(April 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

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Charles Sultan?
Inks:
Charles Sultan?; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle

["The mighty white man of the jungle, Kaänga..."] (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Sam Broot (villain)

["Two ex-convicts beat their way through the jungle..."] (Table of Contents)

The Red Panther / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
The Red Panther; two crooks (introduction, villain, death)

["Tabu's muscular activity is a challenge to the..."] (Table of Contents)

Tabu, Wizard of the Jungle / comic story / 6.75 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tabu; Tom Barton (introduction); The Bargonans (introduction, villain)

The Case of the Frightened Killer: Case 2: File A: Clue 2 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell?
Inks:
Bob Powell?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery

["Camilla, bemoaning the loss of the spring of..."] (Table of Contents)

Camilla / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jon Dale; Ruth; Camilla
Synopsis:
Camilla apparently reforms.

Son of the Lion (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Bob Clark]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Ron-tog (a jungle boy) (introduction)

["A fierce jungle tribe attacks the lonely outpost..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Buck Johnson]
Pencils:
Rafael Astarita
Inks:
Rafael Astarita
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Terry Thunder

Thundering Herds ["Buck Larsen, renegade, goes back to the scene..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Wambi; Buck Larsen (villain, death)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

["A terrific storm is lashing the jungle and..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Simba

["Fantomah, the most remarkable woman ever known..." [The Super-Gorillas]] (Table of Contents)

Fantomah / comic story / 7 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; The Doctor (introduction, villain, death); Mac (introduction, villain, death)
Synopsis:
Fantomah stops a mad scientist who has taken control of the gorillas in the jungle making them super-gorillas.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

First line of text reads: "Fantomah, the most remarkable woman ever known, has such strange powers and insight, that she foresees all that is to happen in connection with jungle life..."

The cover illustration and title of the 2009 Fantagraphics book "You Shall Die By Your Own Evil Creation!" come from the last page of this story.

["The young adventurous African explorer meets with more..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Roy Lance; The Zungos (introduction, villain, some die); John Mitchell (introduction); Ellen Mitchell (introduction)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Kaänga
  2. 1. ["The mighty white man of the jungle, Kaänga..."]
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Two ex-convicts beat their way through the jungle..."]
    The Red Panther
  4. 3. ["Tabu's muscular activity is a challenge to the..."]
    Tabu, Wizard of the Jungle
  5. 4. The Case of the Frightened Killer: Case 2: File A: Clue 2
  6. 5. ["Camilla, bemoaning the loss of the spring of..."]
    Camilla
  7. 6. Son of the Lion
  8. 7. ["A fierce jungle tribe attacks the lonely outpost..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  9. 8. Thundering Herds ["Buck Larsen, renegade, goes back to the scene..."]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  10. 9. ["A terrific storm is lashing the jungle and..."]
    Simba, King of the Beasts
  11. 10. ["Fantomah, the most remarkable woman ever known..." [The Super-Gorillas]]
    Fantomah
  12. 11. ["The young adventurous African explorer meets with more..."]
    Roy Lance
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Lou Mazzella
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.