(December 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

Blood-Brand of the Veldt Cats (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Keywords
lions

Jungle Spell of the Golden Slave (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.

Blood-Brand of the Veldt Cats (Table of Contents: 2)

Kaänga / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Frank Riddell]
Pencils
Ruben Moreira (signed)[as R. M.]
Inks
Ruben Moreira (signed)[as R. M.]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; N'geeso; Marmo (elephant); Nelson; Specs; Toto; N'hama; Turner
Synopsis
A pair of thieves seize a safari and use the bearers as slaves in their mining operation. Kaänga frees the slaves.
Keywords
bondage; lions; scimitars; wild dogs; witch doctors

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

first line: "The stone idols guarding the hidden treasure chamber saw the bearded man seize the safari..."

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It is said that when Mwalax, the fever spirit of the Congo invades a man's soul, he becomes a devil spawn and must be killed...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry Thunder; Keeto; Caliph of Ashan; N'kolo; Jagar (horse); Garfield; Baru
Synopsis
Bandits disguise themselves as lancers and implicate Terry in their robberies. He escapes jail and exposes them.
Keywords
disguises; whips

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

Wambi, The Jungle Boy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The problem was simple: destroy evil --
Genre
jungle
Characters
Kua; Longos (African tribe); Kaw (macaw); Ogg; Tawn; Wambi
Synopsis
A young white woman, seeking vengeance against the Longos who killed her father, hypnotizes their chief and causes him to behave viciously toward his own people.
Keywords
ants; bondage; drugs; hypnosis; torture

The Grinning Face of Death (Table of Contents: 5)

Tabu / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Mahila; Satu; Tabu
Synopsis
Satu disguises himself as the village witch doctor and orders the death of Mahila, who rejected his proposal of marriage, and of Tabu, whom he suspects of being in league of Mahila against him. Tabu rescues Mahila and causes Satu to believe that he is one fire.
Keywords
bondage; hunting leopards; masks; stereotyping of African natives; witch doctors

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

Camilla / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Camilla has just begun her mid-day meal of fruit when...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Camilla; M'bata
Synopsis
M'bata hits upon a scheme for robbing safaris by driving lions toward them and looting them after the members are slain.
Keywords
lions; tiger traps
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Blood-Brand of the Veldt Cats
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Jungle Spell of the Golden Slave
  3. 2. Blood-Brand of the Veldt Cats
    Kaänga
  4. 3. ["It is said that when Mwalax, the fever spirit of the Congo invades a man's soul, he becomes a devil spawn and must be killed..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  5. 4. ["The problem was simple: destroy evil --"]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  6. 5. The Grinning Face of Death
    Tabu
  7. 6. ["Camilla has just begun her mid-day meal of fruit when..."]
    Camilla
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • 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.