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(March 1942)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Glen Kel Pub. Co., Inc.
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
Gene Fawcette (Art Director)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Spoor of the Gold-Raiders (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

Spoor of the Gold-Raiders (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Prof. Harrison (introduction, death); Queen Sotol (introduction); Sterry (introduction, villain); Kaänga; Ann Mason; Ngeeso; Madga (ape)
Synopsis:
Kaänga recovers gold stolen from a hidden temple by a treasure hunter.
Keywords:
bondage; signal drums; stereotyping of African natives; tiger traps; treasure maps

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

first line: "Once again Kaänga, white lord of the jungle, pits his strength and courage against the forces of evil..."]

["His parents dead, the little native boy Boko lives in the jungle under the protection of his savior, mighty Simba."] (Table of Contents)

Simba / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
animal; jungle
Characters:
Boko; Simba
Synopsis:
While learning the ways of the jungle, Boko nurses a wounded Simba and rescues him from hyenas.
Keywords:
hyenas

["You seem nervous, Fury..."] (Table of Contents)

Fantomah / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
N'Gulo (introduction, villain, death); Spotted Men (introduction, villains); The Khefrans (introduction); the "Shrouded One" (introduction, death); Fantomah; Fury (leopard)
Synopsis:
Fantomah becomes the incarnation of a Pharaoh's daughter and helps the Egyptians of lost Kehfra defeat an attacking tribe.
Keywords:
Khefra (ancient Egyptian city); stereotyping of African natives

[Plunderers of the Pyramid] (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:
a band of thieves (introduction, villains); Terry Thunder; Anderson the Arab; Kismet; Vincent
Synopsis:
A band of Arab thieves uses an allegedly haunted pyramid as their base of operations.
Keywords:
ancient Egypt; mummies; pyramids; sarcophagi; star gazing; statues; stereotyping of Arabs

Indexer Notes

Title taken from cover.

first line: "I'll be jiggered. Who's he?"

The Prison That Walked (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Webb ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; jungle; nature
Synopsis:
Brief natural histories of the kudu, the gorilla, and the cheetah.
Keywords:
cheetahs; gorillas; kudu

["As Tabu travels through a remote region of the dark continent..."] (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:
Kashir (introduction, villain, death); Kashir's men (introduction, villains); Princess Darya introduction); Kalat (introduction); Tabu; Malik
Synopsis:
Tabu restores an Indian princess to the throne of a lost city.
Keywords:
bondage; dhows; disguises; gold; India; scimitars; statues of Buddha; treasure chests

["The rumbling beat of native drums reaches Wambi at one of his native haunts..."] (Table of Contents)

Wambi, The Jungle Boy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Herzog (introduction, villain); Smiley (introduction, villain); Muala (introduction); Wambi; Maggo (macaaw); M'Bassas (African tribe); Babu (baboon); Tawn (elephant); Kiki (kangaroo rat); Corno (rhinoceros)
Synopsis:
Wambi and his jungle friends free animals captured by a hunter working for a circus.
Keywords:
bondage; forest fires; signal drums

Death Warrant (Table of Contents)

Camilla / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Ben Austin (introduction); Singh (introduction, villain); Camilla
Synopsis:
Camilla, lost in the jungle and unable to find her way back to her kingdom, rescues a pilot from a fiery crash. The two of them are captured by head hunters and are saved by the chief's son who is not convinced of the rightness of his culture's savagery.
Keywords:
airplanes; cigarette lighters; head hunters; signal drums; stereotyping of African natives
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Spoor of the Gold-Raiders
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Spoor of the Gold-Raiders
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["His parents dead, the little native boy Boko lives in the jungle under the protection of his savior, mighty Simba."]
    Simba
  4. 3. ["You seem nervous, Fury..."]
    Fantomah
  5. 4. [Plunderers of the Pyramid]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  6. 5. The Prison That Walked
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Jungle Jingles
  8. 7. ["As Tabu travels through a remote region of the dark continent..."]
    Tabu, Wizard of the Jungle
  9. 8. ["The rumbling beat of native drums reaches Wambi at one of his native haunts..."]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  10. 9. Death Warrant
    Camilla
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.