(January 1942)

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
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Listed on the cover and in the indicia as Vol. 2, No. 1. Actually is issue #25, but this number appears nowhere in the magazine.


Kaghis the Blood God (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; Kaghis
Keywords:
Ancient Egypt; idols

Kahgis the Blood God (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Kaghis; a priestess
Synopsis:
An ancient idol and an ancient Egyptian princess come to life when their temple is opened. However, the priestess perishes for want of blood and the living idol carries her back into the tomb.
Keywords:
Ancient Egypt; idols; mummies; suspended animation; tombs

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

first line: "Entombed for countless ages, an Egyptian idol and a beautiful priestess slept their timeless sleep..."

["Tabu is exploring a wild unknown region of darkest Africa..."] (Table of Contents)

Tabu / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
historical; jungle
Characters:
Tabu; Dahgran; Kahir; Elia
Synopsis:
Tabu is captured and brought before the pharaoh. Using his magic, Tabu saves the pharaoh's life, engendering a great deal of jealousy from the rest of the court, who then plot against him.
Keywords:
Ancient Egypt; Darfur (ancient Egyptian city); statues; Temple of Isis

Indexer Notes

This story is apparently set in ancient times.

["Deep in the African jungle there lives a peace-loving tribe..."] (Table of Contents)

Fantomah / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Fantomah; Fury (leopard); M'Dobis (African tribe); Ogui; Steve
Synopsis:
Fantomah recovers a native idol from white thieves.
Keywords:
Father of Fathers (statue); idols; stereotyping of African natives

["Wambi finds Ogg one day curiously inspecting an army canteen."] (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; Ogg; Otto; Fritz; Tawn; Hans
Synopsis:
Wambi and Ogg help raise a siege of a British jungle outpost under by German soldiers.
Keywords:
British Army; canteens; German Army; gunpowder; machine guns; World War II

Boy King of the Tuskers (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script:
Toni Blum [as Bob Anthony]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
George Tuska ?; Pat Masulli ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
jungle

Indexer Notes

Credits from Saltarella who states "spot illustration on first page of story looks to me like George Tuska or Pat Masulli (from the way the folds in the elephant skin are inked)".

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Through the blackness of a jungle night, Roy and two natives paddle up a narrow river."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Roy Lance; Manu; Miss Blane; Miss Blane's guardian
Synopsis:
Roy rescues an heiress from her murderous guardian.
Keywords:
signal drums; yachts

["Snap it, Andy, before our faces freeze into this grin!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Terry Thunder; Anderson the Arab; Kismet; Vincent; Barbara Lewis; Beni Ahmed Ali; von Doomer
Synopsis:
Terry and the gang assist an undercover spy posing as a archaeologist.
Keywords:
cameras; magazines; sand wagon; stereotyping of Germans; sunbathing; telescopes; World War II

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction; jungle
Synopsis:
Brief natural histories of the camel, the chimpanzee, and the okapi.
Keywords:
camels; chimpanzees; okapis

["Deep in the heart of 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:
Dorothy Lane; Red Panther; N'Logas (African tribe); Don Lane; Banti
Synopsis:
The Panther leads a woman to her lost brother.
Keywords:
bondage; poison herbs; signal drums

["From a peaceful slumber, Simba is rudely awakened..."] (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; al-Farabie; Lohab; Sami; Musar; Ahkehn
Synopsis:
Simba is captured by Arabs for arena fighting against tigers. He escapes with the help of the sheik's son.
Keywords:
tiger traps; tigers

["For many years a policy of good will has existed between Camilla, queen of the lost empire, and her friend Orth..."] (Table of Contents)

Camilla / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Victor Ibsen]
Pencils:
Frank Schwarz ?
Inks:
Frank Schwarz ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Camilla; Orth; Slaag; Eric
Synopsis:
Driven mad by a scorpion's sting, Camilla's friend Orth makes war on her lost empire.
Keywords:
scorpions; Vikings
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Kaghis the Blood God
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Kahgis the Blood God
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Tabu is exploring a wild unknown region of darkest Africa..."]
    Tabu
  4. 3. ["Deep in the African jungle there lives a peace-loving tribe..."]
    Fantomah
  5. 4. ["Wambi finds Ogg one day curiously inspecting an army canteen."]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  6. 5. Boy King of the Tuskers
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. ["Through the blackness of a jungle night, Roy and two natives paddle up a narrow river."]
    Roy Lance
  9. 8. ["Snap it, Andy, before our faces freeze into this grin!"]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Jungle Jingles
  11. 10. ["Deep in the heart of the jungle..."]
    The Red Panther
  12. 11. ["From a peaceful slumber, Simba is rudely awakened..."]
    Simba
  13. 12. ["For many years a policy of good will has existed between Camilla, queen of the lost empire, and her friend Orth..."]
    Camilla
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