(January 1951)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1950-12-01
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date derived from previous issue.


Scourge of the Soudan (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Maurice Whitman ?
Inks
Maurice Whitman ?; Iger Shop ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Keywords
bondage; stereotyping of African natives; stereotyping of Arabs

Scourge of the Soudan (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
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Zulu; Amra; Ann Mason; Marmo (elephant); Gar; cave men
Synopsis
Believing Kaänga to be their legendary hero, Queen Amra and her amazons kidnap Ann in order to force Kaänga to help them against the apemen that threaten their kingdom. Kaänga does as he is compelled and defeats the apemen. The queen frees Ann and she and Kaänga return to their jungle.
Reprints
Keywords
galleys; human sacrifice; leopards; lions; saddle antelopes; saddle zebras; slaves; soporific drugs; vultures; waterfalls

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

first line: "The lion's bold track across the veldt told many things to Kaänga, lord of the jungle..."

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Military Diary, En route, El Basheba September 22...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry Thunder; Sandra Shaw; Jahri; Ahmed; Jenna
Synopsis
Terry and undercover intelligence agent Shaw break up a diamond smuggling ring.
Keywords
diamonds; radios; 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
Wambi, the jungle boy, was trained well by his animal brothers, Tawn and Ogg.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Wambi; Tawn; Ogg; Alaki; Fajelus (African tribe)
Synopsis
Attempting to reach a river island, Wambi is swept away and taken for a river god by a distant, down-river tribe. Unable to escape, he sends two leopards to fetch Tawn and Ogg who rescue him.
Reprints
Keywords
crocodiles; hunting leopards; jullah fruit; rafts; waterfalls

Trouble in the Big Cage (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
? [as Clyde Beatty]
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle

[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
Is it wise to entrust mortal man with knowledge of the future?
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tabu; Jhontas (African tribe); Elges; Lurandi; Eleanor
Synopsis
An evil goddess sends Tabu a false vision but he trusts his instincts and rescues a couple from the Jhontas.
Keywords
airplanes; eagles

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

Camilla / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Victor Ibsen]
Pencils
Ralph Mayo (signed)
Inks
Ralph Mayo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Snarl and spring and slash of claws ended the celebration of Camilla's visit to the Kolumbi kraal.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Camilla; Kolumbis (African tribe); Nabilo; Fang (dog); Harana; Beth Sharpe; Jansen; K'tonga; Maru
Synopsis
When Chief Nabilo is wounded by a leopard, Camilla goes to the herbalist Harana for help. She learns that Harana no longer has powers since her temple was desecrated by K'tonga. Only with K'tonga's death will her powers be restored. Camilla locates K'tonga and, using an elephant, topples a stone alter on K'tonga and her renegade followers. Harana's powers are restored and Chief Nabilo's life is saved.
Keywords
apes; blackwater fever; crocodiles; elephants; healing herbs; hunting cheetahs; leopards; rubber plantations; saddle zebras
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Scourge of the Soudan
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Scourge of the Soudan
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Military Diary, En route, El Basheba September 22..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  4. 3. ["Wambi, the jungle boy, was trained well by his animal brothers, Tawn and Ogg."]
    Wambi
  5. 4. Trouble in the Big Cage
    The Big Cage
  6. 5. ["Is it wise to entrust mortal man with knowledge of the future?"]
    Tabu
  7. 6. ["Snarl and spring and slash of claws ended the celebration of Camilla's visit to the Kolumbi kraal."]
    Camilla
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