(April 1953)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Keywords
elephants; leopards

The Big Six of the Comics! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Birdmen of Konkorra Cliffs! (Table of Contents: 2)

Kaänga / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Maurice Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; bird men; Kramer
Synopsis
An ancient Roman treasure is discovered near the bird men's country. Kaänga prevents it from being taken by thieves so that it can be placed in the hands of the proper authorities.
Reprints
Keywords
ancient Rome; artificial wings; crocodiles; dogs; elephants; leopards; public address systems; saddle zebras; warthogs

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Foolish fellow! I am going off to roam the sunny veldts...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Wambi; John; Mary; N'godis (African tribe); Tawn; Ogg
Synopsis
Wambi is captured by a well-meaning couple who want to civilize him. He is rescued by Tawn and Ogg.
Keywords
hippopotamuses; leopards

The Dwarf Elephant (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Po-Zo-Lay (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Jack; Wambatus (African tribe); Red; Karatas (African tribes)
Reprints
Keywords
drought; famine; lions; penicillin

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Natives feared the black buffalo... the most dangerous game in Africa.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Trader Jim Dawson; Tommy Fortune; Kambo; Miss Cole
Synopsis
Jim describes the ferocity of the Cape buffalo to an inexperienced hunter.
Keywords
Cape buffalo; leopards

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Tiger Girl / comic story / 4.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
Jack Kamen ?; Ed Waldman ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
His name was Sir Winthrop Judson, and he was the deadliest marksman in all Africa.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tiger Girl; Abdola; Nygumbars (African tribe); Winthrop Judson; Barnes; Haro; Benzali (tiger)
Synopsis
Having been offended by the Nygumbars, Judson hires warriors from all over the jungle to attack the Nygumbar kraal. Tiger Girl comes to the aid of the Nygumbars and Judson's force is defeated and he is killed by Benzali.
Reprints
Keywords
catapults; elephants; machine guns

Indexer Notes

Bottom one-third of the final page is the state of ownership.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Lists editor as "None."

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Kaänga
  2. 1. The Big Six of the Comics!
  3. 2. The Birdmen of Konkorra Cliffs!
    Kaänga
  4. 3. ["Foolish fellow! I am going off to roam the sunny veldts..."]
    Wambi the Jungle Boy
  5. 4. The Dwarf Elephant
  6. 5. Po-Zo-Lay
    Mysteries of the Jungle
  7. 6. ["Natives feared the black buffalo... the most dangerous game in Africa."]
    Jungle Tales
  8. 7. ["His name was Sir Winthrop Judson, and he was the deadliest marksman in all Africa."]
    Tiger Girl
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Len Wolinsky
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.