(Spring 1953)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Glen Kel Publishing 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

The Rogues of Skullbone Bwana (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Glory or Death! (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; M'sungu; Hara Kiri Men; Tonga; Smithers; Boluba; Bradshaw
Synopsis:
As part of a plot to get control complete control of the trading post and diamond mine that they co-owned, Bradshaw disguises himself as a spirit and persuades many warriors to join a suicide cult, promising that they will become great chiefs. Kaänga exposes the fraud and disperses Bradshaw's forces.
Keywords:
disguises; leopards; masks; morning stars; whips

Jungle Kings (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; nature
Synopsis:
Brief natural histories of several dangerous jungle animals.
Keywords:
cheetahs; crocodiles; elephants; kudus; rhinoceroses

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

["Dawn on a Congo tributary...a hunter's camp slowly stirs to life."] (Table of Contents)

Wambi / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Wambi; Tawn; Ogg; Sirdah (tiger)
Synopsis:
Wambi saves a leopard cub from Sirdah and returns it to its parents.
Keywords:
leopards; oxen; temple ruins; wild dogs

Indexer Notes

Last appearance of this feature.

Conjure-Man's Kraal (Table of Contents)

Sheena / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Webb
Inks:
Robert Webb
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Sheena; Iguli; Mahenga; Zandas (African tribe); Chim (chimpanzee); Rungwa
Reprints:
Keywords:
coffins; crocodiles; hippopotamuses; Jehan-bas; leopards; Serpent Caves

Indexer Notes

Although the cover promises "new" Sheena stories, this story is primarily composed of artwork from the linked story, completely re-written, though also with many newly-drawn panels.

Spoor of the Demon Ape (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Riddell
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle

Pool of Peril (Table of Contents)

Sheena / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Webb
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Sheena; Iguli; Zandas (African tribe); Bob Reynolds; Mahenga; Bahru
Synopsis:
Sheena exposes Inguli's tricks and kills him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story continues from "Conjure Man's Kraal" in this issue.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Rogues of Skullbone Bwana
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Glory or Death!
    Kaänga
  3. 2. Jungle Kings
  4. 3. ["Dawn on a Congo tributary...a hunter's camp slowly stirs to life."]
    Wambi
  5. 4. Conjure-Man's Kraal
    Sheena
  6. 5. Spoor of the Demon Ape
  7. 6. Pool of Peril
    Sheena
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Madrid
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Per Sandell
  • Len Wolinsky
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.