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(September 1942)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Glen Kel Pub. Co., Inc.
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
Larabie Cunningham (Editor); Gene Fawcette (Art Director)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Scaly Guardians of Massacre Pool (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

Scaly Guardians of Massacre Pool (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Frank Riddell]
Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Prince Hamud (introduction, villain, death); Ngeeso; Ouma (hyena); Ousafa (hyena)
Synopsis:
Senegalese prince Hamud attempts to exterminate Ngeeso's tribe and take their gold.
Keywords:
bondage; dams; flooding; gold; harems; hyenas; stereotyping of African natives

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

first line: "The gold mania clutches an African village."

["Wearily, Fantomah and Horus, captain of her royal guard, trek along horrid jungle paths..."] (Table of Contents)

Fantomah / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as W.B. Hovious]
Pencils:
George Appel
Inks:
George Appel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Fantomah; Lal Maraj (introduction); S'dunu (introduction, villain); Hassim (introduction, villain); Horus; Fury (leopard); Mazaans (African tribe)
Synopsis:
An alliance of headhunters and Arabs attempt to overthrow Fantomah. The Mazaans ask Fantomah to be their queen.
Keywords:
chariots; headhunters; howdah; stereotyping of African natives; stereotyping of Arabs

["Tabu's sixth sense warns him of trouble."] (Table of Contents)

Tabu, Wizard of the Jungle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as "Mack"]
Pencils:
Saul Rosen
Inks:
Saul Rosen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tabu; Prof. Milan (introduction); Judith Milan (introduction); Braven (introduction, villain, death)
Synopsis:
Professor Milan and his daughter are betrayed by Braven, their safari guide, who decides to loot the Tomb of M'Loho.
Keywords:
automobiles; cannibalism; human skeletons; stereotyping of African natives; swimming; swimsuits; Tomb of M'Loho; treasure chests

Stamp 'Em Out (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? [as Samm]
Inks:
? [as Samm]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
advocacy
Characters:
Adolf Hitler; Hideki Tojo
Synopsis:
War stamps come to life, inspiring a stamp collector to buy more.
Keywords:
patriotic; philately; war stamps; World War II

The Gorilla God (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Buck Stanley]
Pencils:
Saul Rosen?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle

["The Nazi menace spreads like a plague..."] (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:
Terry Thunder; Anderson the Arab; Kismet; Vincent
Synopsis:
Terry and the gang foil a Nazi invasion attempt masterminded by a Nazi spy posing as a physician.
Keywords:
branding; British Royal Air Force; German army; laboratories; swastikas; torture; Wehrmacht

["Like a vicious vampire sucking at the life blood of its helpless victims..."] (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:
Wambi; Assam (introduction, villain); Abdullah (introduction); Pwauas (tribal people); Kandu; Oka; Ogg; Tawn; Maggo (macaw); Lupo (wolf)
Synopsis:
Wambi and his jungle friends help restore a deposed rajah to his throne and liberate the Pwauas from excessive taxation.
Keywords:
bondage; forest fires; nudity; rain; saddle zebras; storms; taxation; torture; whips

["A native, bearing a heavy sack of gold nuggets..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Ed Hunt]
Pencils:
Al Walker
Inks:
Al Walker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal; jungle
Characters:
Simba; Luana (introduction); Boko
Synopsis:
Native thieves, disguised as lions, steal gold from other natives until their crimes are exposed by Boko and Simba. Boko is rewarded with a sack of gold.
Keywords:
animal hides; disguises; gold; tiger traps

["In a little-known jungle of Africa..."] (Table of Contents)

Camilla / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Victor Ibsen]
Pencils:
Nick Cardy [as N. Viscardi] (signed)
Inks:
Nick Cardy [as N. Viscardi] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Camilla; Ogoo (a caveman)(introduction, villain, death)
Synopsis:
A flood carries Camilla into a lost valley where prehistoric creatures have survived. She becomes the object of the affections of several different cavemen before she escapes.
Keywords:
bondage; cavemen; caves; dinosaurs; flooding; lost valleys; poisoning; pterodactyls; rafts; stereotyping of African natives; tyrannosaurs
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Scaly Guardians of Massacre Pool
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Scaly Guardians of Massacre Pool
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Wearily, Fantomah and Horus, captain of her royal guard, trek along horrid jungle paths..."]
    Fantomah
  4. 3. ["Tabu's sixth sense warns him of trouble."]
    Tabu, Wizard of the Jungle
  5. 4. Stamp 'Em Out
  6. 5. The Gorilla God
  7. 6. ["The Nazi menace spreads like a plague..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  8. 7. ["Like a vicious vampire sucking at the life blood of its helpless victims..."]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  9. 8. ["A native, bearing a heavy sack of gold nuggets..."]
    Simba, King of Beasts
  10. 9. ["In a little-known jungle of Africa..."]
    Camilla
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Tony R. Rose
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.