(August 1945)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
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

Issue Notes

First 36-page issue.


Satan's Safari (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann Mason

What is a Cameleopard? (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Bert Foster]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; nature

Indexer Notes

Appears on inside front and inside back covers.

Satan's Safari (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Lance Billings; T'kanis (African tribe); Mark Billings
Synopsis:
A white man-led leopard cult kidnaps Ann for sacrifice.
Reprints:
Keywords:
animal hides; human sacrifice; human skeletons; leopard cults; leopards; lions; pythons; rope bridges; spectacles; tiger traps; treehouses; wagons

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

first line: "There was a plague in the green Zamboko Valley..."

["Tabu was a lone dweller in the mist-shrouded 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; Martha; Dick
Synopsis:
A girl, raised by wolves, is leading her wolf pack on murderous raids against settlers and villagers. Tabu confronts her and turns her into an oryx that is killed and eaten by the wolves.
Keywords:
flooding; lions; oryxes; wagons; wolves

The Giraffe and the Okapi (Table of Contents)

Jungle Facts / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fran Hopper (signed)
Inks:
Fran Hopper (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; nature
Synopsis:
A brief natural history of the giraffe and the okapi.
Keywords:
giraffes; okapis

["What shall be lawful prey?"] (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
Synopsis:
Simba rescues a baby gazelle from attacks by a leopard and a hawk.
Reprints:
Keywords:
gazelles; hawks; leopards

Indexer Notes

Next appears in issue #74.

["Many of the little people had disappeared --"] (Table of Contents)

Camilla / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Camilla; Fang (dog); Kunda; Shadow (leopard)
Synopsis:
A white renegade leads a band of slavers who are taking pygmy girls while disguised as gorillas.
Reprints:
Keywords:
castles; disguises; gorillas; pygmies; slavers; turtle shells
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Satan's Safari
    Kaänga
  2. 1. What is a Cameleopard?
  3. 2. Satan's Safari
    Kaänga
  4. 3. ["Tabu was a lone dweller in the mist-shrouded jungle..."]
    Tabu
  5. 4. The Giraffe and the Okapi
    Jungle Facts
  6. 5. ["What shall be lawful prey?"]
    Simba, King of Beasts
  7. 6. ["Many of the little people had disappeared --"]
    Camilla
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