(June 1946)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
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

Ju Ju Kraal of the Flaming Death! (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

Ju Ju Kraal of the Flaming Death! (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann Mason; G'hama; Moobi
Synopsis:
G'hama, a powerful witch doctor, uses mind control drugs to capture slaves. He manages to get Kaänga under his control until Ann can break the spell. Kaänga then turns G'hama over to a council of witch doctors for trial.
Keywords:
caves; crocodiles; disguises; gorillas; idols; leopards; medicinal herbs; mind control drugs; slaves; torture; witch doctors

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

first line: "G'hama...a name of evil, a disciple of the devil himself..."

["Jungle justice must not falter..."] (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; Mrs. Simba; Simba Jr.
Synopsis:
Simba allows a leopard to recover from a snake bite before punishing him for attack Simba's family.
Keywords:
crocodiles; leopards; vipers; vultures

["There's something wrong here!"] (Table of Contents)

Jungle Quiz / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Doyle (signed)[as FXD]
Inks:
Frank Doyle (signed)[as FXD]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; jungle; nature
Synopsis:
A quiz about jungle animals ranges.
Keywords:
American buffalo; dingos; elephants; hippopotamuses; jaguar giraffe; rhinoceroses; sloths; tigers; wild dogs; zebras

["High on the impenetrable mountain of Sambudra dwell the lonely Bhaadras..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Bhaadras (outcasts); Wambi; Ogg; Tawn; Umgula
Synopsis:
The outcast Bhaadras raid a local village for women. Wambi pursues them and frees the women and extracts a promise of no more raids.
Keywords:
hunting leopards; slaves; warthogs; whips

The Prophecy of the Snake Goddess (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Frank Riddell]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle

["Sacrifice! The ominous word is whispered by the jungle river as it breaks on blood stained sands."] (Table of Contents)

Captain Terry Thunder / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Terry Thunder; Keeto
Synopsis:
A priestess directs her men to capture lancers for sacrifice. Terry and Keeto follow the raiding party back to their village and free the captives and kill the priestess.
Keywords:
apes; bathing; branding; elephants; howdahs; paddlewheel steamboat

["A man was murdered before Tabu's eyes..."] (Table of Contents)

Tabu / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Mack]
Pencils:
Richard Case
Inks:
Richard Case
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tabu; Ka; Loa
Synopsis:
A witch doctor murders Chief Ka and then plans to murder his son. Tabu and Ka's daughter prevent the second murder and the witch doctor is killed by the leopard he planned to use as a weapon.
Keywords:
Cape buffalo; leopards; witch doctors

["Out of the Mountains of the Moon came a dread terror to scourge the jungle --"] (Table of Contents)

Camilla / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Camilla; Fang (dog); Rogas (African tribe); descendants of ancient Greeks
Synopsis:
A group of lost descendants of ancient Greeks raid the Rogas tribe for women. Camilla pursues them and frees the women. The Greeks are attacked by the condors that they use as instruments of torture.
Keywords:
condors; elephants; Mountains of the Moon; net traps; slaves; torture
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Ju Ju Kraal of the Flaming Death!
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Ju Ju Kraal of the Flaming Death!
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Jungle justice must not falter..."]
    Simba, King of Beasts
  4. 3. ["There's something wrong here!"]
    Jungle Quiz
  5. 4. ["High on the impenetrable mountain of Sambudra dwell the lonely Bhaadras..."]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  6. 5. The Prophecy of the Snake Goddess
  7. 6. ["Sacrifice! The ominous word is whispered by the jungle river as it breaks on blood stained sands."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  8. 7. ["A man was murdered before Tabu's eyes..."]
    Tabu
  9. 8. ["Out of the Mountains of the Moon came a dread terror to scourge the jungle --"]
    Camilla
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.