(November 1952)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Glen-Kel Pub. Co., Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
?; J.F. Byrne (Managing 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

Swamp of the Shrieking Dead (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Reprints
Keywords
bonadge; gorillas

Swamp of the Shrieking Dead (Table of Contents: 1)

Kaänga / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; B'fantis (African tribe); Marmo (elephant); M'sungu; Belden; Hook Jorgenson
Synopsis
Crooked trader Jorgenson kidnaps Ann in order to sell her to Arab slavers and puts Kaänga to work as a logging slave. Kaänga escapes and frees Ann.
Reprints
Keywords
bankuto trees; lions; loggin; rhinoceros worship; signal drums; slave auctions; stereotyping of Arabs; Tinga Swamp; white rhinoceroses

Indexer Notes

Title from cover.

first line: "Four days and four nights...the big B'fanti drums had boomed a mystery message."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Wambi / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Once when Bruno hurt his foot and could not hunt, Wambi carried milk to feed the big bear's cubs.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Wambi; Tawn; Ogg; Chika (monkey)
Synopsis
Tawn and Ogg caution Wambi against assisting a stranger who turns out to be a bounty hunter determined to take Wambi in for the rajah's reward. Tawn and Ogg rescue Wambi, despite his disregard for their advice.
Keywords
bounty hunters; crocodiles; storms

At Home on Wheels (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Clyde Beatty
Letters
typeset

Leopard Men (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Bantus (Africa tribe); N'pembe; Karga; M'hado
Synopsis
N'pembe's bride-to-be is murdered by Karga, a were-leopard.
Reprints
Keywords
antelope cults; bird cults; crocodile cults; leopard cults; leopards; snares; stereotyping of African natives; were-leopards

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The drum message had said an emissary from the commissioner was coming...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Jim Dawson; Tommy Fortune; Van Moer; N'timbu; Zambulis (African tribe); M'tesa
Synopsis
Trader Dawson explains the magic bound up in a peculiarly-shaped rhinoceros horn that a representative of the British Museum wishes to buy.
Keywords
British Musuem; rhinoceros horns; rhinoceros worship; rhinoceroses; weather magic; Zambuli Temple

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Forte ?; Jack Kamen ?
Inks
Jay Disbrow ?; ? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He was B'Shini, the shadow god...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tiger Girl; B'shini [Trader Gregory]; Abdola; Benzali (tiger); John Crane; Ellen Crane
Synopsis
The mysterious B'shini urges natives to attack safaris and share their loot with him. He is exposed by Tiger Girl as Trader Gregory.
Reprints
Keywords
amputation; disguises; elephants; leopards; masks; saddle zebras; wheelchairs
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Swamp of the Shrieking Dead
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Swamp of the Shrieking Dead
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Once when Bruno hurt his foot and could not hunt, Wambi carried milk to feed the big bear's cubs."]
    Wambi
  4. 3. At Home on Wheels
    The Big Cage
  5. 4. Leopard Men
    Mysteries of the Jungle
  6. 5. ["The drum message had said an emissary from the commissioner was coming..."]
    Jungle Tales
  7. 6. ["He was B'Shini, the shadow god..."]
    Tiger Girl
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Donald Dale Milne
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.