(May 1942)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
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

Juggernaut of Doom (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

Juggernaut of Doom (Table of Contents: 1)

Kaänga / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Frank Riddell]
Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich (p 1); Rafael Astarita (pp 2-14)
Inks
Dan Zolnerowich ? (p 1); Rafael Astarita (pp 2-14)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Daru (introduction), Daru's father (introduction, death); a witch doctor (introduction, villain, death); a renegade (introduction, villain); Kaänga; Ann Mason; Ngeeso; Wambus (African tribe)
Synopsis
A treasure hunter persuades the Wambus' witch doctor to help him kidnap the chief's son and demand as ransom the tribe's sacred ruby. The chief refuses to reveal the location of the ruby and is killed by the treasure hunter. Kaänga defeat the treasure hunter and reveals that the ruby was hidden in the tusk of the Wambus' sacred elephant. Young Daru, now chief, gives the ruby to Ann so that it will no longer trouble the tribe.
Keywords
bondage; caves; dynamite; rubies; white elephants; witch doctors

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

first line: "Assailed by a weird menace, Kaänga probes a dead man's brain in a frantic search for a sacred ruby..."

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

Fantomah, Daughter of the Pharoahs / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as W. B. Hovious]
Pencils
George Appel
Inks
George Appel
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ghazia, vengeful priestess of the vulture-headed goddess, plots to kill the lost city's girl ruler.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Ghazia (villain); N'Gulo (introduction, villain); the Spotted Men (villains, death); Fantomah; Fury (leopard); Horus
Synopsis
Ghazia, lusting after Fantomah's throne disguises the spotted men as mummies and sets them on the city of Khefra. Fantomah calls on the ancient gods of Egypt to turn the Spotted Men into real mummies and they crumble into dust as Ghazia flees the city.
Reprints
Keywords
mummies

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

Wambi, The Jungle Boy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Black treachery stalks the jungle...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Prof. Calvin (introduction); Gloria (introduction); Mongas (introduction, villains); Wambi; Tawn; Ogg; Lupa (wolf); Coga (leopard); Dea (deer)
Synopsis
Wambi leads an anthropologist and his fiancee to the Monga village. The villagers are suspicious of the white people and imprison them and Wambi's ape friend Ogg. Wambi and his other jungle friends rescue the prisoners and when the anthropologist saves the chief's son's life, he is welcomed and encouraged to study the tribe.
Keywords
anthropology; blow guns; medicinal herbs; poison darts; witch doctors

Golden Buddha (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Theodore Roscoe]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle
Characters
Peter Scarlet

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

Tabu, Wizard of the Jungle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as "Mack"]
Pencils
George Carl Wilhelms
Inks
George Carl Wilhelms
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pursued, a rider lashes his steed across the broad veldt.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Hassim Bey (introduction, villain); Ali Barkula (introduction, villain); Steve Brown (introduction)
Synopsis
Tabu prevents Arab bounty hunters from taking an innocent man.
Keywords
automobiles; bondage; bounty hunting; ghosts; human skeletons; stereotyping of Arabs

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wishful thinking is a powerful source of trouble...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Col. Coburn (introduction); Joan Coburn (introduction); Terry Thunder; Anderson the Arab; Kismet; Vincent
Synopsis
Andy's dreams lead the gang to an Arab determined to keep the English out of the desert.
Keywords
dreams; flying carpets; magic potions; market places

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

Jungle Jingles / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; jungle; nature
Synopsis
Brief natural histories of the palla, the lion, and the aye-aye
Keywords
aye-ayes; lions; pallas

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

Simba, King of the 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
The tawny monarch and his little friend Boko live in peace in the heart of Africa's mysterious jungle land!
Genre
animal; jungle
Characters
Boko; Simba
Synopsis
Boko saves Simba from native hunters by appearing to invoke a solar eclipse.
Keywords
forest fires; solar eclipses

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Camilla / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Victor Ibsen]
Pencils
Frank Frollo ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jealous hatred stirs the queen of the Amazon tribe to challenge Camilla for the title of "jungle queen".
Genre
jungle
Characters
Queen Saga (introduction, villain); Queen Saga's Amazon tribe (introduction, villains); Ben Austin; Camilla
Synopsis
Saga, an Amazon queen challenges Camilla for the title of "queen of the jungle." Camilla manages to triumph by figuring out the secret of Saga's so-called "black magic."
Keywords
poison; stereotyping of African natives; voodoo dolls
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Juggernaut of Doom
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Juggernaut of Doom
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Ghazia, vengeful priestess of the vulture-headed goddess, plots to kill the lost city's girl ruler."]
    Fantomah, Daughter of the Pharoahs
  4. 3. ["Black treachery stalks the jungle..."]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  5. 4. Golden Buddha
  6. 5. ["Pursued, a rider lashes his steed across the broad veldt."]
    Tabu, Wizard of the Jungle
  7. 6. ["Wishful thinking is a powerful source of trouble..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Jungle Jingles
  9. 8. ["The tawny monarch and his little friend Boko live in peace in the heart of Africa's mysterious jungle land!"]
    Simba, King of the Beasts
  10. 9. ["Jealous hatred stirs the queen of the Amazon tribe to challenge Camilla for the title of "jungle queen"."]
    Camilla
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