(June 1951)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
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); 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

Track of the Black Terror (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Keywords
leopards

Track of the Black Terror (Table of Contents: 1)

Kaänga / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Frank Riddell] (byline)
Pencils
Maurice Whitman (signed)
Inks
Maurice Whitman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; B'fongas (African tribe); Marmo (elephant); Max; Rocky; Zulu; Queen Cobra
Synopsis
Ann is taken prisoner by the slaver, Queen Cobra. Kaänga must first traverse the country of the king apes and defeat their leader before he can free Ann.
Keywords
Ape Temple Mountain; bondage; caves; crocodiles; dynamite; elephants; gas masks; gorillas; human skeleton; hyenas; saddle zebras; slavers

Indexer Notes

Title from cover.

First line: "The serpent was dead..."

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

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

Script
? [as Pierre La Rue] (byline)
Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No more would Al Raskobah and his slaver band raid plodding caravans...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry Thunder [Desert Panther]; Suri; al Raskobah [Desert Panther]
Synopsis
In order to learn the location of slaver al Raskobah hideout, Terry, disguised as the Desert Panther frees Raskobah and accompanies him into the desert. Raskobah attacks Terry and exposes his identity. Raskobah then disguises himself as the Panther. The lancers come to Terry's rescue and in the battle, Raskobah is killed. Terry sends word to the Panther's Riff's that the Panther is dead and that they should disband.
Keywords
El Kayhiba (African town); slavers; stereotyping of Arabs

Floating Safes (Table of Contents: 3)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sidney Elias
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
An advertisement for postage stamp collectibles.

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

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

Script
? [as Roy L. Smith] (byline)
Pencils
Henry Kiefer
Inks
Henry Kiefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Swift death may strike in the shadowed jungle...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Wambi Tawn; Ogg; Donga (rhinoceros)
Synopsis
As part of a practical joke, Wambi gives Ogg drugged fruit. A rhinoceros attacks a mouse deer. Tawn falls into a tiger trap. Needing Ogg's help, Wambi calls for him, but because he has been drugged, he does not respond. After getting the help of the monkeys, Wambi frees Tawn who is very angry with Ogg. Ogg and Tawn both leave Wambi in anger. Wambi pretends to be threatened by the rhinoceros and his friends re-unite to come to his aid.
Keywords
ibises; macaws; mouse deer; practical jokes; rhinoceroses; soporific drugs; tiger traps

No Two Alike in the Big Cage (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Clyde Beatty
Letters
typeset

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

Tabu / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Mack] (byline)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'I am Tabu, white wizard of the jungle...'
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tabu; G'zongas (African tribe); N'kulu; L'bodi; Bah-simba (lion)
Synopsis
Tabu tells the story of N'kulu of the G'zongas and how he was sustained in the wilderness by the lion god and returned to his people to take his rightful chieftanship.
Keywords
lion worship; lions

F (Table of Contents: 7)

Jungle Facts / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Brief natural histories of several jungle animals whose names begin with the letter "F."
Keywords
fennec; fisher; fishing cat; flying phalanger; fossa; fur seal

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

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

Camilla / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'Guns, ammo, supplies needed -- needed desperately...'
Genre
jungle
Characters
Camilla; Banwaylus (African tribe); Steve Conway; Trader Conway; Stone; Hook Benson; Shafer; Dot Shafer; Zago
Synopsis
Camilla is guiding a trading caravan to a mine. The caravan is attacked by Benson and his men, taking the weapons bound for the mine. Camilla goes to the mine and gets the owners and, with them, they go after Benson and recover the guns.
Keywords
elephant goads; elephants; leopards; masks; saddle zebras; witch doctors
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Track of the Black Terror
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Track of the Black Terror
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["No more would Al Raskobah and his slaver band raid plodding caravans..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  4. 3. Floating Safes
  5. 4. ["Swift death may strike in the shadowed jungle..."]
    Wambi the Jungle Boy
  6. 5. No Two Alike in the Big Cage
    The Big Cage
  7. 6. ["'I am Tabu, white wizard of the jungle...'"]
    Tabu
  8. 7. F
    Jungle Facts
  9. 8. ["'Guns, ammo, supplies needed -- needed desperately...'"]
    Camilla
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Donald Dale Milne
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.