(Summer 1953)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Glen-Kel Publishing 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

The Blow-Gun Kill (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Reprints
Keywords
lions

The Big Game Hunters! (Table of Contents: 1)

Kaänga / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Musungu; van Cleef; Gregory; Kafue; Dambo; Lobengula; Rex; Marmo (elephant)
Synopsis
A trio of big game hunters are slaughter drugged animals in order to capture the kill on film and enhance their reputations. Kaänga puts a stop to their hunts by stampeding Marmo's herd over them, killing them.
Reprints
Keywords
blow guns; bondage; jeeps; leopards; lions; motion picture cameras; soporific drug

The Devil Dog (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gus Cassell
Letters
typeset

The Magic Tree (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Dangu; the vulture queen
Synopsis
The queen of a vulture cult attempts to force the artists of the Bushangos to created vulture fetishes for her. Objecting that such objects were evil, the Bushangos refused. The queen placed a curse on them and then attempted to kill them, but they were protected by the eagle spirit of a magic tree.
Reprints
Keywords
art; Caves of Bushongo; totem poles; vulture cults

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When a sand-bar fouled his loaded cage-rafts, the safari leader called on Trader Jim and Tommy...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Jim Dawson; Tommy Fortune; Waziris (African tribe); Ferguson [Crawford]; Lumbwa; Tembu (elephant)
Synopsis
Jim tells a story about the faithfulness of elephants.
Reprints
Keywords
elephants

Voodoo (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical; jungle
Characters
N'gatu; Henri Christophe
Synopsis
A fictionalized account of the Haiti slave rebellion of 1794.
Reprints
Keywords
Haiti; rhinoceroses; slave; slave auctions; slavers; slaves; stereotyping of African natives; voodoo; zombies

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

Tiger Girl / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Matt Baker
Inks
Matt Baker
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
She was the pale queen of a hidden temple...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tiger Girl; Benzali (tiger); Zubaris (African tribe); Abdola; Sam Drago; Wylie; Togara (tiger)
Synopsis
Treasure hunters capture and torture Abdola, but he refuses to reveal the location of Tiger Girl's secret temple. However, the thieves drug one of her tigers and follow it as it staggers back to the temple. There they attempt to find the treasure but are killed when Tiger Girl topples the idol of Kahiva on them.
Reprints
Keywords
bondage; idol of Kahiva; net traps; rings; torture; wild dogs
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Blow-Gun Kill
    Kaänga
  2. 1. The Big Game Hunters!
    Kaänga
  3. 2. The Devil Dog
  4. 3. The Magic Tree
  5. 4. ["When a sand-bar fouled his loaded cage-rafts, the safari leader called on Trader Jim and Tommy..."]
    Jungle Tales
  6. 5. Voodoo
  7. 6. ["She was the pale queen of a hidden temple..."]
    Tiger Girl
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Len Wolinsky
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.