(Spring 1953)

Fiction House, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
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
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Both on the cover and in the indicia the title is Kaänga Jungle King


The Crocodile Moon (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Reprints
Keywords
bondage; lions

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

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

Kaänga / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Celardo
Inks
John Celardo
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They were poling a sluggish river branch, bound for the trading station at Bakara, when...
Genre
jungle
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Bottom third of the last page has the SOO; art ID from reprint

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Editor for the series is listed as: None.

The Black Carpet of Death (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Frank] (signed)
Inks
Tony D'Adamo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Synopsis
A pair of rhinoceros hunters are beset by soldier ants.
Keywords
human skeletons; soldier ants

Andorra (Table of Contents: 5)

Stamps / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sidney Elias
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Stamp column & ads

Matago's Drum (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Lobengula (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
Lobengula (last great Zulu chief); Cecil Rhodes; Zulus (African tribe); Matabele (African tribe); Major Wilson
Synopsis
Brief history of the conflict between Zulu king Lobengula and British imperial forces.
Reprints
Keywords
Shangali River

Indexer Notes

True story, later filmed as Zulu

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

Camilla / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Victor Ibsen]
Pencils
Matt Baker
Inks
Ray Osrin ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The crocodile rules the river - once a terror...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Jack Hogan (introduction, villain, death); Cromba (introduction, villain, death); N'Koti (introduction, villain); Captain Gordon (introduction)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title from cover is "The Crocodile Moon". Art credits from GCD index of original issue.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Crocodile Moon
    Kaänga
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. ["They were poling a sluggish river branch, bound for the trading station at Bakara, when..."]
    Kaänga
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. The Black Carpet of Death
  6. 5. Andorra
    Stamps
  7. 6. Matago's Drum
  8. 7. Lobengula
  9. 8. ["The crocodile rules the river - once a terror..."]
    Camilla
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Lou Mougin