(February 1942)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
Gene Fawcette (Art Director)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

The volume numbering reverts with this issue from 2 to 1.


Gorillas of the Witch-Queen (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

Gorillas of the Witch-Queen (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ngeeso; Ann Mason; White Queen of the Apes
Synopsis:
The White Queen of the Apes kidnaps Ann to use as leverage to force Kaänga to marry her.
Keywords:
blowguns; bondage; burning at the stake; poison darts; pygmies

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

first line: "Kaänga, white lord of the jungle, is returning from a hunting expedition..."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction; jungle; nature
Synopsis:
Brief natural histories of the giraffe, the locust, and the snake.
Keywords:
giraffes; locusts; snakes

["To Wambi comes Coco, the cockatoo with grave news."] (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; Coco (cockatoo); Ogg; Tawn; Rajah of Harik; Rhan; Gubo
Synopsis:
Wambi tries to persuade the rajah to curtail his hunting which has made game animals very scarce in the jungle.
Keywords:
black bucks; hunting cheetahs; rubies; tigers

["Near a little African coast town, a girl paddles her canoe along a jungle-bound stream..."] (Table of Contents)

Tabu, Wizard of the Jungle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tabu; Gai Taylor; Iglana; Mogu; Taylor
Synopsis:
Natives kidnap Gai in order to extort rifles from her trading post father. Tabu rescues her and causes the natives to be eaten by vultures.
Keywords:
bondage; caves; stereotyping of African natives

["From a perch high in the trees, Red Panther hears a burly guide tell his employer!" [sic]] (Table of Contents)

The Red Panther / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as J.J. King]
Pencils:
George Appel
Inks:
George Appel ?; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Red Panther; Clark; N'Komo; Dr. Tate; Kurt Tadgen's daughter
Synopsis:
Red Panther leads treasure hunters to a distant valley where they learn that their treasure map's treasure is the long-lost daughter of the map maker.
Keywords:
diaries; Gone-gone Valley

Indexer Notes

Last appearance.

The Python Trap (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Bob Anthony]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
jungle

["All Vincent wants is a little love from his own kind..."] (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:
Terry Thunder; Anderson the Arab; Kismet; Vincent; Doris Kane; Bob Kane
Synopsis:
Despondent Vincent, pining for his own kind, leaves the gang but searching for him leads to a pair of explorers in need of rescue.

["In Camilla's hall, a great torch-feast has been prepared for her friends, the pygmies."] (Table of Contents)

Camilla / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Victor Ibsen]
Pencils:
George Appel
Inks:
George Appel ?; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Camilla; Tzais (African tribe); Eric
Synopsis:
Camilla must overcome a mutinous longboat crew on her way to rescue her pygmy friends from one of their neighboring tribes.
Keywords:
blowgun; bondage; lightning; longboats; poison darts; pygmies; stereotyping of African natives; storms; Vikings

["Proud and valiant, with unconquerable fighting spirit that is his heritage from countless generations of mighty lions..."] (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:
Simba; Boko
Synopsis:
Simba rescues a murdered chief's son from a kidnapper. The boy elects to stay with Simba and share his jungle life.

["Relentless foe of injustice toward man and beast alike, adventurer Roy Lance enlists his aid on the side of the Free French..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Courtney Thomasen]
Pencils:
Robert Webb ?
Inks:
Robert Webb ?; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Roy Lance; General Badeaux
Synopsis:
Roy is the object of a murder-by-leopard attempt by the pro-Nazi General Badeaux.
Keywords:
Free French; World War II

Indexer Notes

Last appearance.

["A vast explosion shakes the dawn-lit jungle."] (Table of Contents)

Fantomah / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Fantomah; Ken; Fury (leopard); Vroon
Synopsis:
Ken is taken captive by a treasure hunter who has dammed a river in order to expose an ancient Egyptian city filled with gold.
Keywords:
Ancient Egypt; gold; idols
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Gorillas of the Witch-Queen
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Gorillas of the Witch-Queen
    Kaänga
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Jungle Jingles
  4. 3. ["To Wambi comes Coco, the cockatoo with grave news."]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  5. 4. ["Near a little African coast town, a girl paddles her canoe along a jungle-bound stream..."]
    Tabu, Wizard of the Jungle
  6. 5. ["From a perch high in the trees, Red Panther hears a burly guide tell his employer!" [sic]]
    The Red Panther
  7. 6. The Python Trap
  8. 7. ["All Vincent wants is a little love from his own kind..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  9. 8. ["In Camilla's hall, a great torch-feast has been prepared for her friends, the pygmies."]
    Camilla
  10. 9. ["Proud and valiant, with unconquerable fighting spirit that is his heritage from countless generations of mighty lions..."]
    Simba, King of Beasts
  11. 10. ["Relentless foe of injustice toward man and beast alike, adventurer Roy Lance enlists his aid on the side of the Free French..."]
    Roy Lance
  12. 11. ["A vast explosion shakes the dawn-lit jungle."]
    Fantomah
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.