Dark Horse Archives is proud to present the first four issues of this influential Golden Age series in a handsome hardcover — kicking off a comprehensive program that will collect the first nineteen years of the classic title!
In 1947, artist Jesse Marsh left Walt Disney Studios-where he had worked on Pinocchio, Fantasia, and various animated shorts — to work for Western Publishing full time. Tarzan was one of his first assignments, with the iconic character’s first original comic-book appearance in Dell Four-Color Comics#134. Tarzan #2 would begin Marsh’s long-term collaboration with writer Gaylord DuBois. Their terrific work drew admiration and respect from readers and peers — Russ Manning among them — and Marsh’s art inspired future comics creators from Richard Corben to Los Bros. Hernandez!