There, Cody followed him and knocked him out, fleeing further inland with Bomba. Hardcover Only 1 left in stock - order soon. For Bomba, it leads to an encounter with the panther. The first ten titles were reprinted by Grosset & Dunlap during the early 1950's with new cover art and in the 1970's in picture cover (PC) format, again with new cover art. In fact, their return journey will be fraught with danger, including the normal assortment of savage beasts, more savage tribesmen and even River Demons! Published by Cupples and Leon in 1929. Bomba, the Jungle Boy is a series of adventure books for boys. And he also learns that a hunter, Pat Gilroy , who has just arrived at the compound is really an escaped convict named Roy DeHaven. Sobrinini too is injured, but fatally so. The first ten are set in South America, where Bomba, a white boy who grew up in the jungle… A secret cave behind an enchanting waterfall add to the tale and with some help from the sky, the Sitanda are subdued and Mabogi brought to justice for his villainy. The abandoned city itself seems a bit contradictory, in terms of plausibility. This paradise is soon lost when a couple of white hunters invade the area, an elephant sanctuary, with the intentions of killing a lot of elephants for their highly-profitable tusks. They're also leery of Bomba and refuse to work until he goes away. When Patricia is separated from her father, she is rescued by Bomba who it turns out, has been living there since the age of 2. (Other series at the studio included Joe Palooka, Charlie Chan and Bowery Boys. The rescue expedition faces a disastrous trip down a river in torrent and is captured by savage tribes (including one of cannibals but not the "right" ones), on a regular basis but Bomba always finds a way to free them and continue on their quest. Both Nascanora and Ruspak (the Medicine Man)accompany this band and Bomba is fortunate to find (an inevitable) cave with a secret entrance to escape capture in. The Emir sends out his henchman to kill Bomba. There is a name written at the top of the first end page. Bomba describes them thusly: "Bomba has fought with the headhunters. To top it all off, Bomba's mother, Laura, is contacted by Andrew's two fellow explorers, and arrives at the molocca of Hondura on the penultimate page. As Bomba sets out to release the animals as soon as they are captured, he gains an ally in Jean Forbes whom he convinces the capturing and display of animals is wrong. There are 20 books in the series. By book's end, Bomba, Lowando, Andrew, Wafi and Gibo resume their long and hazardous trek to the coast. He is willing to have the rogue bull killed but not the others. One day, while roaming the Amazon jungle, Bomba meets the explorers Dorn and Gillis and in doing so, saves their entire camp from a savage jaguar attack. Two stowaways are discovered, a lovable baby hyena and Bill Douglas, a man that was mentally unstable, often mumbling about the "caves of steam.". They were going to be in colour. Tom Forbes, accompanied by his daughter Jean, is traveling downstream to join his business partner Marty Martin, who has already captured several beasts for shipment. All these books have a 49 cent cover price. Since then, they have been reprinted by Grosset and Dunlap and others. Bomba is a boy that was kidnapped from his parents and then he grew up in the Amazonian jungle. Yet this enormous and fabulously rich city of Ximitox exists and flourished over ten thousand years ago, or so Gibo relates. One of their party kills a geologist and Bomba the Jungle Boy must find out whodunnit. Lo and behold, Laura Bartow is aboard for a joyous reunion. Bomba the Jungle Boy Justice League of America #66 (November, 1968) Posted on September 16, 2018 by Alan Stewart. But they do succeed in burning down the hut of Bomba's close friend, Pipina the squaw, who he rescues, but Cody Casson and Sobrinini wander off and there whereabouts remain unknown throughout this book. Sobrinini reveals in her last moments of lucidity that Bomba's mother is Laura and his father Bartow. In 1967-68, DC Comics published a series of seven comic books based on the character. Though his parents offered great rewards and put the police to work, no word was ever heard. Product Details. It is to this terrible land that Bomba will go to next, in his quest for knowledge of his past and origins! Written by George Kashdan and Denny O`Neil, drawn by Leo Sommers and Jack Sparling. Fortunately, Bomba is able to win the friendship of the Red (haired) Pygmies by saving the nephew of their chief from the ravages of a rogue baboon. Bomba the Jungle Boy He is summoned via the jungle drum wireless-telegraph, and Barnes asks Bomba to locate Gatesby, the geologist who was with Greg and Hardy. Sadly, Polulu has aged in recent books and though he did help save Bomba from the attack of jaguars, he needed help in return. En route to Jaguar Island, Bomba is saved from a Puma attack by a nearby cave and Pololu saves him from a pair of Jaguars. In 1967–68, DC Comics published a series of seven comic books based on the character. Bomba finds the body of Gatesby but he also finds Lita Sebastian who is also out in the jungle looking for her father. Price: $16.99. 1-16 of 19 results for Books: "bomba the jungle boy series" Bomba the Jungle Boy. With a heavy heart, Bomba after an intensive search for the pair, leaves Pipina with the Araos and treks to Jaguar Island, following up on the slim clue given him by Sobrinini when she ruled the Pilati on the Island of Snakes. He had a primitive education in some things, and his daring adventures will be followed with breathless interest by thousands. Featuring: Johnny Sheffield, Morris Ankrum, Ann B. Todd, Douglas Kennedy, Smoki Whitfield, Robert Davis, Woody Strode. Bomba handles the village's defense and when Nascanora attacks, it is with a decisive defeat, yet again! Next up, New York City and Africa as Bomba journeys to a "strange land," but does the author mean America or Africa in the title? Cody, who experiences moments of lucidity, recalls the names "Laura" and "Bartow" and adds that Jojasta, the Medicine Man of the distant Moving Mountain, can shed some light on Bomba's parentage. His host, Hassan Emir of the Hidden City, tells him the continent is full of of stories of children being raised by wild animals. All must be conquered if they hope to ever see the Indian Ocean. They assigned Walter Mirisch to oversee their production and said they intended to make three Bomba films per year. All of the first editions had the same picture on the dust jacket; only the title was different. While most crew members and passengers abandon ship, Bomba and his party stay as they would not abandon Wafi, Gibo and Tobo, due to their being people of color. I got this email recently (reproduced with permission): Published by Cupples & Leon between 1926 and 1938, this twenty volume series of jungle adventures followed the exploits of young Bomba through the jungles of South America and Africa in search of his parents. The Clover editions had no dust jackets but had picture covers reprinting the Grosset & Dunlap art. Bomba, the Jungle Boy (1949) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Radio messages are exchanged with Laura Bartow and all seems well, again. Eventually they reach the top step and the water continues to pursue them rising to their knees before finally cresting and beginning a slow retreat. Seriously wounded, Bomba floats down the river on a fallen tree and is rescued by a village girl, Leah. It's name was still the Underground River. While hunting, Bomba is attacked and chased by the headhunters of the Giant Cataract. It is life to me. In fact, just why she was in the jungle at all has yet to be satisfactorily explained. And lastly, the mystery of Bomba's parents advances yet another step, as Cody Casson reads from the torn (by an unnamed cannibal, shortly after Bomba's capture. Bomba, Gibo, Wafi and the Red Pygmies await the end of the rainy season so they could then again attack the newly established cannibal village on the far side of Fire Mountain, where Andrew Bartow is being help captive. The Grosset & Dunlap books had different pictures on the dust jacket of each title. All of the first editions had the same picture on the dust jacket; only the title was different. But fate intervenes and the jungles of central Africa are filled with dangers, such as savage beasts, barbaric native tribesmen and even a River Demon! Bomba makes friends with Primo and his tribe of chimps, thus enlisting allies to somewhat compensate for the pygmy desertion. Along the way, he battles jaguars and snakes and rescues the Parkhursts, a family of explorers, from the headhunters. This happens soon but not before battles with a large pride of lions, an elephant and a crocodile. This description may be from another edition of this product. [4] They were seeking a male actor aged 18 to 20 to star. I cannot live without it.". A man-eating black panther is on the loose and Bomba tries to track it down. But just as the Jungle Boy feels he is closing in on the cannibal tribe that is holding Andrew Bartow in captivity, he runs into the real power in this section of the jungle, the pygmies. Brasser is put in the brig due to outstanding warrants on blackmail. And wait Bomba does but with great anxiety as to his father's fate. They were first published by Cupples and Leon beginning in 1926. This time they are lead by Tocarara, the co-Chieftain and half brother of the wounded (by Bomba) Nascanora. They have a number of adventures together with Patricia trying to explain to Bomba about the outside world, something he has difficulty imagining. There, he had acquired medication from a rare flower that was slowly helping Cody Casson and Sobrinini regain their memories about Bomba's origins. The Clover editions had no dust jackets but had picture covers reprinting the Grosset & Dunlap art. Later editions had a new cover illustration, again the same for each volume. It is for the future to say whether or not the medicinal properties of the flowers of death will unlock the doors that hold the memories of Bomba's infancy. But not Jojasta, specifically, whom Bomba did mention. This leaves only the Painted Hunters to join Bomba and his two comrades for the upcoming attack on the cannibal village. British museum scientist Karen Marsh, Commissioner Barnes, his number one boy Eli and Ezekiel are also seeking the Idol. First Bomba movie to be filmed outdoors. In addition to being hostile to any not of his tribe, he delights in torturing his captives. For along its route lies a buried chest with specific information on Bomba's early childhood and how he ended up with Cody Casson deep within the bowels of the Amazon jungle. After Bomba recovers from his serious injuries from the baboon, he leads a war party against the Black (haired) Pygmies who have kidnapped the Red Queen Yagara. With the help of a horde of rats, the Red Pygmies fight and break free to escape the land of Wonga and draw ever nearer to the cannibals. Bomba the Jungle Boy helps in the rescue effort. The Grosset & Dunlap books had different pictures on the dust jacket of each title. Walter Mirisch had been general manager of Monogram Pictures since 1945. They are fortunate enough to be picked up by Captain Barthwick of the "Rambler" but are soon set ashore on a deserted island due to seamen superstition and the cheating by Bresser, the gambler, of said sailors. Featuring: Johnny Sheffield, Beverly Garland, Barry Bernard, Donald Murphy, Leonard Mudie, Smoki Whitfield, Russ Conway, Rory Mallinson, Roy Glenn. One of the tribesman befriends him however and tells him that the current chief is not the hereditary leader of the tribe and was behind the death of Bomba's parents. All are reunited aboard the "Astrid" and Bomba feels confident he will soon be reunited with his parents in a port on the way to London. Shortly after, Bomba and his comrades are captured by a party of cannibals, lead by their evil chieftain Bungawayo, close allies of the tribe that holds Bomba's father captive. A major obstacle facing them is a killer leopard which specializes in tearing people limb from limb. Authorship of most titles is attributed to Howard Garis. The ship does not sink immediately but it is a derelict, floating at fickle mercy of the currents. By adventure's end, Javlon is almost destroyed by volcanic eruptions and only in the nick of time do all members of Bomba's party reach a vessel in the harbor of Canoa, the chief port of the island. Despite being captured by the cannibals and attacked by the swamp's sacred alligators, Bomba comes through with the needed flowers and the expedition returns in triumph to the maloca of Hondura. Back on the derelict "Rover," the party soon finds its way to Danakiland where they join up with Chieftain Malu and his Emperor, Shona Tongu, in the defense of their perilous kingdom from European colonizers. Later editions had a new cover illustration, again the same for each volume. Hawkins and his native henchman, Gomo, double-cross Mamoud and set out to get the treasure for themselves. Bomba, Wafi, Gibo and the two tribes of Red Pygmies are stymied by two forces of nature in their endeavor to reach the village of the cannibals holding Andrew Bartow captive: the eruption of Fire Mountain and the onslaught of the rainy season. The Grosset & Dunlap books had different pictures on the dust jacket of each title. Once he arrives on the island, Bomba is treated as a reluctant guest, in Japazy's house. Featuring: Johnny Sheffield, Anne Kimbell, Paul Guilfoyle, Leonard Mudie, Smoki Whitfield, Lane Bradford, Rick Vallin. [2] Sheffield was already established as an outdoor star; he had portrayed the character Boy in the Tarzan movies with Johnny Weissmuller. At the conclusion of the ten volume "Amazonian Cycle", Bomba and his parents along with Cody and Gibo were en route to New York City. This is the fourth time they've tasted defeat at Bomba's hands. A shame he survived the wreck of the 'Pamela!". Golubo pays the price of past sins and is eaten by a river demon of sorts. Lowanda, the Chief of the Hunters, and Bomba become blood brothers. All is well and seemingly, the series is over but Bonny's last utterances are a hint of the adventures in Africa and Asia to come: "But some day the jungle will see me again. Raloma is chosen as the new Medicine Man and the return of the old ways begins. This time they are lead by Tocarara, the co-Chieftain and half brother of the wounded (by Bomba) Nascanora. Volumes 1-9 were reprinted by Clover Books in pictorial cover (PC) format in the late 1950's. The occupants of the derelict ship the "Rover" are picked up by Captain Nord, of the Norwegian ship the "Astrid." Foreign editions in German and Spanish (and possibly more) are known to exist. When he learns that Leah is a princess whose father was overthrown by Hassan, Bomba sets out to help her reclaim her title. Bomba the Jungle Boy finds a wounded lion dying a slow and painful death, he finds a group on safari trapping lions for sale to zoos, which were unable to obtain such animals during the war. Available instantly. Bomba yearns to discover who his parents are or were but Cody's mind is clouded with only an occasional moment of lucidity here and there. The first book, "Bomba the Jungle Boy, or The Old Naturalist's Secret," (1926) introduces the reader to Bomba, a 14 year old boy who was raised from infancy in Brazil's Amazonian jungle. Featuring: Johnny Sheffield, Sue England, Paul Guilfoyle, Damian O'Flynn, Leon Belasco, Charles La Torre, Smoki Whitfield. Well, Japazy falls to his doom and Bomba is not directed to anyone else for further information on his parents. The jungle boy was a lover of birds, and hunted animals with a bow and arrow and his trusty machete. Finally, Bomba realizes the fraud being perpetuated and arranges the escape of himself, his three friends, Pirah and the slaves of the valley. They discover something altogether different when they find a young white boy living there. WGN executive Fred Silverman stated that "Zim" meant "Son of" in Swahili.[3]. The first ten are set in South America, where Bomba, who grew up in the jungle, tries … Plans are made for the final leg of the journey to London but "greedy eyes, unscrupulous eyes are aware of the wealth they carry with them, which will surely cause more exciting adventures in the Perilous Kingdom. Curiously, the trail takes him to areas Bomba had never explored but then ends up near the Giant Cataract and the Island of Snakes, only further up the same great river they are both on. Before running into Dr. Pennfield, Bomba was on his way back to Terror Trail to find the ripped out pages to the book he had grabbed from Japazy, just outside the Abandoned City. ‎„Bomba the Jungle Boy in the Abandoned City” is the fifth book in a series of American boy’s adventure books produced by the Stratemeyer Syndicate under the pseudonym Roy Rockwood, published in the first half of the 20th century. But in order to get there, there are as many dangers to overcome as there were in reaching the cannibal village. Escape is made after a battle that tests the limits of Bomba and his comrades. In this, the fourth book chronicling the adventures of Bomba the Jungle Boy as he searches the Amazonian jungles for the truth to his mystery shrouded background, he once again confronts the dreaded headhunters from the Giant Cataract. The tale begins with Bomba, Gibo, Sobrinin and Neram on their way to the Underground River, following the Witch of Snake Island's instructions. He is a wild boy … She rebuffed his advances and alerted Andrew who challenged him to a duel in which Japazy was wounded but not fatally so. After finding evidence of his father's point of capture, his skinning knife, Bomba pushes on with redoubled enthusiasm, after sending a progress report to his mother via Nairobi. But this encounter is only the tip of the tropical ice berg, because it is soon found out that the Giant Cataract and Swamp of Death are about to unite in an assault on the molocca of Honduras. The jungle boy was a lover of birds, and hunted animals with a bow and arrow and his trusty machete. More to follow in The Swamp of Death. House ad for Batman #203, art by Neal Adams. Bomba The Jungle Boy comic books shown are in stock. In this, he is aided by Mangu the Medicine Man. In 1949, Monogram Pictures brought Bomba to the screen with Johnny Sheffield starring in a series of twelve films. But now it is to the Swamp of Death that Bomba must go, to collect flowers from the plant of death. The action never slackens. As this is how the twentieth and last Bomba book ends, we must assume that this reuniting does take place and eventually they will return to New York City, though this will be Wafi's first time. The books were made by the Stratemeyer Syndicate, and were written under the pen name Roy Rockwood. As Bomba the Jungle Boy Among the Pygmies begins, our hero, along with faithful Gibo and Wafi have been deserted by their safari, due to their fear of the Pygmies, at the edge of whose land they are now situated. During this mini-cycle, the headhunters of the Giant Cataract acted as the enemy of all. The island realm of Japazy the half breed has just sunk into the Great River and Bomba is trying to escape the fury of both the river and its still spewing (though underwater) volcano, Tamura. These same books were reprinted again by Clover Books, a short-lived publisher that also reprinted the Grosset & Dunlap series Tom Quest. They too are evil men. Azande is the Chief while Momku is the tribe's Medicine Man. They come close to overwhelming the Araos but Bomba turns the tide and the invaders from the Giant Cataract are decimated, almost to extinction, their power broken for generations. The books were made by the Stratemeyer Syndicate, and were written under the pen name Roy Rockwood. To that end, journeys to gain medicine and knowledge to help the pair of old friends regain their memory of Bomba's heritage. Bomba is out hunting soon after his return to the moluca of the Araos from the Swamp of Death. The "Pamela" was ill-captained by Dondy and ultimately, his vessel sinks during an Indian Ocean cyclone. One of the three lost explorers is Andrew Bartow, father of Bomba (Bonny), but he is unconscious for the most part and doesn't realize that his fourteen year hunt for his kidnapped son is over. The Grosset & Dunlap books had different pictures on the dust jacket of each title. The Clover editions had no dust jackets but had picture covers reprinting the Grosset & Dunlap dust jacket art. It turns out the Andrew Bartow made a poor choice of vessel for the trip to England. George Harland and his daughter Patricia are in the African jungle to photograph animals. During this time, Bomba combats a black panther and a pack of wild dogs. [5], In September 1948 Monogram's president Steve Broidy announced that the studio would make two Bomba films over the following year. Separated from his parents since childhood, a young boy, who has been brought up in the jungle by an old naturalist, begins the long search for his true identity. The superstitious Painted Hunters are sure this storm was a sign from the gods to turn back and so they do, except for Lowando, Bomba's blood brother. Hunting guides have kidnapped David and will force him to lead them to a lost city hidden in the center of an active volcano. I have previously named the first ten Bomba the Jungle Boy books as the Amazonian Cycle, due obviously to the locale where all of the action takes place. He comes across brother and sister Robert and Judy Maitland who are trying to build an agricultural station. The first ten titles were reprinted by Grosset & Dunlap during the early 1950's. The party complete their long trek to the sea and with Tobo as well, embark from Mombassa on "The Pamela." Featuring: Johnny Sheffield, Wayne Morris, Nancy Hale, Paul Picerni, William Phipps, Smoki Whitfield, Leonard Mudie, James Adamson. But then Nascanora and his head-hunters attack in there fiercest assault ever. Bomba The Jungle Boy 1953 Vintage Hard Cover Book by Roy Rockwood. As seen in "The Painted Hunters," Bomba has finally rescued his father, Andrew Bartow from the cannibals.. A bunch of movie makers arrive in Africa to make a film about jungle wildlife. Bomba the Jungle Boy | | ISBN: 0690996686359 | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch Amazon. In their village, Bomba is interrogated by the half-breed Tom Paul and ultimately transported into the valley where the Jungle Boy meets Ashati, Neram and Gibo, plus the valley's master, The Boss, Don Mendonza. The central cast has already been established, with the exception of Gonibobo and his tribe of cannibals, introduced here in Terror Trail. The Amazonian Cycle comes to an awesome conclusion with Bomba the Jungle Boy and the Lost Explorers. But the reader knows better, as the Indian Ocean is relentless in allowing Bomba and his party escape its insidious clutches! And surely, Bomba will long for a return to the jungle, any jungle... DC Comics - Seven issues from October 1967 to October 1968. Publisher: McLoughlin Bros, Clover Books: 1929 . That need is due to the captivity of the entire party and their impending torture. Another landing is made on a volcanic island which erupts as soon as they set foot. Even the head-hunters leadership is destroyed, with the deaths of Co-Chieftains Nascanora and Tocarora and the Medicine Men Ruspak and Ganyuk. One wonders why it is that everywhere Bomba wants to go is shrouded in mystery as lands of terror, yet the rulers of these lands couldn't have resided there for more than fourteen years? Featuring: Johnny Sheffield, Laurette Luez, Lyle Talbot, Arthur Space, Lane Bradford, Martin Garralaga, Smoki Whitfield, Leonard Mudie. Bomba the Jungle Boy is a series of American boy`s adventure books produced by the Stratemeyer Syndicate under the pseudonym Roy Rockwood and published by Cupples Leon in the first half of the 20th century in imitation of the successful Tarzan series. Robert's inexperience leads him to set a controlled fire to get rid of the under-brush but it nearly leads to disaster. Let's not forget Mother Nature as a tornado rips through the party and lives are lost. A prolonged journey through an underground tunnel and a colopichi forest that threatens Gibo and Bomba with eternal sleep. Their first order of business is to kill their guide and then go after the elephants. They are evil men. Featuring: Johnny Sheffield, Karen Sharpe, Walter Sande, Suzette Harbin, Martin Wilkins, Morris Buchanan, Leonard Mudie, Don Blackman. It is Andrew Bartow who finally recognizes Golubo as a fraud and a white one at that. Many adventures ensue, among them, battles with "serpent beasts," an unholy combination of reptile and savage feline. Bomba, the Jungle Boy (Book #1 in the Bomba the Jungle Boy Series) by Roy Rockwood. It is he who recently initiated the practice of human sacrifice to appease the River Demon, supplanting the Good Spirits of the River, as they were known. Basically in every page Bomba is in mortal danger and has to use his awesome jungle skills to get out of situations. Foreign editions in German and Spanish (and possibly more) are known to exist. Bomba The Jungle Boy On Terror Trail by Roy Rockwood available in Hardcover on Powells.com, also read synopsis and reviews. Japazy stole a painting of Laura by (Andrew) Bartow and it is that one which Bomba saved from the drowning of Jaguar Island. Gibo and Bomba are returning to the molocca of Hondura, after their adventures on the Underground River during which Sobrinini died in glorious fashion. Soon after the "Pamela" goes to her watery grave and the survivors continue on in a make-shift raft. Hinsdale's companions are found and the steaming grotto's secret and wealth are revealed. Bomba the Jungle Boy on the Underground River by Rockwood, Roy and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AbeBooks.com. From 1949 through 1955, Monogram Pictures brought the character to the motion-picture screen in 12 Bomba films, starring Johnny Sheffield. Illustrators: Walter S. Rogers (1-6); Howard L. Hastings (7-11, 13-20); A. Suk (12) Author: John W. Duffield (1-20). Bomba has a lot of work to do before he can restore order to this jungle. The Cupples & Leon editions all used the same illustration for the dustjacket, only the title was different, and each had a unique frontispiece. Untitled Bomba the Jungle Boy story, script by Denny O'Neil, art by Jack Sparling; Bomba encounters Krag, an ancient warlord awakened from suspended animation who holds destructive secrets from the past. Cody was deep in the jungle when he stumbled upon Japazy and Bonny. Many adventures follow as they explore the extensive tunnel system and eventually emerge once more into the sunlight. The first ten volumes are set in South America, where Bomba, who grew up in the jungle, tries to discover his origin and find his parents. One of my favorite scenes is when the two warrior/explorers are caught in a flood and thankfully discover a series of stair-like shelves leading above the tunnel floor alongside which the river runs. Before she dies though, she regales Bomba (and Gibo) with more information on the Jungle Boy and then performs an opera that rivaled those before the crown heads of Europe. Featuring: Johnny Sheffield, Douglas Kennedy, Barbara Bestar, Paul Marion, Russ Conway, Emory Parnell, Smoki Whitfield, Leonard Mudie. House ad for Strange Adventures #213, art by Neal Adams. While waiting for another ship to pick them up for the continuation of their ill-fated journey to London, adventures abound, for all. Sobrinini ends her recitation stating that Bartow and Laura are still alive. They come to the rescue of her father and the rest when they are attacked by unfriendly tribesmen.