(Winter 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 Barbarizi Man-Eaters (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

The Devil's Temple (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Musungu; Grace Morley; Peter Hilton; M'sanga; Torgu
Synopsis:
Kaänga helps a woman pursue her fiancée who has become obsessed with a lost pool of immortality.
Keywords:
British Musuem; Cairo; immortality; leopards

Indexer Notes

Part one of a story continued in the sequence "End of the Trail."

Jungle Justice (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Riddell
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle

End of the Trail (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Grace Morely; Peter Hilton
Synopsis:
Hilton finds the pool of immortality, but he is killed by a sea monster living in the pool.
Keywords:
Devil's Temple; immortality; lions; sea monsters; wildfire

Indexer Notes

Second part of story begun in the sequence "The Devil's Temple." This sequence's page numbering continues directly from "The Devil's Temple."

The Shadow Men (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sal Trapani ?
Inks:
Jack Abel ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Synopsis:
An anthropologist, an ivory hunter, and a tax collector each tell a story related to pygmies.
Keywords:
blowguns; devil-vine; elephants; gorillas; ivory; pygmies; taxation

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit suggested by Saltarella
Inks credit suggested by Saltarella

["It was the day the natives gathered inside the huge trading compound..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Togambo; Jim Dawson; Tommy Fortune
Synopsis:
Jim describes the training of cheetahs.
Keywords:
animal training; cheetahs

The Enchanted Valley (Table of Contents)

Tiger Girl / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Art Saaf ?
Inks:
Jack Abel ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tiger Girl; Benzali (tiger)
Synopsis:
A curse is put on a safari that dares to enter the Enchanted Valley. They are attacked by what appears to be a giant python. It is, in reality, a model of a snake, manned by the natives of the Valley. Tiger Girl leads the safari out of the Valley.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Enchanted Valley; giant python; lions; the Spell of the Serpent

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit suggested by Saltarella
Inks credit suggested by Saltarella

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

The editor is given as "None."

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Barbarizi Man-Eaters
    Kaänga
  2. 1. The Devil's Temple
    Kaänga
  3. 2. Jungle Justice
  4. 3. End of the Trail
    Kaänga
  5. 4. The Shadow Men
  6. 5. ["It was the day the natives gathered inside the huge trading compound..."]
    Jungle Tales
  7. 6. The Enchanted Valley
    Tiger Girl
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Per Sandell
  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.