(February 1951)

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 52 Pages
Editing:
J.F. Byrne (Managing Editor)(credited); John C. Mitchell (editor)(credited); Jerry Iger (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

The Black Avengers of Kaffir Pass (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Keywords:
leopards

["Commissioner's Office To: Kaänga..."] (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Maurice Whitman
Inks:
Maurice Whitman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann Mason; M'kubwa; Blake; Ellen Blake; Bull; Brad Shark; Zulu
Synopsis:
Thieves pursue a steamboat captain and a cache of diamonds. Kaänga helps the captain's daughter locate the captain and defeats the thieves.
Keywords:
apes; bondage; crocodiles; diamonds; lions; River Queen (steamboat); rope bridges; whips; wild dogs

["'Smash the grip of the slavers!'"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Battefield
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Terry Thunder; El Dakar; Miss Thompson
Synopsis:
Terry captures the brother of slaver El Dakar. He then puts on a exhibition of his camel corps, hoping to draw El Dakar to the confusion at the fort. He is successful and captures El Dakar.
Keywords:
motion picture cameras; slavers; stereotyping of Arabs

["Many were the tales told by tribal story tellers concerning Wambi, the jungle boy."] (Table of Contents)

Wambi / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Henry Kiefer
Inks:
Henry Kiefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Wambi; Tawn; Ogg; Crekko (jackal); Frenchie; Ward; Maggo (macaw); Rhyncho (rhinoceros)
Synopsis:
Prospectors occupy the waterhole in Wambi's jungle. Wambi, demanding their departure, is captured. The prospectors are then routed from the waterhole by a pair of rhinoceroses that believe the prospectors have threatened their young.
Keywords:
gold; rhinoceroses

["Sap, Doob, and Dumbell were there dumbest animals I have ever handled."] (Table of Contents)

The Big Cage / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Clyde Beatty
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

["A creaking cart slowly lumbers over familiar trails --"] (Table of Contents)

Tabu / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Mack]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tabu; Karen Cramer; Karl Cramer; Janice Cramer; un-named goddess; Ted (villain); Sandy (villain); Natubis (African tribe)
Synopsis:
Tabu helps a couple recover their kidnapped daughter, who is being used by some crimnals to convince the Natubi tribe that she is the "White Maiden" their legends tell will one day reappear.
Reprints:
Keywords:
saddle zebras

["Months had passed since Chief Karemo of the superstitious Wasulis banned mystic rites and ancient ceremonies..."] (Table of Contents)

Camilla / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ralph Mayo
Inks:
Ralph Mayo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Camilla; Liz Borden; Fang (dog); Carter; Skipper Borden; Chuck Borden; Wasulis (African tribe); the bird god [B'gara]; Stan Steele; Cain; Karemo; N'kili
Synopsis:
Plotting to take over the Borden trading post, Steele and Cain kidnap young Skipper Borden. At the same time, the Wasulis' witch doctor schemes to become chief by using trained eagles to cow the tribe. Camilla exposes the witch doctor as a greedy fraud and looses the eagles on the kidnappers to recover the boy.
Keywords:
bird worship; crocodiles; eagles; stereotyping of African natives
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Black Avengers of Kaffir Pass
    Kaänga
  2. 1. ["Commissioner's Office To: Kaänga..."]
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["'Smash the grip of the slavers!'"]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  4. 3. ["Many were the tales told by tribal story tellers concerning Wambi, the jungle boy."]
    Wambi
  5. 4. ["Sap, Doob, and Dumbell were there dumbest animals I have ever handled."]
    The Big Cage
  6. 5. ["A creaking cart slowly lumbers over familiar trails --"]
    Tabu
  7. 6. ["Months had passed since Chief Karemo of the superstitious Wasulis banned mystic rites and ancient ceremonies..."]
    Camilla
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