(February 1943)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1942-12-17
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Glen Kel Publishing 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

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1943, New Series, Vol. 38, No. 1.


Duel of the Congo Destoryers (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
quicksand

Duel of the Congo Destroyers (Table of Contents: 1)

Kaänga / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Frank Riddell]
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
George Tuska
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Johannes Volmer (introduction); Julie Volmer (introduction); Ted (introduction); Hendrik (introduction, villain, death); Jalmud (introduction, villain, death); Kaänga; Ann Mason; Ngeeso; K'lua; K'bona (elephant)
Synopsis
Kaanga protects a trading party from Senegalese raiders.
Keywords
cobras; horses; Kwati (African village); rhinoceroses; waterfalls; whips

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

first line: "The jungle trail to Kwati is blazed with blood..."

[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 could be very happy enjoying the antics of her funny little trained monkey...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Sheri (introduction, villain); Fantomah; Horus; Fury
Synopsis
Sheri, an Arab, convinces a group of Ethiopians that she is the rightful queen of Khefra and they aid her in an effort to overthrow Fantomah.
Keywords
animal sacrifice; dancing; flutes; monkeys; music; pythons; sarcophagi; stereotyping of African natives; Tomb of Rexor; whips

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
From the gloom of the jungle night...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tabu; Akmed; Ali; Ungogos (African tribe); N'mala; Ben Hamid
Synopsis
Ben Hamid's Arabs kidnap a girl in order to trade her to cannibals for platinum. Tabu comes to her rescue.
Keywords
bondage; cannibals; driver ants; horses; human skulls; leopards; medicinal herbs; platinum; stereotyping of Arabs

Witch Doctor's Juju Trap (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2.67 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Trevor McLane]
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Dated 9/29/1942.

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

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

Script
? [as Pierre La Rue]
Pencils
Robert Webb
Inks
Robert Webb ?; ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Allied stronghold in far-off Egypt stands like an impassable barrier before the attacking enemy forces...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Tula (introduction, villain); Abis (introduction, villain); Bato (introduction, villain); Terry Thunder; Anderson the Arab; Kismet; Vincent
Synopsis
Terry and Andy are captured in Alexandria by Nazi agents. They manage to escape and, with Kismet and Vincent's help, sink a German submarine.
Keywords
Alexandria; bondage; British Royal Navy; Egypt; German Kriegsmarine; submarines; swastikas; torture; u-boats; whips; World War II

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

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
Jungle tomtoms beat...beat...a symphony of death!!
Genre
jungle
Characters
a masked priest (introduction, villain); Lucy Gaynor (introduction); Charles Gaynor (introduction); Wambi; Ogg; Janguas (African tribe); Tawn; Lea (lion)
Synopsis
Wambi and his jungle friends rescue a missionary's daughter from being sacrificed by a priest seeking revenge against her father.
Reprints
Keywords
bondage; colonial police; crocodiles; hippopotamuses; human sacrifice; idols; missionaries; paddle wheel steamboat; saddle zebras; stereotyping of African natives; witch doctors

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

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
Simba purrs contentedly as a flying squirrel leaps past him...
Genre
animal; jungle
Characters
Simba
Synopsis
Simba attempts to warn a white animal collector and his daughter of their impending betrayal by their safari.
Keywords
blow guns; flying squirrels; poison darts

Greed! (Table of Contents: 9)

Camilla / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Trader Davis; Sam Redbeard (introduction, villain, death); Redbeard's sister (introduction); Camilla; Zugos (African tribe)
Synopsis
Angered by business reversals, Sam vows to steal the sacred jewels of the Zugos. He is killed by a booby-trapped idol.
Keywords
caves; crocodiles; idols; jewels; leopards; lockets; photographs; pythons; vampire bats; Zugo Diamond
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Duel of the Congo Destoryers
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Duel of the Congo Destroyers
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Fantomah could be very happy enjoying the antics of her funny little trained monkey..."]
    Fantomah, Daughter of the Pharoahs
  4. 3. ["From the gloom of the jungle night..."]
    Tabu, Wizard of the Jungle
  5. 4. Witch Doctor's Juju Trap
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. ["The Allied stronghold in far-off Egypt stands like an impassable barrier before the attacking enemy forces..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  8. 7. ["Jungle tomtoms beat...beat...a symphony of death!!"]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  9. 8. ["Simba purrs contentedly as a flying squirrel leaps past him..."]
    Simba, King of Beasts
  10. 9. Greed!
    Camilla
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Del Gruber
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.