- What is new is not necessarily beautiful. Man must become his own master... gradually!
- -- Tarzan
Appearing in "Island of Lost Heads"
- Sandro (head thief)
- the queen's brother
- Queen Cirenna
- beautiful maidens
- Elysium Island
Synopsis for "Island of Lost Heads"
Korak rescues several fleeing men who are being chased by horsemen in the desert. They all dive into the sea and swim towards Korak's raft. Now safe from their pursuers, suddenly a sea serpent tosses everyone overboard. After battling the creature, and succeeding, Korak introduces himself as "Son of Tarzan."
The sea breeze carries them to an island inhabiting only beautiful women with food and drink. The men Korak rescued begin to show their true selves, being thieves who have escaped prison, and want to steal "treasures" from the island.
The Queen hears of this and transforms the men into lowly beasts (pigs and donkeys). She then brings Korak a silken leash, as he will be her "royal pet." After seducing Korak, the Queen's brother enters threatening her to hand over the island's treasures. Though Korak has been tethered to the Queen as her plaything, he defends her by striking the brother down. The brother surrenders, and the Queen rewards Korak his freedom.
Appearing in "The Girl in the Emerald"
- Princess Tanna
- The Myposans (aquatic creatures)
Synopsis for "The Girl in the Emerald"
John Carter rescues a beautiful princess from imprisonment inside a huge emerald.
Appearing in "The Peaceful Mist"
- N'Kima (monkey)
- Bazel (a hunter) (Dies)
- safari men
- Luz (young girl)
- M'Bulla (tribesmen)
Synopsis for "The Peaceful Mist"
Tarzan notices a young girl who may have permeated the jungle with a calming mist. Now the animals no longer fight and protect themselves through natural instinct. This worries Tarzan, as he believes they will die and the natural order of the jungle has now been disrupted.
Appearing in "Battle Cry!"
- five Venusian thieves (Dies)
- Duare (princess of Vepaja) (Cameo)
- Dunus (Carson's guardian)
Synopsis for "Battle Cry!"
During one of his jogging runs, Carson spies upon some thieves among the shrubbery. He soon realizes that the thieves mean to harm a beautiful woman in the garden. He leaps into action believing he will startle the intruders, instead they turn to fight, with weapons in hand. Though out numbered five-to-one, Carson battles them, but then retreats when he notices several Venusian warriors coming after the intruders too.
Days later, Carson confesses to his guardian, Danus, about the beautiful woman in the garden. Danus informs him that she is not to be seen or lusted after, and the two quarrel over the matter. Carson realizes that he no longer wants to leave Venus, for he has seen the princess, and will do anything to meet her face to face.
Reprinted from Korak, Son of Tarzan #48.
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