(May 1945)

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 (credited)(managing editor); John C. Mitchell (credited)
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

Shrine of the Seven Jujus (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; leopards

The Valley of the Seven Idols! (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Frank Riddell]
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira (signed)[as Rubi Moore]
Inks:
Ruben Moreira (signed)[as Rubi Moore]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; N'geeso; Ann Mason; Ramirez
Synopsis:
A hunter, follower of a blood cult, comes to the jungle and takes a fancy to Ann. When he kidnaps her, Kaänga attacks, liberating Ann, and killed the hunter.
Keywords:
animal sacrifice; bondage; gorillas; Gubar worship; hunting leopards; totem poles; Valley of the Seven Shrines

["A terrible storm rips through the jungle..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Roy L. Smith]
Pencils:
Robert Webb
Inks:
Matt Baker; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Wambi; Ogg; the Scorpion Killers; Tawn; Lyo (lion)
Synopsis:
Wambi prevents the sacrifice of a young woman by the Scorpion Killers and sees to it that their priest is himself killed by a scorpion.
Keywords:
bondage; caves; human sacrifice; rain; scorpion idols; scorpion worship; scorpions; storms; ventriloquism

["The fierce M'kilo mountain warriors suddenly swarm down upon their peaceful valley neighbors..."] (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:
Terry Thunder; M'kilos (Arab tribe); N'gya; L'ugo; Keeto
Synopsis:
A group of bandits hope to lure Terry and the lancers into a trap, but Terry is ready for them and turns the tables.
Keywords:
binoculars; blowguns; bondage

["This is an alligator not a crocodile --"] (Table of Contents)

Jungle Facts / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Evans ?
Inks:
George Evans ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; nature
Synopsis:
Brief natural histories of the alligator, the elephant tortoise, the snapping turtle, the giant monitor, the royal python, and the moloch lizard.
Reprints:
Keywords:
alligators; elephant tortoises; giant monitors; moloch lizards; royal pythons; snapping turtles

["'Save me -- save me from the devil birds!'"] (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; Latu; N'galis (African tribe); Mumbo
Synopsis:
Tabu has a magic duel with Mubo the witch doctor, who is forcing his own people into slavery as diamond miners.
Keywords:
diamond mines; diamonds; dragons; gorillas; lions; stereotyping of African natives; vultures; whips; witch doctors

Leave Me Alone! (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Dan Stockman]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle

["Man can be friendly with man --"] (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; Mrs. Simba; Jarobi
Synopsis:
A giraffe saves one of Simba's cubs from a snake, and, later, Simba returns the favor by saving the giraffe from native hunters.
Keywords:
giraffes; peafowl; snakes; witch doctors

["What alien terror is this that holds the jungle in its thrall..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Camilla; Fang (dog); Skinny John; Nestor; Bangis (African tribes)
Synopsis:
Camilla frees slaves and mis-treated elephants from a lumber camp.
Keywords:
animal cruelty; crocodiles; elephants; jerboas; snakes; torture; whips
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Shrine of the Seven Jujus
    Kaänga
  2. 1. The Valley of the Seven Idols!
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["A terrible storm rips through the jungle..."]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  4. 3. ["The fierce M'kilo mountain warriors suddenly swarm down upon their peaceful valley neighbors..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  5. 4. ["This is an alligator not a crocodile --"]
    Jungle Facts
  6. 5. ["'Save me -- save me from the devil birds!'"]
    Tabu
  7. 6. Leave Me Alone!
  8. 7. ["Man can be friendly with man --"]
    Simba, King of Beasts
  9. 8. ["What alien terror is this that holds the jungle in its thrall..."]
    Camilla, Queen of the Jungle Empire
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Dan Kocher
  • Michael Hoskin
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