(September 1947)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1947-07-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Glen-Kel Pub. Co., Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
J.F. Byrne (managing editor)(credited); John C. Mitchell (editor)(credited); Bob Lubbers (art director)(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.


Witch-Queen of the Hairy Ones! (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

Vendetta of the Tree Tribes! (Table of Contents: 1)

Kaänga / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Frank Riddell]
Pencils
John Celardo
Inks
John Celardo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Titana (introduction, villain, death); Kaänga; Ann Mason; N'geeso; Marmo (elephant)
Synopsis
When hunters venture into her jungle, Titana, raised by apes from girlhood, attacks them and later captures a hunter, Ann, and N'geeso. Kaänga arrives in time to save Ann and N'geeso from being killed and Titana falls into a crocodile pool.
Keywords
apes; buried to the neck; crocodiles; elephants; leopards; morning stars; saddle zebras; snakes; tiger traps

[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
Three things did Simba prize above all else...
Genre
animal; jungle
Characters
Simba; Mrs. Simba
Synopsis
Simba rescues a giraffe calf from a crocodile and from hunters.
Keywords
crocodiles; giraffes

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

Camilla / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Victor Ibsen]
Pencils
Nick Cardy; Bob Lubbers
Inks
Bob Lubbers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Long had the mombajuju meant rich crops for natives of Camilla's ageless empire.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Camilla; Wasulis (African tribe); Fang (dog); Kalido; Shelton; Mobu; Kali; Ramsey
Synopsis
Camilla recovers a sacred idol and bag of diamonds from a corrupt colonial commissioner.
Keywords
diamonds; disguises; gorillas; idols; masks; saddle zebras; volcanos; waterfalls

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

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

Script
? [as Roy L. Smith]
Pencils
Frank Doyle
Inks
Frank Doyle
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The howling rains of the monsoon drove Wambi and his friends to dryer jungle...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Iba (introduction, villain); Wambi; Tawn; Ogg; Magar (sparrow hawk)
Synopsis
Wambi rescues Tawn from an elephant trainer hoping to break Tawn's spirit and give him to the rajah.
Keywords
disguises; elephant hooks; pearls; whips

The Crypt (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 / 6.84 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Pierre La Rue]
Pencils
Charles Sultan
Inks
Charles Sultan; ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Grim is lancer justice...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry Thunder; Miss Vance; Max Kruger; Moru; Sikes; Keeto
Synopsis
The overseer of a diamond mine is stealing diamonds by hiding them in dead bodies being sent down river for burial. Terry puts a stop to the smuggling and kills the overseer.
Keywords
bondage; diamond mines; diamonds; disguises; dynamite; mine cars; sailboats

Indexer Notes

The bottom one-sixth of the last page is an advertisement.

Transportation (Table of Contents: 7)

Jungle Lore / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Evans ?
Inks
George Evans ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; jungle
Synopsis
A brief description of several modes of transportation in Africa.
Keywords
automobiles; canoes; saddle ostriches; saddle zebras

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

Tabu / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Mack]
Pencils
Maurice Whitman (signed)
Inks
Maurice Whitman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hallowed was the tomb of N'moli...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tabu; Victor; Carol
Synopsis
Tabu pursues the looters of his teacher N'moli's tomb. When he catches up to them, he causes them to believe that one of the golden statues has come to life and they flee into the jungle.
Keywords
centaurs; gold; leopards; Tomb of N'moli
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Witch-Queen of the Hairy Ones!
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Vendetta of the Tree Tribes!
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Three things did Simba prize above all else..."]
    Simba, King of Beasts
  4. 3. ["Long had the mombajuju meant rich crops for natives of Camilla's ageless empire."]
    Camilla
  5. 4. ["The howling rains of the monsoon drove Wambi and his friends to dryer jungle..."]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  6. 5. The Crypt
  7. 6. ["Grim is lancer justice..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  8. 7. Transportation
    Jungle Lore
  9. 8. ["Hallowed was the tomb of N'moli..."]
    Tabu
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