(November 1951)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Glen-Kel Pub. Co., Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines 30th Year
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

The Moons of Devil Drums (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Reprints
Keywords
elephants; leopards

[The Moons Of Devil Drums] (Table of Contents: 1)

Kaänga / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Whitman (signed)
Inks
Maurice Whitman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; "Tiger" Larsen (death); Mobu; Whitey; Loratis (African tribe); Susan; Marmo (elephant)
Synopsis
Larsen, a white safari raider, has taken an ape idol and a woman, from a safari. Kaänga frees the woman, and with her, takes the idol back to its rightful place. There, they find the woman's father, left in the pit where Larsen had thrown him. Then, in order to leave, Kaänga must battle the apes of the area. When he defeats their leader, they acknowledge him as their king and he and his party depart freely.
Keywords
bondage; elephants; gorillas; leopards; machine guns; oxen; signal drums; zebras

Indexer Notes

Title from cover.

first line: "'Tiger' Larsen and his renegade band had pounced on a small safari..."

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

Wambi / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Seldom do the wild beasts of the jungle care to roam far from their familiar haunts.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Wambi; Ogg; Tawn; One-Tusker (elephant)
Synopsis
A herd of elephants invade Wambi's jungle. Tawn attempts to drive them away but is tricked into a pit. After Wambi gets him out of the pit, Tawn resumes his battle with the strange herd's leader and kills him. The strangers leave the jungle.
Keywords
rhinoceroses

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

Capt. Terry Thunder / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Robert Webb
Inks
Robert Webb
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On the far fringes of Terry Thunder's domain dwelt a mysterious creature that the Congo lancer captain had never seen...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Terry Thunder; Keeto; Tandu; Sue Barton; Songa (elephant); Lubur (elephant)
Synopsis
Terry and Keeto save the life of Tandu, a woman who lives with elephants. Later, Sue Barton, an ivroy hunter posing as a photographer, comes to the jungle and attacks Tandu's herd. The lancers rout Barton's men, while Tandu captures Barton using her elephant friends.
Keywords
animal training; cameras; dart guns; elephants; hyenas; ivory; Kafka Prison Colony; leopards; stereotyping of African natives

Lightning Hits the Big Cage (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Clyde Beatty
Letters
typeset

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

Camilla / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To the tribes of Camilla's kingdom, the Star Jewels of Jabala were a sacred symbol of honor and courage...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Camilla; Ganamo; Wasutis (African tribe); Buhutus (African tribe); Naykara; Kalembu; Carson
Synopsis
In an annual contest of strength and daring between the Wasutis and the Buhutus, each side captures a crocodile that the other side must fight. This year the Buhutus are cheating, using a robot crocodile loaned to them by a pair of white renegades. Camilla exposes the fraud and the Wasutis kill the Buhutu chief and the white renegades.
Keywords
crocodiles; leopards; robots; saddle zebras; Star Jewels of Jabala
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Moons of Devil Drums
    Kaänga
  2. 1. [The Moons Of Devil Drums]
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Seldom do the wild beasts of the jungle care to roam far from their familiar haunts."]
    Wambi
  4. 3. ["On the far fringes of Terry Thunder's domain dwelt a mysterious creature that the Congo lancer captain had never seen..."]
    Capt. Terry Thunder
  5. 4. Lightning Hits the Big Cage
    The Big Cage
  6. 5. ["To the tribes of Camilla's kingdom, the Star Jewels of Jabala were a sacred symbol of honor and courage..."]
    Camilla
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Per Sandell
  • James Ludwig
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