(August 1952)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1952-07-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Glen-Kel Pub. Co., Inc.
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
John C. Mitchell (credited); J. F. Byrne (managing editor)(credited); Jerry iger (art director)(Credited); T. T. Scott (president)(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

Issue Notes

On sale date given in previous issue, Jungle Comics (Fiction House, 1940 Series) #151 [July 1952].

A publication date of June 6, 1952 was reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Volume 6, Part 2, Numbers 1-2, Periodicals, January-December 1952. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B363580.

ANC lettering on upper left of cover, acronym for American News Corporation, the distributors of this comic.


The Rogue of Kopje Kull (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

The Rogue of Kopje Kull (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; M'sungu; Charley; Tom; Helen; Old Thunder (elephant); Waziris (African tribe)
Synopsis:
Kaänga attempts to save the lives of a pair of hunters pursuing the murderous rogue elephant, Old Thunder.
Reprints:
Keywords:
baboons; fishing spear; leopards; lions; slave coffles; whips

Indexer Notes

Title from cover.

first line: "The jungle lord and his mate were returning from the hunt..."

["A trophy hunter has entered Wambi's jungle."] (Table of Contents)

Wambi / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Wambi; Sirdah
Synopsis:
Wambi and the animals of the jungle stop Sirdah from killing a rajah.
Reprints:
Keywords:
elephants; howdahs; jackals

Terror in the Baggage Car (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Clyde Beatty
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

["They were down at Trader Jim's hut..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Jim Dawson; Tommy Fortune; Boku
Synopsis:
Boku tells his story of training eagles
Reprints:
Keywords:
bateleur eagles; Cliffs of Kimbombo; ornithology

["The great green veldt of Africa is a world of mystery..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
August Froehlich
Inks:
August Froehlich
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Synopsis:
A male lion protects his wandering cub.
Reprints:
Keywords:
crocodiles; leopards; lions

["With a giant Sikh servant and striped Bengal pets..."] (Table of Contents)

Tiger Girl / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Blum
Inks:
Matt Baker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tiger Girl; Karamos (African tribe); Abdola; Masu; Benzali (tiger); idols
Synopsis:
Tiger Girl confronts and defeats the war-mongering Masu.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bathing; concealed nudity; tiger traps

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit from "Matt Baker: The Art of Glamour" (2012), Jim Amash and Eric Nolen-Weathington, editors.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Rogue of Kopje Kull
    Kaänga
  2. 1. The Rogue of Kopje Kull
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["A trophy hunter has entered Wambi's jungle."]
    Wambi
  4. 3. Terror in the Baggage Car
    The Big Cage
  5. 4. ["They were down at Trader Jim's hut..."]
    Jungle Tales
  6. 5. ["The great green veldt of Africa is a world of mystery..."]
    Jungle Animals
  7. 6. ["With a giant Sikh servant and striped Bengal pets..."]
    Tiger Girl
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Dan Kocher
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.