(January 1952)

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
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

Spawn of the Devil's Moon (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Spawn of the Devil's Moon (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Jeff Curtiss (introduction, villain); N'Dala (introduction, villain); Professor Pringall (introduction); Mrs. Pringall (introduction); Kaänga; Ann Mason; Marmo (elephant); Zulu; Lonkalos (African tribe)
Synopsis:
Witch doctor N'Dala convinces the Lonkalos that the white doctors have poisoned them. Kaänga protects the doctors from the Lonkalo attack and then shows the Lonkalos that the witch doctor was deceiving them.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bondage; disguises; elephants; medical supplies; plague; witch doctors; zombies

Indexer Notes

Title from cover.

first line: "The plague has struck the Lokalo kraal..."

["Wambi, the jungle boy, does not always have the company of his two best friends."] (Table of Contents)

Wambi / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Sirdah (villain); Wambi; Tawn; Ogg
Synopsis:
Word is spread that while Tawn and Ogg are away, Sirdah will attack him. Wambi constructs a model tiger and places it over a tiger pit. Sirdah attacks the model and falls in the pit. Wambi only releases him after extracting a promise from him to be good.
Keywords:
hyenas; models; tiger pits

["A lonely jungle river...a missing trading boat...with it's elderly captain and young girl passenger...what happened to them?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bascom Sands (introduction, villain); the Bangwillis (African tribe)(introduction, villains); Captain Henry (introduction); Miss Jarvis (introduction); Terry Thunder; Keeto
Synopsis:
River pirates take Captain Henry's boat. Terry and Keeto, disguised as spirits, frighten the pirates away.
Keywords:
boats; disguises; ivory; masks

The Animal Question (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Clyde Beatty
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

["The war for hunting lands has ended..."] (Table of Contents)

Camilla / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Sitari (introduction); Digaro (introduction, villain); Kadir (introduction, villain); Arab slavers (introduction, villains); Camilla; Karongas (African tribe); Bafwazis (African tribe); Zamba
Synopsis:
At a peace celebration, the Karongas betray the Bafwazis to Arab slavers. Camilla follows the slave caravan and frees the Bafwazis and hurries them back to their village to defend against the further attacks of the Karongas. The Bafwazis are triumphant and the Karongas install a new chief.
Keywords:
elephants; leopards; sedan chairs; slavers; slaves; stereotyping of Arabs; whips
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Spawn of the Devil's Moon
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Spawn of the Devil's Moon
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Wambi, the jungle boy, does not always have the company of his two best friends."]
    Wambi
  4. 3. ["A lonely jungle river...a missing trading boat...with it's elderly captain and young girl passenger...what happened to them?"]
    Capt. Terry Thunder
  5. 4. The Animal Question
    The Big Cage
  6. 5. ["The war for hunting lands has ended..."]
    Camilla
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.