(December 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. Byrnes (managing editor)(credited); John C. Mitchell (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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Maurice Whitman ?
Inks
? (Iger Shop ?)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga
Keywords
bondage; lions

[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
The whispering winds spoke softly to Kaänga...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Sindango; Zulu; leopard cultists; Marmo (elephant); Michelé
Synopsis
A troop of French Foreign Legionnaires is attacked by leopard cultists. Kaänga, who had been tracking the cultists, challenges the leader of the cult to single combat and kills him. Now, as head of the cult, he disperses them and sends the Legion on its way.
Keywords
bondage; French Foreign Legion; idols; jackals; leopard cults; saddle zebras; steamboats; stereotyping of African natives; tree houses; vultures

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

Captain Terry Thunder / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Military Report, El Basheba, August 12. To: Commanding Officer
Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry Thunder; El Cordofan; Myrra; Ibn; Ali
Synopsis
Terry is assigned to discover the plans of rebel leader, El Cordofan. He discovers that El Cordofan plans to destroy Fort Diablo with a booby-trapped boat. Terry convinces some of El Cordofan's men to mutiny and El Cordofan is killed in a dynamite explosion.
Keywords
Africongo (region); cobras; dancers; dynamite; El Basheba (African town); stereotyping of Arabs

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

Wambi / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Roy L. Smith]
Pencils
Henry Kiefer
Inks
Henry Kiefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There is never peace in the savage jungle for Wambi...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Wambi; Binongis (African tribe); Tawn; Ogg; Rhyncho (rhinoceros); Trago
Synopsis
Binongi hunters come to Wambi's jungle, pursuing a white ape. They capture Wambi when he prevents the taking of the ape. Later, Wambi's jungle friends, joined by the white ape, free him. Wambi orders the Binongi from his jungle and welcomes the white ape.
Reprints
Keywords
blowguns; saddle zebras; white gorillas

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

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

Script
Clyde Beatty
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There are a number of good bear stories I like to tell.
Reprints

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

Tabu / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Only a fool would believe that man is the complete master of his own destiny.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tabu; Tulu; Jolar; Lati; Luossas (African tribe); Orana; K'kito
Synopsis
Informed in a vision that the witch Lati plans to kill the beloved of K'kito, chief of the Luossas, Tabu hurries to the kraal and fights to free the chief and expose the plot.
Reprints
Keywords
courtship rites; disguises; idols; masks; poison; saddle zebras; totem poles

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

Camilla / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Victor Ibsen]
Pencils
Bob Lubbers ?
Inks
Ralph Mayo
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the Zanziba kraal, panic reigned...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Camilla; Zanzibas (African tribe); N'loka; Birano; Fanning; Benjamin Bayne; Boru; Fang (dog); Susan Shaw
Synopsis
Bayne and his men are using mechanical dragons to fly stolen diamonds out of the jungle. Camilla, using one of their own dragons, defeats them and takes them into custody.
Reprints
Keywords
catapults; dragon birds; hunting cheetahs; machine guns; robots; saddle zebras; warthogs; witch doctors
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Kaänga
  2. 1. ["The whispering winds spoke softly to Kaänga..."]
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Military Report, El Basheba, August 12. To: Commanding Officer"]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  4. 3. ["There is never peace in the savage jungle for Wambi..."]
    Wambi
  5. 4. ["There are a number of good bear stories I like to tell."]
    The Big Cage
  6. 5. ["Only a fool would believe that man is the complete master of his own destiny."]
    Tabu
  7. 6. ["In the Zanziba kraal, panic reigned..."]
    Camilla
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Donald Dale Milne
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