(January 1947)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
J. F. Byrne (Managing Editor); John C. Mitchell (Editor)
Format:
Standard color comic book.

Brides for the Man-Apes (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle

Brides For the Man-Apes ["Spawned by hatred and tortured by greed, the..."] (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Frank Riddell]
Pencils:
John Celardo (signed)
Inks:
John Celardo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Roho (introduction, villain, death); N'Gula (introduction, villain); N'Tito (introduction, villain, death)
Synopsis:
N'Tito is an ape with a human brain.

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

["Beneath the waving grasses of jungle veldt...where..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
A man (introduction); a woman (introduction); their son (introduction)

["Tortured words ripped from the lips of a..."] (Table of Contents)

Captain Terry Thunder / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ali Khan (introduction, villain); Damasca (introduction)

No. 1: Cecil Rhodes (Table of Contents)

Men of Adventure / text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Evans
Inks:
George Evans
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Cecil Rhodes
Synopsis:
Cecil Rhodes biography.

Indexer Notes

Illustrated text story.

["Greed--the lust for money--filled their evil..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Roy L. Smith]
Pencils:
Alex Blum; John Forte?
Inks:
Jack Kamen?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Carol (introduction, villain, death); Martin (introduction, villain, death)

Jungle Traps (Table of Contents)

Jungle Lore / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Peppe?
Inks:
Mike Peppe?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle

["Deep in the steaming brush, where death is..."] (Table of Contents)

Tabu / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Sikulu (introduction, villain, death); Paula (introduction); Paula's father (introduction); N'Mzani (introduction); N'Mzani's daughter (introduction)

["The age-old smoky pearls foretold - deep in the..."] (Table of Contents)

Camilla / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Victor Ibsen]
Pencils:
Fran Hopper
Inks:
Fran Hopper; Maurice Whitman?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Cronin (introduction, villain, death); Lewis (introduction, villain, death); Trader Tom (introduction); Kaaru (introduction, death); Naga (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Cronin is named for comics editor Ed Cronin. (JV - how does anyone know this?)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Brides for the Man-Apes
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Brides For the Man-Apes ["Spawned by hatred and tortured by greed, the..."]
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Beneath the waving grasses of jungle veldt...where..."]
    Simba, King of Beasts
  4. 3. ["Tortured words ripped from the lips of a..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  5. 4. No. 1: Cecil Rhodes
    Men of Adventure
  6. 5. ["Greed--the lust for money--filled their evil..."]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  7. 6. Jungle Traps
    Jungle Lore
  8. 7. ["Deep in the steaming brush, where death is..."]
    Tabu
  9. 8. ["The age-old smoky pearls foretold - deep in the..."]
    Camilla
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