(April 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

Caged Beasts and Plunder-Men (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Reprints
Keywords
bondage; lions

Caged Beasts and Plunder-Men (Table of Contents: 1)

Kaänga / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; M'sala; Tundurus (African tribe); Zulu; Ann Mason; Jim Slate; Captain Bell; Felix Garon; birdmen
Synopsis
Renegade Feliz Garon plans to establish an outlaw kingdom in the jungle where criminals are safe. He kidnaps Ann and police captain Bell. Kaänga summons several tribes to aid him and attacks Garon's castle. He and his army take the castle and free the prisoners.
Reprints
Keywords
artificial wings; bondage; castles; dynamite; elephants; harems; Juju Kraal; lions; Ruanda (African region); saddle zebras; signal drums; stereotyping of African natives; whips

Indexer Notes

Title from cover.

first line: "For six days Kaänga had hunted in Ruanda..."

[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
Curiosity is Wambi's greatest teacher.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Wambi; Tawn; Ogg
Synopsis
Wambi helps a wounded lion and is attacked by a buffalo for his efforts. The lion rescues him and agrees to be his friend.
Reprints
Keywords
Cape buffalos; lions

Tiger on the Loose (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Clyde Beatty
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle

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

Capt. Terry Thunder / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The land of the bird natives was taboo!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry Thunder; Keeto; bird cultists; Clarice; Ed
Synopsis
Terry goes to village of the bird cultists to free a pair of explorers that have been captured. After freeing them, Terry learns that the pair has stolen the bird cultists sacred bird symbol. The bird cultists pursue Terry and the pair. They thieves are killed when their canoe is driven toward a submerged rock by a pair of birds.
Reprints
Keywords
bird cults; crocodiles; diguises; stereotyping of African natives

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

Jungle Tales / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'Gold is where you find it...'
Genre
jungle
Characters
Jim Dawson; Tommy; Bafus (African tribe); Wazha
Synopsis
Trader Dawson tells a story of an aging lion in order to persuade the Bafus to accept the advice of their elders.
Reprints
Keywords
lions; parables

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Camilla / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Victor Ibsen]
Pencils
Ralph Mayo (signed)
Inks
Ralph Mayo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A packet's shrill whistle on the Congo...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Camilla; Madigan; Bargundis (African tribe); Johnny Clayton
Synopsis
Madigan hopes to lure Clayton to him with promises of an albino ape in order to steal Clayton's famed diamond collection. Camilla prevents Clayton's murder and kills Madigan and his men with a hand grenade.
Reprints
Keywords
hand grenades; steamboats; tear gas; white gorillas
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Caged Beasts and Plunder-Men
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Caged Beasts and Plunder-Men
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Curiosity is Wambi's greatest teacher."]
    Wambi
  4. 3. Tiger on the Loose
    The Big Cage
  5. 4. ["The land of the bird natives was taboo!"]
    Capt. Terry Thunder
  6. 5. ["'Gold is where you find it...'"]
    Jungle Tales
  7. 6. ["A packet's shrill whistle on the Congo..."]
    Camilla
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mitchell Maglio
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.