(August 1941)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
every month
On-sale date
1941-06-06
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Glen Kel Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
Malcolm Reiss (Editor); Gene Fawcette (Art Director)
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

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1941, New Series, Vol. 36, No. 3.


Live-Offering to the Ju-Ju Demon (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich (signed)
Inks
Dan Zolnerowich (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason

Live-Offering To the Ju-Ju Demon (Table of Contents: 1)

Kaänga / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Frank Riddell]
Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich
Inks
Dan Zolnerowich
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Sawabi (introduction, villain, death); Kaänga; Ann Mason
Synopsis
Kaänga prevents a treacherous witch doctor from inciting a jungle war.
Keywords
stereotyping of African natives; turtles; vultures; witch doctors

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

first line: "Kaänga and Ann go through a treacherous swampy jungle of gigantic trees..."

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

The Red Panther / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as J. J. King]
Pencils
Al Gabrielle
Inks
Al Gabrielle
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The leopard men have gone berserk.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Red Panther; Fang (leopard); leopard men (introduction, villains)
Synopsis
Red Panther defeats a leopard cult.
Keywords
leopard cults; leopard gods; masks; stereotyping of African natives; tiger traps

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

Tabu / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
? [as "Mack"]
Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The flamingo tribe is so named for the beauty of their festive dance.
Genre
jungle
Characters
The Flamingo Tribe (introduction); slavers (villains, one dies); Tabu
Synopsis
A peaceful tribe, named for their flamingo dance, rescue Tabu from slavers.
Keywords
bondage; burning at the stake; slavers

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

Camilla / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Victor Ibsen]
Pencils
Bob Hebberd ?
Inks
Bob Hebberd ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The lost empire celebrates the birthday of its lovely queen.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Eric; Ragnar (introduction, villain); a witch doctor (introduction)
Synopsis
An assassination attempt is made on Camilla via a poisonous snake. She is saved by a witch doctor and she and Eric return to the city just in time to save it from attack by the Dangas.
Keywords
Dangas (African tribe); krir (snake); stereotyping of African natives; witch doctors

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

Jungle Facts / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; jungle; nature
Synopsis
Brief natural histories of the macaw, the hippopotamus, and the mandrill.
Keywords
hippopotamuses; macaws; mandrills

The Blue Orchid (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Arthur Garnett]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle

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

Captain Terry Thunder / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Pierre La Rue]
Pencils
Al Stahl ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Y'know, Vincent, I wish I could fly!
Genre
adventure
Characters
G. G. (introduction); Daisy Bell (introduction); a movie crew (introduction); Terry Thunderl Kismet; Vincent; Anderson the Arab
Synopsis
Anderson and Kismet accidentally take off in an airplane and Terry and Vincent must come to their rescue.
Keywords
air planes; British Royal Air Force; costumes; motion picture cameras; motion pictures; parachutes; quicksand; sandstorms

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

Simba, King of Beasts / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Ed Hunt]
Pencils
Al Walker
Inks
Al Walker
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Simba follows Jeanne, a white girl, and two natives through a jungle swamp...
Genre
animal; jungle
Characters
a priest (introduction, villain, death); Jeanne (introduction); Simba;
Synopsis
Simba protects a treasure hunter from a mad priest.
Keywords
ancient Egyptian temple; jade

Wambi and the Elephant God (Table of Contents: 9)

Wambi / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Roy L. Smith]
Pencils
Henry Kiefer
Inks
Henry Kiefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Ali Ben Yusi (introduction, villain); Wabu (introduction); Wambi; Ogg (ape); Tawn (elephant)
Synopsis
An ivory hunter makes trouble for a village in Wambi's jungle.
Keywords
elephant statues; Gorus (African tribe); human sacrifice; ivory

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Fantomah / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as W. B. Hovious]
Pencils
Richard Case ?
Inks
Richard Case ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
M'Dibo and his tribe ambush an ivory-bearing safari of peaceful natives...
Genre
jungle
Characters
M'Dibo (introduction, villain, death); Koru (introduction); Onga (introduction); Fantomah; Fury (leopard)
Synopsis
Fantomah conjurs elephant ghosts to punish a tribe of ivory thieves.
Keywords
ghosts; ivory; stereotyping of African natives

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Roy Lance / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Courtney Thomason]
Pencils
Seymour Reit
Inks
Seymour Reit
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The intrepid explorer finds that the world wide battle for national and economic supremacy has invaded African's once isolated jungles...
Genre
jungle
Characters
The Nazis (villains); Roy Lance
Synopsis
Roy fights Nazis attempting to bribe the natives into driving whites out of Africa.
Keywords
automobiles; Boma (city); Congo; stereotyping of African natives; stereotyping of Germans; World War II
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Live-Offering to the Ju-Ju Demon
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Live-Offering To the Ju-Ju Demon
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["The leopard men have gone berserk."]
    The Red Panther
  4. 3. ["The flamingo tribe is so named for the beauty of their festive dance."]
    Tabu
  5. 4. ["The lost empire celebrates the birthday of its lovely queen."]
    Camilla
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Jungle Facts
  7. 6. The Blue Orchid
  8. 7. ["Y'know, Vincent, I wish I could fly!"]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  9. 8. ["Simba follows Jeanne, a white girl, and two natives through a jungle swamp..."]
    Simba, King of Beasts
  10. 9. Wambi and the Elephant God
    Wambi
  11. 10. ["M'Dibo and his tribe ambush an ivory-bearing safari of peaceful natives..."]
    Fantomah
  12. 11. ["The intrepid explorer finds that the world wide battle for national and economic supremacy has invaded African's once isolated jungles..."]
    Roy Lance
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Dan Kocher
  • Del Gruber
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
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