(August 1950)

Fox, 1950 Series
 
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Hero Books, Inc.
Brand:
?
Editing:
Victor Fox
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
one-shot

Issue Notes

Indicia (scan from bipcomics.com):
FEATURE STORIES MAGAZINE (formerly FEATURE PRESENTATIONS MAGAZINE) August, 1950, No. 3. Published bi-monthly by Hero Books, Inc., 221 Conyngham Ave., Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Executive offices at 60 E. 42nd St., New York 17, N. Y. Application for entry as second class matter pending. Price 10 cc per copy. Yearly subscription in the United States and its possessions, Mexico, South America, Spain, 75c including postage. $1.50 elsewhere. The publisher accepts no responsibility for unsolicited material. Copyright 1950 by Hero Books, Inc. Contents must not be reproduced without permission. Any similarity between any of the names of persons or places appearing in this magazine (except those based on history or fact) with actual persons or places is not intended and is purely coincidental.
Printed in U.S.A.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jungle Lil; Jo-Jo ? / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Reprints:

The Map of Death (Table of Contents)

Jungle Lil / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Carol Drake; Jungle Lil; Robi; Carleton (villain, death); Chief Sungo
Synopsis:
Treacherous guide Carleton kills Dr. Drake and chases his daughter Carol for a treasure map.
Keywords:
Kombe; leopards; N'Tungu

Games of Havoc (Table of Contents)

Zegra / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kamen
Inks:
Jack Kamen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Mac (villain, death); Bette (villain, death); Jimmy Mason; Zegra
Synopsis:
Tired of small heists, Mac and Bette kidnap Jimmy Mason. They kidnap two more children and pose as professors leading the children on a tour in the Congo while their confederate in New York City waits for the Mason ransom. Mac realizes Bette plans to double-cross him and shoots her, then is killed by a wart hog. Zegra contacts the Commissioner to have the kidnappers' contact arrested and the children returned to their parents.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Congo; tiger; warthog

Sacred Jewel (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; jungle
Characters:
O'Hara; MacLaren; Duchess (Mlle. X); Ngami; Francois
Synopsis:
A woman, who will not give her name but MacLaren calls Duchess, hires him and O'Hara in Matadi to take her in search of an emerald. They discover the emerald is her dowry, carried by her fiancé.
Keywords:
emerald; French Equatorial Africa; Ingoo; Loango; Matadi; Winchester rifle

Indexer Notes

I believe Ingoo refers to Iguéla Lagoon in present-day Gabon.

Lands of the Mandrill Queen (Table of Contents)

Jungle Lil / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Wally Wood [as Wallace Wood]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Dr. Stark; Bart; Jungle Lil; Robi; Sharu (villain, death)
Synopsis:
Bart brings Dr. Stark to Jungle Lil for help finding a root said to cure many diseases. They are captured by a tribe ruled by Sharu, who maintains her reign with man-sized mandrills, and sentenced to be sacrificed to an octopus. Rebels help them escape and Sharu is killed by her octopus.
Reprints:
Keywords:
mandrill; octopus
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Jungle Lil; Jo-Jo ?
  2. 1. The Map of Death
    Jungle Lil
  3. 2. Games of Havoc
    Zegra
  4. 3. Sacred Jewel
  5. 4. Lands of the Mandrill Queen
    Jungle Lil
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  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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