(December 1942)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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

The Flame-Death of Juju Mountain (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; stereotyping of African natives; torture

The Flame-Death of Juju Mountain (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
T'Gara (introduction, villain, death); Doris Mason (introduction); Kaänga; Jedah; M'luto; Ngeeso; Ann Mason; Marmo (elephant); Kauba; Makabi
Synopsis:
T'gara, the moon goddess on earth to a group of cannibals, captures Ann. Kaänga and N'geeso hurry to Ann's rescue while her newly-arrived sister searches the jungle for her.
Keywords:
cannibals; horses; human sacrifice; Juju Mountain; moon goddesses; smoke signals; stereotyping of African natives; submarines; torture

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

first line: "A savage chorus cries for blood when the dreaded moon goddess of Juju Mountain kindles the flame-death below a white girl's writhing body."

["Fantomah, Horus, Fury and a retinue of porters arrive in a deep valley in Watussiland..."] (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:
Fantomah; Horus; Waussis (African tribe); Fury; Rudwa; Swazis (African tribe)
Synopsis:
Fantomah leads the Khefran army in an attack on the cattle-raiding Swasis.
Keywords:
cattle raiding; stereotyping of African natives

["Screams of terrified natives echoing the savage bellow of a rogue rhinoceros draws Tabu into a weird jungle mystery..."] (Table of Contents)

Tabu / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Jim (introduction, villain); Sue (introduction); Sue's father (introduction); Tabu; Wambus (African tribe)
Synopsis:
A rhinoceros, driven mad by an old wound, repeatedly attacks a village in Tabu's jungle.
Keywords:
rhinoceroses; signal drums; treasure maps

Tawny Guardian of the Golden Pool (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Tom Russell]
Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich ?; ?
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich ?; ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle

["A voodoo curse!! The deadly weapon of the mysterious east..."] (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:
Areema (introduction, villain); Terry Thunder; Anderson the Arab; Kismet; Vincent
Synopsis:
The leader of a group of thieves convinces Andy that he is under a voodoo curse.
Keywords:
caves; curses; flutes; human skulls; voodoo

["Trampling all beneath his bloody feet, a cunning devil rains destruction upon 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:
Rajah of Jakarwhal (introduction, villain, death); Wambi; Ogg; Tawn; Rustum
Synopsis:
Wambi and his jungle friends thwart a smuggling rajah's road-building plans.
Keywords:
dynamite; howdah; Jehru (village); sledgehammers; smuggling

["D'guna, of the tribe of Losa, is a lone hunter..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Ed Hunt]
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal; jungle
Characters:
D'guna (introduction); a hunter (introduction, villain, death); Losas (African tribe); Simba; Boko
Synopsis:
A white hunter uses hunting leopards to track Simba and Boko.
Keywords:
hunting leopards; zebras

["Deep in the jungle, Camilla calls on her friend, Trader Davis."] (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:
Trader Davis; Robert Frost (introduction); Helen Frost (introduction); Neanderthal Men (introduction, villain); Neanderthal Queen (introduction, villain); Camilla
Synopsis:
Camilla helps locate an explorer lost in a distant valley where cavemen and sabre-toothed tigers survive until today.
Keywords:
bondage; cavemen; caves; drugs; mastodons; missing links; sabre-toothed tigers; waterfalls