A lost treasure of the Golden Age returns in this gorgeous new volume featuring the work of both Russ Manning and Jesse Marsh!
Young Natongo and his adopted brother Dan-El share a bond much stronger than blood, so when they learn of Dan-El’s true father and his lost people, they pledge to discover the secret of his birthright together. Their journey across Africa reveals danger at every turn, but nothing to match the shock of finding Dan-El’s home subjugated by an evil witchdoctor. With only each other to fall back on, can the brothers of the spear survive battle, exile, shipwreck, and more to overthrow the usurper so Dan-El can take his rightful place as king?
About the Author
Gaylord Dubois was born in 1899. A comic book writer, he was best known for his work on outdoor adventure titles such as Red Ryder and Tarzan, and numerous Western comics starring characters like Roy Rogers and Gene Autry. Dubois also wrote a number of prose books, including The Lone Ranger, which was the first novel adapting that popular character. In the 1980s he published several books of spiritual poetry. Dubois passed away in 1993.
Russ Manning (1929–1981) was a comic book artist who is currently a member of the Comic Book Hall of Fame. Manning is known for Magnus, Robot Fighter and Tarzan. He was educated at the Los Angeles County Art Institute and soon after graduating began working at Dell Comics. Manning's work in newspaper comic strips is considered legendary and the Russ Manning Award, an award given to the most promising newcomer in the field of comic book illustration, is named after him.