(Fall 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

King Fang (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

King Fang (Table of Contents: 1)

Kaänga / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Musungu; Koonda
Synopsis
Kaänga's ape friend, Koonda is taken captive by hunters. Kaänga frees him and follows him back to his band where Koodna must fight to re-establish himself as king.
Reprints
Keywords
gorillas; leopards

Indexer Notes

Title from cover.

first line: "Kaänga was approaching home now."

The Bone Bender (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kalagis (African tribe); M'kuta; Swahilis (African tribe)
Synopsis
A man is determined to watch a secret medical treatment and pays a high price.
Keywords
lions; magic; Nyasland

The Courage of Kaambi (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John Lindstrom
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For Kip Cummings of the Jungle Patrol and his young sidekick, Shadow, the search had ended...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Kip Cummings (introduction); Shadow (introduction, only appearance); Jake Bronson; Marcia Willoughby
Synopsis
Kip and Shadow help free Marcia from her kidnappers.
Reprints
Keywords
airplanes; bolos; crocodiles; Douglas C-47 Skytrain; elephants; rope bridges; saddle zebras

Indexer Notes

Possibly a reprint from an unidentified source or an older story from the Iger shop inventory.

[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
There are many things in the African jungle that are better left alone...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Jim Dawson; Tommy Fortune; Miss Carson
Synopsis
Jim gives a brief natural history of the crocodile.
Reprints
Keywords
crocodiles; hippopotamuses; monitor lizards

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
She was the all-seeing eye that knew everything...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tiger Girl; Togara (tiger); Saali; N'goti
Synopsis
Tiger Girl exposes the forbidden Bakete Society and frees a young woman accused of witchcraft.
Reprints
Keywords
Bakete society; bondage; cheetahs; hypnotism; totem poles

Indexer Notes

Tiger Girl last appeared in an original story in Fight Comics (Fiction House, 1940 series) #81.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. King Fang
    Kaänga
  2. 1. King Fang
    Kaänga
  3. 2. The Bone Bender
    Jungle Mysteries
  4. 3. The Courage of Kaambi
  5. 4. ["For Kip Cummings of the Jungle Patrol and his young sidekick, Shadow, the search had ended..."]
    Jungle Patrol
  6. 5. ["There are many things in the African jungle that are better left alone..."]
    Jungle Tales
  7. 6. ["She was the all-seeing eye that knew everything..."]
    Tiger Girl
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Donald Dale Milne
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.