1952 Cover art by Jesse Marsh. The Prisoner of the Tharks, script by Edgar Rice Burroughs (original story) and Paul S. Newman (adaptation), art by Jesse Marsh; Jon Carter is tranported to Mars, where he escapes from the Tharks and rescues Dejah Thoris from both the Tharks and Sab Than. Creatures of Mars filler page, art by Jesse Marsh. John Carter of Mars and Dejah Thoris back cover pinup by Jesse Marsh. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.
"The Impersonator," "New Neighbors," "Outsmarted," and "Tall Tales." Sluggo back-up story, "Vocal Yokel." Charles Schuz cover only; interior stories and art by Anthony Pocrnich, Schulz's assistant. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.
First Gold Key issue. Painted cover. Turok in "A Chance To Escape" in which Turok and Andar investigate the possibility of escape from the lost valley and "Prey of the Flesh Eaters" in which Turok and Andar battle men and beasts fleeing from a volcanic eruption. Issue also has backup feature "Young Earth - The Fish-Dinosaur's Day," a one-page text feature "The Robe," and one- page strips. No art/story credits given. No ads in book. Entire issue from cover to cover is comic stories and one-page strips. Back cover is pinup of front cover illustration. Cover price $0.12.
ainted cover. Turok in "The Water Seekers" in which Turok and Andar solve a dispute over water between cavemen tribes and "The Sand Wastes" in which Turok and Andar face a treacherous journey in the area of the lost valley known as the Sand Wastes. Issue also has backup feature "Young Earth - The Armored Ones," a one-page text feature "Forbidden River." No art/story credits given. Cover price $0.10.