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 4 of the Phantoms of the Sea story lists:
"JUNGLE COMIC NO. 32. 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. Names of 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 5:
"JUNGLE COMIC No. 32: 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
?; ? (touch-ups)
Colors
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Reprints
Keywords
bonadge; gorillas

Indexer Notes

Ann's face is different from the original.

Swamp of the Shrieking Dead (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
"Four days and four nights...the big B'fanti drums had boomed a mystery message."
Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; B'fantis (African tribe); Marmo (elephant); M'sungu; Belden; Hook Jorgenson (villain)
Synopsis
Crooked trader Jorgenson kidnaps Ann in order to sell her to Arab slavers and puts Kaänga to work as a logging slave. Kaänga escapes and frees Ann.
Reprints
Keywords
bankuto trees; lions; logging; rhinoceros worship; signal drums; slave auctions; stereotyping of Arabs; Tinga Swamp; white rhinoceroses

Indexer Notes

Title from cover.

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

Tiger Girl / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Alan O'Hara]
Pencils
John Forte ?; Jack Kamen ?
Inks
Jay Disbrow ?; ? (Iger Shop)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He was B'Shini, the shadow god...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tiger Girl; B'shini [Trader Gregory] (villain, dies); Abdola; Benzali (tiger); John Crane; Ellen Crane
Synopsis
The mysterious B'shini urges natives to attack safaris and share their loot with him. He is exposed by Tiger Girl as Trader Gregory.
Reprints
Keywords
amputation; disguises; elephants; leopards; masks; saddle zebras; wheelchairs

Annie Oakley (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Reprints

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

Hawk / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Robert Webb
Inks
Robert Webb
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
"They called him mad when he hired a pirate turncoat..."
Genre
adventure
Characters
Rufe; Greta; Captain Hawk; Velvet; Jeremy; Seth Lodger (villain); Caleb; Fluth; Jeffery
Synopsis
Captain Hawk is hired to take a captain's son to his island fortress to claim his inheritance. The captain's servants refuse to recognize Jeffery. While they are fighting, the real Jeffery arrives. Together, Hawk and the servants arrest the imposter.
Reprints
Keywords
Lady Scarlett

Phantoms from the Sea (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas ?
Inks
Jack Abel ?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
"Sea spray pounded against the jetty"
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Betty; Jim; Gideon (villain); Quinn (villain); John Gilroy
Synopsis
A band of “shipwreckers” occupy a lighthouse to lure ships to their doom. They are overwhelmed by a brave couple, the old lighthouse keeper and the ghosts of their previous victims.
Reprints
Keywords
Gravesend Lighthouse

[Timber!] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Swamp of the Shrieking Dead
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["He was B'Shini, the shadow god..."]
    Tiger Girl
  4. 3. Annie Oakley
  5. 4. [""They called him mad when he hired a pirate turncoat...""]
    Hawk
  6. 5. Phantoms from the Sea
  7. 6. [Timber!]
    Body Sculpture Club
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