(February 1946)

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

Golden Jaws of Ju-Ju River (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

Battle of the Giants (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Noel Cox]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle

Indexer Notes

Story appears on inside front and inside back covers.

Land of No Return (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Victor Ibsen]
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira ?; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann Mason; James Gordon; Wasinkas (African tribe); G'hama Na; Geta (leopard); Tora (leopard); Miss Gordon; Lansing
Synopsis:
A witch doctor and his white confederate collect tribute from the Wasinkas until they kill a white woman. Kaänga and the girl's father invade their temple and kill them.
Keywords:
executions; idols; wall of nails; witch doctors

["Who best knows courage when he sees it but the mighty-hearted lion?"] (Table of Contents)

Simba, King of Beasts / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Ed Hunt]
Pencils:
August Froehlich
Inks:
August Froehlich
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal; jungle
Characters:
Simba
Synopsis:
Simba gets caught up in a tribe's courtship contests, influencing the outcome for a young man he deems worthy.
Keywords:
courtship rituals

The Rhinoceros (Table of Contents)

African Wild Life / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Peppe (signed)
Inks:
Mike Peppe (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; nature
Synopsis:
A brief natural history of the rhinoceros.
Keywords:
rhinoceroses

["A beautiful woman, gentlest of earth's creatures.. yet..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Wambi; Tawn; Ogg; Mag (macaw); Serpa (cobra)
Synopsis:
Wambi is captured by a maharanee who wants to use him as an animal trainer. Wambi's jungle friends come to his rescue.
Keywords:
animal training; baseball; bondage; slave coffle; slaves; swimming; whips

["The sleeping Guhayana village slumbered on peacefully --"] (Table of Contents)

Captain Terry Thunder / comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Pierre La Rue]
Pencils:
Joe Doolin
Inks:
Joe Doolin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Guhayanas (African tribe); Tawna; lion cultists; Terry Thunder; Keeto; Naru; Mojambis (African tribe)
Synopsis:
Lion cultists, demanding tribute, murder the Guhayanas. Terry and the lancers ride to defeat the cult.
Keywords:
lion cults

Indexer Notes

The last third of the last page is occupied by the Ownership Statement.

The Hippopotamus (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Peppe (signed)
Inks:
Mike Peppe (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; jungle; nature
Synopsis:
A brief natural history of the hippopotamus.
Keywords:
hippopotamuses

["The stone of Zimba great power is his that possesses it..." [sic]] (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:
Zimbas (African tribe); Matabile; Katomba; Tabu
Synopsis:
Tabu prevents the overthrow of the witch doctor Matabile by the witch Katomba.
Keywords:
gorillas; Stone of the Zimbas; tiger traps; witch doctors; witches

["'Kill -- Kill,' the ape witch screamed in frenzy..."] (Table of Contents)

Camilla / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Victor Ibsen]
Pencils:
Fran Hopper
Inks:
Marcia Snyder ?; Joe Doolin ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Camilla; Fang (dog); Kweeso; Teddy
Synopsis:
Camilla frees a boy taken by a band of apes at the urging of their white, human priestess.
Keywords:
apes; human sacrifice; pantiano tree
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Golden Jaws of Ju-Ju River
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Battle of the Giants
  3. 2. Land of No Return
    Kaänga
  4. 3. ["Who best knows courage when he sees it but the mighty-hearted lion?"]
    Simba, King of Beasts
  5. 4. The Rhinoceros
    African Wild Life
  6. 5. ["A beautiful woman, gentlest of earth's creatures.. yet..."]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  7. 6. ["The sleeping Guhayana village slumbered on peacefully --"]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  8. 7. The Hippopotamus
    Jungle Facts
  9. 8. ["The stone of Zimba great power is his that possesses it..." [sic]]
    Tabu
  10. 9. ["'Kill -- Kill,' the ape witch screamed in frenzy..."]
    Camilla
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