(February 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

[no title indexed] (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; leopard cults

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

Kaänga / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Frank Riddell]
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stalk softly, grip your staff firmly, O Kaänga....
Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; N'geeso; Professor Gordon
Synopsis
After a domestic spat, Ann runs away and finds herself in a lost valley where prehistoric creatures survive to today. Kaänga and N'geeso follow and free her and a group of scientists from cavemen.
Keywords
bondage; cavemen; crocodiles; dinosaurs; earthquakes; fire worship; human sacrifice; lost valleys; sabre-toothed tigers; volcanos; wagons

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

Wambi, The Jungle Boy / comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Roy L. Smith]
Pencils
Robert Webb
Inks
Matt Baker; ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The fierce mandrill pack of prey threatens jungle pygmies...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Wambi; Ogg; Bantas (African tribe); Tawn; Mysta
Synopsis
Wambi finds a new god for a tribe of pygmies that have elected to capture and worship Tawn.
Keywords
elephant worship; jewels; mandrills; pygmies; witch doctors

Indexer Notes

One third of last page is taken up by the Ownership Statement.

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

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
The strange-hued ape, T'ang, despised by his fellows -- roars down from his lonely lair in the hill country...
Genre
animal; jungle
Characters
T'ang (gorilla); Simba; K'ogo
Synopsis
Simba prevents a rogue gorilla from abusing the gorilla's newly-stolen mate.

Work and War in the Ant World (Table of Contents: 4)

Jungle Facts / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fran Hopper (signed)
Inks
Fran Hopper (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; nature
Synopsis
Brief natural histories of the Amazon ant, the carpenter ant, the army ant, and the bulldog ant.
Keywords
ants

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

Tabu / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The roar of a high-powered rifle echoes the jungle...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Steve; Andy; Joe; Tabu
Synopsis
A trio of ivory hunters wound an elephant in order to follow it to the elephants' graveyard. Tabu catches up to them and summons the ghosts of the dead elephants, who frighten the hunters into giving up their scheme.
Keywords
baboons; elephants' graveyard; ghosts; ivory; staked over an ant hill

There's Always a Chance in the Jungle (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Dan Stockman]
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle

[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
Keeto, I want to talk with you.
Genre
adventure
Characters
Keeto; Alana; Terry Thunder
Synopsis
Alana hires Keeto to kill Terry. Keeto enters the outpost on the pretext of becoming a lancer. After training with Terry, he finds he respects him too much to kill him. Alana brings some of her men to the outpost in order to kill Terry herself, but she is foiled by Keeto. Terry then gives Keeto a uniform and makes him a lancer.

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

Camilla / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'It's manned by devil's spawn!' cried Camilla...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Camilla; Hercules (ape); Caesar (ape)
Synopsis
A falling out among diamond hunters leads to violence.
Keywords
bondage; diamonds; jungle fever; N'gaali River; patent medicines; sailboat; torture
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Kaänga
  2. 1. ["Stalk softly, grip your staff firmly, O Kaänga...."]
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["The fierce mandrill pack of prey threatens jungle pygmies..."]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  4. 3. ["The strange-hued ape, T'ang, despised by his fellows -- roars down from his lonely lair in the hill country..."]
    Simba, King of Beasts
  5. 4. Work and War in the Ant World
    Jungle Facts
  6. 5. ["The roar of a high-powered rifle echoes the jungle..."]
    Tabu
  7. 6. There's Always a Chance in the Jungle
  8. 7. ["Keeto, I want to talk with you."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  9. 8. ["'It's manned by devil's spawn!' cried Camilla..."]
    Camilla
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