(November 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); Jerry Iger (Art Director)(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

Treasure-Tomb of the Ape-King (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Reprints
Keywords
baboons

Treasure-Tomb of the Ape-King (Table of Contents: 1)

Kaänga / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Whitman (signed)
Inks
Maurice Whitman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Zulu; Marmo (elephant); Tonta; Mangawatos (African tribe); Billings; Sharkey
Synopsis
Billings and Sharkey convince Tonta that they are clearing the jungle near his temple to make it easier for worshipers of Tonta's gorillas to come to him. In fact, they're searching for treasure using mind-controlled slaves as labor. Kaänga and Ann show Tonta that he has been duped and he orders his apes to help capture Billings and Sharkey.
Keywords
dynamite; gorillas; idols; mind control drugs; saddle zebras; sea monsters; stereotyping of African natives; tree houses; zombies

Indexer Notes

Title from cover.

first line: "For many, many moons the jungle lord had known the great grey ape dwelling high in his treetop temple..."

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

Capt. Terry Thunder / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
Jay Disbrow
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Military Diary: Captain Terry Thunder, North African Intelligence Corps.
Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry Thunder; Ibn Jad; Black Scourge; Fesal; Ibn Jad's daughter
Synopsis
While waiting for word of the whereabouts of the Black Scourge, Terry is staying with Sheikh Ibn Jad. The Black Scourge sneaks into the sheikh's fortress and kidnaps his daughter. Terry disguises himself as an East Indian hunter and takes a caravan of the sheikh's men into the desert. Black Scourge attacks the caravan but is defeated and captured by Terry.
Reprints
Keywords
El Basheba (African village); elephants; howdahs; leopards; lions; stereotyping of Arabs

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

Wambi / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Henry Kiefer
Inks
Henry Kiefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The sacred idol of the Lohakka tribe looks out over the waters of the river with two faces.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Wambi; Tawn; Rango (monkey); Ogg; Sirdah (tiger); Matumbi; Hagar (jackal); Lohakkas (African tribe)
Synopsis
Wambi plays a joke on his jungle friends and, in the process, defiles a sacred idol. The Lohakkas take Wambi prisoner. When his jungle friends come to free him, they accidentally tip the idol over and the Lohakkas discover that it contains treasure. They happily let Wambi go free.
Keywords
idols; jewels; practical jokes

Adventures In the Big Cage (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Clyde Beatty
Letters
typeset

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

Tabu / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Not many moons ago, a ghostly visitor came to Tabu in a dream...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tabu; M'lagga; Edwards; Luara; Madawas (African tribe)
Synopsis
A Madawa girl becomes aware of a plot by the Madawa witch doctor and white hunter Edwards to raid Madawa supply canoes. She informs Tabu who exposes the plot.
Keywords
bondage; mandrills; saddle zebras; totem poles

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

Camilla / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ralph Mayo
Inks
Ralph Mayo
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An Arab slaver found it...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Camilla; Drake; Rod Remley; Beghallas (African tribe); Fang (dog); N'gari; Boko; John Clayton; Jeanne Clayton
Synopsis
Remley, a dishonest archaeologist and his henchmen, find a Viking helmet. While trying to find the source of the helmet, they are attacked in the jungle by Vikings. They soon discover that the Vikings are an earlier archaeology expedition, betrayed by Remley. Camilla helps the "Vikings" defeat Remley's men. Remly falls to his death and his henchmen are captured.
Reprints
Keywords
chariots; crocodiles; disguises; draft antelopes; leopards; lions; Vikings
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Treasure-Tomb of the Ape-King
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Treasure-Tomb of the Ape-King
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Military Diary: Captain Terry Thunder, North African Intelligence Corps."]
    Capt. Terry Thunder
  4. 3. ["The sacred idol of the Lohakka tribe looks out over the waters of the river with two faces."]
    Wambi
  5. 4. Adventures In the Big Cage
    The Big Cage
  6. 5. ["Not many moons ago, a ghostly visitor came to Tabu in a dream..."]
    Tabu
  7. 6. ["An Arab slaver found it..."]
    Camilla
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  • Donald Dale Milne
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.