(November 1942)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1942
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
Larabie Cunningham (editor); Gene Fawcette (art director)
Color:
Color Cover; Black and White Interior
Dimensions:
Early Issues Standard Golden Age U.S.; Later Issues Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Stampede of the Slave-Masters (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
Keywords:
bondage; elephants

Stampede of the Slave-Masters (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Frank Riddell]
Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich (signed)
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich (signed); ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Bwoga (introduction, villain); two slavers (introduction, villain, death); Kaänga; Ann Mason; Marmo (elephant); Ngeeso
Synopsis:
Bwoga, the pygmies' witch doctor, has secretly been drugging select members of the tribe and selling them to slavers.
Keywords:
bondage; caves; gorillas; human skeletons; magic potions; slavers; stereotyping of African natives; whips; witch doctors

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

first line: "A vicious web of black primitive sorcery is set to snare guileless natives into a fate far far more dreadful than death."

["A swarthy Bedouin seizes a crude peasant hut at the edge of Khefra."] (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:
Ibn Raj (introduction, villain, death); Fantomah; Horus; Fury (leopard)
Synopsis:
Arabs seize Khefra and begin to loot it. But when Fury frees the Khefran soldiers and Fantomah, the tide turns and the Arabs are driven into the sea.
Keywords:
camels; stereotyping of Arabs

["In the darkness of the steaming jungle, Tabu pits his strength and cunning against the sinister prowlers of the murderous leopard clan!"] (Table of Contents)

Tabu / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Saul Rosen
Inks:
Saul Rosen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
leopard men (introduction, villains); a priestess (introduction); Tabu; Jasu; Matus (African tribe)
Synopsis:
The Matu village priestess, working in secret with a leopard cult, prepares to lead her people to a new part of the jungle. Tabu exposes her alliance and discovers that she was planning to sell the village to white men.
Keywords:
bondage; gorillas; leopard cults

Man-Eater's Moon (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle

["Look! He's sending the message!"] (Table of Contents)

Captain Terry Thunder / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Pierre La Rue]
Pencils:
Al Stahl (signed)
Inks:
Al Stahl (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Fred (introduction, villain); a colonel (introduction); Lucy (the colonel's daughter) (introduction); Terry Thunder; Anderson the Arab; Kismet; Vincent
Synopsis:
A Nazi spy, undercover as one of Terry's men, attempts to poison a visiting colonel with acid in Andy's soup.
Keywords:
kitchens; mumps; poison; World War II

Wambi and the Reign of Jungle Terror (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:
Koola (introduction, villain, death); Wambi; Tawn; Ogg
Synopsis:
Koola, a pygmy chief, decides that he can rule the jungle if Wambi is eliminated. But his plans are spoiled by Wambi's jungle friends.
Keywords:
bondage; burning at the stake; earthquakes; poison; pygmies; stereotyping of African natives

["Chattering dog-faced babbons drop from the trees to disturb Simba and Boko..."] (Table of Contents)

Simba / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Simba; Boko
Synopsis:
Simba and Boko save a baboon tribe from a pair of murderous apes.
Reprints:
Keywords:
apes; baboons

["Camilla, queen of the jungle, sets out to visit an old friend."] (Table of Contents)

Camilla, Queen of the Jungle Empire / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Camilla; unnamed tribal woman (introduction); Trader Davis (old friend of Camilla's, introduction); Toyo (villain, a monkey, introduction); The Renegade (villain, introduction); Renegade's gang (villains, group of bandits, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
Camilla saves her old friend, Trader Davis, from a water buffalo. She learns a native tribe, led my a white man, has attacked his trading post, stealing guns and ammunition with the purpose of stealing a village's ivory and its men. Camilla rescues the the men and recovers their ivory.
Reprints:
Keywords:
howdahs; ivory; slave coffle; slavers; whips

Indexer Notes

Victor Ibsen is a byline used on this strip by the publisher.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Stampede of the Slave-Masters
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Stampede of the Slave-Masters
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["A swarthy Bedouin seizes a crude peasant hut at the edge of Khefra."]
    Fantomah
  4. 3. ["In the darkness of the steaming jungle, Tabu pits his strength and cunning against the sinister prowlers of the murderous leopard clan!"]
    Tabu
  5. 4. Man-Eater's Moon
  6. 5. ["Look! He's sending the message!"]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  7. 6. Wambi and the Reign of Jungle Terror
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  8. 7. ["Chattering dog-faced babbons drop from the trees to disturb Simba and Boko..."]
    Simba
  9. 8. ["Camilla, queen of the jungle, sets out to visit an old friend."]
    Camilla, Queen of the Jungle Empire
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