(June 1942)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Gene Fawcette (Art Director)
Format:
Standard color comic book.

Claws of the Black Terror (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich (signed)
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle

Claws of the Black Terror ["Kaänga faces weird mystery and terrible death when..."] (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Frank Riddell]
Pencils:
Rudy Palais
Inks:
Rudy Palais?; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Dr. Norris (introduction); a chieftain (introduction); a witch doctor (introduction, villain, death)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb. HW suggests perhaps Maxwell Elkan assists on the inks.

["Fantomah and her stalwart captain of the guards..."] (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); Koba (introduction, villain, death)

["Unknown terror stalks through the vast jungle and..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Jojo (introduction, villain, death); Jojo's master (introduction, villain, death); Linga (introduction); the Oka chief (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Joe Doolin did the splash panel and perhaps pencils or layouts on much of the strip.

Death Songs of Malaya (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Peter Scarlet

["Africa, land of mystery: maybe men have been killed..."] (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:
Nmzani (introduction); Mobu (introduction); Mobu's father (introduction, death); Bletcher (introduction, villain, death); Bletcher's two partners (introduction, villain, death)

["Wow! At this rate we'll be movin' right..."] (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:
Rajah Shirkel (introduction); Fatima (introduction)

["The gemsbuck's big and husky..."] (Table of Contents)

Jungle Jingles / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Webb?
Inks:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

["A lone Akuna hunter peering from his concealment..."] (Table of Contents)

Simba, King of Beasts / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Ed Hunt]
Pencils:
Pagsilang Rey Isip (signed)
Inks:
Pagsilang Rey Isip (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Boko (guest); N'Dongo (introduction, villain)

["Even the mighty storm god could not cheat..."] (Table of Contents)

Camilla / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
the "storm god" tribe (introduction, villain); Ben Austin (guest)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Claws of the Black Terror
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Claws of the Black Terror ["Kaänga faces weird mystery and terrible death when..."]
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Fantomah and her stalwart captain of the guards..."]
    Fantomah, Daughter of the Pharoahs
  4. 3. ["Unknown terror stalks through the vast jungle and..."]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  5. 4. Death Songs of Malaya
  6. 5. ["Africa, land of mystery: maybe men have been killed..."]
    Tabu, Wizard of the Jungle
  7. 6. ["Wow! At this rate we'll be movin' right..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  8. 7. ["The gemsbuck's big and husky..."]
    Jungle Jingles
  9. 8. ["A lone Akuna hunter peering from his concealment..."]
    Simba, King of Beasts
  10. 9. ["Even the mighty storm god could not cheat..."]
    Camilla
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.