(Summer 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 Blow-Gun Kill (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Reprints:
Keywords:
lions

The Big Game Hunters! (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Maurice Whitman (signed)
Inks:
Maurice Whitman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Musungu; van Cleef; Gregory; Kafue; Dambo; Lobengula; Rex; Marmo (elephant)
Synopsis:
A trio of big game hunters are slaughter drugged animals in order to capture the kill on film and enhance their reputations. Kaänga puts a stop to their hunts by stampeding Marmo's herd over them, killing them.
Keywords:
blow guns; bondage; jeeps; leopards; lions; motion picture cameras; soporific drug

The Devil Dog (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Gus Cassell
Letters:
typeset

The Magic Tree (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony D'Adamo (signed)
Inks:
Tony D'Adamo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Dangu; the vulture queen
Synopsis:
The queen of a vulture cult attempts to force the artists of the Bushangos to created vulture fetishes for her. Objecting that such objects were evil, the Bushangos refused. The queen placed a curse on them and then attempted to kill them, but they were protected by the eagle spirit of a magic tree.
Reprints:
Keywords:
art; Caves of Bushongo; totem poles; vulture cults

["When a sand-bar fouled his loaded cage-rafts, the safari leader called on Trader Jim and Tommy..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Jim Dawson; Tommy Fortune; Waziris (African tribe); Ferguson [Crawford]; Lumbwa; Tembu (elephant)
Synopsis:
Jim tells a story about the faithfulness of elephants.
Keywords:
elephants

Voodoo (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
historical; jungle
Characters:
N'gatu; Henri Christophe
Synopsis:
A fictionalized account of the Haiti slave rebellion of 1794.
Keywords:
Haiti; rhinoceroses; slave; slave auctions; slavers; slaves; stereotyping of African natives; voodoo; zombies

["She was the pale queen of a hidden temple..."] (Table of Contents)

Tiger Girl / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Matt Baker
Inks:
Matt Baker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tiger Girl; Benzali (tiger); Zubaris (African tribe); Abdola; Sam Drago; Wylie; Togara (tiger)
Synopsis:
Treasure hunters capture and torture Abdola, but he refuses to reveal the location of Tiger Girl's secret temple. However, the thieves drug one of her tigers and follow it as it staggers back to the temple. There they attempt to find the treasure but are killed when Tiger Girl topples the idol of Kahiva on them.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bondage; idol of Kahiva; net traps; rings; torture; wild dogs
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Blow-Gun Kill
    Kaänga
  2. 1. The Big Game Hunters!
    Kaänga
  3. 2. The Devil Dog
  4. 3. The Magic Tree
  5. 4. ["When a sand-bar fouled his loaded cage-rafts, the safari leader called on Trader Jim and Tommy..."]
    Jungle Tales
  6. 5. Voodoo
  7. 6. ["She was the pale queen of a hidden temple..."]
    Tiger Girl
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Len Wolinsky
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.