(1953)

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

Indicia states: THUN'DA No. 6 (A-1 No. 86). Date listed is copyright date.


[no title indexed] (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

Terror of the Tusks! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Thun'da; King Rex; Pha; Cheeka (monkey); elephant-men
Synopsis:
Thun'da and Rex battle men disguised with elephant masks who seem intent of driving the Bantus from their lands.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Axe of Kabala; diamonds; elephant stampede; jewelry; masks; River Bantus (African tribe); stereotyping of African natives; treasure chests

Killer In The Dark! (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; Joanne Cofford; Hans Bruler; Mambebwa; whips; Lakli (leopard); Gakka (python)
Synopsis:
Thun'da helps a motion picture crew by performing stunts but is accused of murder when the director is killed.
Reprints:
Keywords:
actresses; infrared telescopic sights; motion picture cameras; motion pictures

The Women-Stealers! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Thun'da; Pha; Irana; Amazons; Sheela; Freya; Cheeka (monkey); King Rex; Marla
Synopsis:
Thun'da, King Rex, and Irana's Amazons together fight Arab slavers.
Keywords:
Axe of Kabala; bathing; River Bantus (African tribe); slavers; stereotyping of Arabs

Indexer Notes

Artwork is unsigned, but matches other artwork in book signed by Powell.

The Little Man Who Was All There! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Cave Girl; Bobo; Ngagi (gorilla); Kuleela; Naka Naka; Druthgan (elephant)
Synopsis:
A luckless pygmy, Bobo, sets out to prove his abilities and must be rescued repeatedly by Cave Girl.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in FemForce (AC, 1985 series) #22 (November 1989) [in black and white]
  • in America's Greatest Comics (AC, 2002 series) #4 (2002) [in black and white]
Keywords:
Battus (African tribe); pygmies; stereotyping of African natives; witch doctors
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Thun'da, King of the Congo
  2. 1. Terror of the Tusks!
    Thun'da, King of the Congo
  3. 2. Killer In The Dark!
    Thun'da, King of the Congo
  4. 3. The Women-Stealers!
    Thun'da, King of the Congo
  5. 4. The Little Man Who Was All There!
    Cave Girl
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jeremy Patterson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Peter Croome
  • Len Wolinsky