(April 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

Vengeance of the Flame 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
Keywords:
bondage; burning at the stake

Vengeance of the Flame God (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:
a witch doctor (introduction, villain); Kaänga; Ann Mason; Ngeeso
Synopsis:
Kaänga restores a deposed chief to his chieftanship.
Keywords:
human sacrifice; thunder gods; tiger traps; witch doctors

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

first line: "For centuries, wild jungle tribes have hurled their victims into the crater of a cloud-veiled peak..."

["Ruler of the lost Egyptian city of Khefra by an ancient legend..."] (Table of Contents)

Fantomah, Daughter of the Pharoahs / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Ghazia (introduction, villain, death); Wosret (introduction, villain, death); a Nubian (introduction, villain, death); an assassin (introduction, villain, death); Camilla
Synopsis:
Fantomah is framed for killing a dog sacred to Anubis and sentenced to death. She calls on Anubis to recognize her innocence and the sacred dogs attack the false priest.
Keywords:
human sacrifice; stereotyping of African natives

["A strange bedlam of unleashed sounds breaks the jungle quiet..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Pete (introduction, villain); Lanchis (African tribe); Ingas (African tribe)(introduction, villains); Anne (introduction); Tom (introduction); Wambi; Tawn (elephant); Owark; Babu (baboon); Mambo
Synopsis:
Pilot Pete is deranged by a blow to the head during an emergency landing of his plane. In his madness, he allies himself with the Lanchi cannibals and gives his traveling companions, Ann and Tom, to them. Wambi and his jungle friends manage to rescue them all when Pete recovers his memories and is once more sane.
Keywords:
airplanes; amnesia; bondage; cannibalism; giants; parachutes; stereotyping of African natives

The Brass Goddess (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Theodore Roscoe]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Peter Scarlet (introduction)

["In the Bantu village..."] (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:
Wanculu (introduction); Koli (introduction); De Vigne (introduction, villain); Guillard (introduction, villain); Tabu; Bantus (African tribe)
Synopsis:
Ivory thieves convince the Bantus that their recently deceased chief is a vampire and that he can only be placated by the Bantus surrendering their ivory. Tabu exposes their plot and reveals that the chief was not even dead, only in a coma induced with a poison by the thieves.
Keywords:
ivory; vampirism

["Sh! Nobody knows I'm out here all alone!"] (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 female spy (introduction, villain); an Andama Arab (introduction, villain); Terry Thunder; Anderson the Arab; Kismet; Vincent
Synopsis:
The gang follows Terry on a date and then discovers that his lady friend is a Nazi spy.
Keywords:
espionage; 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; nature
Synopsis:
Brief natural history of the mangabey, the mongoose, and the jackal.
Keywords:
jackals; mangabeys; mongooses

["In a cave deep in the dark continent's treacherous heart..."] (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:
Believing Boko kidnapped by baboons, Simba pursues the baboon troop, only to learn that they have selected Boko to be their leader.
Keywords:
baboons

["Death stalks Camilla through the bat-infested entrance of a lost diamond mine..."] (Table of Contents)

Camilla / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Wilson (introduction, villain, death); Ben Austin; Camilla; Blitzer (gorilla)
Synopsis:
Camilla and Ben discover a lost diamond mine controlled by a lost hermit. The hermit is determined to kill Ben and marry Camilla, but he meets his own end at the hands of his pet gorilla.
Keywords:
bats; bondage; caves; diamonds; gorillas; mine cars; mines; mining; newspapers
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Vengeance of the Flame God
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Vengeance of the Flame God
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Ruler of the lost Egyptian city of Khefra by an ancient legend..."]
    Fantomah, Daughter of the Pharoahs
  4. 3. ["A strange bedlam of unleashed sounds breaks the jungle quiet..."]
    Wambi Jungle Boy
  5. 4. The Brass Goddess
  6. 5. ["In the Bantu village..."]
    Tabu, Wizard of the Jungle
  7. 6. ["Sh! Nobody knows I'm out here all alone!"]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Jungle Jingles
  9. 8. ["In a cave deep in the dark continent's treacherous heart..."]
    Simba
  10. 9. ["Death stalks Camilla through the bat-infested entrance of a lost diamond mine..."]
    Camilla
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