(Summer 1954)

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

Issue Notes

Last issue.


Jackals at the Kill (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; leopard cultists
Reprints
Keywords
elephants; leopard cults; leopards; torture

Indexer Notes

The title of the Kaänga story appears on the cover, but the illustration has nothing to do with the story.

Art credits by Craig Delich.

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

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

A Warrior Must Die! (Table of Contents: 2)

Kaänga / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Dr. Squire; Manawamis (African tribe); Ipoto; Tom Saxon; Marge Fowler; Sam Fowler; Alimba; Barney; Rangoza
Synopsis
Saxon, guide for the scientist Fowler, kills Fowler in order to lay claim to the treasure discovered in an archaeological dig. Saxon manages to kidnap Ann in an effort to force Kaänga to let him leave the jungle. Kaänga overcomes Saxon and frees Ann.
Reprints
Keywords
bondage; lions; medicine; red plague; rope bridges; soporific drugs; the Dragon's Lair; treasure chests; warthogs; whips; Yale Research Society

Indexer Notes

Kaänga next appears in Kaänga (Fiction House, 1949 series) #20.

Ambush At Dawn (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Riddell
Letters
typeset

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

Camilla / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Marcia Snyder
Inks
Marcia Snyder
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The pygmy tribe had been betrayed -- their juju stolen...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Camilla; T'ali; B'gunti
Synopsis
Treasure hunters steal a sacred elephant, hoping that it will lead them to a valuable jewel.
Reprints
Keywords
blow guns; elephant worship; elephants; gorillas; howdahs; jewels; lions; pygmies; stereotyping of African natives; torture; witch doctors

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The trouble began at Henrig's plantation with livestock killed by poison water...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tiger Girl; Abdola; Toghra (tiger); Benton Tyburn; Mrs. Tyburn; Benzali (tiger); Kiboko-zaan; Bonnie Tyburn; Henrig; Frank Tyburn
Synopsis
Henrig rouses the natives against white settlers. Tiger Girl defeats him and orders the natives to return to their villages.
Reprints
Keywords
disguises; lions; mandrills

Indexer Notes

Last appearance.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Jackals at the Kill
    Kaänga
  2. 1. The Big Six of the comics!
  3. 2. A Warrior Must Die!
    Kaänga
  4. 3. Ambush At Dawn
  5. 4. ["The pygmy tribe had been betrayed -- their juju stolen..."]
    Camilla
  6. 5. ["The trouble began at Henrig's plantation with livestock killed by poison water..."]
    Tiger Girl
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • 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.