(September 1947)

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:
J.F. Byrne (managing editor)(credited); John C. Mitchell (editor)(credited); Bob Lubbers (art director)(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

Witch-Queen of the Hairy Ones! (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

Vendetta of the Tree Tribes! (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Titana (introduction, villain, death); Kaänga; Ann Mason; N'geeso; Marmo (elephant)
Synopsis:
When hunters venture into her jungle, Titana, raised by apes from girlhood, attacks them and later captures a hunter, Ann, and N'geeso. Kaänga arrives in time to save Ann and N'geeso from being killed and Titana falls into a crocodile pool.
Keywords:
apes; buried to the neck; crocodiles; elephants; leopards; morning stars; saddle zebras; snakes; tiger traps

["Three things did Simba prize above all else..."] (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
Synopsis:
Simba rescues a giraffe calf from a crocodile and from hunters.
Keywords:
crocodiles; giraffes

"Long had the mombajuju meant rich crops for natives of Camilla's ageless empire." (Table of Contents)

Camilla / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Victor Ibsen]
Pencils:
Nick Cardy; Bob Lubbers
Inks:
Bob Lubbers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Camilla; Wasulis (African tribe); Fang (dog); Kalido; Shelton; Mobu; Kali; Ramsey
Synopsis:
Camilla recovers a sacred idol and bag of diamonds from a corrupt colonial commissioner.
Keywords:
diamonds; disguises; gorillas; idols; masks; saddle zebras; volcanos; waterfalls

["The howling rains of the monsoon drove Wambi and his friends to dryer jungle..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Roy L. Smith]
Pencils:
Frank Doyle
Inks:
Frank Doyle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Iba (introduction, villain); Wambi; Tawn; Ogg; Magar (sparrow hawk)
Synopsis:
Wambi rescues Tawn from an elephant trainer hoping to break Tawn's spirit and give him to the rajah.
Keywords:
disguises; elephant hooks; pearls; whips

The Crypt (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Frank Riddell]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle

["Grim is lancer justice..."] (Table of Contents)

Captain Terry Thunder / comic story / 6.84 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Pierre La Rue]
Pencils:
Charles Sultan
Inks:
Charles Sultan; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Terry Thunder; Miss Vance; Max Kruger; Moru; Sikes; Keeto
Synopsis:
The overseer of a diamond mine is stealing diamonds by hiding them in dead bodies being sent down river for burial. Terry puts a stop to the smuggling and kills the overseer.
Keywords:
bondage; diamond mines; diamonds; disguises; dynamite; mine cars; sailboats

Indexer Notes

The bottom one-sixth of the last page is an advertisement.

Transportation (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction; jungle
Synopsis:
A brief description of several modes of transportation in Africa.
Keywords:
automobiles; canoes; saddle ostriches; saddle zebras

["Hallowed was the tomb of N'moli..."] (Table of Contents)

Tabu / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Mack]
Pencils:
Maurice Whitman (signed)
Inks:
Maurice Whitman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tabu; Victor; Carol
Synopsis:
Tabu pursues the looters of his teacher N'moli's tomb. When he catches up to them, he causes them to believe that one of the golden statues has come to life and they flee into the jungle.
Keywords:
centaurs; gold; leopards; Tomb of N'moli
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Witch-Queen of the Hairy Ones!
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Vendetta of the Tree Tribes!
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Three things did Simba prize above all else..."]
    Simba, King of Beasts
  4. 3. "Long had the mombajuju meant rich crops for natives of Camilla's ageless empire."
    Camilla
  5. 4. ["The howling rains of the monsoon drove Wambi and his friends to dryer jungle..."]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  6. 5. The Crypt
  7. 6. ["Grim is lancer justice..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  8. 7. Transportation
    Jungle Lore
  9. 8. ["Hallowed was the tomb of N'moli..."]
    Tabu
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