(September 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

The Wild Men of N'Gara (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

The Wild Men of N'Gara (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; M'sungu; lake people; Zolanda; Godonga
Synopsis:
The lake people discover that Zulu is their rightful king, however, the usurper of his throne, Zolanda kidnaps him and Ann. Kaänga raises an army and takes the lake people's fortress and sees Zulu crowned.
Keywords:
bolos; chariots; draft zebras; leopards

Indexer Notes

Title from cover.

first line: "Fear was on the homeward trail..."

["Listen! Wambi spoke softly to his friends..."] (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; Haga (hyena); Sirdah
Synopsis:
Haga tricks the horn and hoof tribes into going into a closed canyon where they would be easily preyed upon by the hyenas, wolves, and Sirdah. Wambi brings the elephant tribe to the rescue of the other animals.

Ethyl -- the Lioness (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Clyde Beatty
Letters:
typeset

The Death-Man of Angola (Table of Contents)

Mysteries of the Jungle / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Anthony D'Adamo (signed)
Inks:
Anthony D'Adamo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Zargo; Wanderobos (African tribe)
Synopsis:
The story of Zargo, a death-man who is tricked into putting a curse on himself.
Keywords:
idols; stereotyping of African natives; witch doctors

["The girl had said she wanted to buy a baby gorilla..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Jim Dawson; Tommy Fortune; Miss Young; Lokumbos (African tribe)
Synopsis:
The chief of the Lokumos tells the story of acquiring a baby gorilla.
Keywords:
gorillas

["There was but one thought in the weary native's mind..."] (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; Abdola; Garao; Kizembes (African tribe); snake cultists; Eulara
Synopsis:
Tiger Girl frees the kidapped Eurlara.
Reprints:
Keywords:
cheetahs; human sacrifice; snake cults; stereotyping of African natives

Indexer Notes

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Wild Men of N'Gara
    Kaänga
  2. 1. The Wild Men of N'Gara
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Listen! Wambi spoke softly to his friends..."]
    Wambi
  4. 3. Ethyl -- the Lioness
    The Big Cage
  5. 4. The Death-Man of Angola
    Mysteries of the Jungle
  6. 5. ["The girl had said she wanted to buy a baby gorilla..."]
    Jungle Tales
  7. 6. ["There was but one thought in the weary native's mind..."]
    Tiger Girl
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.