(December 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
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Blood-Brand of the Veldt Cats (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Keywords:
lions

Jungle Spell of the Golden Slave (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.

Blood-Brand of the Veldt Cats (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Frank Riddell]
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira (signed)[as R.M.]
Inks:
Ruben Moreira (signed)[as R.M.]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann Mason; N'geeso; Marmo (elephant); Nelson; Specs; Toto; N'hama; Turner
Synopsis:
A pair of thieves seize a safari and use the bearers as slaves in their mining operation. Kaänga frees the slaves.
Keywords:
bondage; lions; scimitars; wild dogs; witch doctors

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

first line: "The stone idols guarding the hidden treasure chamber saw the bearded man seize the safari..."

["It is said that when Mwalax, the fever spirit of the Congo invades a man's soul, he becomes a devil spawn and must be killed..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Terry Thunder; Keeto; Caliph of Ashan; N'kolo; Jagar (horse); Garfield; Baru
Synopsis:
Bandits disguise themselves as lancers and implicate Terry in their robberies. He escapes jail and exposes them.
Keywords:
disguises; whips

["The problem was simple: destroy evil --"] (Table of Contents)

Wambi, The Jungle Boy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kua; Longos (African tribe); Kaw (macaw); Ogg; Tawn; Wambi
Synopsis:
A young white woman, seeking vengeance against the Longos who killed her father, hypnotizes their chief and causes him to behave viciously toward his own people.
Keywords:
ants; bondage; drugs; hypnosis; torture

The Grinning Face of Death (Table of Contents)

Tabu / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Mahila; Satu; Tabu
Synopsis:
Satu disguises himself as the village witch doctor and orders the death of Mahila, who rejected his proposal of marriage, and of Tabu, whom he suspects of being in league of Mahila against him. Tabu rescues Mahila and causes Satu to believe that he is one fire.
Keywords:
bondage; hunting leopards; masks; stereotyping of African natives; witch doctors

["Camilla has just begun her mid-day meal of fruit when..."] (Table of Contents)

Camilla / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Camilla; M'bata
Synopsis:
M'bata hits upon a scheme for robbing safaris by driving lions toward them and looting them after the members are slain.
Keywords:
lions; tiger traps
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Blood-Brand of the Veldt Cats
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Jungle Spell of the Golden Slave
  3. 2. Blood-Brand of the Veldt Cats
    Kaänga
  4. 3. ["It is said that when Mwalax, the fever spirit of the Congo invades a man's soul, he becomes a devil spawn and must be killed..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  5. 4. ["The problem was simple: destroy evil --"]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  6. 5. The Grinning Face of Death
    Tabu
  7. 6. ["Camilla has just begun her mid-day meal of fruit when..."]
    Camilla
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