(Fall 1951)

Fiction House, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Glen-Kel Pub. Co., Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
Jerry Iger (art director)

Issue Notes

Comic's title is Kaänga Jungle King both on the cover and in the indicia

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Maurice Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Keywords
lions

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Kaänga / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Robert Webb
Inks
? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The great gray ape, symbol of peace and prosperity to the Kabalonga tribe, had disappeared...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Kabalonga chief; Ann Mason; Zulu; Satina; Boone; Rumson; skipper; Marmo (elephant)
Synopsis
Satina, an animal trainer, hopes to take a sacred ape back to the United States. Kaänga rescues the ape and restores it to the jungle.
Reprints
Keywords
animal training; gorillas; lions; steamboats; tigers; whips

Indexer Notes

Character info from Darci, June 2009.

The Hunting Lesson (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
N'Toka; Zulu; Kabalonga hunter
Keywords
decoys; lions; sambok

Indexer Notes

Title and character info from Darci, June 2009.

The Sky Serpents' Prey! (Table of Contents: 4)

Kaänga / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Riddell
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; N'goro; Ann
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sequence added per Darci, June 2009.

Chinchilla (Table of Contents: 5)

Stamps / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Sidney Elias
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

Kaänga / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (Iger Shop)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who were the demon raiders that struck by the light of the blood-moon --
Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Bayonga chief; medicine man; Bayongas (African tribe); bird people
Synopsis
The medicine man of the bird people misinterprets a prophecy and for a while, the bird people believe Kaänga to be evil. But when Kaänga assists women being attacked by wild dogs, the bird people realize the truth.
Reprints
Keywords
artificial wings; wild dogs

Indexer Notes

Sequence added per Darci, June 2009.

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

Tabu / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Larsen; ?
Inks
Howard Larsen; ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The scent of death was strong in the wind, but only the jungle wizard could sense...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tabu; witch woman; Ronda; Princess Dorena
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Previous appearance in Jungle Comics (Fiction House, 1940 series) #141; this is Tabu's last appearance. Character info from Darci, June 2009.

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

Kaänga / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Robert Webb
Inks
? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Chief N'Koba, old and weary, at long last had stepped down...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Chief N'Koba; Amrâna; Hagar; Kaänga; Ann Mason; Marmo (elephant)
Synopsis
Hagar, priestess of the apes, warns Amrâna, the tribal prince, that his people should continue to pay tribute to the ape god. Amrâna refuses until he and his men are attacked by the apes and saved by Hagar.
Reprints
Keywords
ape worship; apes; flooding; idols; Island of the Apes; lightning; storms

Indexer Notes

Character info from Darci, June 2009.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Kaänga
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. ["The great gray ape, symbol of peace and prosperity to the Kabalonga tribe, had disappeared..."]
    Kaänga
  4. 3. The Hunting Lesson
  5. 4. The Sky Serpents' Prey!
    Kaänga
  6. 5. Chinchilla
    Stamps
  7. 6. ["Who were the demon raiders that struck by the light of the blood-moon --"]
    Kaänga
  8. 7. ["The scent of death was strong in the wind, but only the jungle wizard could sense..."]
    Tabu
  9. 8. ["Chief N'Koba, old and weary, at long last had stepped down..."]
    Kaänga
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