(December 1941)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Malcolm Reiss (Editor); Gene Fawcette (Art Director)
Format:
Standard color comic book.

Battle of the Beasts (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga

Battle of the Beasts ["A horrible new destructive force invades the peaceful..."] (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 8.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; The Nazis (villain); The Muballis (introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb. Half of last story page is taken up by advertisement for the introduction of the patriotic hero, Captain Fight, in Fight Comics. Art by Rudy Palais.

["Into the gloom and mire and treachery of..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Courtney Thomasen] (sic)
Pencils:
Seymour Reit
Inks:
Seymour Reit
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Roy Lance; Mike (introduction); Bonga (introduction); The Osakis (villain, introduction, death)

The Zombie Witch (Table of Contents)

Tabu, Wizard of the Jungle / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as "Mack"]
Pencils:
George Carl Wilhelms
Inks:
George Carl Wilhelms
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tabu; Celie (introduction, villain)

["Deep in the jungle, Fantomah talks to her..."] (Table of Contents)

Fantomah / comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Fantomah; Ken (guest); Hal (villain, introduction, turned into ape); Steve (villain, introduction, turned into ape)

Indexer Notes

Half of last story page occupied by an ad for Rangers Comics #2.

["The bushbuck commonly is called the harnessed antelope..."] (Table of Contents)

Jungle Jingles / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

The Valley of the Kings (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Toni Blum? [as Bob Anthony]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle

["Sissies! Can't you take it? Let's go for..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Terry Thunder; Ali Ben (villain, introduction); Abdul (villain, introduction)

["Brenda Lloyd, with Tipandu, wise old Moori native..."] (Table of Contents)

Simba / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Simba; Tipandu (introduction); Brenda Lloyd (introduction); A tribe of giants (introduction, villain)

[Sigurd the Pirate] (Table of Contents)

Camilla / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Schwarz?
Inks:
Frank Schwarz?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Camilla; Sigurd (introduction, villain, death); Eric (introduction, villain); Olaf (introduction, villain); other pirates (introduction, villain); Eric (guest)

["Wambi, mysterious child of the jungle, lives in its..."] (Table of Contents)

Wambi, The Jungle Boy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Wambi; Captain Ford (introduction); Matu (introduction); Demaras (introduction); Worumba (introduction, villain)

["Evil work is being done in the jungle..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
The Red Panther; Luala (introduction); the Ubandas and their chief (introduction); Mike (introduction, villain); Mike's partner (introduction, villain); Arab slavers (introduction, villain)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Battle of the Beasts
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Battle of the Beasts ["A horrible new destructive force invades the peaceful..."]
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Into the gloom and mire and treachery of..."]
    Roy Lance
  4. 3. The Zombie Witch
    Tabu, Wizard of the Jungle
  5. 4. ["Deep in the jungle, Fantomah talks to her..."]
    Fantomah
  6. 5. ["The bushbuck commonly is called the harnessed antelope..."]
    Jungle Jingles
  7. 6. The Valley of the Kings
  8. 7. ["Sissies! Can't you take it? Let's go for..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  9. 8. ["Brenda Lloyd, with Tipandu, wise old Moori native..."]
    Simba
  10. 9. [Sigurd the Pirate]
    Camilla
  11. 10. ["Wambi, mysterious child of the jungle, lives in its..."]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  12. 11. ["Evil work is being done in the jungle..."]
    The Red Panther
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