(June 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

Rhino Rampage (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Keywords:
bondage; leopard cults

The Big Six of the Comics! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Rhino Rampage (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; Zulu; Zonda (lion); Pete; Collins; DuBois; Woki; the Phantom Queen
Synopsis:
A trio of criminals decided to find and loot the kingdom of the Phantom Queen. The queen sends her most trusted servant and a trained lion for help. The servant is killed but the lion takes a liking to Kaänga. Kaänga and Ann go to the kingdom and help defeat the criminals. The lion is given to Kaänga in gratitude.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bondage; elephants; jewelry; scorpions; warthogs

Indexer Notes

title from cover

first line: "There was a secret empire hidden in the great rain forests of the upper Congo..."

["Crouching low beside the trail, Sirdah, the tiger carefully tests the wind."] (Table of Contents)

Wambi the Jungle Boy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Wambi; Sirdah; Tiki (monkey); Leo (leopard)
Synopsis:
Wambi sides with Leo in his feud with Sirdah and prepares a decoy in the shape of an antelope for Sirdah to attack. The decoy is filled with tree sap and while Sirdah is stuck, the leopards are free to hunt.
Keywords:
Cape buffalo; decoys; elands; leopards

Tiger Rampage (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Clyde Beatty
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

The 2 pages are separated by 2 ad pages

["Kreee-aaah! The cry of the leopard calls you! Come! Come deep in the jungle..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Terry Thunder; leopard cultists; Baru; Beulah Curtis
Synopsis:
Terry is captured by leopard cultists but is freed by a hunter.
Keywords:
elephants; leopard cults

["Thieves, skulkers and killers... cruel, savage and dumb -- impossible to fight..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Jim Dawson; Tommy Fortune; Henry Braddock; Helen Braddock; Tombolo
Synopsis:
Trader Jim tells the story of the baboons' vengeance against an ivory hunter.
Keywords:
baboons; dynamite; hunting cheetahs; ivory; steamboats

["At far Angola, the feast fires burn. There, the tribal chiefs are meeting..."] (Table of Contents)

Camilla / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Camilla; Jules Ranier; Stone
Synopsis:
Jules Ranier, a crooked trader, hopes to get to a peace conference of native chiefs in time to stir up trouble and start a war that would drive out other traders. Camilla kidnaps him and keeps him away from the conference.
Keywords:
gorillas; hunting cheetahs; masks; signal drums
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Rhino Rampage
    Kaänga
  2. 1. The Big Six of the Comics!
  3. 2. Rhino Rampage
    Kaänga
  4. 3. ["Crouching low beside the trail, Sirdah, the tiger carefully tests the wind."]
    Wambi the Jungle Boy
  5. 4. Tiger Rampage
  6. 5. ["Kreee-aaah! The cry of the leopard calls you! Come! Come deep in the jungle..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  7. 6. ["Thieves, skulkers and killers... cruel, savage and dumb -- impossible to fight..."]
    Jungle Tales
  8. 7. ["At far Angola, the feast fires burn. There, the tribal chiefs are meeting..."]
    Camilla
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