(December 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 (credited)(managing editor); 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

Bush-Devil's Spoor (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

Bush-Devil's Spoor (Table of Contents: 1)

Kaänga / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; N'geeso; Mora
Synopsis
Mora the apeman kidnaps Ann in order for her to be his mate. Kaänga and N'geeso track them and rescue Ann.
Keywords
Cape buffalo; jewelry; kiana berries; kuaki birds; lions; mandrills; whips

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

first line: "Staring at the necklace again, jealous old woman!"

[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
One morning, as Wambi sleeps in his tree house...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Wambi; Tawn; Ogg; Tira (leopard)
Synopsis
Wambi frees Ogg and other jungle animals captured by disreputable hunters.
Keywords
cougars; River Queen (steamboat)

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

Tabu / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Larsen (signed)
Inks
Howard Larsen (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
War-War-War!
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tabu; T'lukas (African tribe); Wakai
Synopsis
The T'luka tribe comes to claim Tabu's jungle. He uses his magic to frighten them and then turns the hair of the chief's daughter into snakes. The T'lukas leave his jungle and go home.
Keywords
hippopotamuses; jewelry; medusas; vampire bats

Jungle Monarch (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Dan Stockman]
Pencils
Richard Case
Inks
Richard Case
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle

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

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

Script
? [as Ed Hunt]
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
George Tuska
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The witch doctor L'Gonda has been dismissed from the Dwanda tribe...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Simba; L'Gonda; Dwandas (African tribe); B'gomis (African tribe)
Synopsis
A witch doctor poisons the water of the Dwanda village in order to drive the tribe away so a neighboring tribe can take their land. Despite drinking the poisoned water, Simba kills the dogs of the witch doctor and the witch doctor himself.
Keywords
dogs; medicinal plants; poison; 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
Well! Lookie here, folks!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Foreign Legion; Terry Thunder; Rij; Sarita
Synopsis
The Sultan Rij is hypnotized into appearing mad by his daughter-in-law, who plans to usurp his throne.
Keywords
dancers; hypnosis; whips

...When the Earth Was Young (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
non-fiction; nature
Synopsis
Brief natural histories of the sabre-toothed tiger, the giant ground sloth, carrion feeding birds, the gorilla, the triceratops, the tyrannosaurus, and crocodiles
Reprints
Keywords
carrion feeding birds; ceratopsids; crocodiles; giant ground sloths; gorillas; sabre-toothed tigers; tyrannosaurs

[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
Inks
Marcia Snyder
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Silently...two hunters ghosted the jungle trail...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Slim; Camilla; Duke (lion); Duchess (lioness); the Lion Man
Synopsis
Two treasure hunters hope to extract the location of a gold mine from a hermit friendly with lions.
Keywords
caves; gold
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Bush-Devil's Spoor
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Bush-Devil's Spoor
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["One morning, as Wambi sleeps in his tree house..."]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  4. 3. ["War-War-War!"]
    Tabu
  5. 4. Jungle Monarch
  6. 5. ["The witch doctor L'Gonda has been dismissed from the Dwanda tribe..."]
    Simba, King of Beasts
  7. 6. ["Well! Lookie here, folks!"]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  8. 7. ...When the Earth Was Young
    African Wild Life
  9. 8. ["Silently...two hunters ghosted the jungle trail..."]
    Camilla, Queen of the Jungle Empire
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Donald Dale Milne
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.