(Fall 1952)

Fiction House, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1952-07-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Glen-Kel Pub. Co., Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
J. F. Byrne (Managing editor)(credited); Jerry Iger (Art Director)(credited)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date is publication date in Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals 1952, page 133


Safari of Savage Spears (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
leopards

Death Web of the Amazons (Table of Contents: 1)

Kaänga / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Zulu; Lawson; the spider queen; Bafus (African tribe); spider cultists
Synopsis
A trader refuses to sell guns to a spider cult. In retaliation, they capture him and attempt to have him killed by leopards. Kaänga rescues him and agrees to investigate the spider cult. When he arrives at their village, he attacks them and overcomes their queen, who is bound over for the colonial commissioner.
Keywords
crocodiles; diamonds; dogs; leopards; spider cults; spider webs; treasure chests; Wakango River

Map of Mystery (Table of Contents: 2)

Kaänga / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Weber
Synopsis
Believing that Kaänga has an old prospector's map to the Katanga mine fields, Weber and his henchmen kidnap Ann and then attack Kaänga. Kaänga quickly dispatches them and explains that the only map was in the prospector's head.
Keywords
Katanga mine fields; leopards; treasure maps; vultures

The Music Box (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

King of the Congo / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kurt Caesar
Inks
Kurt Caesar
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lonely ranch houses attacked and looted...who were the phantom raiders...
Genre
jungle
Reprints
Keywords
Art credits from the GCD entry for the original publication.

Safari of Savage Spears (Table of Contents: 5)

Kaänga / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Pete; Weida; Walter; Gurda (gorilla); Maxime
Synopsis
A pair of treasure hunters track an archaeologist to his dig, only to find that what they believed to be gold idols were made of gilded clay.
Keywords
clay; gold; horses; idols; lions; temples; zebras
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Safari of Savage Spears
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Death Web of the Amazons
    Kaänga
  3. 2. Map of Mystery
    Kaänga
  4. 3. The Music Box
  5. 4. ["Lonely ranch houses attacked and looted...who were the phantom raiders..."]
    King of the Congo
  6. 5. Safari of Savage Spears
    Kaänga
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Pat Conolly
  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin