(May 1951)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1951-04-01
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date derived from previous issue.


The Safari of Golden Ghosts (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga
Keywords
lions

Indexer Notes

As usual for Jungle Comics, the cover title has nothing to do with the story.

[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
Kaänga, lord of the jungle, had posted warning totems on the border of Dyola land...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Sylvia Silvern; Mark; Zulu; Doug Watson; Dyolas (African tribe)
Synopsis
A treasure hunter impersonates a Dyola god in order to exploit an ancient treasure trove. Kaänga exposes the impostor.
Reprints
Keywords
bondage; disguises; gold; hunting cheetahs; idols; mandrills; masks; rhinoceroses; saddle zebras jackals

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Robert Webb
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To Captain Terry Thunder on temporary assignment to intelligence HQ.
Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry Thunder; Tanya Karga; Agent X-5; El Hammar
Synopsis
Terry and the undercover Agent X-5 capture Tanya Karga, a slaver and smuggler.
Keywords
Ciro Oasis; disguises; gun running; hand grenades; radio transmitters; slavers; stereotyping of Arabs; Tora Oasis

Indexer Notes

Bottom one-third of the final page is a promotional for Fiction House's Stories of Sheena pulp magazine.

Andorra (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Wambi / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
First the sky-wheeling river birds, then the fleet deer, and finally the proud hippopotamus -- all fled the banks of the stream...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Wambi; Ogg; Tawn; Asimas (African tribe); Faju; Sirdah (tiger); Maggo (macaw); Simmons; Jocko
Synopsis
Wambi and his jungle friends destroy a dam built by prospectors.
Keywords
crocodiles; dams; fishing; flooding; gold

Cat-fights in the Big Cage (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Clyde Beatty
Letters
typeset

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

Tabu / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Death clung to those ancient temple walls -- the smell of it hung in the dark, dank air...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tabu; Zingoli; Brad; Fargo; Tanda
Synopsis
Thieves Brad and Fargo take a sacred idol but are cursed by the goddess of the idol; one is killed and the other becomes blind.
Reprints
Keywords
blindness; idols; temples

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Camilla / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'Help me -- help!' The words ripped from fevered lips...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Camilla; Fang (dog); Chuck Harris; Trigger Shane; Jake; Marty; Zoualas (African tribe); Nikaro; Losako
Synopsis
Safari guides Shane, Jake, and Marty hope to steal anthropologist Harris's safari gear to sell to Arab traders. Knowing that Harris is seeking the Zoualas (who long left this country), they send out signal drum messages that there is to be a sacrifice at the old Zouala temple in order to draw Harris to them. However, the Zoualas also hear the message and prepare to avenge the profaning of their temple. Camilla rescues Harris and the Zoualas kill Shane and his men.
Reprints
Keywords
anthropology; crocodiles; disguises; elephants; human sacrifice; hunting cheetahs; mandrills; signal drums; stilts
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Safari of Golden Ghosts
    Kaänga
  2. 1. ["Kaänga, lord of the jungle, had posted warning totems on the border of Dyola land..."]
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["To Captain Terry Thunder on temporary assignment to intelligence HQ."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  4. 3. Andorra
  5. 4. ["First the sky-wheeling river birds, then the fleet deer, and finally the proud hippopotamus -- all fled the banks of the stream..."]
    Wambi
  6. 5. Cat-fights in the Big Cage
    The Big Cage
  7. 6. ["Death clung to those ancient temple walls -- the smell of it hung in the dark, dank air..."]
    Tabu
  8. 7. ["'Help me -- help!' The words ripped from fevered lips..."]
    Camilla
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