(March 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

The Golden Lion of Genghis Khan (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Keywords
bondage; human skeletons; lions

The Golden Lion of Genghis Khan (Table of Contents: 1)

Kaänga / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; N'geeso; Khafus (African tribe); Lotura; Bantus (African tribe); Gordon
Synopsis
Seeking radium for medical purposes, Gordon enters the Khafu country with Kaänga, Ann, and N'geeso. The queen of the Khafus captures Ann and plans to kill her by exposing her to radium, but Kaänga comes to Ann's rescue and the queen suffers the fate she had planned for Ann.
Keywords
boars; bondage; elephants; human skeletons; radium; sleight of hand

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

first line: "N'Geeso! You're leaving the trail!"

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

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

Script
? [as Ed Hunt]
Pencils
Howard Larsen ?; Ruth Atkinson ?
Inks
Howard Larsen ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The jungle monarch proudly stands guard over his mate and their newly born heir-apparent...
Genre
animal; jungle
Characters
Simba; Tiku; Dwando; Tamba; Karia; Bjata
Synopsis
During a native lion hunt, Simba's cub is killed. In the village, the old chief dies and the witch doctor Dwando assumes his place. When the old chief's daughter returns to the village with a newborn son, Dwando attempts to kill the child but is stopped by Simba.
Keywords
leopards

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

Tabu / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'I cannot die!' boasted the smooth-cheeked conquistador...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tabu; the Don
Synopsis
Tabu comes across a conquistador who has been drinking from a fountain of youth for hundreds of years. However, he is overdue for a drink so he and Tabu hurry through the jungle and barely make it in time to save the Don's life.
Keywords
apes; conquistadors; crocodiles; fountain of youth; immortality; lions; pythons

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

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
Ready... get set... go!
Genre
jungle
Characters
Wambi; Tawn; Mary; Ogg; Maggo
Synopsis
A brain-damaged British flyer kidnaps the daughter of scientists who are visiting Wambi's jungle to collect snake venom. Wambi and his jungle friends rescue the girl and the scientists agree to treat the flyer.
Keywords
mambas; tigers

Elephant Code (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Craig Cornell]

Genre
jungle

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

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
...and on the golden vault of the four-eyed cobra is inscribed 'cursed forever be who disturbs my place'...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Fantomah; Horus; Wang; El Hamid; Fury
Synopsis
An old friend of Fantomah's father leads her to a treasure cached by her father in her youth.
Keywords
cannibals; cobras; four-headed snake; jewelry; stereotyping of African natives; treasure chests

Indexer Notes

Last appearance.

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

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
Dawn glows red over a peaceful desert...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry Thunder; Anderson the Arab; Farida; Ali Raschid; Ben Aouli
Synopsis
Ben Aouli kidnaps the sheik's daughter and Terry and Andy ride to her rescue.
Keywords
bondage; burning at the stake; el Halamid (Arab city); quartering; torture; whips

The Golden Death (Table of Contents: 8)

Camilla / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Camilla; Trader Davis; Joe; Sil; B'jutis (African tribe); N'gat
Synopsis
The B'jutis' witch doctor gives tribal treasures to white treasure hunters and blames the boy, N'gat. Camilla capture the thieves and clears N'gat's name.
Keywords
gold; idols; lions; witch doctors

Indexer Notes

No 'Queen of the Jungle' sub-title.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Golden Lion of Genghis Khan
    Kaänga
  2. 1. The Golden Lion of Genghis Khan
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["The jungle monarch proudly stands guard over his mate and their newly born heir-apparent..."]
    Simba, King of Beasts
  4. 3. [" 'I cannot die!' boasted the smooth-cheeked conquistador..."]
    Tabu
  5. 4. ["Ready... get set... go!"]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  6. 5. Elephant Code
  7. 6. ["...and on the golden vault of the four-eyed cobra is inscribed 'cursed forever be who disturbs my place'..."]
    Fantomah, Daughter of the Pharoahs
  8. 7. ["Dawn glows red over a peaceful desert..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  9. 8. The Golden Death
    Camilla
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:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.