(August 1945)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
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

Issue Notes

First 36-page issue.


Satan's Safari (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason

What is a Cameleopard? (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Bert Foster]
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; nature

Indexer Notes

Appears on inside front and inside back covers.

Satan's Safari (Table of Contents: 2)

Kaänga / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Frank Riddell]
Pencils
Ruben Moreira [as Rubi Moore](signed)
Inks
Ruben Moreira [as Rubi Moore](signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Lance Billings; T'kanis (African tribe); Mark Billings
Synopsis
A white man-led leopard cult kidnaps Ann for sacrifice.
Reprints
Keywords
animal hides; human sacrifice; human skeletons; leopard cults; leopards; lions; pythons; rope bridges; spectacles; tiger traps; treehouses; wagons

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

first line: "There was a plague in the green Zamboko Valley..."

[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
Tabu was a lone dweller in the mist-shrouded jungle...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tabu; Martha; Dick
Synopsis
A girl, raised by wolves, is leading her wolf pack on murderous raids against settlers and villagers. Tabu confronts her and turns her into an oryx that is killed and eaten by the wolves.
Keywords
flooding; lions; oryxes; wagons; wolves

The Giraffe and the Okapi (Table of Contents: 4)

Jungle Facts / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; nature
Synopsis
A brief natural history of the giraffe and the okapi.
Keywords
giraffes; okapis

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

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
What shall be lawful prey?
Genre
animal; jungle
Characters
Simba
Synopsis
Simba rescues a baby gazelle from attacks by a leopard and a hawk.
Reprints
Keywords
gazelles; hawks; leopards

Indexer Notes

Next appears in issue #74.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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
Many of the little people had disappeared --
Genre
jungle
Characters
Camilla; Fang (dog); Kunda; Shadow (leopard)
Synopsis
A white renegade leads a band of slavers who are taking pygmy girls while disguised as gorillas.
Reprints
Keywords
castles; disguises; gorillas; pygmies; slavers; turtle shells
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Satan's Safari
    Kaänga
  2. 1. What is a Cameleopard?
  3. 2. Satan's Safari
    Kaänga
  4. 3. ["Tabu was a lone dweller in the mist-shrouded jungle..."]
    Tabu
  5. 4. The Giraffe and the Okapi
    Jungle Facts
  6. 5. ["What shall be lawful prey?"]
    Simba, King of Beasts
  7. 6. ["Many of the little people had disappeared --"]
    Camilla
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.