(May 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 Safari of Golden Ghosts (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga
Keywords:
lions

Indexer Notes

As usual for Jungle Comics, the cover title has nothing to do with the story.

["Kaänga, lord of the jungle, had posted warning totems on the border of Dyola land..."] (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; Sylvia Silvern; Mark; Zulu; Doug Watson; Dyolas (African tribe)
Synopsis:
A treasure hunter impersonates a Dyola god in order to exploit an ancient treasure trove. Kaänga exposes the impostor.
Keywords:
bondage; disguises; gold; hunting cheetahs; idols; mandrills; masks; rhinoceroses; saddle zebras jackals

["To Captain Terry Thunder on temporary assignment to intelligence HQ."] (Table of Contents)

Captain Terry Thunder / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Webb
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Terry Thunder; Tanya Karga; Agent X-5; El Hammar
Synopsis:
Terry and the undercover Agent X-5 capture Tanya Karga, a slaver and smuggler.
Keywords:
Ciro Oasis; disguises; gun running; hand grenades; radio transmitters; slavers; stereotyping of Arabs; Tora Oasis

Indexer Notes

Bottom one-third of the final page is a promotional for Fiction House's Stories of Sheena pulp magazine.

Andorra (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["First the sky-wheeling river birds, then the fleet deer, and finally the proud hippopotamus -- all fled the banks of the stream..."] (Table of Contents)

Wambi / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Wambi; Ogg; Tawn; Asimas (African tribe); Faju; Sirdah (tiger); Maggo (macaw); Simmons; Jocko
Synopsis:
Wambi and his jungle friends destroy a dam built by prospectors.
Keywords:
crocodiles; dams; fishing; flooding; gold

Cat-fights in the Big Cage (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Clyde Beatty
Letters:
typeset

["Death clung to those ancient temple walls -- the smell of it hung in the dark, dank air..."] (Table of Contents)

Tabu / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tabu; Zingoli; Brad; Fargo; Tanda
Synopsis:
Thieves Brad and Fargo take a sacred idol but are cursed by the goddess of the idol; one is killed and the other becomes blind.
Keywords:
blindness; idols; temples

["'Help me -- help!' The words ripped from fevered lips..."] (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; Fang (dog); Chuck Harris; Trigger Shane; Jake; Marty; Zoualas (African tribe); Nikaro; Losako
Synopsis:
Safari guides Shane, Jake, and Marty hope to steal anthropologist Harris's safari gear to sell to Arab traders. Knowing that Harris is seeking the Zoualas (who long left this country), they send out signal drum messages that there is to be a sacrifice at the old Zouala temple in order to draw Harris to them. However, the Zoualas also hear the message and prepare to avenge the profaning of their temple. Camilla rescues Harris and the Zoualas kill Shane and his men.
Reprints:
Keywords:
anthropology; crocodiles; disguises; elephants; human sacrifice; hunting cheetahs; mandrills; signal drums; stilts