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Wild Boy of the Congo (1953 Ziff Davis) comic books

  • Issue #4
    Wild Boy of the Congo (1953 Ziff Davis) 4
    • Staple rust with migration. Cover and centerfold detached at one staple.

    Painted cover by Norman Saunders. "The Tyrant of the Jungle," pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; A former German Foreign Legionier has formed a kingdom of fear and slavery in the jungle. "Monsters of Evil Valley," pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; The Lost City has a forbidden door that is the Gateway to the Yesterworld, where the dinosaurs roam. "King of the Jungle" text story. "The Ape-Men of Mjumba," pencils by Irv Novick, inks by Bernard Sachs; Prof. Masters disappeared in the jungle over six month ago, and now his daughter wants Joe to guide her and find him. "The Slavers," art by Paul Parker; Wild Boy and Keeto are captured by slave traders. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Wild Boy of the Congo (1953 Ziff Davis) 6

    Painted cover by Norman Saunders. "Wrath of the Gods"; Deadlier than slashing claw and tearing fang is native superstition and fear; They are ruled by the wrath of the gods. "Trophy Hunter," pencils by Irv Novick; A big game hunter has hired Joe Barton to find the white albino deer in the Nawali area. ".45 Caliber Kingdom" text story. "Battle For Survival," art by Michael Becker; Wiggins leads a safari through the jungle to trap Monstro, the giant elephant. "Up a Tree" starring Stanley and Rivington, art by Vic Martin; The rhino is not supposed to climb trees. "Perilous Journey"; A strange sickness has struck the native village, and Wild Boy sets out to get a white doctor who can cure it. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Wild Boy of the Congo (1953 Ziff Davis) 8
    • 1" cumulative spine split.

    Painted cover art. G.I. Joe ad. "The Curse of Kalunga!"; The coward Wagabi changes into a reptile. "Man-Eater"; Rex Cutler is taking pictures of wild animals until Watibbi force him to leave the territory. "The Bird-Man Legend" text story. "The River of Allah," art by Irv Novick; Joe is hired by a fanatical man to guide him on a holy mission to find the river of Allah. Kid Cowboy ad. "Giants of the Jungle"; Wild Boy must win a contest of running, jumping and throwing to free his friend Keeto from the Wattusi tribe. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Wild Boy of the Congo (1953 Ziff Davis) 9
    • Tape inside cover.
    • 4 1/2" Cumulative spine split.

    Painted cover. "The Jaws of Death", inks by Ernie Schroeder; Wild Boy saves a village from a march of killer ants. "Killer Leopard"; Wild Boy saves the village from a killer leopard and three escaped convicts. "The Big Hunt," script by Ed Silverman, pencils by Carmine Infantino; After being shipwrecked on an island, Joe is forced to be the prey in Count Selenka's hunt. "Monkey Business"; Two monkeys trick a rinoceros into charging a shipping container to break it open. "The Witch Doctor's Secret" text story. "The Oracle of Ikwani"; Wild Boy saves a tribe from two diamond hunters. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Wild Boy of the Congo (1953 Ziff Davis) 11
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover by Matt Baker. "Gift of the Jungle Gods"; A sea lion from a shipwrecked wandering circus is looked upon as a sea monster by some natives. "The Adventurous Scribe" starring Henry Morton Stanley, art by George Tuska; Stanley is sent to Africa to look for Dr. Livingstone. "Jungle Mystery" starring Wild Boy, art by Gerald McCann; Young gorillas are stolen by a white hunter. "The Invincible Weapon" text story. "Adventurer..Statesman," art by Everett Raymond Kinstler; The story of Cecil Rhodes, the Father of the Union of South Africa. "Journey of the Dead"; When an evil man dares to trail the sacred elephant to the burial grounds of the dead Youriba chiefs, Wild Boy is forced to follow. Polio Precautions public service announcement - Fight Infantile Paralysis. Published by St. John. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.