(June 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 (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

Track of the Black Terror (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Track of the Black Terror (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Frank Riddell] (byline)
Pencils:
Maurice Whitman (signed)
Inks:
Maurice Whitman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann Mason; B'fongas (African tribe); Marmo (elephant); Max; Rocky; Zulu; Queen Cobra
Synopsis:
Ann is taken prisoner by the slaver, Queen Cobra. Kaänga must first traverse the country of the king apes and defeat their leader before he can free Ann.
Keywords:
Ape Temple Mountain; bondage; caves; crocodiles; dynamite; elephants; gas masks; gorillas; human skeleton; hyenas; saddle zebras; slavers

Indexer Notes

Title from cover.

First line: "The serpent was dead..."

["No more would Al Raskobah and his slaver band raid plodding caravans..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Pierre La Rue] (byline)
Pencils:
Ken Battefield
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Terry Thunder [Desert Panther]; Suri; al Raskobah [Desert Panther]
Synopsis:
In order to learn the location of slaver al Raskobah hideout, Terry, disguised as the Desert Panther frees Raskobah and accompanies him into the desert. Raskobah attacks Terry and exposes his identity. Raskobah then disguises himself as the Panther. The lancers come to Terry's rescue and in the battle, Raskobah is killed. Terry sends word to the Panther's Riff's that the Panther is dead and that they should disband.
Keywords:
El Kayhiba (African town); slavers; stereotyping of Arabs

Floating Safes (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Swift death may strike in the shadowed jungle..."] (Table of Contents)

Wambi the Jungle Boy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Roy L. Smith] (byline)
Pencils:
Henry Kiefer
Inks:
Henry Kiefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Wambi Tawn; Ogg; Donga (rhinoceros)
Synopsis:
As part of a practical joke, Wambi gives Ogg drugged fruit. A rhinoceros attacks a mouse deer. Tawn falls into a tiger trap. Needing Ogg's help, Wambi calls for him, but because he has been drugged, he does not respond. After getting the help of the monkeys, Wambi frees Tawn who is very angry with Ogg. Ogg and Tawn both leave Wambi in anger. Wambi pretends to be threatened by the rhinoceros and his friends re-unite to come to his aid.
Keywords:
ibises; macaws; mouse deer; practical jokes; rhinoceroses; soporific drugs; tiger traps

No Two Alike in the Big Cage (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Clyde Beatty
Letters:
typeset

["'I am Tabu, white wizard of the jungle...'"] (Table of Contents)

Tabu / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Mack] (byline)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tabu; G'zongas (African tribe); N'kulu; L'bodi; Bah-simba (lion)
Synopsis:
Tabu tells the story of N'kulu of the G'zongas and how he was sustained in the wilderness by the lion god and returned to his people to take his rightful chieftanship.
Keywords:
lion worship; lions

F (Table of Contents)

Jungle Facts / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Brief natural histories of several jungle animals whose names begin with the letter "F."
Keywords:
fennec; fisher; fishing cat; flying phalanger; fossa; fur seal

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

["'Guns, ammo, supplies needed -- needed desperately...'"] (Table of Contents)

Camilla / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
? [by Victor Ibsen] (byline)
Pencils:
Ralph Mayo (signed)
Inks:
Ralph Mayo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Camilla; Banwaylus (African tribe); Steve Conway; Trader Conway; Stone; Hook Benson; Shafer; Dot Shafer; Zago
Synopsis:
Camilla is guiding a trading caravan to a mine. The caravan is attacked by Benson and his men, taking the weapons bound for the mine. Camilla goes to the mine and gets the owners and, with them, they go after Benson and recover the guns.
Keywords:
elephant goads; elephants; leopards; masks; saddle zebras; witch doctors
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Track of the Black Terror
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Track of the Black Terror
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["No more would Al Raskobah and his slaver band raid plodding caravans..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  4. 3. Floating Safes
  5. 4. ["Swift death may strike in the shadowed jungle..."]
    Wambi the Jungle Boy
  6. 5. No Two Alike in the Big Cage
    The Big Cage
  7. 6. ["'I am Tabu, white wizard of the jungle...'"]
    Tabu
  8. 7. F
    Jungle Facts
  9. 8. ["'Guns, ammo, supplies needed -- needed desperately...'"]
    Camilla
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