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Jungle Comics (1940 Fiction House) comic books 1946

  • Issue #73
    Jungle Comics (1940 Fiction House) 73

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    Cover art by Joe Doolin. "Spoor of the Moon Hill Treasure" text story. "The Killers of M'omba Raj," art by Ruben Moreira; Dr. Marr's scientific expedition captures a white ape; Nilo, riding from the land of the Lake of Mists attacks the safari in order to free the ape, which is sacred to her people; They also take Dr. Marr. Kaänga and Ann pursue them. Untitled story; Wambi discovers a witch doctor poisoning a village's water supply in order to drive the villagers out. Untitled Captain Terry Thunder story; Marmo, his daughter Naru, and his witch doctor Kunda, frame the local pygmies for Naru's and Terry's faked deaths in order to take the pygmies gold. Untitled story, art by Howard Larsen; Tauna attempts to kill the guardian of the serpent shrine in order to assume his post; Tabu shows her an illusion of a jeweled belt. Untitled story, art by Fran Hopper; Two ivory hunters make their way to the elephants' graveyard; Camilla uses Fang to create and elephant stampede, killing one of the hunters and leading the other to promise to change his ways. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #74
    Jungle Comics (1940 Fiction House) 74
    • Bondage cover.
    • Centerfold detached.

    Cover art by Joe Doolin. "Battle of the Giants" text story. "Land of No Return," pencils by Ruben Moreira; A witch doctor and his white confederate collect tribute from the Wasinkas until they kill a white woman; Kaänga and the girl's father invade their temple and kill them. Untitled story, art by August Froehlich; Simba gets caught up in a tribe's courtship contests, influencing the outcome for a young man he deems worthy. Untitled story; Wambi is captured by a maharanee who wants to use him as an animal trainer; Wambi's jungle friends come to his rescue. Untitled story, art by Joe Doolin; Lion cultists, demanding tribute, murder the Guhayanas; Terry and the lancers ride to defeat the cult. Untitled story, art by Howard Larsen; Tabu prevents the overthrow of the witch doctor Matabile by the witch Katomba. Untitled story, pencils by Fran Hopper; Camilla frees a boy taken by a band of apes at the urging of their white, human priestess. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #75
    Jungle Comics (1940 Fiction House) 75
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split.
    • Writing on back cover.

    Cover art by Joe Doolin. "Congo Kill," art by Howard Larsen; Ann, disguised as the wounded Lutora, takes the K'hams' wise men's tests in order to allow Lutora to ascend to the throne. Untitled story, art by August Froehlich; A pack of hunting dogs terrorizes the jungle animals; Simba leads the dogs through a series of death traps. Untitled story; Princess Gakir attempts to murder her brother Nilota during a hunting trip and is foiled by Wambi and his jungle friends. "Terror at Zamboni" text story. Untitled story, art by Joe Doolin; Seeking revenge for her ten years of imprisonment, Neeta kidnaps Keeto and Rogers; Her father injects them with his mind control drug and Neeta orders them to return to outpost and lower the drawbridge so her forces can enter; However, Terry had recognized Neeta and was prepared for her sneak attack. Untitled story, art by Howard Larsen; Toru, competing with Kaleb to become king of the Wazumis, has manipulated the lion hunt portion of the contest, but in the end, the machinations are exposed by Tabu. Untitled story, art by Fran Hopper; A pair of thieves steal a sacred diamond and blame the third member of their party for the theft; Camilla offers her life in exchange for his if she is allowed to go after the real perpetrators. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #76
    Jungle Comics (1940 Fiction House) 76
    • Centerfold detached.

    Cover art by Joe Doolin. "Monstrosso, King of the Apes," art by Howard Larsen; Dr. Lane experiments with controlling the minds of animals; When two white hunters learn this, they want to steal the mind-controlled gorilla for themselves, but first, they want to use it to kill Kaänga; Their plan backfires, Kaänga kills the gorilla, and the hunters perish in a fall from a cliff along with Dr. Lane. Untitled story, art by August Froehlich; Simba spoils Chief M'romba's antelope hunt and the chief orders his village to help him kill Simba; Simba evades the traps and the hunters and then, discovering M'romba's son in quicksand, leads the hunters to the boy so that he can be rescued. M'romba forgives Simba. Untitled story; Wambi, aided by his bird friends, disrupts the activities of a white bird hunter who is collecting exotic feathers. Untitled story, art by Joe Doolin; A woman posing as a geologist kidnaps the sultan and his daughter. Terry rescues them once he figures out the woman's ruse. "Stalkers of the Black Renegade" text story. Untitled story, art by Richard Case; Sata steals the power of mind control from an old witch in order to rule the jungle; Tabu intervenes and restores the old woman's power and sees to it that Sata is banished. Jungle Facts filler, art by Mike Peppe. Untitled story, pencils by Fran Hopper; Camilla thwarts M'bizi's efforts to prevent the wedding of Barong and Feda. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #77
    Jungle Comics (1940 Fiction House) 77

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    Cover art by Joe Doolin. Untitled story, art by Howard Larsen; Witch doctor Niato, in league with white treasure hunters, takes Ann to sacrifice to the god Ghia, which in reality is a mannequin drawn from the lake by a balloon; Kaänga arrives and exposes the fraud, kills the witch doctor, and frees Ann. Untitled story, art by August Froehlich; Simba, seeking to escape crocodiles, flees onto a steamboat full of caged animals; Shortly natives attack and Simba drives them away when the hunters open the cages. Untitled story, inks by Regina Levander; A snake priestess demands tribute from villagers and those who fail to produce their valuables die; Wambi reveals that she is using a hidden snake to kill the victims and that he has introduced a mongoose into the mechanism that killed the snake. Untitled story, art by Joe Doolin; Captain Terry Thunder is given a new assignment as the governor of Fort Diablo; When he arrives, he finds that the previous governor, though imprisoned, has staged a riot and taken over the fort. "The Dawn Terror" text story. Untitled story, pencils by Richard Case; The priestess of a hawk cult uses giant hawks to capture villagers to bring to her lair for sacrifice; Tabu uses his powers of illusions and convinces the priestess that she is a hawk. Jungle Facts filler, art by Mike Peppe. Untitled story, art by Fran Hopper; White treasure hunters attempt to force Camilla to reveal the location of the Temple of Gar and its gold; She refuses, but before they can kill her, the guardian of the temple, an old man, appears and takes them into the river, drowning him. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #78
    Jungle Comics (1940 Fiction House) 78

    Cover art by Joe Doolin. "Ju Ju Kraal of the Flaming Death!", pencils by Howard Larsen; G'hama, a powerful witch doctor, uses mind control drugs to capture slaves; He manages to get Kaänga under his control until Ann can break the spell; Kaänga then turns G'hama over to a council of witch doctors for trial. Untitled story, art by August Froehlich; Simba allows a leopard to recover from a snake bite before punishing him for attack Simba's family. Jungle Facts filler, art by Mike Peppe. Untitled story; The outcast Bhaadras raid a local village for women; Wambi the Jungle Boy pursues them and frees the women and extracts a promise of no more raids. "The Prophecy of the Snake Goddess" text story. Untitled story, art by John Celardo; A priestess directs her men to capture lancers for sacrifice; Terry and Keeto follow the raiding party back to their village and free the captives and kill the priestess. Untitled story, art by Richard Case; A witch doctor murders Chief Ka and then plans to murder his son; Tabu and Ka's daughter prevent the second murder and the witch doctor is killed by the leopard he planned to use as a weapon. Untitled story, art by Fran Hopper; A group of lost descendants of ancient Greeks raid the Rogas tribe for women; Camilla pursues them and frees the women; The Greeks are attacked by the condors that they use as instruments of torture. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #79
    Jungle Comics (1940 Fiction House) 79
    • Piece torn from front cover (see scans).

    Cover art by Joe Doolin. "Death Has a Thousand Fangs," art by Howard Larsen; Lance and Nora, brother and sister thieves, attempt to steal the idol of N'geeso's tribe. During the fight, Kaänga inadvertently kills Lance; Nora vows revenge; Nora kidnaps Ann and then disguises herself as Ann in order to lure Kaänga to her camp; While confronting Kaänga, Nora accidentally fires a pistol near his face, blinding him. Untitled story, art by August Froehlich; Simba Junior is a disobedient cub; Simba must save him from a gorilla, crocodiles, and a hunting safari. Jungle Facts filler. Untitled story; After Ogg is accused of stealing the villagers supplies, Wambi discovers that the true thief is Satanic, the tiger. Untitled story, art by Richard Case; Tabu visits his dying mentor, N'moli who tells him, at last, that Tabu was the son of explorers who were killed by a hippopotamus and that toddler, Tabu, was rescued by N'moli; N'moli gives Tabu a cape, with many magical herbs in the lining and dies. "Jungle Justice" text story. Untitled story, art by John Celardo; A pair of thieves trick Terry into believing they are a father and daughter, seeking a human/ape hybrid; The real Dr. Barth arrives at the outpost after the impostors leave, explaining that he was in the jungle looking for an associate named Snyder, lost there since the end of the war; Terry and Keeto catch up to the impostors after they have captured Snyder, who they are hoping will lead them to a gold mine. Untitled story, art by Fran Hopper; Mogo, a wanted criminal, convinces the Byandros that they need to work to eliminate both Camilla and the colonial commission; Several attempts are made on their lives but each is foiled by Camilla. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #80
    Jungle Comics (1940 Fiction House) 80

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    Classic bondage cover by Joe Doolin. "Salome of the Devil-Cats," art by John Celardo; Salome, a witch, convinces the rajah that she can make him young again; Kaänga determines to expose her as a fraud; Ann exposes Salome as a fraud and is taken prisoner; Salome prooceeds to torture her. Kaänga arrives, rescues Ann, and kills Salome. Untitled story, art by August Froehlich; Simba rescues a jerboa from a gorilla; Later, when Simba, wounded by a pygmy dart, is battling a leopard for the jungle kingship, the jerboa returns the favor and pulls the dart from Simba, enabling him to defeat the leopard. Untitled story, art by Richard Case; A pair of treasure hunters raid the village of the Kalembus and kill the king; Tabu places a curse on them and both die before they can get out of the jungle. Jungle Facts. Untitled story; A professor visiting the jungle goes mad, believing himself the king of the jungle with power over life and death for all inhabitants; Wambi and his jungle friends manage to rescue the professor just before he is killed by the villagers. "Curse of the Panther Queen" text story. Untitled story, art by Bob Lubbers; Konga, the woman leader of a gang of criminal traders, breaks into the post in order to free her gang. Untitled story, art by Fran Hopper; Camilla opens the bronze door in her temple and finds an underground civilization, called the Devils. The Devils have a prisoner, a village woman, that they intend to have killed by wild animals. Camilla rescues the woman and see to it that the Devils' leader is killed by a leopard. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #81
    Jungle Comics (1940 Fiction House) 81
    • Restored: C1
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Restoration includes: small amount of color touch on cover, tear seals to cover.
    • Label #0349417014

    Cover art by Joe Doolin. "The Death of Kaänga's Mate!", art by John Celardo; Treasure hunters are seeking a little boy with a treasure map hidden in his clothes; Kaänga and Ann protect the child and find his parents. Untitled story, art by August Froehlich; Simba rescues an aging warthog from a pack of hyenas. Later, when a band of mandrills challenges Simba for lordship of the jungle and traps him in a net, the warthog frees Simba and helps with the defeat of the mandrills. Untitled story, art by Richard Case; A pair of ivory hunters use a trained elephant to lure elephant herds to them; Tabu conjures up the ghosts of slain elephants and the trained elephant turns on the hunters. Jungle Lore. Untitled story; O'Hara's new overseer, Miss Cushman, is making slaves of the local villagers and is capturing animals as well; Wambi and his jungle friends free all the captives, and O'Hara promises that he will have no more slaves in his mines. "Quest of the Feathered Fetish" text story. Untitled story, art by Bob Lubbers; River pirates trick Terry into taking a booby-trapped steamboat into the fort's dock; Terry, however, discovers the hidden explosives and captures the pirates. Jungle Facts about primitive African cults. Untitled story, art by Fran Hopper; A hunter works with the village chief to betray the villages warriors into slavery; They are thwarted by Camilla and the village witch doctor. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #82
    Jungle Comics (1940 Fiction House) 82

    Cover art by Joe Doolin; Blood Jewels of the Fire-Bird starring Kaanga, script by Frank Riddell, art by John Celardo; Simba story, script by Ed Hunt, art by August Froehlich; Captain Terry Thunder story, script by Pierre La Rue, art by Joe Doolin; jungle spears fact page, art by George Evans; Wambi story, script by Roy L. Smith; Day of Reckoning text story by Frank Riddell; Tabu story, script by Mack, pencils by Howard Larsen; honey-guide tiny bird fact page, art by Mike Peppe; and Camilla story, script by Victor Ibsen, art by Fran Hopper. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #83
    Jungle Comics (1940 Fiction House) 83

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    Cover art by Joe Doolin. "Vampire Veldt," art by John Celardo; Seeking revenge on those who took his command away, Capt. Damon and his twin daughters wreak havok throughout Kaänga's jungle. Untitled story, art by August Froehlich; Simba defends a regal vulture against jackals and gorillas, but when the vulture takes one of Simba's cubs, the king of the beasts traps and kills the bird. "The Dirge of Death!" starring Captain Terry Thunder, art by Bob Lubbers; vs. Ali Abdul. Jungle Lore; A list of the fastest animals. Untitled story; A white slaver masquerades as a priest of Ruki, who demands sacrifices; He takes the sacrifices and sells them as slaves; Wambi is taken but calls on the animals in the slavers' camp to rebel. "The Vengeance of Ojibu" text story. Untitled story, art by Howard Larsen; Tabu prevents a witch doctor from overthrowing his chief. A map of Africa showing the locations of several species. Untitled story, pencils by Fran Hopper; M'Kuba the witch doctor conspires to take over the tribe with the help of the Dwarf Men; Camilla exposes his plot. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #84
    Jungle Comics (1940 Fiction House) 84
    • 1 3/4" spine tear from bottom. Staple rust with migration.

    Cover pencils by Joe Doolin. "Blood Spoor of the Faceless Monster," art by John Celardo; Lansing, a trader scarred by a rifle accident for which he blames Kaänga, is collecting slaves from among the pygmies for his gold mining operation; Kaänga, N'geeso, and Ann ride to the rescue of the slaves and Lansing is killed. Untitled story, art by August Froehlich; Two big game hunters bet 20,000 pounds on the outcome of a battle between Simba and a Bengal tiger; Despite being drugged, Simba defeats the tiger, which devours the poisoner. Jungle Justice; A brief description of some African legal customs. Untitled story, art by Bob Lubbers; Keeto concocts a plan to infiltrate a group of bandits and take their leader, Marsden. Animal identification quiz. Untitled story; Jewel thieves steal a sacred gem; Wambi pursues them but is not in time to prevent their death from python attack. "Seeds of Death" text story. Untitled story, art by Howard Larsen; Wahili begins to collect tribute from his fellows, invoking Tabu's name; Tabu confronts Wahili and conjurers animate skeletons to chase him into a snake pit. Jungle Lore; A brief description of some manhood rituals. Untitled story, art by Fran Hopper; A white fire priestess promises her followers immortality if they will pay her tribute and then walk into a fire-filled chamber; Camilla exposes her offer as a fraud and see the priestess burned to death in the fire. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.