(April 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
Editing:
J.F. Byrne (Managing Editor)(credited); John C. Mitchell (credited)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Death Kraals of Kongola (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

The Death Kraals of Kongola (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Maurice Whitman (signed)
Inks:
Maurice Whitman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Jaluos (African tribe); Zulu; Ann Mason; D'hama; Khargas (African tribe); Gombo; N'tora
Synopsis:
Kaänga and Ann assist the Jaluos in defending themselves from the war-like Khargas.
Keywords:
giraffes; lions; okapis; saddle zebras; siege engines; signal drums; snake charming; snakes; veldt; witch doctors

Indexer Notes

Title from cover.

first line: "The deepest jungle was Kaänga's forest home."

["Subject: Special Orders"] (Table of Contents)

Capt. Terry Thunder / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Terry Thunder [Desert Panther]; Sharane; John Withers; Riffs (Berber tribe)
Synopsis:
Colonel Withers leads Terry's camel corps into the desert to capture the raider, Sharane. Terry suggests that Withers ask for the help of the Desert Panther, but Withers declines. When the corps is captured, Terry escapes and assumes his guise as the Panther and leads the Panther's men to Withers's rescue and also manages to capture Sharane.
Keywords:
stereotyping of African tribes; stereotyping of Arabs; whips

["Hunger can be more cruel than all the other dangers of the jungle --"] (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; Rengo (monkey); Kolko; Dikka (deer); Taureks (African tribe)
Synopsis:
Wambi steals the idol of the Tuareks in order to force them to share the jungles food resources.
Keywords:
dogs; idol of Panumi; rope bridges

["One of the most interesting feuds that my arena has ever known is one still in progress."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Clyde Beatty
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

["Tribal elders yet speak of Karana-Zan, the death day, when attackers fell as flies on the Bhutu battle plains."] (Table of Contents)

Tabu / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tabu; Buhutus (African tribe); Larayo; Craig; Kibani
Synopsis:
Trader Craig elects to punish the Buhutus after they decline to trade with him on Tabu's advice. He disguises himself as a ghost of a defeated Buhutu foe in order to frighten them into leaving their kraal. Tabu exposes the trick.
Keywords:
disguises; Karana-zan; masks; saddle zebras; the Day of Death

["The dust has settled and thunder of the great migration has died and faded."] (Table of Contents)

Camilla / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ralph Mayo (signed)
Inks:
Ralph Mayo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Camilla; Bagamoyos (African tribe); Kamelo; Professor Curtis; Ugandas (African tribe); Gwelo; Fang (dog); Hanley; Nakola
Synopsis:
Treasure thieves Curtis and Hanley steal the Ugandas sacred gold. The Ugandas believe that the Bagamoyos are guilty of the theft. Camilla captures the true thieves and averts a war.
Keywords:
air ships; cheetahs; dancers; gold; saddle antelopes; saddle zebras; Zeppelins