(December 1948)

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.

Merchants of Murder (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Celardo
Inks:
John Celardo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle

Merchants of Murder ["War and peace race side by side in..."] (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:
Martha Matthews (introduction); Herbert Matthews (introduction); Lapham (introduction, villain); Beans (introduction, villain); the Kulangi (introduction, villain)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

["The innocent seed of curiosity, once planted in..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Ed Hunt]
Pencils:
Joe Doolin
Inks:
Joe Doolin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle

[" 'Seems like only yesterday,' wrote Terry Thunder in..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Pierre La Rue]
Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Terry Thunder (origin); Commissioner John Thompson (introduction, death); Claire Thompson (introduction); The Scorpion (introduction, villain, death)
Synopsis:
The origin of Capt. Thunder has details and takes place before Jungle Comics #1.

["The Gerenuk roams the plains of eastern Africa..."] (Table of Contents)

Jungle Facts / filler / 0.8 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

["There is one master that all the living..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Sirdah (villain, death)

Diamonds of Doom (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Victor Ibsen]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle

["The temple of Kahzembu, the war god, yet towered..."] (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:
Zara (introduction); Mobu (introduction); Kito (introduction); Kahzembu (introduction, villain)

["Tempers on the veldt are short today - strangers..."] (Table of Contents)

Jungle Quiz / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; jungle

["The gold shall bring thieves and killers to..."] (Table of Contents)

Camilla / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Victor Ibsen]
Pencils:
Matt Baker
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Losako (introduction, villain, death); Barton (introduction, villain); Sammy Stone (introduction, villain); N'Kowa (introduction); Miss Barton (introduction); a female trader (introduction)
Reprints: show reprint note before migration
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Merchants of Murder
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Merchants of Murder ["War and peace race side by side in..."]
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["The innocent seed of curiosity, once planted in..."]
    Simba, King of Beasts
  4. 3. [" 'Seems like only yesterday,' wrote Terry Thunder in..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  5. 4. ["The Gerenuk roams the plains of eastern Africa..."]
    Jungle Facts
  6. 5. ["There is one master that all the living..."]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  7. 6. Diamonds of Doom
  8. 7. ["The temple of Kahzembu, the war god, yet towered..."]
    Tabu
  9. 8. ["Tempers on the veldt are short today - strangers..."]
    Jungle Quiz
  10. 9. ["The gold shall bring thieves and killers to..."]
    Camilla
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.