(1953)

Magazine Enterprises, 1953 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Enterprises
Brand:
Magazine Enterprises ME
Editing:
Raymond C. Krank (editor); Vincent Sullivan (publisher)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia states "CAVE GIRL No. 12 (A-1 No. 96)." Date listed is copyright date.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cave Girl / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Powell [as Powell] (signed)
Inks:
Bob Powell [as Powell] (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
adventure; jungle
Characters:
Cave Girl
Reprints:

The Devil Boat! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gardner F. Fox ?
Pencils:
Bob Powell [as Powell] (signed)
Inks:
Bob Powell [as Powell] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; jungle
Characters:
Cave Girl; Luke Hardin; Wamboolis (African tribe); Skullheads
Synopsis:
White men disguised with skull masks raid native villages for their ivory and steal archaeological treasures from Luke. Cave Girl uses her new-found science knowledge to help track and defeat the raiders.
Reprints:
Keywords:
archaeology; human skeletons; ivory; Kenya police; masks; radium; submarines; treasure chests; uranium

Indexer Notes

Gardner Fox is credited as a writer on this feature in Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Prey of the Headhunters! (Table of Contents)

Cave Girl / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox ?
Pencils:
Bob Powell [as Powell] (signed)
Inks:
Bob Powell [as Powell] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; jungle
Characters:
Cave Girl; Alfred Randolph; Pierre Lamond (villain); Dyaks (African tribe); Benjamin Monday
Synopsis:
The lives of two thieves, Benjamin Monday who has stolen a chemical poison and Pierre Lamond who has stolen sacred rubies from a native temple, cross and end in headhunter violence.
Reprints:
Keywords:
headhunters; idols; poison vapor; rubies; stereotyping of African natives

Indexer Notes

Gardner Fox is credited as a writer of this feature in Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

The Amazon Assassins! (Table of Contents)

Cave Girl / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox ?
Pencils:
Bob Powell [as Powell] (signed)
Inks:
Bob Powell [as Powell] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; jungle
Characters:
Cave Girl; Wamboolis (African tribe); Irana; the Amazons
Synopsis:
Cave Girl is defending the Wambooli people against attacks by the Amazons when she is captured and is forced to fight lions.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bolos; bondage; vulture gods

Indexer Notes

Gardner Fox is credited as a writer on this feature in Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

The Gold-Maker! (Table of Contents)

Thun'da King of the Congo / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Bob Powell [as Powell] (signed)
Inks:
Bob Powell [as Powell] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle; science fiction
Characters:
Thun'da; Helene Descartes; Chief Wabulli; King Rex; Raoul Descartes (villain, death)
Synopsis:
A machine that turns everything to gold landed in the jungle during the age of the dinosaurs and has now come to life. Word of gold statues everywhere drives men to obtain that gold at any cost, and Thun'da must find a way to deal with the greedy scoundrels.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bomber aircraft; British Royal Air Force; gold

Indexer Notes

Gardner Fox credit from index of reprint.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Cave Girl
  2. 1. The Devil Boat!
    Cave Girl
  3. 2. Prey of the Headhunters!
    Cave Girl
  4. 3. The Amazon Assassins!
    Cave Girl
  5. 4. The Gold-Maker!
    Thun'da King of the Congo
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