(February 1940)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Malcolm Reiss (Editor); William E. Eisner (Art Director); S. M. Iger (Feature Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Terror Of The Bush (Table of Contents)

Käanga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle

Terror of the Bush ["Käanga, lord of the jungle, who, due to..."] (Table of Contents)

Käanga / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Red Bradey]
Pencils:
Ken Jackson
Inks:
Ken Jackson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Dr. Wratt (introduction, villain, death); Dr. Wratt's man-apes (introduction, villain, death); Ann

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

["Deep in the jungle, a missionary and his..."] (Table of Contents)

The Red Panther / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Taylor Martin]
Pencils:
Arthur Peddy
Inks:
Arthur Peddy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tortug (introduction, villain, death); a missionary (introduction); Joan (missionary's daughter) (introduction); formerly White Panther

["Tabu is endowed with a sixth and seventh..."] (Table of Contents)

Tabu, Wizard of the Jungle / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
R. L. Golden (signed)
Inks:
R. L. Golden (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Sanders (introduction, villain, death); Spike (introduction, villain, death)

["In the heart of darkest Africa, a lost..."] (Table of Contents)

Camilla / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
C. A. Winter [as CAW]
Inks:
C. A. Winter [as CAW]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Capt. John Stanley (introduction); Camilla

Indexer Notes

Camilla said to be a descendant of Genghis Khan. Outline of story is similar to "Queen of the Lost Empire" story in Jungle Comics #1, though she dies in that story, per Anthony Durrant, August 2008.

["Captain Thunder calling headquarters."] (Table of Contents)

Captain Terry Thunder of the Congo Lancers / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rafael Astarita
Inks:
Rafael Astarita
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Le Jacque (introduction, villain, death); Krostoff (introduction, villain, death); Hienrach (introduction, villain, death); Vasacoff (introduction, villain, death); Saunders (introduction, villain, death)

["Wambi, mystery boy of the jungle, friend of..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Roy L. Smith]
Pencils:
Henry Kiefer
Inks:
Henry Kiefer? [as Dekerosett]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Ricco (villain); Wazee (introduction, villain)

The Revolt of the Black Continent (Table of Contents)

Roy Lance / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Courtney Thompson]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Roy Lance (introduction); John Abbott (introduction); Joan (introduction); Dawambo (introduction, villain)
Reprints:
  • US in Vooda (Farrell, 1955 series) #20 (April 1955) [Roy Lance character is called "Kit" in the reprinted version, presumably for legal reasons. Possibly Fiction House owned the rights to the character and these had been passed to Charlton, s0 Ajax/Farrell had to avoid using the name "Roy Lance".]

["Simba, once the mighty leader of the dreaded..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
William Allison
Inks:
William Allison
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
John Mason (introduction); Dick Mason (introduction)

["No white man knows where the elephant goes..."] (Table of Contents)

Fantomah / comic story / 6.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Fletcher Hanks [as Barclay Flagg] (signed)
Pencils:
Fletcher Hanks [as Barclay Flagg] (signed)
Inks:
Fletcher Hanks [as Barclay Flagg] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fletcher Hanks

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Fantomah (introduction); two ivory hunters (introduction, death)
Synopsis:
Fantomah stops two Ivory hunters from raiding the elephant graveyard.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

One half of final page is occupied by an advertisement.

A Bike for You (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Cromwell-Collier Publishing Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Terror Of The Bush
    Käanga
  2. 1. Terror of the Bush ["Käanga, lord of the jungle, who, due to..."]
    Käanga
  3. 2. ["Deep in the jungle, a missionary and his..."]
    The Red Panther
  4. 3. ["Tabu is endowed with a sixth and seventh..."]
    Tabu, Wizard of the Jungle
  5. 4. ["In the heart of darkest Africa, a lost..."]
    Camilla
  6. 5. ["Captain Thunder calling headquarters."]
    Captain Terry Thunder of the Congo Lancers
  7. 6. ["Wambi, mystery boy of the jungle, friend of..."]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  8. 7. The Revolt of the Black Continent
    Roy Lance
  9. 8. ["Simba, once the mighty leader of the dreaded..."]
    Simba, King of the Beasts
  10. 9. ["No white man knows where the elephant goes..."]
    Fantomah
  11. 10. A Bike for You
    Cromwell-Collier Publishing Company
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Lou Mazzella
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