(February 1944)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Glen-Kel Pub. Co., Inc.
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
John C. Mitchell (credited)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Juggernaut of the Bush (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Doolin
Inks:
Joe Doolin
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Keywords:
bondage; rhinoceroses

Juggernaut of the Bush (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Frank Riddell]
Pencils:
Jim Mooney (signed)
Inks:
Jim Mooney (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Alicia Brown; leopard cultists; Katuas (African tribe); N'geeso; Bantus (African tribe); Dorga
Synopsis:
In order to win a horse race, Dorga, chief of the Katuas, steals a white woman's horse and kidnaps Ann to ride it.
Keywords:
blow guns; horse races; horses; leopard cults; lions; rope bridge

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

first line: "Deep in the jungle..."

["Simba's jungle is again invaded when two richly-clad Arabs, envoys of the Sheik of Shalah arrive to hunt ivory..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Ed Hunt]
Pencils:
R. L. Golden ?; ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Simba; Abu Landhu; Tiku (monkey); Abdah
Synopsis:
A pair of Arabs enter Simba's jungle, looking for the elephants' graveyard. They shoot and wound a mother elephant and then track her to the graveyard. Meanwhile, Simba protects the soon-to-be orphaned calf. Then he leads an elephant herd to the graveyard where they trample the Arabs to death.
Keywords:
elephants; elephants' graveyard; ivory; mambas; rhinoceroses

The Terror of the Talking Pool (Table of Contents)

Tabu / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as "Mac"]
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira ?
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Meega; Tabu
Synopsis:
A tribe's witch doctor convinces their queen that she has the power of prophecy. He uses her prediction of death to extort gifts from the people, which he appropriates. Tabu exposes him and he is hanged by the tribe.
Keywords:
black mambas; coffins; crocodiles; diamonds; execution; hanging; lions; prophecy; visions; witch doctors

["You know, Jack, we'll have to capture a large tiger for that specialty act in our new circus!"] (Table of Contents)

Wambi, The Jungle Boy / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Jack; Rajah (tiger); Ogg; Wambi; Tawn; Ngandas (African tribe); Manto (tiger)
Synopsis:
Hunters looking for a tiger for their circus capture Rajah. Wambi then offers to trade the white men the cruel tiger, Manto, for Rajah. The hunters agree and then doublecross Wambi by imprisoning him and both tigers. Tawn comes to the rescue and the hunters are killed by Manto.
Keywords:
medicinal plants; zebras

Indexer Notes

One third of page three of the story is taken up by an Ownership Statement.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
J.G. Scott is given as the owner of Glen-Kel Publishing Company, Inc.

Indexer Notes

located on bottom one-third of page 3 of the Wambi story.

Bush Law (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Ned King]

Genre:
jungle

["Great sorrow mantles Khefra, for Fantomah's court physician is dead."] (Table of Contents)

Fantomah, Daughter of the Pharoahs / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Fantomah; Horus; Laän; Shep-hut; Fury
Synopsis:
Laän drugs court physician Shep-hut so that he falls into a death-like sleep. Laän hopes to be appointed to the vacant post so that he will close enough to Fantomah to assassinate her and assume her throne. When his plot is exposed, Fantomah orders him and his wife sealed in the tomb that had been prepared for the now-recovered Shep-hut.
Keywords:
cougars; premature burial

["A young lad and his faithful old servant ride over the sun-burnt desert sands..."] (Table of Contents)

Captain Terry Thunder / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Pierre La Rue]
Pencils:
Richard Case
Inks:
Richard Case
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Anderson the Arab; Vino (donkey); Hakim; Irita; Terry Thunder; Ibn Saud
Synopsis:
The son of an Arab sheik is kidnapped and must be rescued by Terry and Andy.
Keywords:
Ring of Power

["Trader Davis told me never to tell this story."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Victor Ibsen]
Pencils:
George Tuska (signed)
Inks:
George Tuska (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Camilla; Watumbas (African tribe); Matu; Anuka (elephant); Cari
Synopsis:
Camilla is washed down a river to a land where dinosaurs have survived to the present day. Also present are a tribe with artificial wings and packs of dingos.
Keywords:
artificial wings; dingos; dinosaurs; elephants; hippopotamuses; lions; Lubangi River; maps; Prayer of the Seven Plagues; waterfalls; witch doctors
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Juggernaut of the Bush
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Juggernaut of the Bush
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Simba's jungle is again invaded when two richly-clad Arabs, envoys of the Sheik of Shalah arrive to hunt ivory..."]
    Simba, King of Beasts
  4. 3. The Terror of the Talking Pool
    Tabu
  5. 4. ["You know, Jack, we'll have to capture a large tiger for that specialty act in our new circus!"]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. Bush Law
  8. 7. ["Great sorrow mantles Khefra, for Fantomah's court physician is dead."]
    Fantomah, Daughter of the Pharoahs
  9. 8. ["A young lad and his faithful old servant ride over the sun-burnt desert sands..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  10. 9. ["Trader Davis told me never to tell this story."]
    Camilla, Queen of the Jungle
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Tony R. Rose
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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