(Winter 1950)

Fiction House, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Glen-Kel Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
Jerry Iger (art director)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Published in Winter 1950-1951.
Cover title is Kaänga Comics. Indicia title is unknown.


Queen of the Congo Rifles (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kamen ?
Inks
Jack Kamen ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Reprints
Keywords
leopards

Indexer Notes

The cover has 2 titles, neither of which has any connection to the cover illustration. One of the titles (Queen of the Congo Rifles) has some connection to the first story.

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

Kaänga / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Robert Webb
Inks
? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Together with Ann, his mate, and Zulu, the voiceless man-cub, Kaänga roamed the Congo's twisting trails...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Zulu; Tana (princess of the Ugandas); Ugandas (African tribe); N'toba; Marmo (elephant); Cole
Synopsis
Ann and Zulu are captured by a hostile tribe bent on exacting revenge on Kaänga for a murder they believe he committed. Kaänga frees his companions and forces the witch doctor to admit to framing Kaänga.
Reprints
Keywords
covered wagons; crocodiles; Dance of Doom; saddle zebras

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

Kaänga Says / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is an alligator, not a crocodile - but...
Genre
non-fiction; animal; jungle
Characters
Kaänga (narrator)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Facts about jungle animals.

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

Kaänga / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Robert Webb
Inks
? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Weeks had passed since Kaänga denied the Tanganis hunting rights to the Bantu plains.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Zulu; K'linga (chief of the Tanganis); Turk Taylor; Morgan; Naru; Tanganis (African tribe); Marmo (elephant)
Synopsis
Kaänga is framed by treasure hunters for an attack on the Tanganis and theft of their sacred treasure. The treasure hunters capture Ann. Kaänga rescues Ann and exposes the treasure hunters' tricks.
Keywords
gold; imposture; lions; quicksand; saddle zebras; signal drums; tiger traps

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Kaänga / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (Iger Shop)
Inks
? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The jungle was Kaänga's kingdom! And no man knew or ruled his dominion better.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Mixer; Lato; Zulu; Ann Mason; Pete; N'glios (African tribe); Marmo (elephant)
Synopsis
Kaänga leads what he believes to be a group of scientists to the N'glios' Temple. They are in fact, treasure hunters. The N'glios attack the party. It is only after Kaänga is rescued from drowning by the N'glios' chief that the deception is exposed. Kaänga turns the thieves over to the district commissioner.
Reprints
Keywords
chariots; elephants; leopards; mandrills; N'glios' Temple
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Queen of the Congo Rifles
    Kaänga
  2. 1. ["Together with Ann, his mate, and Zulu, the voiceless man-cub, Kaänga roamed the Congo's twisting trails..."]
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["This is an alligator, not a crocodile - but..."]
    Kaänga Says
  4. 3. ["Weeks had passed since Kaänga denied the Tanganis hunting rights to the Bantu plains."]
    Kaänga
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. ["The jungle was Kaänga's kingdom! And no man knew or ruled his dominion better."]
    Kaänga
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