(September 1951)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Glen-Kel Pub. Co., Inc.
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines 30th Year
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 Death-Hunt of the Man-Cubs (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

["The great day had come at last!"] (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Nyikas (African tribe); Zulu; M'yanos (African tribe); Joseph Thorsten; Mark; Sylvia
Synopsis:
Mark and Sylvia plot to kill Mark's ward, Thorsten, and steal his fortune. Kaänga thwarts them and turns them over to the district commissioner.
Keywords:
adulthood rites; animal skins; elephants; howdahs; lions; rhinoceroses; tiger traps

["Wambi, the jungle boy, roams wild and free with his animal friends."] (Table of Contents)

Wambi / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Wambi; Tawn; Ogg
Synopsis:
A rhinoceros threatens to tear down a monkey band's fruit trees unless the monkeys bring him hay so he doesn't have to graze in the hot sun. Wambi and his friends free the monkeys from the rhino's tyranny.
Keywords:
monkeys; rhinoceroses

["There were three of them, the daughters of the mists..."] (Table of Contents)

Tabu / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Larsen
Inks:
Howard Larsen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tabu; Bomo-ngi; Wasilis (African tribe)
Synopsis:
Tabu turns a trio of vampire women into hyenas.
Reprints:
Keywords:
leopards; N'kambo Swamp; stereotyping of African natives; vampires

Indexer Notes

Tabu's next appearance is in Kaänga (Fiction House, 1949 series) #9.

Source of this reprint story identified by Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

Howard Larsen's signature has been removed from this reprint.

Training for the Big Cage (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Clyde Beatty
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Clyde Beatty

["To Camilla came the district commissioner's special aide."] (Table of Contents)

Camilla / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Camilla; Gordon; Lamano; Biggs; Blake; Nayloka; Watusis (African tribe)
Synopsis:
Renegades Biggs and Blake plan to steal the sacred treasure of the Ape Temple. They disguise themselves as priests, but Camilla exposes them and takes them prisoner for transferal to the district commissioner.
Keywords:
animal hides; disguises; gorillas; leopards; Temple of the Apes
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Death-Hunt of the Man-Cubs
    Kaänga
  2. 1. ["The great day had come at last!"]
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Wambi, the jungle boy, roams wild and free with his animal friends."]
    Wambi
  4. 3. ["There were three of them, the daughters of the mists..."]
    Tabu
  5. 4. Training for the Big Cage
  6. 5. ["To Camilla came the district commissioner's special aide."]
    Camilla
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Len Wolinsky
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.