(April 1950)

Fox, 1950 Series
 
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Hero Books, Inc.
Editing:
Victor Fox
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jungle Lil / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Betrayer of the Kombe Dead!! (Table of Contents: 1)

Jungle Lil / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Jungle Lil (first appearance); Inez; Kramer; Korfu; Jocu; Robi; Tuila (parrot)
Synopsis:
Diamond hunters violate the Kumbes' sacred burial cave and, with one disguised as Lil, attempt to make off with the diamonds stored there.
Reprints:
Keywords:
diamonds; imposture; Kombes (African tribe); mandrills; saddle zebras; stereotyping of African natives; witch doctors

The Slaves of the Idol Thieves' Caravan! (Table of Contents: 2)

Bwaäni / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Bwaäni (first appearance); Bonda; Mashumba; Kayota; Cheeta (monkey); Soltra; Tinoko; Horab; Bullah (elephant)
Synopsis:
Bwaäni thwarts a slaver by putting an end to an impending tribal war.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Azendes (African tribe); fishing; idols; M'benas (African tribe); slavers; slavery; slaves; stereotyping of African natives

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

Jungle Oil (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Ghosts of the Bandza Kraal! (Table of Contents: 4)

Jungle Lil / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vern Henkel
Inks:
Vern Henkel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Jungle Lil; Robi; Koola [Koppec]; Harrison
Synopsis:
A pair of treasure hunters deceive a village into believing that their long-deceased chief has returned and commands them to mine ore before the deceit is exposed by Lil and Robi.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Azolis (African tribe); Bandzas (African tribe); bondage; helicopters; leopard cults; nutranite (metal); stereotyping of African natives

Indexer Notes

Next appearance in Feature Stories Magazine #3.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Jungle Lil
  2. 1. Betrayer of the Kombe Dead!!
    Jungle Lil
  3. 2. The Slaves of the Idol Thieves' Caravan!
    Bwaäni
  4. 3. Jungle Oil
  5. 4. The Ghosts of the Bandza Kraal!
    Jungle Lil
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Tony R. Rose
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin