(September 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

Brides for the Serpent King (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; elephants; stereotyping of African natives

The Revenge of the Mozambi Juju (Table of Contents: 1)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle

Indexer Notes

Story appears on inside front and inside back covers.

Dead Who Could Not Sleep? (Table of Contents: 2)

Kaänga / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; N'geeso; Marmo (elephant); N'ganas (African tribe); Nelson
Synopsis
Unscrupulous archaeologists trick the N'ganas into believing that the N'gana gods are alive. Kaänga and N'geeso expose their plans to steal the N'ganas' treasures.
Reprints
Keywords
chariots; idols; leopards; medicinal herbs; mummies; sangai snake; sarcophagi; temples

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

Wambi, The Jungle Boy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Roy L. Smith]
Pencils
? (Iger Shop)
Inks
? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Banty, the pygmy boy plays jungle baseball with Wambi and Ogg --
Genre
jungle
Characters
Wambi; Ogg; Banty; T'kanis (African tribe)
Synopsis
A witch doctor is kidnapping boys from the village and sacrificing them to his snake god.
Keywords
baseball; caves; human sacrifice; hypnosis; snake worship; snakes; witch doctors

Indexer Notes

Some parts of the art hint at Joe Doyle or Jack Keller, but no individual Iger shop members can be identified.

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

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
'Death to the leader who cannot lead!'
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tabu; Meme; N'kolis (African tribe); Logo
Synopsis
A witch doctor forces his tribe to attack the pygmies, but Tabu convinces the tribe that the pygmies are protected by the animals of the jungle and to disavow their witch doctor.
Keywords
chariots; crocodiles; elephants; gorillas; howdahs; leopards; pygmies; rhinoceroses; suicide; warthogs; witch doctors

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

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
The golden scourge strikes.
Characters
Terry Thunder; Keeto; Banu
Synopsis
A white woman, painted gold, uses the natives awe at a "golden woman" to persuade them to capture slaves to work in her mines. Terry exposes her fraud.
Keywords
bondage; cosmetics; slaves; stereotyping of African natives; whips

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

Camilla / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Victor Ibsen]
Pencils
Matt Baker
Inks
Matt Baker; ? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ho, what means this? The very ground shakes in anger!
Genre
jungle
Characters
Camilla; Mozambas (African tribe); G'hamas (African tribe); Fang (dog); Tantu
Synopsis
Mozambas raid the G'hamas and carry the entire village away into slavery; they also capture Fang. Camilla pursues them to their own village where she kills their chief and frees the slaves and Fang.
Keywords
lions; saddle zebras; slave coffles; slaves; tripwires
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Brides for the Serpent King
    Kaänga
  2. 1. The Revenge of the Mozambi Juju
  3. 2. Dead Who Could Not Sleep?
    Kaänga
  4. 3. ["Banty, the pygmy boy plays jungle baseball with Wambi and Ogg --"]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  5. 4. ["'Death to the leader who cannot lead!'"]
    Tabu
  6. 5. ["The golden scourge strikes."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  7. 6. ["Ho, what means this? The very ground shakes in anger!"]
    Camilla
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Donald Dale Milne
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.