(January 1945)

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

Curse of the Blood Madness (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

Curse of the Blood Madness (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; N'geeso; Tokakis (African tribe); N'gali; Wakina; Kuanis (African tribe); Damba'llah (African tribe)
Synopsis
Disgraced witch doctor N'gali uses his mind control drugs on Ann to prove to all the villages of the jungle that he controls great magic.
Reprints
Keywords
bondage; caves; crocodiles; drugs; human sacrifice; mind control; stereotyping of African natives; warthogs; witch doctors

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

first line: "Kaänga, why do we take this stream?"

[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 strolls through the jungle...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Wambi; Ogg
Synopsis
Wambi and Ogg trick a pack of savage gwahali dogs into falling into a cobra pit.
Keywords
bats; cobras; gwahali dogs; idols; the Temple of Kranda

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

Tabu / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There were three of them, the daughters of the mists, and the swamps of N'kambo...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Waskilis (African tribe); Bomo-ngi; Tabu
Synopsis
A trio of female vampires stalk the jungle. Tabu uses his magic to transform them into jackals.
Reprints
Keywords
jackals; vampires

The Secret Continent (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Dan Stockman]
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle

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

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
Kalo, my son, you are of warrior age...
Genre
animal; jungle
Characters
Kalo; Simba; Darjil
Synopsis
Simba is captured and used by Darjil in a plot rigged to kill his cousin Kalo during Kalo's manhood ritual.
Keywords
mandrills; stereotyping of African natives; whips

The Cat Tribe (Table of Contents: 6)

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 leopard, the lynx, the lion, the serval, the cheetah, the fossa, the civet, and the genet.
Keywords
cheetahs; civets; fossas; genets; leopards; lions; lynxes; servals

[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 Tuareg horseman, sagging wearily in his saddle, gallops across the desert...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Hassan; Terry Thunder; Tuaregs
Synopsis
A Tuareg tribe attacks the outpost and in single combat, Terry exposes their chief as a woman.
Keywords
signal drums

[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
The pygmy tribe had been betrayed --
Genre
jungle
Characters
Camilla; T'ali; B'gunti
Synopsis
Treasure hunters steal a sacred elephant, hoping that it will lead them to a valuable jewel.
Reprints
Keywords
blow guns; elephant worship; elephants; gorillas; howdahs; jewels; lions; pygmies; stereotyping of African natives; witch doctors
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Curse of the Blood Madness
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Curse of the Blood Madness
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["One morning...as Wambi strolls through the jungle..."]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  4. 3. ["There were three of them, the daughters of the mists, and the swamps of N'kambo..."]
    Tabu
  5. 4. The Secret Continent
  6. 5. ["Kalo, my son, you are of warrior age..."]
    Simba, King of Beasts
  7. 6. The Cat Tribe
    African Wild Life
  8. 7. ["A Tuareg horseman, sagging wearily in his saddle, gallops across the desert..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  9. 8. ["The pygmy tribe had been betrayed --"]
    Camilla, Queen of the Jungle Empire
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.