H. John Edwards, 1950? Series
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Price
6d [0-0-6 AUP]
Pages
28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
H. John Edwards Co. Pty. Ltd
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
?
Color
Colour cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia at the bottom of page 3 of the David Farragut story lists:
"JUNGLE NO. 31. Published by H. John Edwards Publishing Co, Pty. Ltd., 14 Bond Street, Sydney. Copyright. All rights reserved by Fiction House Inc., 130 West 42nd Street, New York, 18, U.S.A. Name sof all characters used in the Magazine are fictitious. If the name of any person living or dead is used, it is a coincidence. Printed by "Truth" and "Sportsman" Ltd., corner of Kippax and Holt Streets, Sydney."
It continues on page 4:
"JUNGLE COMIC No. 31: Published by H. John Edwards Publishing Co. Pty. Ltd., 14 Bond Street, Sydney. printed by Bridge Printery Pty. Ltd., 117 Reservoir Street, Sydney."


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Reprints
Keywords
first aid; lions

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

Kaänga / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Kaänga had spotted them at daybreak...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; M'sungu; Emir Shekar; Prince Kajumba
Synopsis
Emir Shekar is teaching his stepson how to be a ruthless ruler by watching the slaughter of slaves. Kaänga frees the slaves and takes Prince Kajumba with him. Kaänga and N'sungu build a stockade for the newly-freed slaves. Shekar attacks with his war elephants. Kaänga defeats them and the prince decides that Kaänga is a better role model than the emir.
Reprints
Keywords
bondage; elephants; hyenas; leopards; lions; slave coffles; slaves; stereotyping of Arabs

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

King of the Congo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lena Buffalente
Inks
Lena Buffalente
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Again and again the mysterious raiders had struck...
Genre
aviation
Characters
"Clipper" King; "Jingo" Stewart; Zanga (villain); Trader Mason (villain)
Synopsis
King interrupts Mason's raid on an ivory caravan.
Reprints

The Gallows Bird (Table of Contents: 3)

Ghost Gallery / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Robert Webb
Inks
Robert Webb
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There were three things missing...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Drew Murdoch; Dolly; Andy; Elsa Hesse (villain, dies); Karl Hesse (villain, dies)
Synopsis
Black marketeers shot down an air transport for its drug cargo. Three years later, the ghost of the pilot, Jim Carmody, guided his co-pilot, Andy, and his fiancee, Dolly, to the Black Pit 12 miles north of Grenau.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The story refers to a Flying Boxcar, but the plane depicted is not the C-119. The plane depicted is the C-54 Skymaster.

David Farragut (Table of Contents: 4)

Famous Fighters / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jay Disbrow?; ? (Iger Shop)
Inks
? (Iger Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
David Farragut; David Porter
Synopsis
The story of David Farragut, the United States' first admiral.
Reprints
Keywords
CSS Tennessee; Fort Morgan; Mobile Bay

Indexer Notes

Indicia at the bottom of page 3 and continued on page 4.

Timber! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Body Sculpture Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Kaänga
  2. 1. ["Kaänga had spotted them at daybreak..."]
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Again and again the mysterious raiders had struck..."]
    King of the Congo
  4. 3. The Gallows Bird
    Ghost Gallery
  5. 4. David Farragut
    Famous Fighters
  6. 5. Timber!
    Body Sculpture Club
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