(April 1944)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1944-02-08
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

Issue Notes

52-page issues begin.

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1944, New Series, Vol. 39, No. 2.


Feast for The River Devils (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; crocodiles

Indexer Notes

Looks like Doolin figures on the cover, but pasted or traced onto a non-Doolin background.

Feast for The River Devils (Table of Contents: 1)

Kaänga / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We're running low on food, N'Geeso...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; N'geeso; Lance; Doc; Norton; Khufus (African tribe); Wolf (dog); Monk; Brannigan
Synopsis
Murderous con men lead a pair of archaeologists to the Khufu Temple where they plan to kill them. Kaänga, Ann, and N'geeso rescue the archaeologists and the con men are killed in the fight.
Keywords
covered wagons; crocodiles; dynamite; Khufu Temple; leopards; quinine; Sword of Lukako

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

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

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

Script
? [as Ed Hunt]
Pencils
Richard Case (signed)
Inks
Richard Case (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One sultry morning Simba awakes to the crackling noises and tangy odor of his fiercest enemy...fire!
Genre
animal; jungle
Characters
Simba; Tiku
Synopsis
A forest fire threatens the lives of all the jungle animals. Simba rescues an orphaned leopard kitten and then battle crocodiles to enable the animals to cross the river to safety.
Keywords
crocodiles; forest fire; leopards

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

Wambi, The Jungle Boy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The village of Karen-Laos sleeps.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Wambi; Tawn; Ogg; Aki; Stria (zebra); Ted
Synopsis
Wambi and his jungle friends recover a sacred treasure for the Karen-laos people.
Keywords
gems; hippopotamuses; howdahs; Karen-Laos (African city); treasure chests; treehouses

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

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
Andy has arrived at the oasis village of Wuzu...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Anderson the Arab; Vino (donkey); Wuzus (Arab tribe); Terry Thunder
Synopsis
On an errand to invite Arab chiefs to a feast, Andy is framed for murder.
Keywords
bondage; Sacred Necklace of the Thirteen Peals

Jungle Drums (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as Norman Leslie]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; jungle
Synopsis
A brief description of the vodu, h'anda, and moboutalinto drums
Keywords
drums; h'andas; moboutalintos; vodus

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

Tabu / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as "Mac"]
Pencils
Ruth Atkinson (signed)
Inks
Ruth Atkinson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tabu failed in his efforts to turn the scientists from their search...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tabu; Jean; Paul; ape men; Glub
Synopsis
Despite Tabu's warnings of the danger, two American scientists search for the white ape men.
Keywords
cameras; landslides; rhinoceroses

Hunger Makes the Kill (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Dan Stockman]
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle

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

Camilla, Queen of the Jungle Empire / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dawn breaks over the jungle...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Camilla; Reggie; Doug; Joe
Synopsis
A trio of hunters meet with bad luck.
Keywords
binoculars; eagles; elephants; ferrets; hawks; hunting blind; lions; mandrills; pythons; servals
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Feast for The River Devils
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Feast for The River Devils
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["One sultry morning Simba awakes to the crackling noises and tangy odor of his fiercest enemy...fire!"]
    Simba, King of Beasts
  4. 3. ["The village of Karen-Laos sleeps."]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  5. 4. ["Andy has arrived at the oasis village of Wuzu..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  6. 5. Jungle Drums
  7. 6. ["Tabu failed in his efforts to turn the scientists from their search..."]
    Tabu
  8. 7. Hunger Makes the Kill
  9. 8. ["Dawn breaks over the jungle..."]
    Camilla, Queen of the Jungle Empire
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