(September 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
Jack Byrne (credited as J. F. Byrne) (managing editor); John Mitchell (credited as John C. Mitchell) (editor); S. M. Iger (credited as Jerry Iger) (art director)

The Wild Men of N'Gara (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Maurice Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Reprints
Keywords
elephants

The Wild Men of N'Gara (Table of Contents: 1)

Kaänga / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Riddell (credited)
Pencils
Maurice Whitman (signed)
Inks
Maurice Whitman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fear was on the homeward trail...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Zulu; M'sungu; lake people; Zolanda; Godonga
Synopsis
The lake people discover that Zulu is their rightful king, however, the usurper of his throne, Zolanda kidnaps him and Ann. Kaänga raises an army and takes the lake people's fortress and sees Zulu crowned.
Reprints
Keywords
bolos; chariots; draft zebras; leopards

Indexer Notes

Title from cover.

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

Wambi / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Roy L. Smith (credited)
Pencils
Henry Kiefer
Inks
Henry Kiefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Listen! Wambi spoke softly to his friends...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Wambi; Tawn; Ogg; Haga (hyena); Sirdah
Synopsis
Haga tricks the horn and hoof tribes into going into a closed canyon where they would be easily preyed upon by the hyenas, wolves, and Sirdah. Wambi brings the elephant tribe to the rescue of the other animals.
Reprints

Ethyl -- the Lioness (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Clyde Beatty
Letters
typeset

Reprints

The Death-Man of Angola (Table of Contents: 4)

Mysteries of the Jungle / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony D'Adamo (signed)
Inks
Tony D'Adamo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Zargo; Wanderobos (African tribe)
Synopsis
The story of Zargo, a death-man who is tricked into putting a curse on himself.
Reprints
Keywords
idols; stereotyping of African natives; witch doctors

[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
The girl had said she wanted to buy a baby gorilla...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Jim Dawson; Tommy Fortune; Miss Young; Lokumbos (African tribe)
Synopsis
The chief of the Lokumos tells the story of acquiring a baby gorilla.
Reprints
Keywords
gorillas

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
Matt Baker
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There was but one thought in the weary native's mind...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tiger Girl; Abdola; Garao; Kizembes (African tribe); snake cultists; Eulara
Synopsis
Tiger Girl frees the kidapped Eurlara.
Reprints
Keywords
cheetahs; human sacrifice; snake cults; stereotyping of African natives

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit from "Matt Baker -- The Art of Glamour" (2012), Jim Amash and Eric Nolen-Weathington, editors

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Wild Men of N'Gara
    Kaänga
  2. 1. The Wild Men of N'Gara
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Listen! Wambi spoke softly to his friends..."]
    Wambi
  4. 3. Ethyl -- the Lioness
    The Big Cage
  5. 4. The Death-Man of Angola
    Mysteries of the Jungle
  6. 5. ["The girl had said she wanted to buy a baby gorilla..."]
    Jungle Tales
  7. 6. ["There was but one thought in the weary native's mind..."]
    Tiger Girl
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Lou Mougin (R.I.P.)
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gary L. Watson (R.I.P.)