(June 1946)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1946-04-02
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.


Ju Ju Kraal of the Flaming Death! (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

Ju Ju Kraal of the Flaming Death! (Table of Contents: 1)

Kaänga / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; G'hama; Moobi
Synopsis
G'hama, a powerful witch doctor, uses mind control drugs to capture slaves. He manages to get Kaänga under his control until Ann can break the spell. Kaänga then turns G'hama over to a council of witch doctors for trial.
Keywords
caves; crocodiles; disguises; gorillas; idols; leopards; medicinal herbs; mind control drugs; slaves; torture; witch doctors

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

first line: "G'hama...a name of evil, a disciple of the devil himself..."

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jungle justice must not falter...
Genre
animal; jungle
Characters
Simba; Mrs. Simba; Simba Jr.
Synopsis
Simba allows a leopard to recover from a snake bite before punishing him for attack Simba's family.
Keywords
crocodiles; leopards; vipers; vultures

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

Jungle Quiz / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Doyle (signed)[as FXD]
Inks
Frank Doyle (signed)[as FXD]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's something wrong here!
Genre
non-fiction; jungle; nature
Synopsis
A quiz about jungle animals ranges.
Reprints
Keywords
American buffalo; dingos; elephants; hippopotamuses; jaguar giraffe; rhinoceroses; sloths; tigers; wild dogs; zebras

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
High on the impenetrable mountain of Sambudra dwell the lonely Bhaadras...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Bhaadras (outcasts); Wambi; Ogg; Tawn; Umgula
Synopsis
The outcast Bhaadras raid a local village for women. Wambi pursues them and frees the women and extracts a promise of no more raids.
Keywords
hunting leopards; slaves; warthogs; whips

The Prophecy of the Snake Goddess (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Frank Riddell]
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle

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

Captain Terry Thunder / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Pierre La Rue]
Pencils
John Celardo (signed)
Inks
John Celardo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sacrifice! The ominous word is whispered by the jungle river as it breaks on blood stained sands.
Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry Thunder; Keeto
Synopsis
A priestess directs her men to capture lancers for sacrifice. Terry and Keeto follow the raiding party back to their village and free the captives and kill the priestess.
Keywords
apes; bathing; branding; elephants; howdahs; paddlewheel steamboat

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

Tabu / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A man was murdered before Tabu's eyes...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tabu; Ka; Loa
Synopsis
A witch doctor murders Chief Ka and then plans to murder his son. Tabu and Ka's daughter prevent the second murder and the witch doctor is killed by the leopard he planned to use as a weapon.
Keywords
Cape buffalo; leopards; witch doctors

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

Camilla / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Out of the Mountains of the Moon came a dread terror to scourge the jungle --
Genre
jungle
Characters
Camilla; Fang (dog); Rogas (African tribe); descendants of ancient Greeks
Synopsis
A group of lost descendants of ancient Greeks raid the Rogas tribe for women. Camilla pursues them and frees the women. The Greeks are attacked by the condors that they use as instruments of torture.
Keywords
condors; elephants; Mountains of the Moon; net traps; slaves; torture
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Ju Ju Kraal of the Flaming Death!
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Ju Ju Kraal of the Flaming Death!
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Jungle justice must not falter..."]
    Simba, King of Beasts
  4. 3. ["There's something wrong here!"]
    Jungle Quiz
  5. 4. ["High on the impenetrable mountain of Sambudra dwell the lonely Bhaadras..."]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  6. 5. The Prophecy of the Snake Goddess
  7. 6. ["Sacrifice! The ominous word is whispered by the jungle river as it breaks on blood stained sands."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  8. 7. ["A man was murdered before Tabu's eyes..."]
    Tabu
  9. 8. ["Out of the Mountains of the Moon came a dread terror to scourge the jungle --"]
    Camilla
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