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Issue Details

Issue #9
Published October 1953
Frequency Bi-Monthly
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 36
Editing ?

Cover Details - "Killer Leopard"

Characters Wild Boy
Genre jungle

6 page Wild Boy story "The Jaws of Death"

Characters Wild Boy; Keeto; Chief Jabburi; Nempau (Witch Doctor); Gundai
Synopsis Wild Boy saves a village from a march of killer ants.
Genre jungle

7 page Wild Boy story "Killer Leopard"

Characters Wild Boy; Keeto; Sakko the Killer Leopard; Chief Jabburi; Stacy; Thompson; Captain Stokes; Lawrence Stone
Synopsis Wild Boy saves the village from a killer leopard and three escaped convicts.
Genre jungle

6 page Joe Barton story "The Big Hunt"

Characters Joe Barton; Natombo; Countess Selenka; Sumo; Count Boris Selenka;
Synopsis After being shipwrecked on an island, Joe is forced to be the prey in Count Selenka's hunt.
Genre adventure
Pencils Carmine Infantino
Inks Carmine Infantino?
Notes Plot is "borrowed" from the short story "Most Dangerous Game" by Richard Connell, though not credited as such.

3 page Jungle Tales story "Monkey Business"

Synopsis Two monkeys trick a rinoceros into charging a shipping container to break it open.
Genre jungle

2 page text story "The Witch Doctor's Secret"

Genre jungle
Letters typeset

1 page filler "Cobra: Terror of the Jungle"

Synopsis Facts about cobras.
Genre fact
Pencils Marvin Stein
Inks Marvin Stein

6 page Wild Boy story "The Oracle of Ikwani"

Characters Wild Boy; Obbe Ktaru (Chief of the Ikwani Tribe); Castor; Lawrence
Synopsis Wild Boy saves a tribe from two diamond hunters.
Genre jungle

1 page promo (ad from the publisher) "Everybody Wants These Great 3-D Hits!"

Synopsis Illustrated house ad for St. John's Three Dimensional Comics titles: Whack, Three Stooges and 1,000,000 Years Ago.
Pencils Charlie Stern (signed)
Inks Charlie Stern (signed)