(February 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 (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

Orphans of the Congo (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Orphans of the Congo (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; Zulu; Judy; Billy; Moli; Saunders; Zalingas (African tribe);
Synopsis:
Kaänga, Ann, and Zulu rescue the kidnapped parents of a pair of lost white children.
Keywords:
animal hides; crocodiles; elephants; hyenas; leopards; mandrill cults; saddle zebras; snares; springboks

Indexer Notes

Title from cover.

First line, "The game trails of the dark and brooding Congo are treacherous..."

["'Eat and sleep...eat and sleep. That is all you ever do.'"] (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; Tiku (monkey); Leo (leopard)
Synopsis:
Wambi grows bored with Tawn and Ogg and goes to play with the monkeys. He builds a kite and his pulled off his feet into a crocodile pool. His cries for help reach the ears of Tawn and Ogg who rescue him and chide him for playing with monkeys.
Keywords:
crocodiles; eagles; kites; leopards; springboks

How 'Mini-Gym' Turns Plant "Drip" into Success Dynamo (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Big Ghost of Simbah (Table of Contents)

Capt. Terry Thunder / comic story / 4.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Terry Thunder; Sengalis (African tribe); Zindo; Keeto; lion cultists; Denise D'arcy; Jeff
Synopsis:
Terry exposes a plot to loot an underwater temple by white jewel thieves, using a mechanical octopus while lion cultists keep away outsiders.
Keywords:
aerial tramway; elephants; lion cults; mandrills; octopoid monsters; robots

Indexer Notes

The bottom one-third of the final page is the statement of ownership.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

This statement is the bottom one-third of the final page of the Terry Thunder story.

Dangers in the Big Cage (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Clyde Beatty
Letters:
typeset

["Downriver -- far below the mine of the seven serpents --strange objects drifted..."] (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; Nambumas (African tribe); Karoa; Kip Channing; McRae; Larano
Synopsis:
Treasure hunters kidnap the Nambuma princess and extort labor from her warriors for their radium mine. Camilla discovers this and frees the princess and leads the warriors in rebellion.
Keywords:
airboats; elephants; mining; radium; saddle zebras; slavery; slaves; whips
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Orphans of the Congo
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Orphans of the Congo
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["'Eat and sleep...eat and sleep. That is all you ever do.'"]
    Wambi
  4. 3. How 'Mini-Gym' Turns Plant "Drip" into Success Dynamo
  5. 4. The Big Ghost of Simbah
    Capt. Terry Thunder
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. Dangers in the Big Cage
  8. 7. ["Downriver -- far below the mine of the seven serpents --strange objects drifted..."]
    Camilla
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.