(November 1949)

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

Fury of the Golden Apes! (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Forte ?
Inks
Jack Kamen ?; ? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Keywords
elephants; leopards

Fury of the Golden Apes! (Table of Contents: 1)

Kaänga / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Zulu; Amrân; Jim; Gus Corrigan; gorilla cultists; Marmo (elephant); Bill Corrigan [Jebola]
Synopsis
Gus Corrigan, seeking his lost brother, asks Kaänga to help him. Unknown to Corrigan, his brother has been captured by a gorilla cult and the leader of the cult has given him amnesia-inducing drugs and convinced him that he is the gorilla god Jebola, returned to his people. Kaänga locates the cultists and frees Corrigan's brother and turns the cult leader over to the district commissioner.
Reprints
Keywords
amnesia-inducing drugs; bondage; crocodiles; elephants; gas balloons; hunting leopards; net traps; saddle kudus; saddle zebras

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

first line: "'Beware the flying furies -- for they are the messengers of the golden ape!'"

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

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

Script
? [as Ed Hunt]
Pencils
Bill Walsh
Inks
Bill Walsh
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Many hunters invade the privacy of the kingdom of Simba, king of the beasts!
Genre
animal; jungle
Characters
Simba; Ghost-Chaser; Crekko (gorilla)
Synopsis
Simba is challenged by Crekko for the kingship of the jungle. While they are fighting, a big game hunter spies them and fires his rifle, wounding Simba. Simba is taken captive by a wildlife photographer who wants to use footage of the lion in his new film. While Simba is captive, Crekko declares himself king of the jungle. Simba escapes his captors and attacks and kills Crekko, an attack that is captured on film by the happy photographer.
Keywords
motion picture camera; motion picture projector

The Freshman's Second Lesson (Part 2) (Table of Contents: 3)

The Big Cage / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Clyde Beatty
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boom! Boom! Boom! Man-made thunder echoes the jungle vastness...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Wambi; Ogg; Sirdah (tiger); Nolan; Rheusa (rhinoceros); Tawn; Beaky (eagle); Beebee (monkey)
Synopsis
A pair of prospectors are dynamiting the river in Wambi's jungle. The animals gather to choose a plan for ridding themselves of the white men. Sirdah suggests that the animals attack en masse. Wambi objects, fearing his friends will be hurt, but he is overruled. As predicated the mass attack is repelled and some of the animals are wounded. Wambi then has Beaky steal some of the prospectors' dynamite and drop it into the local volcano. The resulting eruption causes the prospectors to flee and the animals promise to heed Wambi in the futute.
Keywords
dynamite; volcanos

Primates (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
non-fiction; jungle; nature
Synopsis
Trivia about several primate species.
Reprints
Keywords
baboons; DeBrazza's monkeys; lion-tailed monkeys; marmosets; spider monkeys

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

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

Script
? [as Pierre La Rue]
Pencils
Robert Webb
Inks
Jack Kamen ?; ? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What terrors did the jungle night hold...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Terry Thunder; M'tombes (African tribe); Kendrick; Miss Carter; Keeto; Cassidy
Synopsis
Terry and his helicopter are hi-jacked by mine owner Miss Carter who needs to get to the interior to find out why her native laborers have fled. On arrival they find that her former overseer and his partner have been using a local rock formation, the Devil Face, to intimidate the natives and to induce them to pay tribute. Terry exposes them and arrests them.
Keywords
catapults; Devil Face (rock formation); elephants; fire retardants; helicopters; loudspeakers; mines; spanking; witch doctors

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

Tabu / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Mack]
Pencils
Enrico Bagnoli
Inks
Enrico Bagnoli
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sacred is the mighty elephant to the Balahari tribe...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tabu; Balaharis (African tribe); Nukuru; Chris; Clint; Zan
Synopsis
Con men, using a trained elephant, persuade the Balaharis that their recently deceased chief's spirit has inhabited an elephant and wants them to pay tribute to the con men. Tabu arrives and exposes the plot and turns the con men over to the district commissioner.
Keywords
astral projection; elephants; funerary customs; gold; ivory

Deer of the World (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
non-fiction; jungle; nature
Synopsis
Trivia about several deer species.
Keywords
axis deer; berasingha deer; European red deer; fallow deer; hog deer; sambar deer

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Camilla / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Victor Ibsen]
Pencils
Ralph Mayo
Inks
Ralph Mayo
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sweating bullocks plodded through the steaming brush...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Camilla; Fang; Marcel Givault; Shelton; Ugandis (African tribe); Johann Drooten; Smiley; M'bulla; Boru
Synopsis
A gang of European criminals convince a possible financier of the worth of their gold-gathering plan by "seeding" temple ruins with gold-plated trinkets. Camilla exposes the plot and leaves the criminals to the mercies of the Ugandis, who are angered by the presence of white men in their territory.
Keywords
elephants; gold; mandrills; saddle zebras; Temple of Doom; waterfalls
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Fury of the Golden Apes!
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Fury of the Golden Apes!
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Many hunters invade the privacy of the kingdom of Simba, king of the beasts!"]
    Simba, King of Beasts
  4. 3. The Freshman's Second Lesson (Part 2)
    The Big Cage
  5. 4. ["Boom! Boom! Boom! Man-made thunder echoes the jungle vastness..."]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  6. 5. Primates
    Jungle Facts
  7. 6. ["What terrors did the jungle night hold..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  8. 7. ["Sacred is the mighty elephant to the Balahari tribe..."]
    Tabu
  9. 8. Deer of the World
    Jungle Lore
  10. 9. ["Sweating bullocks plodded through the steaming brush..."]
    Camilla
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