(November 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:
Jack Byrne (Managing Editor); John C. Mitchell
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Dwellers of the Mists (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

"Dwellers of the Mists" is the title of the Kaänga story in issue #58.

["High in the N'Tomba territory, near the lands of the lake dwellers..."] (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann Mason; N'geeso; Nyando; lake dwellers
Synopsis:
Kaänga is tricked by the leader of a band of pearl thieves into freeing two of her accomplices from the lake dwellers.
Keywords:
bondage; gorillas; leopards; mundo scorpions; pearls; signal drums; taba fish

Indexer Notes

The title on the cover actually refers to the story in issue #58.

["The germ of mad power-lust invades the remote jungle home of Wambi..."] (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; Tawn; Ogg; Lari; Gwanda
Synopsis:
Wambi's friend, Lari, is expelled from his tribe because he will not participate in a ritual devised by the witch doctor Gwanda, in which an elephant is tortured to death. Wambi helps him return to his village and exposes the witch doctor as a coward.
Reprints:
Keywords:
cruelty to animals; witch doctors

["The distant wail of the death chant echoed the jungle..."] (Table of Contents)

Tabu / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Mack]
Pencils:
Howard Larsen (signed)
Inks:
Howard Larsen (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tabu; Sankay; Ma Wali
Synopsis:
A witch resurrects the body of the recently dead chief Ma Wali and sends him on a murderous rampage through the village.
Keywords:
leopard; shapeshifting; the idol of prophecy; witchcraft; zombies

["A wasting drought comes to Simba's kingdom."] (Table of Contents)

Simba, King of Beasts / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
animal; jungle
Characters:
Simba; Tiku
Synopsis:
During a drought, Simba drinks all the contents of a small pool of water in order to have the strength to defeat the rhinoceros that has claimed a larger pool.
Reprints:
Keywords:
drought; rhinoceroses

The Tribes from Nowhere (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Dan Stockman]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle

The Antelope (Table of Contents)

African Wild Life / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; nature
Synopsis:
Brief natural histories of the waterbuck, the white tailed gnu, the klipspringer, the red fronted gazelle, the sable antelope, Grant's antelope, the beisa oryx, and the kudu.
Keywords:
beisa oryxes; Grant's antelopes; klipspringers; kudus; leopards; red fronted gazelles; sable antelopes; waterbucks; white tailed gnus

["A desert morning finds a young sultana traveling townward..."] (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:
Ahmid; Terry Thudner; Anderson the Arab; Vino (donkey); Tanita; Allib
Synopsis:
Terry rescues the kidnapped daughter of a sultan.
Keywords:
castles

["In the copper sky the vultures soared lazily..."] (Table of Contents)

Camilla, Queen of the Jungle Empire / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Victor Ibsen]
Pencils:
Marcia Snyder (signed)
Inks:
Marcia Snyder (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Camilla; Trader Davis; Gonja; von Weil; Bakosais (African tribe); Swartz
Synopsis:
Trader Swartz's nephew, von Weil, plots to murder him in order to inherit his trading station. He is foiled by Camilla and Trader Davis.
Keywords:
breakbone fever; laboratories; Sans Merci River; snake venom; swamp cats
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Dwellers of the Mists
    Kaänga
  2. 1. ["High in the N'Tomba territory, near the lands of the lake dwellers..."]
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["The germ of mad power-lust invades the remote jungle home of Wambi..."]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  4. 3. ["The distant wail of the death chant echoed the jungle..."]
    Tabu
  5. 4. ["A wasting drought comes to Simba's kingdom."]
    Simba, King of Beasts
  6. 5. The Tribes from Nowhere
  7. 6. The Antelope
    African Wild Life
  8. 7. ["A desert morning finds a young sultana traveling townward..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  9. 8. ["In the copper sky the vultures soared lazily..."]
    Camilla, Queen of the Jungle Empire
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
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  • Michael Hoskin
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.