Dick Lupoff, author of Master of Adventure: The Worlds of Edgar Rice Burroughs, “places Tarzan and the Ant Men in his list of essential Burroughs novels,” according to Wikipedia.
Forty-four years after it appeared in book form, scripter Gaylord DuBois and artist Russ Manning adapted it for Gold Key issues of Tarzan #'s 174 and 175 (1968). The Grand Comics Database credits Mike Royer with helping Manning on #175, based on an identification of the inks by Alberto Bacattini.
This is part one. Tomorrow, part two. Grab a vine and swing on by to read it.
On August 27, 2012 I presented the DuBois/Manning adaptation of Tarzan of the Apes to honor the jungle lord’s 100th birthday. You can read it by clicking the thumbnail: