chinese Pt. 1: 15
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Volume 8 (1938-1939)
1938.09.18 - 1939.09.10
Contents
Burne Hogarth Art
Tarzan and the Chinese Pt. 2: 10
Tarzan and the Pygmies Pt. 1: 25
Tarzan and the Amazons: 10
Tarzan and the Boers Pt. 2, Ch. 1
Volume 9 (1939-1940)
1939.09.17 - 1940.09.08
Contents
Burne Hogarth Art
Tarzan and the Boers Pt. 2: 33
Peoples of Sea and Fire Pt. 1: 19

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Volume 10 (1940-1941)
1940.09.15 - 1941.09.07
Blackbeard Intro: Rubimorass
Burne Hogarth Art
Peoples of Sea and Fire Pt. 2: 32
Tarzan Against Dagga Ramba Pt. 1: 20
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Volume 11 (1941-1942)
1941.09.14 - 1942.09.06
Blackbeard: WWII & Hogarth
Burne Hogarth Art
Tarzan Against Dagga Ramba Pt. 2: 33
Tarzan and the Fatal Fountain: 13
Tarzan and the Barbarians Pt. 1: 6
Volume 12 (1942-1943)
1942.09.13 - 1943.09.05
Contents
Burne Hogarth Art
Tarzan and the Barbarians Pt. 2: 52

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Volume 13 (1943-1944)
1943.09.12 - 1944.09.03)
Contents
Burne Hogarth Art
Tarzan and the Barbarians Pt. 3: 7
Against Kandullah and Nazis: 20
Tarzan Against Don Macabre: 20
Tarzan Against the Nazis Pt. 1: 5
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Volume 14 (1944-1945)
1944.09.10 - 1945.09.02
Contents
Burne Hogarth Art
Tarzan Against the Nazis Pt. 2: 27
Against Gorm-Bongara Monster I: 25
 

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Volume 15 (1945-1947)
1945.09.09 - 1947.11.02
Blackbeard: Rubimor Knockout
 Hogarth and Rubimor Art
Against Gorm-Bongara Monster II: 22
   Burne Hogarth (1945.09.09 - 1945.11.25)
   Ruben Moreira (1945.12.02 - 1946.02.03)
Tarzan on the Island of Ka-Gor I: 30
   Ruben Moreira (1947.04.13 - 1947.08.03)
   Burne Hogarth (1947.08.10 - 1947.11.02)
Volume 15B (1946-1947)
1946.02.10 - 1947.04.06
Robert Barrett: Rubimor 8
Ruben Moreira Art
Tarzan and the Vampire Queen: 17
Tarzan and the Scourge: 44
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Volume 16 (1947-1948)
1947.11.09- 1948.10.31
Contents
Burne Hogarth Art
Tarzan on Island of Ka-Gor II: 5
Tarzan and N'Ani: 22
Tarzan on the Island of Mua-Ao I: 25
Volume 17 (1948-1949
1947.11.09 - 1948.10.31
Contents
Burne Hogarth
Tarzan on Island of Ka-Gor II: 5
Tarzan and N'Ani: 22
Tarzan onIsland of Mua-Ao I: 25
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