(April 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 (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 Death Kraals of Kongola (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Reprints
Keywords
leopards

The Death Kraals of Kongola (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; Jaluos (African tribe); Zulu; Ann Mason; D'hama; Khargas (African tribe); Gombo; N'tora
Synopsis
Kaänga and Ann assist the Jaluos in defending themselves from the war-like Khargas.
Keywords
giraffes; lions; okapis; saddle zebras; siege engines; signal drums; snake charming; snakes; veldt; witch doctors

Indexer Notes

Title from cover.

first line: "The deepest jungle was Kaänga's forest home."

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

Capt. Terry Thunder / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Subject: Special Orders
Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry Thunder [Desert Panther]; Sharane; John Withers; Riffs (Berber tribe)
Synopsis
Colonel Withers leads Terry's camel corps into the desert to capture the raider, Sharane. Terry suggests that Withers ask for the help of the Desert Panther, but Withers declines. When the corps is captured, Terry escapes and assumes his guise as the Panther and leads the Panther's men to Withers's rescue and also manages to capture Sharane.
Keywords
stereotyping of African tribes; stereotyping of Arabs; whips

[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
Hunger can be more cruel than all the other dangers of the jungle --
Genre
jungle
Characters
Wambi; Tawn; Ogg; Rengo (monkey); Kolko; Dikka (deer); Taureks (African tribe)
Synopsis
Wambi steals the idol of the Tuareks in order to force them to share the jungles food resources.
Keywords
dogs; idol of Panumi; rope bridges

[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
One of the most interesting feuds that my arena has ever known is one still in progress.
Genre
non-fiction

[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
Tribal elders yet speak of Karana-Zan, the death day, when attackers fell as flies on the Bhutu battle plains.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tabu; Buhutus (African tribe); Larayo; Craig; Kibani
Synopsis
Trader Craig elects to punish the Buhutus after they decline to trade with him on Tabu's advice. He disguises himself as a ghost of a defeated Buhutu foe in order to frighten them into leaving their kraal. Tabu exposes the trick.
Keywords
disguises; Karana-zan; masks; saddle zebras; the Day of Death

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

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 dust has settled and thunder of the great migration has died and faded.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Camilla; Bagamoyos (African tribe); Kamelo; Professor Curtis; Ugandas (African tribe); Gwelo; Fang (dog); Hanley; Nakola
Synopsis
Treasure thieves Curtis and Hanley steal the Ugandas sacred gold. The Ugandas believe that the Bagamoyos are guilty of the theft. Camilla captures the true thieves and averts a war.
Keywords
air ships; cheetahs; dancers; gold; saddle antelopes; saddle zebras; Zeppelins
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Death Kraals of Kongola
    Kaänga
  2. 1. The Death Kraals of Kongola
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Subject: Special Orders"]
    Capt. Terry Thunder
  4. 3. ["Hunger can be more cruel than all the other dangers of the jungle --"]
    Wambi
  5. 4. ["One of the most interesting feuds that my arena has ever known is one still in progress."]
    The Big Cage
  6. 5. ["Tribal elders yet speak of Karana-Zan, the death day, when attackers fell as flies on the Bhutu battle plains."]
    Tabu
  7. 6. ["The dust has settled and thunder of the great migration has died and faded."]
    Camilla
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