(1952)

Magazine Enterprises, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Enterprises
Brand:
Magazine Enterprises; ME
Editing:
Raymond C. Krank
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Indicia reads: THUN'DA, King of the Congo. No. 2 (A-1 No. 56). Date listed is copyright date.


[The White Goddess of Kotangu!] (Table of Contents)

Thun'da, King of the Congo / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Powell (signed)
Inks:
Bob Powell (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Thun'da; Kuviroo; Pha; Wanda Henderson
Keywords:
bondage; human sacrifice; stereotyping of African natives

Indexer Notes

The title is from the interior story.

The White Goddess of Kotangu! (Table of Contents)

Thun'da / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell (signed)
Inks:
Bob Powell (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Thun'da; Pha; Kuviroo; Sabre (sabre-toothed tiger); T'ska (wild boar); Looroo (buzzard); Wanda Henderson
Synopsis:
A white castaway is kidnapped by Kuviroo, who hopes to rule the jungle through her, disguised as a great white goddess.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bondage; Bwakka (African tribe); human sacrifice; idol of Ahoob; Kotangu (African ruins); stereotyping of African natives; storms; tiger traps

The Diamond Death (Table of Contents)

Thun'da, King of the Congo / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell (signed)
Inks:
Bob Powell (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Thun'da; Slinky James; Sabre (sabre-toothed tiger); Ra'aka Din (rhinoceros)
Synopsis:
A diamond thief makes his way into Thun'da's jungle.
Keywords:
Basiri (African tribe); diamond mines; diamonds; South Africa; stereotyping of African natives; toupees

Jungle Killers! (Table of Contents)

Thun'da / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Thun'da; Pha; Muka (elephant); Sabre (sabre-toothed tiger)
Synopsis:
Berber slavers capture Pha and Thun'da, but Muka comes to their rescue.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bondage; elephants' graveyard; ivory; slavers; slavery; slaves; stereotyping of African natives; stereotyping of Berbers

The Ape God of Kor (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell (signed)
Inks:
Bob Powell (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Thun'da; Pha; Cave Girl; Boorg; apemen; Sabre (sabre-toothed tiger); Ap'aan (ape)
Synopsis:
Thun'da and Pha return to the Dawn Lands where they meet Cave Girl. They are all taken captive by the apemen of Kor and it is only through Cave Girl's ability to talk to all animals that they escape.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bondage; caves of Klaa; Dawn Lands; human sacrifice; Kor (lost Atlantean city)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The White Goddess of Kotangu!]
    Thun'da, King of the Congo
  2. 1. The White Goddess of Kotangu!
    Thun'da
  3. 2. The Diamond Death
    Thun'da, King of the Congo
  4. 3. Jungle Killers!
    Thun'da
  5. 4. The Ape God of Kor
    Cave Girl
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  • Len Wolinsky
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