(November 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
Jack Byrne (Managing Editor); John C. Mitchell
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

Dwellers of the Mists (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; canoes

Indexer Notes

"Dwellers of the Mists" is the title of the Kaänga story in issue #58.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Kaänga / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Frank Riddell]
Pencils
Marcia Snyder
Inks
Marcia Snyder
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
High in the N'Tomba territory, near the lands of the lake dwellers...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; N'geeso; Nyando; lake dwellers
Synopsis
Kaänga is tricked by the leader of a band of pearl thieves into freeing two of her accomplices from the lake dwellers.
Keywords
bondage; gorillas; leopards; mundo scorpions; pearls; signal drums; taba fish

Indexer Notes

The title on the cover actually refers to the story in issue #58.

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

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 germ of mad power-lust invades the remote jungle home of Wambi...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Wambi; Tawn; Ogg; Lari; Gwanda
Synopsis
Wambi's friend, Lari, is expelled from his tribe because he will not participate in a ritual devised by the witch doctor Gwanda, in which an elephant is tortured to death. Wambi helps him return to his village and exposes the witch doctor as a coward.
Reprints
Keywords
cruelty to animals; witch doctors

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

Tabu / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Mack]
Pencils
Howard Larsen (signed)
Inks
Howard Larsen (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The distant wail of the death chant echoed the jungle...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tabu; Sankay; Ma Wali
Synopsis
A witch resurrects the body of the recently dead chief Ma Wali and sends him on a murderous rampage through the village.
Keywords
leopard; shapeshifting; the idol of prophecy; witchcraft; zombies

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

Simba, King of Beasts / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A wasting drought comes to Simba's kingdom.
Genre
animal; jungle
Characters
Simba; Tiku
Synopsis
During a drought, Simba drinks all the contents of a small pool of water in order to have the strength to defeat the rhinoceros that has claimed a larger pool.
Reprints
Keywords
drought; rhinoceroses

The Tribes from Nowhere (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Dan Stockman]
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle

The Antelope (Table of Contents: 6)

African Wild Life / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; nature
Synopsis
Brief natural histories of the waterbuck, the white tailed gnu, the klipspringer, the red fronted gazelle, the sable antelope, Grant's antelope, the beisa oryx, and the kudu.
Keywords
beisa oryxes; Grant's antelopes; klipspringers; kudus; leopards; red fronted gazelles; sable antelopes; waterbucks; white tailed gnus

[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
A desert morning finds a young sultana traveling townward...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Ahmid; Terry Thudner; Anderson the Arab; Vino (donkey); Tanita; Allib
Synopsis
Terry rescues the kidnapped daughter of a sultan.
Keywords
castles

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

Camilla, Queen of the Jungle Empire / 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
In the copper sky the vultures soared lazily...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Camilla; Trader Davis; Gonja; von Weil; Bakosais (African tribe); Swartz
Synopsis
Trader Swartz's nephew, von Weil, plots to murder him in order to inherit his trading station. He is foiled by Camilla and Trader Davis.
Keywords
breakbone fever; laboratories; Sans Merci River; snake venom; swamp cats
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Dwellers of the Mists
    Kaänga
  2. 1. ["High in the N'Tomba territory, near the lands of the lake dwellers..."]
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["The germ of mad power-lust invades the remote jungle home of Wambi..."]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  4. 3. ["The distant wail of the death chant echoed the jungle..."]
    Tabu
  5. 4. ["A wasting drought comes to Simba's kingdom."]
    Simba, King of Beasts
  6. 5. The Tribes from Nowhere
  7. 6. The Antelope
    African Wild Life
  8. 7. ["A desert morning finds a young sultana traveling townward..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  9. 8. ["In the copper sky the vultures soared lazily..."]
    Camilla, Queen of the Jungle Empire
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Michael Hoskin
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.