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a new scan of the first issue of this long running series!
a Builderboy comic, scan and edit.
Issue: #1
Published: January 1940, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Malcolm Reiss
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 432186.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) Prey of the Slavers
Featuring: Käanga
Credits: Pencils: Lou Fine | Inks: Lou Fine | Letters: typeset
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Käanga

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)
Synopsis: Fiction House offers a set of airplane art prints in exchange for 4 coupons from Fiction House titles.
Credits: Letters: typeset

Comic Story (11 pages) Prey of the Slavers
Featuring: Kaänga
Synopsis: Kaänga rescues Ann from the slaver, Blacton, and tells her how he came to live in the jungle.
Credits: Pencils: Alex Blum [as Alex Boon] | Inks: Alex Blum [as Alex Boon]
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Kaänga (introduction And Origin) Ann Mason (introduction And Origin) Prof. Mason (death Ann's Father)(introduction, Death) Bill Blacton (villain, Introduction, Death) Slattery

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: White Panther
Synopsis: The White Panther is dispatched by his father to help Dr. White recover curative gems and to protect the Whites from Zaroff, an unethical competitor.
Credits: Pencils: Taylor Martin (signed) | Inks: Taylor Martin (signed)
Genre: Jungle
Characters: The White Panther (introduction And Origin) White Panther's Father (introduction) Dr. White (introduction) Dr. White's Daughter (introduction) Professor Zaroff (villain, Introduction, Death)

Comic Story (8 pages) The Slave Raiders
Featuring: Tabu, Wizard of the Jungle
Synopsis: In return for rescuing a witch doctor, Tabu is given a "six sense" and amazing powers which he uses to combat evil and injustice in the jungle. He tracks and defeats a group of slave raiders, terrorizing them with his powers and attacks by obedient animals, finally transforming himself into a "tree-vine" and crushing them to death.
Credits: Script: Fletcher Hanks [as Henry Fletcher] (signed) | Pencils: Fletcher Hanks [as Henry Fletcher] (signed) | Inks: Fletcher Hanks [as Henry Fletcher] (signed) | Letters: Fletcher Hanks
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Tabu (introduction And Origin) Witch Doctor (introduction) A Band Of Slavers (villains, Introduction, Death)

Comic Story (8 pages) Queen of the Lost Empire
Featuring: Camilla
Synopsis: Explorer Jon Dale discovers a lost city in the jungle, ruled by Queen Camilla. Daily human sacrifices are necessary for Camilla and her people to retain their immortality. Jon stops the sacrifice of a captured scientist's daughter and the people of the city, including Camilla, perish.
Credits: Pencils: C. A. Winter | Inks: C. A. Winter
Characters: Camilla (introduction And Origin) Jon Dale (introduction) Dr. Birch (introduction) Ruth Birch (introduction) Omar (tiger)

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Captain Terry Thunder of the Congo Lancers
Synopsis: Terry and his lancers are assigned to a fort, deep in the jungle, and are charged with interrupting the slave trade.
Credits: Pencils: Arthur Peddy | Inks: Arthur Peddy
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Captain Terry Thunder (introduction And Origin) The Congo Lancers [Kerrigan Doyle Red] (introduction And Origin) A Band Of Slavers (introduction, Villains)

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Wambi
Synopsis: Gunrunners sell guns to the natives in Wambi's jungle, which they then use to steal gold from local prospectors. Wambi reports the crimes to the local constabulary who defeat the natives.
Credits: Pencils: Henry Kiefer | Inks: Henry Kiefer
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Wambi (introduction) Ricco (introduction, Villain) Sven (introduction, Villain) Tawn (elephant) Kimba (leopard) Balu (leopard)

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: White Hunters of the African Safari
Synopsis: Cog bails out petty criminals Buck, Rex, and Slim to use as overseers of his safari. Cog drives the natives too hard and they rebel. His new overseers manage to rescue him and his daughter.
Credits: Pencils: George Wilson (signed) | Inks: George Wilson (signed)
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Buck (introduction) Rex (introduction) Slim (introduction) Mr. Cog Mr. Cog's Daughter Ralph

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Simba, King of the Beasts
Synopsis: Aging Simba saves the life of his rival, Slita, and then barely manages to prevent being usurped by the younger Slita. Simba concedes his pride Slita and departs.
Credits: Pencils: William M. Allison (signed) | Inks: William M. Allison (signed)
Genre: Animal Jungle
Characters: Simba (lion) (introduction) Slita (lion) (death)

Comic Story (6 pages) Drums of the Leopard Men
Synopsis: Safari guide Buck Barton infiltrates a leopard cult to rescue his client.
Credits: Pencils: Dick Briefer | Inks: Dick Briefer | Letters: Dick Briefer ?
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Buck Barton (introduction) Marc Vandell (introduction) The Leopard Men (introduction, Villains) Zan Markov (introduction, Villain, Death) Kito

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.

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