(March 1952)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
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

The Treasure of Tembo Wanculu (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Keywords:
elephants; stereotyping of African natives

The Treasure of Tembo Wanculu (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Maurice Whitman
Inks:
Maurice Whitman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Wankuli; Nyanzas (African tribe); Zulu; Zaro; Valdez; Marmo (elephant); Thorsten
Synopsis:
Treasure hunters kidnap Ann. Kaänga pursues and kills the treasure hunters and frees Ann.
Keywords:
bondage; emeralds; gas masks; gorillas; saddle zebras; snares; steamboats; treasure chests

Indexer Notes

Title from cover.

first line: "The native was a renegade..."

["'Why do you make a face in the cocoanut?'"] (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; Bruno (bear); Tiki (monkey)
Synopsis:
As a joke, Wambi disguises himself as a spirit and frightens Tawn and Ogg. They are angered and say they no longer trust him. Word spreads that Wambi no longer has friends and the cheetahs take advantage of the situation by engaging wanton killing. Wambi then uses his disguise to frighten the cheetahs and is forgiven by Tawn and Ogg.
Keywords:
cheetahs; coconuts; disguises; masks; practical jokes; quicksand; sitatungas; treehouses

["Her name was Pimba-San, the yellow star..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Terry Thunder; Pemba-san; Boko; Keeto; Colonel Holt
Synopsis:
Terry and the lancers go upriver to reduce the fortress of the raider Pemba-san. Terry disguises himself as Pemba-san's war chief and infiltrates her fortress, freeing her prisoners and opening the gates for the lancers.
Keywords:
disguises; elephants; steamboats

Questions about the Big Cage (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Clyde Beatty
Letters:
typeset

["They're closing in...no chance!"] (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; Zembembawes (African tribe); Dawson; Radford; Guruni; Orano; Max; Marty
Synopsis:
Trader Dawson is framed for the murder of the Zembembawe price, Orano, by his partner. Camilla frees the captured Dawson and shows the tribe that the crime was committed by the partner.
Keywords:
crocodiles; dancers; disguises; hunting cheetahs; rope bridges; saddle zebras; stereotyping of African natives
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Treasure of Tembo Wanculu
    Kaänga
  2. 1. The Treasure of Tembo Wanculu
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["'Why do you make a face in the cocoanut?'"]
    Wambi
  4. 3. ["Her name was Pimba-San, the yellow star..."]
    Capt. Terry Thunder
  5. 4. Questions about the Big Cage
    The Big Cage
  6. 5. ["They're closing in...no chance!"]
    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.