(April 1946)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1946-02-19
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

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Vol. 1, Part 2, Nos. 1&2, Periodicals, 1946-1947.


Blood-Thirst of the Golden Tusk! (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; rhinoceroses

Monstrosso, King of the Apes (Table of Contents: 1)

Kaänga / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; N'geeso; K'hamas (African tribe); Doctor Lane
Synopsis
Dr. Lane experiments with controlling the minds of animals. When two white hunters learn this, they want to steal the mind-controlled gorilla for themselves, but first, they want to use it to kill Kaänga. Their plan backfires, Kaänga kills the gorilla, and the hunters perish in a fall from a cliff along with Dr. Lane.
Keywords
bondage; Cape buffalo; crocodiles; gorillas; leopards; mind control

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

Simba, King of Beasts / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Ed Hunt]
Pencils
August Froehlich (signed)
Inks
August Froehlich (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let him who would attack the king of beasts be very, very sure of his ground.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Simba; M'romba; Raga
Synopsis
Simba spoils Chief M'romba's antelope hunt and the chief orders his village to help him kill Simba. Simba evades the traps and the hunters and then, discovering M'romba's son in quicksand, leads the hunters to the boy so that he can be rescued. M'romba forgives Simba.
Keywords
quicksand; stereotyping of African natives; tiger traps

Indexer Notes

Froehlich's signature is in the final panel.

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

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

Script
? [as Roy L. Smith]
Pencils
Mike Peppe ?
Inks
Mike Peppe ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The peaceful jungle air was suddently rent with the death-screams of the beautiful plumed beauty who dwelt there.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Wambi; Ogg; Tawn; Ali
Synopsis
Wambi, aided by his bird friends, disrupts the activities of a white bird hunter who is collecting exotic feathers.
Keywords
bird traps; macaws; monkeys

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

Captain Terry Thunder / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Pierre La Rue]
Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The wealthy old sultan and his daughter are welcome guests indeed at the lancer's fort...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry Thunder; Keeto; Wanda Smyth; Jones; Sultan Muhamed
Synopsis
A woman posing as a geologist kidnaps the sultan and his daughter. Terry rescues them once he figures out the woman's ruse.

Stalkers of the Black Renegade (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Reynold Morgan]
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle

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

Tabu / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Mack]
Pencils
Richard Case
Inks
Richard Case
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The secret of the ancient one was strange and mysterious.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tabu; Sata
Synopsis
Sata steals the power of mind control from an old witch in order to rule the jungle. Tabu intervenes and restores the old woman's power and sees to it that Sata is banished.
Keywords
idols; lions; mind control; saddle zebras; whips

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Jungle Facts / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Peppe (signed)
Inks
Mike Peppe (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So you're an explorer, eh --
Genre
non-fiction; jungle; nature
Synopsis
An animal identification quiz.
Keywords
aardwolves; cheetahs; elands; gnus; kaffir cat; kudus; leopards; mandrills; servals; spring bucks

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

Camilla / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Victor Ibsen]
Pencils
Fran Hopper
Inks
Fran Hopper ?; Ruth Atkinson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'Help me, Camilla,' the old chief cried'
Genre
jungle
Characters
Camilla; Barong; Feda; M'bizi; M'bomba; Fang (dog)
Synopsis
Camilla thwarts M'bizi's efforts to prevent the wedding of Barong and Feda.
Keywords
apes; marriage customs; witch doctors
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Blood-Thirst of the Golden Tusk!
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Monstrosso, King of the Apes
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Let him who would attack the king of beasts be very, very sure of his ground."]
    Simba, King of Beasts
  4. 3. ["The peaceful jungle air was suddently rent with the death-screams of the beautiful plumed beauty who dwelt there."]
    Wambi Jungle Boy
  5. 4. ["The wealthy old sultan and his daughter are welcome guests indeed at the lancer's fort..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  6. 5. Stalkers of the Black Renegade
  7. 6. ["The secret of the ancient one was strange and mysterious."]
    Tabu
  8. 7. ["So you're an explorer, eh --"]
    Jungle Facts
  9. 8. ["'Help me, Camilla,' the old chief cried'"]
    Camilla
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Donald Dale Milne
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