(April 1953)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Glen-Kel Pub. Co., Inc.
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
J. F. Byrne (Managing editor)(credited); Jerry Iger (Art Director)(credited)
Color:
Color Cover; Black and White Interior
Dimensions:
Early Issues Standard Golden Age U.S.; Later Issues Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Keywords:
elephants; leopards

The Big Six of the Comics! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Birdmen of Konkorra Cliffs! (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Maurice Whitman
Inks:
Maurice Whitman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann Mason; bird men; Kramer
Synopsis:
An ancient Roman treasure is discovered near the bird men's country. Kaänga prevents it from being taken by thieves so that it can be placed in the hands of the proper authorities.
Keywords:
ancient Rome; artificial wings; crocodiles; dogs; elephants; leopards; public address systems; saddle zebras; warthogs

["Foolish fellow! I am going off to roam the sunny veldts..."] (Table of Contents)

Wambi the Jungle Boy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Henry Kiefer
Inks:
Henry Kiefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Wambi; John; Mary; N'godis (African tribe); Tawn; Ogg
Synopsis:
Wambi is captured by a well-meaning couple who want to civilize him. He is rescued by Tawn and Ogg.
Keywords:
hippopotamuses; leopards

The Dwarf Elephant (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Po-Zo-Lay (Table of Contents)

Mysteries of the Jungle / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Jack; Wambatus (African tribe); Red; Karatas (African tribes)
Keywords:
drought; famine; lions; penicillin

["Natives feared the black buffalo... the most dangerous game in Africa."] (Table of Contents)

Jungle Tales / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Trader Jim Dawson; Tommy Fortune; Kambo; Miss Cole
Synopsis:
Jim describes the ferocity of the Cape buffalo to an inexperienced hunter.
Keywords:
Cape buffalo; leopards

["His name was Sir Winthrop Judson, and he was the deadliest marksman in all Africa."] (Table of Contents)

Tiger Girl / comic story / 4.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Jack Kamen ?; Ed Waldman ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tiger Girl; Abdola; Nygumbars (African tribe); Winthrop Judson; Barnes; Haro; Benzali (tiger)
Synopsis:
Having been offended by the Nygumbars, Judson hires warriors from all over the jungle to attack the Nygumbar kraal. Tiger Girl comes to the aid of the Nygumbars and Judson's force is defeated and he is killed by Benzali.
Reprints:
Keywords:
catapults; elephants; machine guns

Indexer Notes

Bottom one-third of the final page is the state of ownership.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Lists editor as "None."

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Kaänga
  2. 1. The Big Six of the Comics!
  3. 2. The Birdmen of Konkorra Cliffs!
    Kaänga
  4. 3. ["Foolish fellow! I am going off to roam the sunny veldts..."]
    Wambi the Jungle Boy
  5. 4. The Dwarf Elephant
  6. 5. Po-Zo-Lay
    Mysteries of the Jungle
  7. 6. ["Natives feared the black buffalo... the most dangerous game in Africa."]
    Jungle Tales
  8. 7. ["His name was Sir Winthrop Judson, and he was the deadliest marksman in all Africa."]
    Tiger Girl
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Len Wolinsky
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.