(January 1952)

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
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

Spawn of the Devil's Moon (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Spawn of the Devil's Moon (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
Jeff Curtiss (introduction, villain); N'Dala (introduction, villain); Professor Pringall (introduction); Mrs. Pringall (introduction); Kaänga; Ann Mason; Marmo (elephant); Zulu; Lonkalos (African tribe)
Synopsis
Witch doctor N'Dala convinces the Lonkalos that the white doctors have poisoned them. Kaänga protects the doctors from the Lonkalo attack and then shows the Lonkalos that the witch doctor was deceiving them.
Reprints
Keywords
bondage; disguises; elephants; medical supplies; plague; witch doctors; zombies

Indexer Notes

Title from cover.

first line: "The plague has struck the Lokalo kraal..."

[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
Wambi, the jungle boy, does not always have the company of his two best friends.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Sirdah (villain); Wambi; Tawn; Ogg
Synopsis
Word is spread that while Tawn and Ogg are away, Sirdah will attack him. Wambi constructs a model tiger and places it over a tiger pit. Sirdah attacks the model and falls in the pit. Wambi only releases him after extracting a promise from him to be good.
Reprints
Keywords
hyenas; models; tiger pits

[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
A lonely jungle river...a missing trading boat...with it's elderly captain and young girl passenger...what happened to them?
Genre
adventure
Characters
Bascom Sands (introduction, villain); the Bangwillis (African tribe)(introduction, villains); Captain Henry (introduction); Miss Jarvis (introduction); Terry Thunder; Keeto
Synopsis
River pirates take Captain Henry's boat. Terry and Keeto, disguised as spirits, frighten the pirates away.
Reprints
Keywords
boats; disguises; ivory; masks

The Animal Question (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
?
Pencils
Ralph Mayo (signed)
Inks
Ralph Mayo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The war for hunting lands has ended...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Sitari (introduction); Digaro (introduction, villain); Kadir (introduction, villain); Arab slavers (introduction, villains); Camilla; Karongas (African tribe); Bafwazis (African tribe); Zamba
Synopsis
At a peace celebration, the Karongas betray the Bafwazis to Arab slavers. Camilla follows the slave caravan and frees the Bafwazis and hurries them back to their village to defend against the further attacks of the Karongas. The Bafwazis are triumphant and the Karongas install a new chief.
Keywords
elephants; leopards; sedan chairs; slavers; slaves; stereotyping of Arabs; whips
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Spawn of the Devil's Moon
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Spawn of the Devil's Moon
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Wambi, the jungle boy, does not always have the company of his two best friends."]
    Wambi
  4. 3. ["A lonely jungle river...a missing trading boat...with it's elderly captain and young girl passenger...what happened to them?"]
    Capt. Terry Thunder
  5. 4. The Animal Question
    The Big Cage
  6. 5. ["The war for hunting lands has ended..."]
    Camilla
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Donald Dale Milne
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.