(November 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 Moons of Devil Drums (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[The Moons Of Devil Drums] (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; "Tiger" Larsen (death); Mobu; Whitey; Loratis (African tribe); Susan; Marmo (elephant)
Synopsis:
Larsen, a white safari raider, has taken an ape idol and a woman, from a safari. Kaänga frees the woman, and with her, takes the idol back to its rightful place. There, they find the woman's father, left in the pit where Larsen had thrown him. Then, in order to leave, Kaänga must battle the apes of the area. When he defeats their leader, they acknowledge him as their king and he and his party depart freely.
Keywords:
bondage; elephants; gorillas; leopards; machine guns; oxen; signal drums; zebras

Indexer Notes

Title from cover.

first line: "'Tiger' Larsen and his renegade band had pounced on a small safari..."

["Seldom do the wild beasts of the jungle care to roam far from their familiar haunts."] (Table of Contents)

Wambi / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Wambi; Ogg; Tawn; One-Tusker (elephant)
Synopsis:
A herd of elephants invade Wambi's jungle. Tawn attempts to drive them away but is tricked into a pit. After Wambi gets him out of the pit, Tawn resumes his battle with the strange herd's leader and kills him. The strangers leave the jungle.
Keywords:
rhinoceroses

["On the far fringes of Terry Thunder's domain dwelt a mysterious creature that the Congo lancer captain had never seen..."] (Table of Contents)

Capt. Terry Thunder / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Terry Thunder; Keeto; Tandu; Sue Barton; Songa (elephant); Lubur (elephant)
Synopsis:
Terry and Keeto save the life of Tandu, a woman who lives with elephants. Later, Sue Barton, an ivroy hunter posing as a photographer, comes to the jungle and attacks Tandu's herd. The lancers rout Barton's men, while Tandu captures Barton using her elephant friends.
Keywords:
animal training; cameras; dart guns; elephants; hyenas; ivory; Kafka Prison Colony; leopards; stereotyping of African natives

Lightning Hits the Big Cage (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Clyde Beatty
Letters:
typeset

["To the tribes of Camilla's kingdom, the Star Jewels of Jabala were a sacred symbol of honor and courage..."] (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; Ganamo; Wasutis (African tribe); Buhutus (African tribe); Naykara; Kalembu; Carson
Synopsis:
In an annual contest of strength and daring between the Wasutis and the Buhutus, each side captures a crocodile that the other side must fight. This year the Buhutus are cheating, using a robot crocodile loaned to them by a pair of white renegades. Camilla exposes the fraud and the Wasutis kill the Buhutu chief and the white renegades.
Keywords:
crocodiles; leopards; robots; saddle zebras; Star Jewels of Jabala
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Moons of Devil Drums
    Kaänga
  2. 1. [The Moons Of Devil Drums]
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Seldom do the wild beasts of the jungle care to roam far from their familiar haunts."]
    Wambi
  4. 3. ["On the far fringes of Terry Thunder's domain dwelt a mysterious creature that the Congo lancer captain had never seen..."]
    Capt. Terry Thunder
  5. 4. Lightning Hits the Big Cage
    The Big Cage
  6. 5. ["To the tribes of Camilla's kingdom, the Star Jewels of Jabala were a sacred symbol of honor and courage..."]
    Camilla
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