(1952)

Magazine Enterprises, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
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

Also known as A-1 (Magazine Enterprises, 1944 series) #73


The Dragon Devil (Table of Contents)

Thun'da / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Thun'da; Pha
Keywords:
fish monsters

The Axe of Death! (Table of Contents)

Thun'da / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Thun'da; Basuli; Pha
Synopsis:
An ancient ax seems to carry a curse but Thun'da shows that the haft actually contains a poisoned needle.
Keywords:
axes; Basuli (African tribe); Kabala (lost city); poisons; scimitars; slavers; stereotyping of African natives; stereotyping of Arabs

The Dragon Devil! (Table of Contents)

Thun'da / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Thun'da; Pha; fishmen; Dwyala
Synopsis:
The fishmen of Sharda kidnap Pha and Thun'da rescues her and kills their god, the dinosaur they worship as a devil-dragon.
Keywords:
dinosaurs; Dogoti (African village); Mombeela River; Sharda (lost Atlantean city); slavery

The Terror of the Witch Doctor! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Mumf'ooka; Thun'da; Kuviroo; Habbibbi
Synopsis:
Witch doctor Mumfooka issues prophecies of death and then arranges the events to prove his powers.
Keywords:
Bahindi (African tribe); prognostication; stereotyping of African natives; witch doctors

The Man Who Served Death! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
"Bull" Mullins; Cave Girl; Nikki (monkey); Druthga (mammoth); Alan Perkins; Midnight (leopard)
Synopsis:
A gold hunter comes to the Dawn Lands and begins bullying humans and animals alike.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Dawn Lands
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Dragon Devil
    Thun'da
  2. 1. The Axe of Death!
    Thun'da
  3. 2. The Dragon Devil!
    Thun'da
  4. 3. The Terror of the Witch Doctor!
    Thun'da
  5. 4. The Man Who Served Death!
    Cave Girl
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jim Walls
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Peter Croome
  • Len Wolinsky