(November 1945)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
GlenKel Pub. Co., Inc.
Brand:
?
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

Congo Prey (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; crocodiles; totem poles

Spawn of the Devil Cult (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Frank Riddell]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle

Indexer Notes

Story appears on inside front and inside back covers.

Congo Prey (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann Mason; N'geeso; Wambutas (African tribe); Lance; Letana; Marmo (elephant)
Synopsis:
A group of white hunters and the Wambutas' witch doctor, convince the tribe that their crocodile god demands that they gather rare bird feathers for the hunters. Kaänga exposes their fraud.
Keywords:
animal hides; bondage; concealed nudity; crocodile worship; crocodiles; disguises; G'hama worship; human sacrifice; hunting leopards; leopards; motion picture projectors; seanca berries

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

first line: "There were graves under the river..."

["The horse's hoofs beat a swift tattoo on the desert sands..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Pierre La Rue]
Pencils:
Fran Hopper
Inks:
Fran Hopper
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Terry Thunder; Keeto; Elaine; Ashir; Jagar (horse); Moralla; Sagah
Synopsis:
Archaeologists locate an ancient city and the queen of the local village induces her tribe to excavate the ruins in order to collect jewels.
Keywords:
archaeology; Hadramaut (ancient ruins); jewelry

["Today all the warriors follow the elephants spoor..."] (Table of Contents)

Wambi, The Jungle Boy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Roy L. Smith]
Pencils:
Alvin Hollingsworth; ?
Inks:
Alvin Hollingsworth ?; ? (Iger shop)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Nwago (leopard); Wambi; Tawn; Ogg; Watumi; Bergdamas (African tribe); Matungo; Mag (macaw); Waktu (baboon); Noro (hawk)
Synopsis:
The Bergdama's queen and witch doctor conspire to sacrifice their king to the fire god and rule the tribe in his place. Wambi prevents their coup and the pair are killed, while fleeing, by crocodiles.
Keywords:
bondage; crocodiles; fire worship; human sacrifice; hunting leopards

["The jungle seemed still, peaceful..."] (Table of Contents)

Tabu / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Natamba; Tabu
Synopsis:
Disgrace witch doctor Natamba hypnotizes warriors of his old villages and Tabu in order to attack those who drove him from his office. A girl gives Tabu berries that break the spell and Tabu ensures Natamba's death.
Keywords:
concealed nudity; drugs; hypnosis; masks; swimming; witch doctors

["Beware, Camilla, heed not the honeyed words of a human veldt rat --"] (Table of Contents)

Camilla / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Victor Ibsen]
Pencils:
Fran Hopper (signed)
Inks:
Fran Hopper (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Camilla; M'kilods (African tribe); Fang (dog); Gigan; Doctor Rosse
Synopsis:
A jewel thief convinces Camilla that he is a doctor seeking to minister to the M'kilods, when in fact, he is attempting to steal their sacred idol.
Keywords:
idols; medical kits; water buffalo; waterfalls; whips; witch doctors
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Congo Prey
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Spawn of the Devil Cult
  3. 2. Congo Prey
    Kaänga
  4. 3. ["The horse's hoofs beat a swift tattoo on the desert sands..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  5. 4. ["Today all the warriors follow the elephants spoor..."]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  6. 5. ["The jungle seemed still, peaceful..."]
    Tabu
  7. 6. ["Beware, Camilla, heed not the honeyed words of a human veldt rat --"]
    Camilla
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