Cave Girl #12 (A-1 #96)
([September 10] 1953)

Magazine Enterprises, 1953 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
On-sale date
1953-09-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Enterprises
Brand
Magazine Enterprises ME
Editing
Raymond C. Krank (editor); Vin Sullivan (publisher)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia states "CAVE GIRL No. 12 (A-1 No. 96)."

Publication year listed is from the copyright date listed in the comic.

On sale date and month and day of the publication date from the publication date reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Volume 7, Part 2, Numbers 2, Periodicals, July-December 1953. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B435345. A-1 numbering not referred to in the copyright entry listing.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cave Girl / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Powell [as Powell] (signed)
Inks
Bob Powell [as Powell] (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Cave Girl
Reprints

The Devil Boat! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Gardner Fox ?
Pencils
Bob Powell [as Powell] (signed)
Inks
Bob Powell [as Powell] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Cave Girl; Luke Hardin; Wamboolis (African tribe); Skullheads
Synopsis
White men disguised with skull masks raid native villages for their ivory and steal archaeological treasures from Luke. Cave Girl uses her new-found science knowledge to help track and defeat the raiders.
Reprints
Keywords
archaeology; human skeletons; ivory; Kenya police; masks; radium; submarines; treasure chests; uranium

Indexer Notes

Gardner Fox is credited as a writer on this feature in Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Prey of the Headhunters! (Table of Contents: 2)

Cave Girl / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox ?
Pencils
Bob Powell [as Powell] (signed)
Inks
Bob Powell [as Powell] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Cave Girl; Alfred Randolph; Pierre Lamond (villain); Dyaks (African tribe); Benjamin Monday
Synopsis
The lives of two thieves, Benjamin Monday who has stolen a chemical poison and Pierre Lamond who has stolen sacred rubies from a native temple, cross and end in headhunter violence.
Reprints
Keywords
headhunters; idols; poison vapor; rubies; stereotyping of African natives

Indexer Notes

Gardner Fox is credited as a writer of this feature in Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

The Amazon Assassins! (Table of Contents: 3)

Cave Girl / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox ?
Pencils
Bob Powell [as Powell] (signed)
Inks
Bob Powell [as Powell] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Cave Girl; Wamboolis (African tribe); Irana; the Amazons
Synopsis
Cave Girl is defending the Wambooli people against attacks by the Amazons when she is captured and is forced to fight lions.
Reprints
Keywords
bolos; bondage; vulture gods

Indexer Notes

Gardner Fox is credited as a writer on this feature in Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

The Gold-Maker! (Table of Contents: 4)

Thun'da King of the Congo / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Bob Powell [as Powell] (signed)
Inks
Bob Powell [as Powell] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Thun'da; Helene Descartes; Chief Wabulli; King Rex; Raoul Descartes (villain, death)
Synopsis
A machine that turns everything to gold landed in the jungle during the age of the dinosaurs and has now come to life. Word of gold statues everywhere drives men to obtain that gold at any cost, and Thun'da must find a way to deal with the greedy scoundrels.
Reprints
Keywords
bomber aircraft; British Royal Air Force; gold

Indexer Notes

Gardner Fox credit from index of reprint.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Cave Girl
  2. 1. The Devil Boat!
    Cave Girl
  3. 2. Prey of the Headhunters!
    Cave Girl
  4. 3. The Amazon Assassins!
    Cave Girl
  5. 4. The Gold-Maker!
    Thun'da King of the Congo
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Peter Croome