(Summer 1954)

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

Issue Notes

Last issue.


Jackals at the Kill (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann Mason; leopard cultists
Reprints:
Keywords:
elephants; leopard cults; leopards; torture

Indexer Notes

The title of the Kaänga story appears on the cover, but the illustration has nothing to do with the story.

Art credits by Craig Delich.

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

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

A Warrior Must Die! (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Dr. Squire; Manawamis (African tribe); Ipoto; Tom Saxon; Marge Fowler; Sam Fowler; Alimba; Barney; Rangoza
Synopsis:
Saxon, guide for the scientist Fowler, kills Fowler in order to lay claim to the treasure discovered in an archaeological dig. Saxon manages to kidnap Ann in an effort to force Kaänga to let him leave the jungle. Kaänga overcomes Saxon and frees Ann.
Keywords:
bondage; lions; medicine; red plague; rope bridges; soporific drugs; the Dragon's Lair; treasure chests; warthogs; whips; Yale Research Society

Indexer Notes

Kaänga next appears in Kaänga (Fiction House, 1949 series) #20.

Ambush At Dawn (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Riddell
Letters:
typeset

["The pygmy tribe had been betrayed -- their juju stolen..."] (Table of Contents)

Camilla / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Marcia Snyder
Inks:
Marcia Snyder
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Camilla; T'ali; B'gunti
Synopsis:
Treasure hunters steal a sacred elephant, hoping that it will lead them to a valuable jewel.
Reprints:
Keywords:
blow guns; elephant worship; elephants; gorillas; howdahs; jewels; lions; pygmies; stereotyping of African natives; torture; witch doctors

["The trouble began at Henrig's plantation with livestock killed by poison water..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tiger Girl; Abdola; Toghra (tiger); Benton Tyburn; Mrs. Tyburn; Benzali (tiger); Kiboko-zaan; Bonnie Tyburn; Henrig; Frank Tyburn
Synopsis:
Henrig rouses the natives against white settlers. Tiger Girl defeats him and orders the natives to return to their villages.
Keywords:
disguises; lions; mandrills

Indexer Notes

Last appearance.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Jackals at the Kill
    Kaänga
  2. 1. The Big Six of the comics!
  3. 2. A Warrior Must Die!
    Kaänga
  4. 3. Ambush At Dawn
  5. 4. ["The pygmy tribe had been betrayed -- their juju stolen..."]
    Camilla
  6. 5. ["The trouble began at Henrig's plantation with livestock killed by poison water..."]
    Tiger Girl
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Len Wolinsky
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.