(Fall 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

King Fang (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

King Fang (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Musungu; Koonda
Synopsis:
Kaänga's ape friend, Koonda is taken captive by hunters. Kaänga frees him and follows him back to his band where Koodna must fight to re-establish himself as king.
Reprints:
Keywords:
gorillas; leopards

Indexer Notes

Title from cover.

first line: "Kaänga was approaching home now."

The Bone Bender (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kalagis (African tribe); M'kuta; Swahilis (African tribe)
Synopsis:
A man is determined to watch a secret medical treatment and pays a high price.
Keywords:
lions; magic; Nyasland

The Courage of Kaambi (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Lindstrom
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle

["For Kip Cummings of the Jungle Patrol and his young sidekick, Shadow, the search had ended..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kip Cummings (introduction); Shadow (introduction, only appearance); Jake Bronson; Marcia Willoughby
Synopsis:
Kip and Shadow help free Marcia from her kidnappers.
Keywords:
airplanes; bolos; crocodiles; Douglas C-47 Skytrain; elephants; rope bridges; saddle zebras

Indexer Notes

Possibly a reprint from an unidentified source or an older story from the Iger shop inventory.

["There are many things in the African jungle that are better left alone..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Jim Dawson; Tommy Fortune; Miss Carson
Synopsis:
Jim gives a brief natural history of the crocodile.
Keywords:
crocodiles; hippopotamuses; monitor lizards

["She was the all-seeing eye that knew everything..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tiger Girl; Togara (tiger); Saali; N'goti
Synopsis:
Tiger Girl exposes the forbidden Bakete Society and frees a young woman accused of witchcraft.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bakete society; bondage; cheetahs; hypnotism; totem poles

Indexer Notes

Tiger Girl last appeared in an original story in Fight Comics (Fiction House, 1940 series) #81.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. King Fang
    Kaänga
  2. 1. King Fang
    Kaänga
  3. 2. The Bone Bender
    Jungle Mysteries
  4. 3. The Courage of Kaambi
  5. 4. ["For Kip Cummings of the Jungle Patrol and his young sidekick, Shadow, the search had ended..."]
    Jungle Patrol
  6. 5. ["There are many things in the African jungle that are better left alone..."]
    Jungle Tales
  7. 6. ["She was the all-seeing eye that knew everything..."]
    Tiger Girl
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.