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A 300 dpi scan of a copy of the book missing the centerfold and back cover. Copies of front and back covers courtesy of Heritage Auctions, fiche copies of the 4 centerfold pages and inside back cover courtesy of Rolster.

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Issue: #2
Published: February 1940, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Malcolm Reiss (Editor); William E. Eisner (Art Director); S. M. Iger (Feature Editor)
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
Notes: On sale date from the publication date found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, January-December 1940, Numbers 1-4. Second class permit. Copyright number 440629.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) Terror of the Bush
Featuring: Käanga
Credits: Pencils: Will Eisner | Inks: Will Eisner | Letters: typeset
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Kaänga

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)
Synopsis: An promotion offering 11 aircraft prints for 4 coupons from Fiction House comics.
Credits: Letters: typeset

Comic Story (10 pages) Terror of the Bush
Featuring: Käanga
Synopsis: Ann is kidnapped by the mad scientist, Dr. Wratt, who controls a group of man-apes through hypnotism. Kaänga rescues her and Dr. Wratt is killed by his man-apes during Kaänga and Ann's escape.
Credits: Script: ? [as Red Bradey] | Pencils: Ken Jackson | Inks: Ken Jackson
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Kaänga Dr. Wratt (introduction, Villain, Death) Dr. Wratt's Man-apes (introduction, Villain, Death) Ann Mason Tampi (elephant)

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: The Red Panther
Synopsis: The Red Panther rescues a missionary and his daughter from their captor, the witch doctor Tortug.
Credits: Script: ? [as Taylor Martin] | Pencils: Arthur Peddy | Inks: Arthur Peddy
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Tortug (introduction, Villain, Death) A Missionary (introduction) Joan (missionary's Daughter) (introduction) Red Panther

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Tabu, Wizard of the Jungle
Synopsis: The criminal Sanders kills an explorer for his map to the elephants' graveyard. Tabu leads the explorer's son to the graveyard where Tabu extracts revenge against the criminal.
Credits: Pencils: R. L. Golden (signed) | Inks: R. L. Golden (signed)
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Tabu John Brooks Jim Brooks Sanders (introduction, Villain, Death) Spike (introduction, Villain, Death)

Comic Story (8 pages)
Featuring: Camilla
Synopsis: Stanley, an ivory hunter, is captured by Camilla's guards. She asks him to join her and command her forces; when he refuses, she threatens to kill him with flexodium rays. Stanley uses the rays to destroy Camilla's city. Camilla refuses to leave the ruins.
Credits: Pencils: C. A. Winter [as CAW] | Inks: C. A. Winter [as CAW]
Genre: Jungle Science Fiction
Characters: Capt. John Stanley (introduction) Camilla Gaba

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Captain Terry Thunder of the Congo Lancers
Synopsis: A group of French Foreign Legionnaires mutinies during an attack by Arabs and Terry must overcome both groups of adversaries.
Credits: Pencils: Rafael Astarita | Inks: Rafael Astarita
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Terry Thunder Le Jacque (introduction, Villain, Death) Krostoff (introduction, Villain, Death) Hienrach (introduction, Villain, Death) Vasacoff (introduction, Villain, Death) Saunders (introduction, Villain, Death)

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Wambi, The Jungle Boy
Synopsis: A slaver persuades a village to attack the local British garrison, believing that if the garrison can be destroyed, the slave trade will become easier. Wambi hurries to the next, larger garrison and brings back relief forces that drive away the natives.
Credits: Script: John Mitchell ? (signed)[as Roy L. Smith] | Pencils: Henry Kiefer (signed) [as Dekerosett] | Inks: Henry Kiefer ? (signed)[as Dekerosett]
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Ricco (villain) Wazee (introduction, Villain) Wambi Keeta (monkey) Tawn (elephant) Ogg (ape) Balu (leopard)

Comic Story (6 pages) The Revolt of the Black Continent
Featuring: Roy Lance
Synopsis: Dawambo unites all the savage tribes of central Africa in revolt against the European powers. John Abbot, a movie producer, takes his star, Joan Sarret, to Africa to shoot footage of the rebellion. Hunter Roy Lance acts as their guide. Their safari is captured by Dawambo and a combination of Lance's fists and Abbot's movie projector win them their freedom.
Credits: Script: ? [as Courtney Thompson]
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Roy Lance (introduction) John Abbott (introduction) Joan Sarret (introduction) Dawambo (introduction, Villain)

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Simba, King of the Beasts
Synopsis: Simba rescues a naturalist and his son from a water buffalo attack.
Credits: Pencils: William Allison | Inks: William Allison
Genre: Animal Jungle
Characters: John Mason (introduction) Dick Mason (introduction) Simba (lion)

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Fantomah
Synopsis: Fantomah stops two ivory hunters from raiding the elephants' graveyard by using their own greed against them.
Credits: Script: Fletcher Hanks [as Barclay Flagg] (signed) | Pencils: Fletcher Hanks [as Barclay Flagg] (signed) | Inks: Fletcher Hanks [as Barclay Flagg] (signed) | Letters: Fletcher Hanks
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Fantomah (introduction) Two Ivory Hunters (introduction, Death) Maula (elephant)

Advertisement (1 page) A Bike for You
Featuring: Cromwell-Collier Publishing Company
Synopsis: Advertisement for the Cromwell-Collier Publishing Company encouraging boys to deliver magazines in exchange for prizes.
Credits: Letters: typeset

Advertisement (1 page)
Synopsis: An advertisement for Johnson Smith & Co. novelties
Credits: Letters: typeset

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)
Synopsis: An in-house promotional advertisement for Fight Comics, Planet Comics, and Jumbo Comics.
Credits: Letters: typeset

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