(June 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

Rhino Rampage (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Keywords
bondage; leopard cults

The Big Six of the Comics! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Rhino Rampage (Table of Contents: 2)

Kaänga / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Zulu; Zonda (lion); Pete; Collins; DuBois; Woki; the Phantom Queen
Synopsis
A trio of criminals decided to find and loot the kingdom of the Phantom Queen. The queen sends her most trusted servant and a trained lion for help. The servant is killed but the lion takes a liking to Kaänga. Kaänga and Ann go to the kingdom and help defeat the criminals. The lion is given to Kaänga in gratitude.
Reprints
Keywords
bondage; elephants; jewelry; scorpions; warthogs

Indexer Notes

title from cover

first line: "There was a secret empire hidden in the great rain forests of the upper Congo..."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Wambi the Jungle Boy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Henry Kiefer
Inks
Henry Kiefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Crouching low beside the trail, Sirdah, the tiger carefully tests the wind.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Wambi; Sirdah; Tiki (monkey); Leo (leopard)
Synopsis
Wambi sides with Leo in his feud with Sirdah and prepares a decoy in the shape of an antelope for Sirdah to attack. The decoy is filled with tree sap and while Sirdah is stuck, the leopards are free to hunt.
Reprints
Keywords
Cape buffalo; decoys; elands; leopards

Tiger Rampage (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Clyde Beatty
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

The 2 pages are separated by 2 ad pages

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Kreee-aaah! The cry of the leopard calls you! Come! Come deep in the jungle...
Characters
Terry Thunder; leopard cultists; Baru; Beulah Curtis
Synopsis
Terry is captured by leopard cultists but is freed by a hunter.
Keywords
elephants; leopard cults

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thieves, skulkers and killers... cruel, savage and dumb -- impossible to fight...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Jim Dawson; Tommy Fortune; Henry Braddock; Helen Braddock; Tombolo
Synopsis
Trader Jim tells the story of the baboons' vengeance against an ivory hunter.
Keywords
baboons; dynamite; hunting cheetahs; ivory; steamboats

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Camilla / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At far Angola, the feast fires burn. There, the tribal chiefs are meeting...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Camilla; Jules Ranier; Stone
Synopsis
Jules Ranier, a crooked trader, hopes to get to a peace conference of native chiefs in time to stir up trouble and start a war that would drive out other traders. Camilla kidnaps him and keeps him away from the conference.
Reprints
Keywords
gorillas; hunting cheetahs; masks; signal drums
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Rhino Rampage
    Kaänga
  2. 1. The Big Six of the Comics!
  3. 2. Rhino Rampage
    Kaänga
  4. 3. ["Crouching low beside the trail, Sirdah, the tiger carefully tests the wind."]
    Wambi the Jungle Boy
  5. 4. Tiger Rampage
  6. 5. ["Kreee-aaah! The cry of the leopard calls you! Come! Come deep in the jungle..."]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  7. 6. ["Thieves, skulkers and killers... cruel, savage and dumb -- impossible to fight..."]
    Jungle Tales
  8. 7. ["At far Angola, the feast fires burn. There, the tribal chiefs are meeting..."]
    Camilla
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