(December 1942)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Glen-Kel Pub. Co., Inc.
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

The Flame-Death of Juju Mountain (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; stereotyping of African natives; torture

The Flame-Death of Juju Mountain (Table of Contents: 1)

Kaänga / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
T'Gara (introduction, villain, death); Doris Mason (introduction); Kaänga; Jedah; M'luto; Ngeeso; Ann Mason; Marmo (elephant); Kauba; Makabi
Synopsis
T'gara, the moon goddess on earth to a group of cannibals, captures Ann. Kaänga and N'geeso hurry to Ann's rescue while her newly-arrived sister searches the jungle for her.
Keywords
cannibals; horses; human sacrifice; Juju Mountain; moon goddesses; smoke signals; stereotyping of African natives; submarines; torture

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

first line: "A savage chorus cries for blood when the dreaded moon goddess of Juju Mountain kindles the flame-death below a white girl's writhing body."

[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
Fantomah, Horus, Fury and a retinue of porters arrive in a deep valley in Watussiland...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Fantomah; Horus; Waussis (African tribe); Fury; Rudwa; Swazis (African tribe)
Synopsis
Fantomah leads the Khefran army in an attack on the cattle-raiding Swasis.
Keywords
cattle raiding; stereotyping of African natives

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

Tabu / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as "Mack"]
Pencils
Saul Rosen
Inks
Saul Rosen
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Screams of terrified natives echoing the savage bellow of a rogue rhinoceros draws Tabu into a weird jungle mystery...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Jim (introduction, villain); Sue (introduction); Sue's father (introduction); Tabu; Wambus (African tribe)
Synopsis
A rhinoceros, driven mad by an old wound, repeatedly attacks a village in Tabu's jungle.
Keywords
rhinoceroses; signal drums; treasure maps

Tawny Guardian of the Golden Pool (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Tom Russell]
Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich ?; ?
Inks
Dan Zolnerowich ?; ?
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
Inks
Al Stahl
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A voodoo curse!! The deadly weapon of the mysterious east...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Areema (introduction, villain); Terry Thunder; Anderson the Arab; Kismet; Vincent
Synopsis
The leader of a group of thieves convinces Andy that he is under a voodoo curse.
Keywords
caves; curses; flutes; human skulls; voodoo

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Trampling all beneath his bloody feet, a cunning devil rains destruction upon the jungle...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Rajah of Jakarwhal (introduction, villain, death); Wambi; Ogg; Tawn; Rustum
Synopsis
Wambi and his jungle friends thwart a smuggling rajah's road-building plans.
Keywords
dynamite; howdah; Jehru (village); sledgehammers; smuggling

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

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

Script
? [as Ed Hunt]
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
George Tuska
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
D'guna, of the tribe of Losa, is a lone hunter...
Genre
animal; jungle
Characters
D'guna (introduction); a hunter (introduction, villain, death); Losas (African tribe); Simba; Boko
Synopsis
A white hunter uses hunting leopards to track Simba and Boko.
Keywords
hunting leopards; zebras

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

Camilla / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Deep in the jungle, Camilla calls on her friend, Trader Davis.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Trader Davis; Robert Frost (introduction); Helen Frost (introduction); Neanderthal Men (introduction, villain); Neanderthal Queen (introduction, villain); Camilla
Synopsis
Camilla helps locate an explorer lost in a distant valley where cavemen and sabre-toothed tigers survive until today.
Keywords
bondage; cavemen; caves; drugs; mastodons; missing links; sabre-toothed tigers; waterfalls
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Flame-Death of Juju Mountain
    Kaänga
  2. 1. The Flame-Death of Juju Mountain
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Fantomah, Horus, Fury and a retinue of porters arrive in a deep valley in Watussiland..."]
    Fantomah, Daughter of the Pharoahs
  4. 3. ["Screams of terrified natives echoing the savage bellow of a rogue rhinoceros draws Tabu into a weird jungle mystery..."]
    Tabu
  5. 4. Tawny Guardian of the Golden Pool
  6. 5. ["A voodoo curse!! The deadly weapon of the mysterious east..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  7. 6. ["Trampling all beneath his bloody feet, a cunning devil rains destruction upon the jungle..."]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  8. 7. ["D'guna, of the tribe of Losa, is a lone hunter..."]
    Simba, King of Beasts
  9. 8. ["Deep in the jungle, Camilla calls on her friend, Trader Davis."]
    Camilla
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