(August 1948)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Glen-Kel Pub. Co., Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines 52 Pages
Editing
J.F. Byrne (managing editor)(credited); 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Celardo
Inks
John Celardo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Keywords
cave men; mastodons

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Kaänga / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'Beware!' said Kaänga, lord of the jungle, to his mate...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; N'geeso; Curt Latimer; Krupp; L'noka; Tom Hamilton
Synopsis
The overseers of the Hamiltons' mine discover that a vein previously thought to be worked out still has yields. They plot to kill the Hamiltons and claim the mine for themselves. They are foiled by Kaänga.
Reprints
Keywords
Denga Trading Post; hunting cheetahs; Marsden; saddle zebras; T'zonda Mines; whips; wild dogs

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
August Froehlich
Inks
August Froehlich
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
These are the rascals of the jungle -- hoodlums all --
Genre
animal; jungle
Characters
Simba; N'mogo
Synopsis
Monkeys loot a steamboat of traders' gold and use throw the gold at thieves who would kill Simba, causing them to flee.
Keywords
crocodiles; gold; monkeys; steamboats

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Patrolling and keeping peace in a vast jungle domain isn't an easy task...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Terry Thunder; Keeto; Barker; Belle
Synopsis
Terry is transporting prisoners down river when an animal trader, working in concert with the prisoners, attacks Terry's boat. Terry is captured but Keeto leads the lancers to his rescue. The trader is killed by one of his captured leopards.
Keywords
dynamite; hunting cheetahs; Kafka (African town); leopards; steamboats

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

Jungle Facts / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Peppe
Inks
Mike Peppe
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The arnee, or water buffalo, like all bovine animals is gregarious.
Genre
non-fiction; jungle; nature
Synopsis
Brief natural histories of some dangerous African animals.
Keywords
Cape buffalo; cheetahs; elephants; gorillas; hippopotamuses; lions; rhinoceroses

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'Beware,Wambi. Trouble, violence and death treks in the safari of man!'... [sic]
Genre
jungle
Characters
Wambi; Tawn; Ligo (lynx); Ogg
Synopsis
A pair of bird hunters are attacked by lynx. Wambi, Tawn, and Ogg drive the lynx away. Tawn eats some of the food abandoned by the hunters and becomes mad. Wambi and Tawn hurry to Ogg's ape tribe and warns them that Ogg is not in his right mind. Young apes through Ogg into the river but he is rescued by Wambi and Tawn. Later, the effects of the food wear off.
Keywords
kola herbs

Congo Justice (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as John Starr]
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle

Mamba! Witch of Death! (Table of Contents: 7)

Tabu / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Tabu; Momba; Suwallis (African tribe); Carl Thurston; Tonko; Gail Thurston; Jala (snake)
Synopsis
The ghost of murdered Carl Thurston, gold miner, asks Tabu to avenger him against his wife and her snake charmer partner. Tabu complies and the wife and snake charmer fall from a cliff to their deaths.
Keywords
cremation; funerary customs; gold; human skeleton; Mist Swamps of Mogar; poisoning; snake charmers; witches

I'll Kill You, Camilla! (Table of Contents: 8)

Camilla / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Victor Ibsen]
Pencils
Matt Baker
Inks
Ray Osrin ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Camilla; Ashcraft; Dr. Wertham; Fang (dog); K'bilo; Sylvia; Clyde; lion cultists
Synopsis
His mind destroyed by jungle fever, Dr. Wertham turns on his colleagues and, with the aid of a lion cultist, attempts to make off with all the gold the group had looted from the Zulu Tombs. Thwarted by Camilla, he seeks revenge and is killed by a black leopard.
Reprints
Keywords
Congo River; dynamite; jungle fever; leopards; lion cults; saddle zebras; steamboats; the Zulu Tombs
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Kaänga
  2. 1. ["'Beware!' said Kaänga, lord of the jungle, to his mate..."]
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["These are the rascals of the jungle -- hoodlums all --"]
    Simba, King of Beasts
  4. 3. ["Patrolling and keeping peace in a vast jungle domain isn't an easy task..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  5. 4. ["The arnee, or water buffalo, like all bovine animals is gregarious."]
    Jungle Facts
  6. 5. ["'Beware,Wambi. Trouble, violence and death treks in the safari of man!'... [sic]"]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  7. 6. Congo Justice
  8. 7. Mamba! Witch of Death!
    Tabu
  9. 8. I'll Kill You, Camilla!
    Camilla
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