(May 1942)

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

Juggernaut of Doom (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

Juggernaut of Doom (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Frank Riddell]
Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich (p 1); Rafael Astarita (pp 2-14)
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich ? (p 1); Rafael Astarita (pp 2-14)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Daru (introduction), Daru's father (introduction, death); a witch doctor (introduction, villain, death); a renegade (introduction, villain); Kaänga; Ann Mason; Ngeeso; Wambus (African tribe)
Synopsis:
A treasure hunter persuades the Wambus' witch doctor to help him kidnap the chief's son and demand as ransom the tribe's sacred ruby. The chief refuses to reveal the location of the ruby and is killed by the treasure hunter. Kaänga defeat the treasure hunter and reveals that the ruby was hidden in the tusk of the Wambus' sacred elephant. Young Daru, now chief, gives the ruby to Ann so that it will no longer trouble the tribe.
Keywords:
bondage; caves; dynamite; rubies; white elephants; witch doctors

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

first line: "Assailed by a weird menace, Kaänga probes a dead man's brain in a frantic search for a sacred ruby..."

["Ghazia, vengeful priestess of the vulture-headed goddess, plots to kill the lost city's girl ruler."] (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 (villain); N'Gulo (introduction, villain); the Spotted Men (villains, death); Fantomah; Fury (leopard); Horus
Synopsis:
Ghazia, lusting after Fantomah's throne disguises the spotted men as mummies and sets them on the city of Khefra. Fantomah calls on the ancient gods of Egypt to turn the Spotted Men into real mummies and they crumble into dust as Ghazia flees the city.
Keywords:
mummies

["Black treachery stalks the jungle..."] (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:
Prof. Calvin (introduction); Gloria (introduction); Mongas (introduction, villains); Wambi; Tawn; Ogg; Lupa (wolf); Coga (leopard); Dea (deer)
Synopsis:
Wambi leads an anthropologist and his fiancee to the Monga village. The villagers are suspicious of the white people and imprison them and Wambi's ape friend Ogg. Wambi and his other jungle friends rescue the prisoners and when the anthropologist saves the chief's son's life, he is welcomed and encouraged to study the tribe.
Keywords:
anthropology; blow guns; medicinal herbs; poison darts; witch doctors

Golden Buddha (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Peter Scarlet

["Pursued, a rider lashes his steed across the broad veldt."] (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:
Hassim Bey (introduction, villain); Ali Barkula (introduction, villain); Steve Brown (introduction)
Synopsis:
Tabu prevents Arab bounty hunters from taking an innocent man.
Keywords:
automobiles; bondage; bounty hunting; ghosts; human skeletons; stereotyping of Arabs

["Wishful thinking is a powerful source of trouble..."] (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:
Col. Coburn (introduction); Joan Coburn (introduction); Terry Thunder; Anderson the Arab; Kismet; Vincent
Synopsis:
Andy's dreams lead the gang to an Arab determined to keep the English out of the desert.
Keywords:
dreams; flying carpets; magic potions; market places

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jungle Jingles / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; jungle; nature
Synopsis:
Brief natural histories of the palla, the lion, and the aye-aye
Keywords:
aye-ayes; lions; pallas

["The tawny monarch and his little friend Boko live in peace in the heart of Africa's mysterious jungle land!"] (Table of Contents)

Simba, King of the Beasts / 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:
Boko saves Simba from native hunters by appearing to invoke a solar eclipse.
Keywords:
forest fires; solar eclipses

["Jealous hatred stirs the queen of the Amazon tribe to challenge Camilla for the title of "jungle queen"."] (Table of Contents)

Camilla / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Queen Saga (introduction, villain); Queen Saga's Amazon tribe (introduction, villains); Ben Austin; Camilla
Synopsis:
Saga, an Amazon queen challenges Camilla for the title of "queen of the jungle." Camilla manages to triumph by figuring out the secret of Saga's so-called "black magic."
Keywords:
poison; stereotyping of African natives; voodoo dolls
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Juggernaut of Doom
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Juggernaut of Doom
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Ghazia, vengeful priestess of the vulture-headed goddess, plots to kill the lost city's girl ruler."]
    Fantomah, Daughter of the Pharoahs
  4. 3. ["Black treachery stalks the jungle..."]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  5. 4. Golden Buddha
  6. 5. ["Pursued, a rider lashes his steed across the broad veldt."]
    Tabu, Wizard of the Jungle
  7. 6. ["Wishful thinking is a powerful source of trouble..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Jungle Jingles
  9. 8. ["The tawny monarch and his little friend Boko live in peace in the heart of Africa's mysterious jungle land!"]
    Simba, King of the Beasts
  10. 9. ["Jealous hatred stirs the queen of the Amazon tribe to challenge Camilla for the title of "jungle queen"."]
    Camilla
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