(August 1941)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
every month
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Glen Kel Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
Malcolm Reiss (Editor); Gene Fawcette (Art Director)
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

Live-Offering to the Ju-Ju Demon (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich (signed)
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann Mason

Live-Offering To the Ju-Ju Demon (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Frank Riddell]
Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Sawabi (introduction, villain, death); Kaänga; Ann Mason
Synopsis:
Kaänga prevents a treacherous witch doctor from inciting a jungle war.
Keywords:
stereotyping of African natives; turtles; vultures; witch doctors

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

first line: "Kaänga and Ann go through a treacherous swampy jungle of gigantic trees..."

["The leopard men have gone berserk."] (Table of Contents)

The Red Panther / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as J.J. King]
Pencils:
Al Gabrielle
Inks:
Al Gabrielle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Red Panther; Fang (leopard); leopard men (introduction, villains)
Synopsis:
Red Panther defeats a leopard cult.
Keywords:
leopard cults; leopard gods; masks; stereotyping of African natives; tiger traps

["The flamingo tribe is so named for the beauty of their festive dance."] (Table of Contents)

Tabu / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as "Mack"]
Pencils:
Joe Doolin
Inks:
Joe Doolin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
The Flamingo Tribe (introduction); slavers (villains, one dies); Tabu
Synopsis:
A peaceful tribe, named for their flamingo dance, rescue Tabu from slavers.
Keywords:
bondage; burning at the stake; slavers

["The lost empire celebrates the birthday of its lovely queen."] (Table of Contents)

Camilla / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Victor Ibsen]
Pencils:
Bob Hebberd ?
Inks:
Bob Hebberd ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Eric; Ragnar (introduction, villain); a witch doctor (introduction)
Synopsis:
An assassination attempt is made on Camilla via a poisonous snake. She is saved by a witch doctor and she and Eric return to the city just in time to save it from attack by the Dangas.
Keywords:
Dangas (African tribe); krir (snake); stereotyping of African natives; witch doctors

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jungle Facts / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; jungle; nature
Synopsis:
Brief natural histories of the macaw, the hippopotamus, and the mandrill.
Keywords:
hippopotamuses; macaws; mandrills

The Blue Orchid (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Arthur Garnett]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle

["Y'know, Vincent, I wish I could fly!"] (Table of Contents)

Captain Terry Thunder / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Pierre La Rue]
Pencils:
Al Stahl ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
G. G. (introduction); Daisy Bell (introduction); a movie crew (introduction); Terry Thunderl Kismet; Vincent; Anderson the Arab
Synopsis:
Anderson and Kismet accidentally take off in an airplane and Terry and Vincent must come to their rescue.
Keywords:
air planes; British Royal Air Force; costumes; motion picture cameras; motion pictures; parachutes; quicksand; sandstorms

["Simba follows Jeanne, a white girl, and two natives through a jungle swamp..."] (Table of Contents)

Simba, King of Beasts / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Ed Hunt]
Pencils:
Al Walker
Inks:
Al Walker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal; jungle
Characters:
a priest (introduction, villain, death); Jeanne (introduction); Simba;
Synopsis:
Simba protects a treasure hunter from a mad priest.
Keywords:
ancient Egyptian temple; jade

Wambi and the Elephant God (Table of Contents)

Wambi / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Roy L. Smith]
Pencils:
Henry Kiefer
Inks:
Henry Kiefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Ali Ben Yusi (introduction, villain); Wabu (introduction); Wambi; Ogg (ape); Tawn (elephant)
Synopsis:
An ivory hunter makes trouble for a village in Wambi's jungle.
Keywords:
elephant statues; Gorus (African tribe); human sacrifice; ivory

["M'Dibo and his tribe ambush an ivory-bearing safari of peaceful natives..."] (Table of Contents)

Fantomah / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as W.B. Hovious]
Pencils:
Richard Case ?
Inks:
Richard Case ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
M'Dibo (introduction, villain, death); Koru (introduction); Onga (introduction); Fantomah; Fury (leopard)
Synopsis:
Fantomah conjurs elephant ghosts to punish a tribe of ivory thieves.
Keywords:
ghosts; ivory; stereotyping of African natives

["The intrepid explorer finds that the world wide battle for national and economic supremacy has invaded African's once isolated jungles..."] (Table of Contents)

Roy Lance / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Courtney Thomason]
Pencils:
Seymour Reit
Inks:
Seymour Reit
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
The Nazis (villains); Roy Lance
Synopsis:
Roy fights Nazis attempting to bribe the natives into driving whites out of Africa.
Keywords:
automobiles; Boma (city); Congo; stereotyping of African natives; stereotyping of Germans; World War II