(July 1950)

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 (editor)(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
? (Iger Shop)
Inks
Jack Kamen ?; ? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Reprints
Keywords
bondage; elephants

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

Kaänga / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Twenty great rains ago, a town was building on the banks of the Manawato...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Zulu; Ann Mason; Mombasas (African tribe); N'kota; hawk men
Synopsis
Twenty years ago, a group of white settlers were massacred by unknown natives. Today, their children have banded together to seek revenge, wearing hawk masks. N'kota persuades them that the Mombasas are to blame. In reality, the perpetrators of the massacre were N'kota and his men. The hawk men began to capture Mombasas in anticipation of a mass execution. Kaänga learns the truth and leads the uncaptured Mombasases to the hawk men's headquarters where the captives are freed and N'kota is captured and sent to the district commissioner for trial.
Keywords
bondage; Mankawato River; saddle zebras; signal drums; warthogs

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

Simba, King of the Beasts / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Ed Hunt]
Pencils
Richard Case
Inks
Richard Case
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The tree dwellers, the river demons, and even the mighty tuskers heeded Simba's sage advice...
Genre
animal; jungle
Characters
Simba; Tiku (monkey)
Synopsis
Drought forces Simba to go far afield to find water for his subjects. When he does find a waterhole, it is guarded by a rhinoceros that Simba kills.
Reprints
Keywords
drought; rhinoceroses

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

Tabu / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What unseen demon-force guided that savage band of marauding apes...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tabu; Naalo; Awandas (African tribe)
Synopsis
White men disguised as apes are looting temples in Tabu's jungle. Tabu discovers the plot at the Snake Temple and uses his illusions to capture the looters.
Reprints
Keywords
apes; Crocodile Temple; disguises; leopards; Lion Temple; Snake Temple

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

Captain Terry Thunder / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Pierre La Rue]
Pencils
Gus Schrotter ?; ? (Iger Shop)
Inks
? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The river that flows past Fort Diablo is the entrace and exit to and from the dark jungle lands beyond...
Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Terry Thunder; Keeto' B'fangos (African tribe); M'wili; Miss Dunlap
Synopsis
Art collector Miss Dunlap is using hollowed totem poles to smuggle escaped convicts out of Africa. Terry exposes her and recaptures the convicts.
Reprints
Keywords
art collecting; Kafka Prison Colony; machine guns; totem poles

The Big Cage (Advanced Trickology, Cont'd) (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Clyde Beatty
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'A wounded animal suffers as severely as a wounded person does!'
Genre
jungle
Characters
Wambi; Ogg; Tawn; Lari; Gwanda
Synopsis
Wambi's friend, Lari, is expelled from his tribe because he will not participate in a ritual devised by the witch doctor Gwanda, in which an elephant is tortured to death. Wambi helps him return to his village and exposes the witch doctor as a coward.
Reprints
Keywords
cruelty to animals; witch doctors

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

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
From the murky waters of the Congo lurched a mysterious fugitive.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Camilla; Shane; Pete Barton; Fang; Garrity; Hooker; Kenyon; Commissioner Harris
Synopsis
Barton and his gang are hijacking prison boats and using the captured convicts as slave labor in their mining operation. Camilla, with Commissioner Harris's aide Garrity, capture the gang and turn the gang and the convicts over to the commissioner.
Reprints
Keywords
bloodhounds; leopards; mining; saddle zebras; slaves; whips
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Kaänga
  2. 1. ["Twenty great rains ago, a town was building on the banks of the Manawato..."]
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["The tree dwellers, the river demons, and even the mighty tuskers heeded Simba's sage advice..."]
    Simba, King of the Beasts
  4. 3. ["What unseen demon-force guided that savage band of marauding apes..."]
    Tabu
  5. 4. ["The river that flows past Fort Diablo is the entrace and exit to and from the dark jungle lands beyond..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  6. 5. The Big Cage (Advanced Trickology, Cont'd)
    The Big Cage
  7. 6. ["'A wounded animal suffers as severely as a wounded person does!'"]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  8. 7. ["From the murky waters of the Congo lurched a mysterious fugitive."]
    Camilla
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Donald Dale Milne
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.