Malu the Slave Girl
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Real Name

Princess Malu

First Appearance

Slave Girl Comics #1 (Feb. 1949)

Original Publisher


Created by

Howard Larsen


In the modern day, Sandra Worth meets archaeologist Geoffrey Garth at a party. Geoffrey noticed the ring Sandra was wearing and inquired on how she acquired it. Sandra explained that the ring had been handed down in her family for generations. Geoffrey explained that the ring is actually one of the mystical rings of Zubran from Kingdom of Ormuz, Geoffrey also had found one during his expedition and had been looking for its double. The rings were said to be able to allow its possessor to view the past. Geoffry and Sandra decided to test the rings by reading an incantation from an ancient scroll. After reading the incantation, Sandra began to see into the distant past into the life of Malu, Princess of Ormuz, and her protector Garth.

As an Malu was kidnapped and sold into slavery, but 18 years later she is found by Garth, a captain of the guard in the city of Ormuz. The duo set out to return Malu to her throne in Ormuz, but encounter many adventures and fall in love along the way.They dealt with threats such as the Pirates of Abmur and the Bandits of Tal Azmut.

When Garth attempted to return Princess Malu to her father, the king, after she was abducted into a life of slavery, Malu's evil uncle, Phao, claimed that Garth was a liar and a traitor. Garth was sentenced to slavery and Malu was exiled from Ormuz. The two escaped from Phao and ended up in the kingdom of Zarkhana. There, Garth helped to overthrow the tyrant Shala, and restored order. Shala's sister Tirza made Garth the new king of Zarkhana. Garth took Malu as his queen, but Shala continued to plot her revenge.

Public Domain Appearances

  • Slave Girl Comics #1-2
  • Strange Worlds #3
  • Malu in the Land of Adventure #1 (I.W. Publishing)

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