Wednesday, January 6, 2010
The Tarzan comic strip debuted on January 7, 1929. This rare book reprints the entire Hal Foster-drawn adaptation of the Edgar Rice Burroughs novel. I've scanned the first few pages. Considering that the format would be perfect for it, I'm surprised this was never reprinted as a Big Little Book. It also seems strange that there has never been a quality modern reprint of this material in book form. The NBM Hal Foster Tarzan collections contained the Sunday pages only. To see the strips in their original newspaper format, have a look at this post on the Golden Age Comic Book Stories blog. As always, click on the images for a larger view.