(August 1944)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
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

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Brides for the Rainmaker Raj (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Rainmaker
Reprints
Keywords
bondage; crocodiles; lions; witch doctors

Blood Brides for the Rainmaker Raj (Table of Contents: 1)

Kaänga / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Frank Riddell]
Pencils
Maxwell Elkan ?; Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Rainmaker; N'geeso; N'tana; Tuaka; El Cairn
Synopsis
A witch doctor, travels from village to village taking two maidens from each to use as "helpers." In reality, he is selling them as slaves. He takes Ann and all the slaves are liberated by Kaänga.
Reprints
Keywords
Cavern of Mists; disguises; leopards; rhinoceroses; sedan chairs; slave auctions; slavery; stereotyping of Arabs

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

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
The jungle monarch is startled from his drinking...
Genre
animal; jungle
Characters
Simba
Synopsis
Simba prevents a tribe of raiders from plundering a local village.
Keywords
blowguns; dogs; signal drums; stereotyping of African natives

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

Tabu / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Mack]
Pencils
Ruth Atkinson
Inks
Ruth Atkinson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ghost marauders skulked the jungle depths and struck silently from hidden trails.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tabu; Claw (leopard); Fang (leopard); Bantus (African tribe)
Synopsis
A white explorer is convinced that the can eat the flesh of the young and become young himself.
Keywords
bondage; cannibalism; gorillas; hunting leopards; torture

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

Wambi, The Jungle Boy / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ho, Ogg! Where are you, brother?
Genre
jungle
Characters
Wambi; Ogg; Tawn
Synopsis
Wambi and Ogg fall into a snake pit. They make their way out by using the bones of earlier victims as a ladder.
Keywords
caves; ladders; skeletons; snakes; swimming

Indexer Notes

final page of story is 2/3 with an advertisement.

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

Captain Terry Thunder / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A river packet plies the Congo rivers...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry Thunder; Ahmid; Senegalese; Kogos (African tribe); Anderson the Arab
Synopsis
Terry rescues a group of natives taken by slavers.
Keywords
bondage; paddle wheel steamers; signal drums; slavers; whips

Indexer Notes

One third of last page is an advertisement.

Killer Made of Carbon (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as dan

Genre
jungle

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

Camilla / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Victor Ibsen]
Pencils
Marcia Snyder (signed)
Inks
Marcia Snyder (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'Treacherous attack on lone trading post...'
Genre
jungle
Characters
Camilla; Trader Davis; Lon Becker; Jimmy Monroe; Blacky
Synopsis
Disguised as Masais, ivory trader Becker and his men burn out and kill his rival Monroe. Monroe's son, believing the Masais to blame, steals into the village and kidnaps the chief's daughter. Camilla tracks him down and returns him to Becker's trading camp where they discover Becker's deception.
Keywords
disguises; ivory; signal drums
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Brides for the Rainmaker Raj
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Blood Brides for the Rainmaker Raj
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["The jungle monarch is startled from his drinking..."]
    Simba, King of Beasts
  4. 3. ["Ghost marauders skulked the jungle depths and struck silently from hidden trails."]
    Tabu
  5. 4. ["Ho, Ogg! Where are you, brother?"]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  6. 5. ["A river packet plies the Congo rivers..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  7. 6. Killer Made of Carbon
  8. 7. ["'Treacherous attack on lone trading post...'"]
    Camilla
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