(July 1944)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
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

The Tree Devil (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Keywords:
leopards; treehouses

The Tree Devil (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Frank Riddell]
Pencils:
Art Saaf
Inks:
Art Saaf
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann Mason; N'geeso; G'heta; Tombas (African tribe); Nelson; Sambo
Synopsis:
A white trader, wary of Kaänga's influence on the natives, drugs Kaänga with a potion that will make him appear mad.
Keywords:
bondage; drugs; gohali dogs; gohali madness; Idol of Tagor; leopards; lions; signal drums

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

first line: "'Seek Kaänga'... purred the tribal drums..."

["The relentless African sun drives jungle folk to the water hole..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Ed Hunt]
Pencils:
Richard Case
Inks:
Richard Case
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal; jungle
Characters:
Simba; Gubu (gorilla); Ingagi (gorilla); Sim (lion); Mrs. Simba
Synopsis:
A rogue gorilla threatens Simba's mate and cubs.
Keywords:
gorillas

["In the land of the N'Galis, deep in the jungle, Princess Mala summons her people."] (Table of Contents)

Tabu / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Mack]
Pencils:
Marcia Snyder
Inks:
Marcia Snyder
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tabu; Mala; N'galis (African tribe); Steve
Synopsis:
In exchange for jewelry, Mala, princess of the N'galis, arranges to give the tribe's sacred idol to white treasure hunters.
Keywords:
airplanes; elephants; jewelry; lions

Lore of the Jungle Giants (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Norman Leslie]
Pencils:
Fran Hopper
Inks:
Fran Hopper
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; jungle; nature
Synopsis:
A brief natural history of the gorilla.
Keywords:
gorillas

Indexer Notes

There doesn't seem to be much that is scientifically accurate in this natural history.

["Tho' she is our dead chief's daughter, she is not fit to rule!"] (Table of Contents)

Wambi, The Jungle Boy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Wambi; Aga (antelope); Shira (tiger); Ogg
Synopsis:
A witch doctor uses sleight of hand to convince the tribe that their princess is filled with evil snakes. Wambi turns the tables on him and inoculates the princess with snake repelling herbs.
Keywords:
medicinal herbs; sleight of hand; snakes; snares; witch doctors

["N'gi, of the peaceful Koni people, brings black news..."] (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:
N'gi; Terry Thunder; Red Beard
Synopsis:
Terry recaptures the escaped criminal Red Beard.
Keywords:
human skeletons

Stars in the Mud (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Dan Stockman]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle

["Fools!..Idiots! Peegs! Your stupid law cannot keel me, I say!"] (Table of Contents)

Camilla / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Victor Ibsen]
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Trader Davis; Camilla; Sata; Zizi; Ma Yumbis (African tribe); Captain Bise; Makalis (African tribe)
Synopsis:
Zizi, a French criminal, lays siege to Fort LeBoyne in order to free his girlfriend, Sata, who has been condemned to die. Camilla rouses the near-by native village to lift the siege.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fort LeBoyne; wagons
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Tree Devil
    Kaänga
  2. 1. The Tree Devil
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["The relentless African sun drives jungle folk to the water hole..."]
    Simba, King of Beasts
  4. 3. ["In the land of the N'Galis, deep in the jungle, Princess Mala summons her people."]
    Tabu
  5. 4. Lore of the Jungle Giants
  6. 5. ["Tho' she is our dead chief's daughter, she is not fit to rule!"]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  7. 6. ["N'gi, of the peaceful Koni people, brings black news..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  8. 7. Stars in the Mud
  9. 8. ["Fools!..Idiots! Peegs! Your stupid law cannot keel me, I say!"]
    Camilla
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.