(May 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

[no title indexed] (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

["Kaänga was at the river when he smelled the cooking smoke..."] (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Professor LeClair; Marmo (elephant); Dr. Carson; Kessler; Isman
Synopsis:
Bandits prepare a poison from the black death fungus for sale in India. Kaänga stops them from leaving the jungle and destroys the fungus.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bafwazenda Valley; black death fungus; jungle fever; leopards; rhinoceroses; saddle zebras; Tanganyika; Tropic Institute

["Wambi heard them coming from far away."] (Table of Contents)

Wambi / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Wambi; Sirdah (tiger); Jake; Tawn; Ogg
Synopsis:
Wambi and Ogg extract Tawn from a tiger pit.
Keywords:
tiger pits

Tiger Escape (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Clyde Beatty
Letters:
typeset

["The Congo natives feared Joab Drutz..."] (Table of Contents)

Captain Terry Thunder / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Terry Thunder; B'kuba; Joab Grutz; Leo; Duval; Miss Duval
Synopsis:
Grutz kidnaps Duval's daughter in order to force Duval to sign over his trading rights. Terry collapses the floor of the temple that Grutz is using for a headquarters and places Grutz under arrest.
Keywords:
cobras; disguises; idol of Mandro; mandrills; tomb of Stanley Grant

["A leopard's claw for a jackknife..."] (Table of Contents)

Jungle Tales / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tommy Fortune; Masais (African tribe); Ufumbwa; Wanderoos (African tribe); Trader Jim
Synopsis:
A Masai and a Wanderloo debate which tribe is braver.
Keywords:
leopards

["On the trail to the Bukuro trading grounds a slender span bridges a choking mire."] (Table of Contents)

Camilla / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Lawton; Camilla; Rawley; Jason; Bamanos; Bukuros (African tribe); Randu
Synopsis:
District policeman Lawton has Camilla's help pursuing the escaped felon, Rawley. Rawley and his men are recaptured when they attempt to raid the Baukuros' trading grounds.
Keywords:
Bukuro trading grounds; elephants; lions; saddle zebras; stereotyping of African natives; vultures
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Kaänga
  2. 1. ["Kaänga was at the river when he smelled the cooking smoke..."]
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Wambi heard them coming from far away."]
    Wambi
  4. 3. Tiger Escape
    The Big Cage
  5. 4. ["The Congo natives feared Joab Drutz..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  6. 5. ["A leopard's claw for a jackknife..."]
    Jungle Tales
  7. 6. ["On the trail to the Bukuro trading grounds a slender span bridges a choking mire."]
    Camilla
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.