(September 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

The Red Witch of Ubangi-Shan (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Celardo
Inks
John Celardo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga
Keywords
leopards

The Red Witch of Ubangi-Shan (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
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Bulangi; El Hammad; El Torga; El Jaro; Nogu; N'geeso; Marmo (elephant); Trina
Synopsis
In order to secure a large supply of slaves for his treasure acquiring operation, El Hammad disguises Trina as Ann and sends her to the villages requesting that they give u[p their warriors to El Hammad. Later the real Ann is captured by El Hammad and used as bait to draw an octopoid monster out of the lake where he believes there to be treasure. Kaänga and N'geeso rescue Ann and free the slaves.
Keywords
apes; bondage; dengue fever; disguises; horses; hunting leopards; imposture; octopoid monsters; slavers; slaves; warthogs; waterfalls

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

first line: "For many moons now had El Hammad, slaver and seller of souls been banished from Kaänga's domain."

[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
'Slashing claws and speed like the wind!'
Genre
animal; jungle
Characters
Simba; Kochar (mandrill); Mrs. Simba; Togar (leopard)
Synopsis
Kochar the mandrill chief once saved one of Simba's cubs from crocodiles. Recently, Kochar's tribe has begun raiding safaris. Simba investigates and finds that Kochar has been driven from his throne. Simba attacks the mandrills and forces them to receive Kochar as their chief once more.
Keywords
crocodiles

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

Camilla / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A crash of brush shatters the stillness of Camilla's jungle kingdom.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Camilla; Cynthia Sharpe; Senor Lance; Miguel; Fang (Camilla's dog); David Sharpe; Mobu
Synopsis
Camilla mistakenly believes that Cynthia Sharpe is the victim of two thieves. In truth, Sharpe and her husband are the thieves. Camilla escapes from their clutches and assists the two who were pursuing Cynthia in securing the diamonds that the Sharpes had stolen.
Reprints
Keywords
bolas; crocodiles; Kuangolla (African village); leopards; machine guns; maps; Momba-Bassa River; saddle zebras; steamboats; whips

[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 (signed)
Inks
Frank Doyle (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'No jungle dweller shall deny food to his brother!'
Genre
jungle
Characters
Wambi; Rhenus (rhinoceros); Bice (ibex); Ogg; Rodoc (eagle); Bruno (bear)
Synopsis
When hunters seeking animals for circuses dig a tiger trap in the jungle, Wambi and his friends warn everyone in the jungle except for Rhenus who has a reputation for meanness. But when Rhenus falls into the trap, Wambi comes to his rescue and the two of them drive the hunters from the jungle.
Keywords
bolas; tiger traps

No. 6: George Q. Remsen (Table of Contents: 5)

Men of Adventure / text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Evans (signed)
Inks
George Evans (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; jungle

Indexer Notes

Illustrated text story.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The African sun beats down unmercifully...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Terry Thunder; Keeto; Rollo; Bruce; Lil
Synopsis
Disguised as a trader, Terry seeks to disrupt a band of thieves preying on river travelers. He manages to capture all of the gang except for the leader who is eaten by hyenas.
Reprints
Keywords
hyenas; quicksand; saddle zebras; steamboats

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

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
'King Kogar murdered!'
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tabu; Pamela; Sir Percy; N'mala; Kogar; Sirah; Tubor
Synopsis
Tabu is summoned to help judge the worthiness of a proposed successor to the late chief Kogar. When her arrives, he learns that the chief selection process is being manipulated by the hag, Sirah, who had also hired Kogar murdered. Tabu takes Sirah and N'mala, the murderer, to the Land of Mists, where they are exposed by Kogar's spirit.
Keywords
coronation ceremonies; ghosts; Land of Mists; witch doctors
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Red Witch of Ubangi-Shan
    Kaänga
  2. 1. The Red Witch of Ubangi-Shan
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["'Slashing claws and speed like the wind!'"]
    Simba, King of Beasts
  4. 3. ["A crash of brush shatters the stillness of Camilla's jungle kingdom."]
    Camilla
  5. 4. ["'No jungle dweller shall deny food to his brother!'"]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  6. 5. No. 6: George Q. Remsen
    Men of Adventure
  7. 6. ["The African sun beats down unmercifully..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  8. 7. ["'King Kogar murdered!'"]
    Tabu
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