(July 1944)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1944-05-16
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

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. 3.


The Tree Devil (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Keywords
leopards; treehouses

The Tree Devil (Table of Contents: 1)

Kaänga / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Frank Riddell]
Pencils
Art Saaf
Inks
Art Saaf
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
"Seek Kaänga"... purred the tribal drums...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; N'geeso; G'heta; Tombas (African tribe); Nelson; Sambo
Synopsis
A white trader, wary of Kaänga's influence on the natives, drugs Kaänga with a potion that will make him appear mad.
Keywords
bondage; drugs; gohali dogs; gohali madness; Idol of Tagor; leopards; lions; signal drums

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
Inks
Richard Case
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The relentless African sun drives jungle folk to the water hole...
Genre
animal; jungle
Characters
Simba; Gubu (gorilla); Ingagi (gorilla); Sim (lion); Mrs. Simba
Synopsis
A rogue gorilla threatens Simba's mate and cubs.
Keywords
gorillas

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

Tabu / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Mack]
Pencils
Marcia Snyder
Inks
Marcia Snyder
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the land of the N'Galis, deep in the jungle, Princess Mala summons her people.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tabu; Mala; N'galis (African tribe); Steve
Synopsis
In exchange for jewelry, Mala, princess of the N'galis, arranges to give the tribe's sacred idol to white treasure hunters.
Keywords
airplanes; elephants; jewelry; lions

Lore of the Jungle Giants (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Are gorillas woman stealers?
Genre
non-fiction; jungle; nature
Synopsis
A brief natural history of the gorilla.
Keywords
gorillas

Indexer Notes

There doesn't seem to be much that is scientifically accurate in this natural history.

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

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
Tho' she is our dead chief's daughter, she is not fit to rule!
Genre
jungle
Characters
Wambi; Aga (antelope); Shira (tiger); Ogg
Synopsis
A witch doctor uses sleight of hand to convince the tribe that their princess is filled with evil snakes. Wambi turns the tables on him and inoculates the princess with snake repelling herbs.
Keywords
medicinal herbs; sleight of hand; snakes; snares; witch doctors

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

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
N'gi, of the peaceful Koni people, brings black news...
Genre
adventure
Characters
N'gi; Terry Thunder; Red Beard
Synopsis
Terry recaptures the escaped criminal Red Beard.
Keywords
human skeletons

Stars in the Mud (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Dan Stockman]
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The African sun was very bright and hot.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Dr. Atherstone
Keywords
Grahamstown; Orange River

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

Camilla / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fools!..Idiots! Peegs! Your stupid law cannot keel me, I say!
Genre
jungle
Characters
Trader Davis; Camilla; Sata; Zizi; Ma Yumbis (African tribe); Captain Bise; Makalis (African tribe)
Synopsis
Zizi, a French criminal, lays siege to Fort LeBoyne in order to free his girlfriend, Sata, who has been condemned to die. Camilla rouses the near-by native village to lift the siege.
Reprints
Keywords
Fort LeBoyne; wagons
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Tree Devil
    Kaänga
  2. 1. The Tree Devil
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["The relentless African sun drives jungle folk to the water hole..."]
    Simba, King of Beasts
  4. 3. ["In the land of the N'Galis, deep in the jungle, Princess Mala summons her people."]
    Tabu
  5. 4. Lore of the Jungle Giants
  6. 5. ["Tho' she is our dead chief's daughter, she is not fit to rule!"]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  7. 6. ["N'gi, of the peaceful Koni people, brings black news..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  8. 7. Stars in the Mud
  9. 8. ["Fools!..Idiots! Peegs! Your stupid law cannot keel me, I say!"]
    Camilla
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