(November 1942)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
?
On-sale date
1942
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
Larabie Cunningham (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

Stampede of the Slave-Masters (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
Keywords
bondage; elephants

Stampede of the Slave-Masters (Table of Contents: 1)

Kaänga / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Frank Riddell]
Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich (signed)
Inks
Dan Zolnerowich (signed); ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Bwoga (introduction, villain); two slavers (introduction, villain, death); Kaänga; Ann Mason; Marmo (elephant); Ngeeso
Synopsis
Bwoga, the pygmies' witch doctor, has secretly been drugging select members of the tribe and selling them to slavers.
Keywords
bondage; caves; gorillas; human skeletons; magic potions; slavers; stereotyping of African natives; whips; witch doctors

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

first line: "A vicious web of black primitive sorcery is set to snare guileless natives into a fate far far more dreadful than death."

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

Fantomah / 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
A swarthy Bedouin seizes a crude peasant hut at the edge of Khefra.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Ibn Raj (introduction, villain, death); Fantomah; Horus; Fury (leopard)
Synopsis
Arabs seize Khefra and begin to loot it. But when Fury frees the Khefran soldiers and Fantomah, the tide turns and the Arabs are driven into the sea.
Keywords
camels; stereotyping of Arabs

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

Tabu / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Saul Rosen
Inks
Saul Rosen
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the darkness of the steaming jungle, Tabu pits his strength and cunning against the sinister prowlers of the murderous leopard clan!
Genre
jungle
Characters
leopard men (introduction, villains); a priestess (introduction); Tabu; Jasu; Matus (African tribe)
Synopsis
The Matu village priestess, working in secret with a leopard cult, prepares to lead her people to a new part of the jungle. Tabu exposes her alliance and discovers that she was planning to sell the village to white men.
Keywords
bondage; gorillas; leopard cults

Man-Eater's Moon (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Buck Stanley]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look! He's sending the message!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Fred (introduction, villain); a colonel (introduction); Lucy (the colonel's daughter) (introduction); Terry Thunder; Anderson the Arab; Kismet; Vincent
Synopsis
A Nazi spy, undercover as one of Terry's men, attempts to poison a visiting colonel with acid in Andy's soup.
Keywords
kitchens; mumps; poison; World War II

Wambi and the Reign of Jungle Terror (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Koola (introduction, villain, death); Wambi; Tawn; Ogg
Synopsis
Koola, a pygmy chief, decides that he can rule the jungle if Wambi is eliminated. But his plans are spoiled by Wambi's jungle friends.
Keywords
bondage; burning at the stake; earthquakes; poison; pygmies; stereotyping of African natives

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

Simba / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Chattering dog-faced babbons drop from the trees to disturb Simba and Boko...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Simba; Boko
Synopsis
Simba and Boko save a baboon tribe from a pair of murderous apes.
Reprints
Keywords
apes; baboons

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

Camilla, Queen of the Jungle Empire / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Victor Ibsen] (credited)
Pencils
Nick Cardy [as N. Viscardi] (signed)
Inks
Nick Cardy [as N. Viscardi] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Camilla, queen of the jungle, sets out to visit an old friend.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Camilla; unnamed tribal woman (introduction); Trader Davis (old friend of Camilla's, introduction); Toyo (villain, a monkey, introduction); The Renegade (villain, introduction); Renegade's gang (villains, group of bandits, introduction for all)
Synopsis
Camilla saves her old friend, Trader Davis, from a water buffalo. She learns a native tribe, led my a white man, has attacked his trading post, stealing guns and ammunition with the purpose of stealing a village's ivory and its men. Camilla rescues the the men and recovers their ivory.
Reprints
Keywords
howdahs; ivory; slave coffle; slavers; whips

Indexer Notes

Victor Ibsen is a byline used on this strip by the publisher.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Stampede of the Slave-Masters
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Stampede of the Slave-Masters
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["A swarthy Bedouin seizes a crude peasant hut at the edge of Khefra."]
    Fantomah
  4. 3. ["In the darkness of the steaming jungle, Tabu pits his strength and cunning against the sinister prowlers of the murderous leopard clan!"]
    Tabu
  5. 4. Man-Eater's Moon
  6. 5. ["Look! He's sending the message!"]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  7. 6. Wambi and the Reign of Jungle Terror
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  8. 7. ["Chattering dog-faced babbons drop from the trees to disturb Simba and Boko..."]
    Simba
  9. 8. ["Camilla, queen of the jungle, sets out to visit an old friend."]
    Camilla, Queen of the Jungle Empire
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.