(November 1945)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
GlenKel Pub. Co., Inc.
Brand
?
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

Congo Prey (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; crocodiles; totem poles

Spawn of the Devil Cult (Table of Contents: 1)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Frank Riddell]
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle

Indexer Notes

Story appears on inside front and inside back covers.

Congo Prey (Table of Contents: 2)

Kaänga / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; N'geeso; Wambutas (African tribe); Lance; Letana; Marmo (elephant)
Synopsis
A group of white hunters and the Wambutas' witch doctor, convince the tribe that their crocodile god demands that they gather rare bird feathers for the hunters. Kaänga exposes their fraud.
Keywords
animal hides; bondage; concealed nudity; crocodile worship; crocodiles; disguises; G'hama worship; human sacrifice; hunting leopards; leopards; motion picture projectors; seanca berries

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

first line: "There were graves under the river..."

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

Captain Terry Thunder / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Pierre La Rue]
Pencils
Fran Hopper
Inks
Fran Hopper
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The horse's hoofs beat a swift tattoo on the desert sands...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry Thunder; Keeto; Elaine; Ashir; Jagar (horse); Moralla; Sagah
Synopsis
Archaeologists locate an ancient city and the queen of the local village induces her tribe to excavate the ruins in order to collect jewels.
Keywords
archaeology; Hadramaut (ancient ruins); jewelry

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

Wambi, The Jungle Boy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Roy L. Smith]
Pencils
Alvin Hollingsworth; ?
Inks
Alvin Hollingsworth ?; ? (Iger shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Today all the warriors follow the elephants spoor...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Nwago (leopard); Wambi; Tawn; Ogg; Watumi; Bergdamas (African tribe); Matungo; Mag (macaw); Waktu (baboon); Noro (hawk)
Synopsis
The Bergdama's queen and witch doctor conspire to sacrifice their king to the fire god and rule the tribe in his place. Wambi prevents their coup and the pair are killed, while fleeing, by crocodiles.
Keywords
bondage; crocodiles; fire worship; human sacrifice; hunting leopards

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

Tabu / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The jungle seemed still, peaceful...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Natamba; Tabu
Synopsis
Disgrace witch doctor Natamba hypnotizes warriors of his old villages and Tabu in order to attack those who drove him from his office. A girl gives Tabu berries that break the spell and Tabu ensures Natamba's death.
Keywords
concealed nudity; drugs; hypnosis; masks; swimming; witch doctors

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

Camilla / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Victor Ibsen]
Pencils
Fran Hopper (signed)
Inks
Fran Hopper (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Beware, Camilla, heed not the honeyed words of a human veldt rat --
Genre
jungle
Characters
Camilla; M'kilods (African tribe); Fang (dog); Gigan; Doctor Rosse
Synopsis
A jewel thief convinces Camilla that he is a doctor seeking to minister to the M'kilods, when in fact, he is attempting to steal their sacred idol.
Keywords
idols; medical kits; water buffalo; waterfalls; whips; witch doctors
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Congo Prey
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Spawn of the Devil Cult
  3. 2. Congo Prey
    Kaänga
  4. 3. ["The horse's hoofs beat a swift tattoo on the desert sands..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  5. 4. ["Today all the warriors follow the elephants spoor..."]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  6. 5. ["The jungle seemed still, peaceful..."]
    Tabu
  7. 6. ["Beware, Camilla, heed not the honeyed words of a human veldt rat --"]
    Camilla
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