(February 1951)

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

The Black Avengers of Kaffir Pass (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Reprints
Keywords
leopards

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

Kaänga / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Maurice Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Commissioner's Office To: Kaänga...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; M'kubwa; Blake; Ellen Blake; Bull; Brad Shark; Zulu
Synopsis
Thieves pursue a steamboat captain and a cache of diamonds. Kaänga helps the captain's daughter locate the captain and defeat the thieves.
Keywords
apes; bondage; crocodiles; diamonds; lions; River Queen (steamboat); rope bridges; whips; wild dogs

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'Smash the grip of the slavers!'
Genre
jungle
Characters
Terry Thunder; El Dakar; Miss Thompson
Synopsis
Terry captures the brother of slaver El Dakar. He then puts on a exhibition of his camel corps, hoping to draw El Dakar to the confusion at the fort. He is successful and captures El Dakar.
Keywords
motion picture cameras; slavers; 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
Many were the tales told by tribal story tellers concerning Wambi, the jungle boy.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Wambi; Tawn; Ogg; Crekko (jackal); Frenchie; Ward; Maggo (macaw); Rhyncho (rhinoceros)
Synopsis
Prospectors occupy the waterhole in Wambi's jungle. Wambi, demanding their departure, is captured. The prospectors are then routed from the waterhole by a pair of rhinoceroses that believe the prospectors have threatened their young.
Keywords
gold; rhinoceroses

[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
Sap, Doob, and Dumbell were there dumbest animals I have ever handled.
Genre
non-fiction

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

Tabu / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A creaking cart slowly lumbers over familiar trails --
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tabu; Karen Cramer; Karl Cramer; Janice Cramer; un-named goddess; Ted (villain); Sandy (villain); Natubis (African tribe)
Synopsis
Tabu helps a couple recover their kidnapped daughter, who is being used by some crimnals to convince the Natubi tribe that she is the "White Maiden" their legends tell will one day reappear.
Reprints
Keywords
saddle zebras

[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
Months had passed since Chief Karemo of the superstitious Wasulis banned mystic rites and ancient ceremonies...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Camilla; Liz Borden; Fang (dog); Carter; Skipper Borden; Chuck Borden; Wasulis (African tribe); the bird god [B'gara]; Stan Steele; Cain; Karemo; N'kili
Synopsis
Plotting to take over the Borden trading post, Steele and Cain kidnap young Skipper Borden. At the same time, the Wasulis' witch doctor schemes to become chief by using trained eagles to cow the tribe. Camilla exposes the witch doctor as a greedy fraud and loses the eagles on the kidnappers to recover the boy.
Keywords
bird worship; crocodiles; eagles; stereotyping of African natives
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Black Avengers of Kaffir Pass
    Kaänga
  2. 1. ["Commissioner's Office To: Kaänga..."]
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["'Smash the grip of the slavers!'"]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  4. 3. ["Many were the tales told by tribal story tellers concerning Wambi, the jungle boy."]
    Wambi
  5. 4. ["Sap, Doob, and Dumbell were there dumbest animals I have ever handled."]
    The Big Cage
  6. 5. ["A creaking cart slowly lumbers over familiar trails --"]
    Tabu
  7. 6. ["Months had passed since Chief Karemo of the superstitious Wasulis banned mystic rites and ancient ceremonies..."]
    Camilla
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