(December 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
Editing
Jack Byrne (credited as J. F. Byrne) (managing editor); John Mitchell (credited as John C. Mitchell) (editor); S. M. Iger (credited as Jerry Iger) (art director)

Quest of the Dragon's Claw (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Maurice Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Quest of the Dragon's Claw (Table of Contents: 1)

Kaänga / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Riddell (credited)
Pencils
Maurice Whitman (signed)
Inks
Maurice Whitman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (LeRoy lettering)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
El Hammid, slaver king of the Congo wilds, had struck in the dead of night...
Genre
jungle
Characters
El Hammid (introduction, villain); N'Gando (introduction, villain); Nyika (introduction); Kaänga; Ann Mason; Bafwasendes (African tribe); Golu; Zulu
Synopsis
Kaänga, disguised, enters the kingship contest of the Bafwasendes in the place of the wounded Nyika. Despite the interference of the the witch doctor, Nyika recovers in time to complete the contest on his own.
Keywords
ascension rituals; disguises; elephants; howdahs; idols; lions; Quest for the Dragon Claw; rope bridges; shipwrecks; slavers; slaves; stereotyping of Arabs; Temple of the Blood Moon; witch doctors

Indexer Notes

Title from cover.

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

Wambi / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Roy L. Smith (credited)
Pencils
Henry Kiefer
Inks
Henry Kiefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Deep in Wambi's jungle, a big water buffalo is tangled in a maze of vines...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Sirdah (villain); Wambi; Tawn; Ogg
Synopsis
Wambi frees a Cape buffalo from a tangled mass of vines. Later, Sirdah attempts to kill Wambi. He is stopped by the grateful Cape buffalo who learns of Wambi's plight from a macaw.
Reprints
Keywords
Cape buffalo; hyenas; macaws

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

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

Script
Pierre La Rue (credited)
Pencils
Bob Webb ?
Inks
Bob Webb ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (LeRoy lettering)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'Death to all intruders!' Barote cult drums had rumbled.
Genre
adventure
Characters
the Barote priestess (introduction, villain, death); the Barotes (African tribe)(introduction); Terry Thunder; Keeto
Synopsis
Terry and the lancer go upriver to deal with the murderous Barotes and their priestess.
Reprints
Keywords
bathing; elephants; gorillas; howdahs; signal drums; steamboats

The Big Top Battles a Storm (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Clyde Beatty
Letters
typeset

Reprints

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

Camilla / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Victor Ibsen (credited)
Pencils
Ralph Mayo (signed)
Inks
Ralph Mayo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Down...down to the murky depths crashed the scientists' snare...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Bruce Asheley (introduction); Hope Asheley (introduction); Zago (introduction); Reagan (introduction, villain, death); Camilla; Nambumas (African tribe)
Synopsis
In an effort to loot a lost Egyptian temple, Reagan a safari guide, hypnotizes a scientist into believing that she is an ancient Egyptian queen. Camilla rescues the scientist and kills the guide.
Reprints
Keywords
ancient Egypt; elephants; hypnotism; lions; octopoid monster; saddle zebras; statue of Anubis; whips
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Quest of the Dragon's Claw
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Quest of the Dragon's Claw
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Deep in Wambi's jungle, a big water buffalo is tangled in a maze of vines..."]
    Wambi
  4. 3. ["'Death to all intruders!' Barote cult drums had rumbled."]
    Capt. Terry Thunder
  5. 4. The Big Top Battles a Storm
    The Big Cage
  6. 5. ["Down...down to the murky depths crashed the scientists' snare..."]
    Camilla
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