(March 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Keywords
lions

[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
Down the river the dugout raced, with yelling death behind it...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; B'tora; Harry Sands; Zulu; Dar-fungs (African natives); Marmo (elephant); Dora Sands; Jim; Dawson; Potter; N'gola
Synopsis
Witchdoctor N'gola plots with criminals Dawson and Potter to drive the Sandses from their mine. While Ann helps hold off the Dar-fungs (attacking at N'gola instigation), Kaänga exposes the witchdoctor as a fraud.
Keywords
disguises; leopards; masks; mines; rhinoceroses; saddle zebras; spotlights

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

Captain Terry Thunder / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A great Riff tribe dwelt somewhere out in the sandy wastes of North Africa...
Characters
Terry Thunder [Desert Panther]; Zanzibar; al-Sinda; Agha
Synopsis
Terry assumes the guise of the recently deceased Desert Panther, a staunch opponent of slavers in the area.
Keywords
dancing girls; slavers; stereotyping of Arabs

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Stamps (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Wambi the Jungle Boy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The gloomy, green stretches of jungle were ever a source of surprise to Wambi...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Wambi; Tawn; Ogg; Sirdah (tiger); Tuareks (African tribe); Mossa; Crekko (jackal)
Synopsis
Sirdah tricks the Tuareks into believing that Wambi has desecrated their idol. When Tawn and Ogg go to investigate, they are captured. Wambi frees them and tricks Sirdah into battle with the warriors.
Keywords
idol of Banla'a; totem poles

Read Them All! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Feuds in the Big Cage (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Clyde Beatty
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Tabu / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fear -- alive and menacing -- spun a web of terror over the jungle.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tabu; Perry; Karen; Djibutis (African tribe); Akoonas (African tribe); Orogo
Synopsis
Through the use of a mind-control gas, Tabu is tricked into getting a pair of animal thieves safe passage into the Akoonas' kraal. He recovers in time to prevent the theft of the Akoonas' animals and to capture the thieves.
Keywords
gas masks; mind-control gasses

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Camilla / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ralph Mayo (signed)
Inks
Ralph Mayo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The natives called it a place of death, and even the scent of death hung heavy on the air...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Camilla; Fang; Zagounas (African tribe); Ugago; Kizembe; Seth Shannon; Marty; Brian
Synopsis
Ugago is accused of leading white looters to the Zagounas' temple. Camilla discovers it was done by placing a radio tracker on Ugago and convinces the tribe. The looters are captured
Keywords
elephants; gorillas; howdahs; pythons; radio trackers; saddle zebras
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Kaänga
  2. 1. ["Down the river the dugout raced, with yelling death behind it..."]
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["A great Riff tribe dwelt somewhere out in the sandy wastes of North Africa..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. Stamps
  6. 5. ["The gloomy, green stretches of jungle were ever a source of surprise to Wambi..."]
    Wambi the Jungle Boy
  7. 6. Read Them All!
  8. 7. Feuds in the Big Cage
    The Big Cage
  9. 8. ["Fear -- alive and menacing -- spun a web of terror over the jungle."]
    Tabu
  10. 9. ["The natives called it a place of death, and even the scent of death hung heavy on the air..."]
    Camilla
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Len Wolinsky
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.