(May 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Reprints
Keywords
elephants; stereotyping of African natives

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

Kaänga / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Kaänga was at the river when he smelled the cooking smoke...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Professor LeClair; Marmo (elephant); Dr. Carson; Kessler; Isman
Synopsis
Bandits prepare a poison from the black death fungus for sale in India. Kaänga stops them from leaving the jungle and destroys the fungus.
Reprints
Keywords
Bafwazenda Valley; black death fungus; jungle fever; leopards; rhinoceroses; saddle zebras; Tanganyika; Tropic Institute

[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 heard them coming from far away.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Wambi; Sirdah (tiger); Jake; Tawn; Ogg
Synopsis
Wambi and Ogg extract Tawn from a tiger pit.
Reprints
Keywords
tiger pits

Tiger Escape (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Clyde Beatty
Letters
typeset

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

Captain Terry Thunder / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Congo natives feared Joab Drutz...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Terry Thunder; B'kuba; Joab Grutz; Leo; Duval; Miss Duval
Synopsis
Grutz kidnaps Duval's daughter in order to force Duval to sign over his trading rights. Terry collapses the floor of the temple that Grutz is using for a headquarters and places Grutz under arrest.
Reprints
Keywords
cobras; disguises; idol of Mandro; mandrills; tomb of Stanley Grant

[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
A leopard's claw for a jackknife...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tommy Fortune; Masais (African tribe); Ufumbwa; Wanderoos (African tribe); Trader Jim
Synopsis
A Masai and a Wanderloo debate which tribe is braver.
Reprints
Keywords
leopards

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

Camilla / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ralph Mayo (signed)
Inks
Ralph Mayo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On the trail to the Bukuro trading grounds a slender span bridges a choking mire.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Lawton; Camilla; Rawley; Jason; Bamanos; Bukuros (African tribe); Randu
Synopsis
District policeman Lawton has Camilla's help pursuing the escaped felon, Rawley. Rawley and his men are recaptured when they attempt to raid the Baukuros' trading grounds.
Reprints
Keywords
Bukuro trading grounds; elephants; lions; saddle zebras; stereotyping of African natives; vultures
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Kaänga
  2. 1. ["Kaänga was at the river when he smelled the cooking smoke..."]
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Wambi heard them coming from far away."]
    Wambi
  4. 3. Tiger Escape
    The Big Cage
  5. 4. ["The Congo natives feared Joab Drutz..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  6. 5. ["A leopard's claw for a jackknife..."]
    Jungle Tales
  7. 6. ["On the trail to the Bukuro trading grounds a slender span bridges a choking mire."]
    Camilla
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Donald Dale Milne
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.