(August 1950)

Fox, 1950 Series
 
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Hero Books, Inc.
Brand
?
Editing
Victor Fox
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

Indicia (scan from bipcomics.com):
FEATURE STORIES MAGAZINE (formerly FEATURE PRESENTATIONS MAGAZINE) August, 1950, No. 3. Published bi-monthly by Hero Books, Inc., 221 Conyngham Ave., Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Executive offices at 60 E. 42nd St., New York 17, N. Y. Application for entry as second class matter pending. Price 10 cc per copy. Yearly subscription in the United States and its possessions, Mexico, South America, Spain, 75c including postage. $1.50 elsewhere. The publisher accepts no responsibility for unsolicited material. Copyright 1950 by Hero Books, Inc. Contents must not be reproduced without permission. Any similarity between any of the names of persons or places appearing in this magazine (except those based on history or fact) with actual persons or places is not intended and is purely coincidental.
Printed in U.S.A.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jungle Lil; Jo-Jo ? / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Reprints

The Map of Death (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Carol Drake; Jungle Lil; Robi; Carleton (villain, death); Chief Sungo
Synopsis
Treacherous guide Carleton kills Dr. Drake and chases his daughter Carol for a treasure map.
Keywords
Kombe; leopards; N'Tungu

Games of Havoc (Table of Contents: 2)

Zegra / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Mac (villain, death); Bette (villain, death); Jimmy Mason; Zegra
Synopsis
Tired of small heists, Mac and Bette kidnap Jimmy Mason. They kidnap two more children and pose as professors leading the children on a tour in the Congo while their confederate in New York City waits for the Mason ransom. Mac realizes Bette plans to double-cross him and shoots her, then is killed by a wart hog. Zegra contacts the Commissioner to have the kidnappers' contact arrested and the children returned to their parents.
Reprints
Keywords
Congo; tiger; warthog

Sacred Jewel (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
O'Hara; MacLaren; Duchess (Mlle. X); Ngami; Francois
Synopsis
A woman, who will not give her name but MacLaren calls Duchess, hires him and O'Hara in Matadi to take her in search of an emerald. They discover the emerald is her dowry, carried by her fiancé.
Keywords
emerald; French Equatorial Africa; Ingoo; Loango; Matadi; Winchester rifle

Indexer Notes

I believe Ingoo refers to Iguéla Lagoon in present-day Gabon.

Lands of the Mandrill Queen (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Orlando
Inks
Wally Wood [as Wallace Wood]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Dr. Stark; Bart; Jungle Lil; Robi; Sharu (villain, death)
Synopsis
Bart brings Dr. Stark to Jungle Lil for help finding a root said to cure many diseases. They are captured by a tribe ruled by Sharu, who maintains her reign with man-sized mandrills, and sentenced to be sacrificed to an octopus. Rebels help them escape and Sharu is killed by her octopus.
Reprints
Keywords
mandrill; octopus
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Jungle Lil; Jo-Jo ?
  2. 1. The Map of Death
    Jungle Lil
  3. 2. Games of Havoc
    Zegra
  4. 3. Sacred Jewel
  5. 4. Lands of the Mandrill Queen
    Jungle Lil
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Lou Mougin
  • Valmiki Annamanthadoo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Darci
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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