(February 1944)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Glen-Kel Pub. Co., Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
John C. Mitchell (credited)
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 the Bush (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Keywords
bondage; rhinoceroses

Juggernaut of the Bush (Table of Contents: 1)

Kaänga / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Frank Riddell]
Pencils
Jim Mooney (signed)
Inks
Jim Mooney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Alicia Brown; leopard cultists; Katuas (African tribe); N'geeso; Bantus (African tribe); Dorga
Synopsis
In order to win a horse race, Dorga, chief of the Katuas, steals a white woman's horse and kidnaps Ann to ride it.
Keywords
blow guns; horse races; horses; leopard cults; lions; rope bridge

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

first line: "Deep in the jungle..."

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

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

Script
? [as Ed Hunt]
Pencils
R. L. Golden ?; ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Simba's jungle is again invaded when two richly-clad Arabs, envoys of the Sheik of Shalah arrive to hunt ivory...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Simba; Abu Landhu; Tiku (monkey); Abdah
Synopsis
A pair of Arabs enter Simba's jungle, looking for the elephants' graveyard. They shoot and wound a mother elephant and then track her to the graveyard. Meanwhile, Simba protects the soon-to-be orphaned calf. Then he leads an elephant herd to the graveyard where they trample the Arabs to death.
Keywords
elephants; elephants' graveyard; ivory; mambas; rhinoceroses

The Terror of the Talking Pool (Table of Contents: 3)

Tabu / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as "Mac"]
Pencils
Ruben Moreira ?
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Meega; Tabu
Synopsis
A tribe's witch doctor convinces their queen that she has the power of prophecy. He uses her prediction of death to extort gifts from the people, which he appropriates. Tabu exposes him and he is hanged by the tribe.
Keywords
black mambas; coffins; crocodiles; diamonds; execution; hanging; lions; prophecy; visions; witch doctors

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Wambi, The Jungle Boy / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You know, Jack, we'll have to capture a large tiger for that specialty act in our new circus!
Genre
jungle
Characters
Jack; Rajah (tiger); Ogg; Wambi; Tawn; Ngandas (African tribe); Manto (tiger)
Synopsis
Hunters looking for a tiger for their circus capture Rajah. Wambi then offers to trade the white men the cruel tiger, Manto, for Rajah. The hunters agree and then doublecross Wambi by imprisoning him and both tigers. Tawn comes to the rescue and the hunters are killed by Manto.
Keywords
medicinal plants; zebras

Indexer Notes

One third of page three of the story is taken up by an Ownership Statement.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
J.G. Scott is given as the owner of Glen-Kel Publishing Company, Inc.

Indexer Notes

located on bottom one-third of page 3 of the Wambi story.

Bush Law (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Ned King]

Genre
jungle

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

Fantomah, Daughter of the Pharoahs / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Great sorrow mantles Khefra, for Fantomah's court physician is dead.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Fantomah; Horus; Laän; Shep-hut; Fury
Synopsis
Laän drugs court physician Shep-hut so that he falls into a death-like sleep. Laän hopes to be appointed to the vacant post so that he will close enough to Fantomah to assassinate her and assume her throne. When his plot is exposed, Fantomah orders him and his wife sealed in the tomb that had been prepared for the now-recovered Shep-hut.
Keywords
cougars; premature burial

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

Captain Terry Thunder / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Pierre La Rue]
Pencils
Richard Case
Inks
Richard Case
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A young lad and his faithful old servant ride over the sun-burnt desert sands...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Anderson the Arab; Vino (donkey); Hakim; Irita; Terry Thunder; Ibn Saud
Synopsis
The son of an Arab sheik is kidnapped and must be rescued by Terry and Andy.
Keywords
Ring of Power

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

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

Script
? [as Victor Ibsen]
Pencils
George Tuska (signed)
Inks
George Tuska (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Trader Davis told me never to tell this story.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Camilla; Watumbas (African tribe); Matu; Anuka (elephant); Cari
Synopsis
Camilla is washed down a river to a land where dinosaurs have survived to the present day. Also present are a tribe with artificial wings and packs of dingos.
Keywords
artificial wings; dingos; dinosaurs; elephants; hippopotamuses; lions; Lubangi River; maps; Prayer of the Seven Plagues; waterfalls; witch doctors
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Juggernaut of the Bush
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Juggernaut of the Bush
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Simba's jungle is again invaded when two richly-clad Arabs, envoys of the Sheik of Shalah arrive to hunt ivory..."]
    Simba, King of Beasts
  4. 3. The Terror of the Talking Pool
    Tabu
  5. 4. ["You know, Jack, we'll have to capture a large tiger for that specialty act in our new circus!"]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. Bush Law
  8. 7. ["Great sorrow mantles Khefra, for Fantomah's court physician is dead."]
    Fantomah, Daughter of the Pharoahs
  9. 8. ["A young lad and his faithful old servant ride over the sun-burnt desert sands..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  10. 9. ["Trader Davis told me never to tell this story."]
    Camilla, Queen of the Jungle
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Donald Dale Milne
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.