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Scanned from a coverless (same scans as before, but in more detail) with fc+bc from HAG, and ifc/ibc from Rolster / Brainiac's fiche.
A bhcomics scan!

Issue: #6
Published: June 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, 1940, Number 2. Second class permit. Copyright number 451777.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) Tigress of the Deep Jungle Swamp
Featuring: Kaänga
Credits: Pencils: ?; Will Eisner ? (see notes) | Inks: ?; Will Eisner ? (see notes) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Kaänga

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)
Synopsis: An in-house promotional advertisement for twelve Fiction House back issues for $0.25 and 4 coupons from Fiction House comics.
Credits: Letters: typeset

Comic Story (10 pages)
Featuring: Kaänga
Synopsis: Anitra rescues Kaänga from yet another attack by Sam Broot and his men, but when Kaänga refuses to become her king, she prepares to sacrifice him. Ann and Cheba arrive and prevent the execution and Anitra allows Kaänga to go free because of his love for Ann. Later, however, Anitra dispatches her men to kidnap Ann and feed her to the crocodiles. Kaänga manages to rescue Ann at the last second and once again delivers a pasting to Sam Broot.
Credits: Script: ? [as Red Bradey] | Pencils: George Tuska | Inks: George Tuska
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Kaänga Sam Broot (villain) Anitra (introduction) Kula Ann Mason Cheba (leopard)

Comic Story (5 pages)
Featuring: The Red Panther
Synopsis: Despite the Panther's warnings, a botanist pursues collecting a black orchid. He is followed by a gang of thugs who want to sell the flower. The plant is located and one of the thugs touches it and dies. The other thugs flee and the botanist extends his gratitude to the Panther for his warning.
Credits: Script: ? [as Taylor Martin] | Pencils: Arthur Peddy | Inks: Arthur Peddy
Genre: Jungle
Characters: The Red Panther Dr. Grayson (introduction) Dr. Grayson's Daughter (introduction) Sneed

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Camilla
Synopsis: The deaf hunchback, Caredodo, is persuaded by Count Knuten to assassinate Camilla. Caredodo follows her to the salt mines where she is attempting to discover the reason for the failure of salt deliveries. Camilla saves Caredodo's life during a cave in, however, both are captured by the monkey creatures who have killed the miners. Camilla's army arrives and during the battle with the monkey creatures, Cardodo kills Knuten and flees.
Credits: Pencils: Bob Powell (signed) | Inks: Bob Powell (signed)
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Camilla Count Knuten (villain, Death) Caredodo (introduction) Gerald Arndt

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Roy Lance
Synopsis: Roy escorts immunologist Jill March into the jungle to eradicate sleeping sickness. They are captured and imprisoned in a village where the governor is using white slaves to manufacture illegal firearms. The governor and his mean are defeated when they are overcome with sleeping sickness and only Roy and Jill can save them.
Credits: Script: ? [as Courtney Thomason] | Pencils: Nick Cardy ? | Inks: Nick Cardy ?
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Roy Lance Gov. Malraux (introduction, Villain) Jill March (introduction)

Text Story (2 pages) The White Slave
Credits: Script: ? [as Bob Clark] | Letters: typeset
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Ran-Tog [formerly Ron-Tog]

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Fantomah
Synopsis: Eating strange jungle berries transforms a man, raised in the jungle by a python, into the Jungle Demon whose goal is to strip the jungle of all its diamonds and emeralds. Fantomah cure him of his berry-induced madness and take him and his foster parent, Powerhouse, to a remote plateau where that can live together in peace.
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 The Jungle Demon (introduction, Villain) Powerhouse (python)

Comic Story (5 pages)
Featuring: Simba, King of the Beasts
Synopsis: Golox, leader of the apes, decides that Simba has ruled the jungle too long. Golox confronts Simba and they begin to battle as a film crew arrives. During the confusion, Golox makes off with Gloria, the crew's actress. Simba pursues Golox and kills him, rescuing Gloria.
Credits: Pencils: William M. Allison | Inks: William M. Allison
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Simba Golox (introduction, Villain, Death)(ape) Gloria

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Captain Terry Thunder of the Congo Lancers
Synopsis: Gloria, a general's daughter visits the fort and is taken captive by Arabs. Terry rides to her rescue.
Credits: Pencils: Bill Bossert ? | Inks: Bill Bossert ?
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Captain Terry Thunder Gloria Frazier (introduction)

Advertisement (0 pages)
Synopsis: A one panel advertisement for the Acme Fireworks Corporation in River Grove, Illinois.
Credits: Letters: typeset

Comic Story (8 pages)
Featuring: Tabu, Wizard of the Jungle
Synopsis: A white boy, designated as the heir to the previous village leader, has his position usurped by Batau, who rules as a tyrant. Tabu restores the boy to the leadership position and the villagers burn Batau at the stake.
Credits: Script: ? [as Robert Lewis] | Pencils: Charles Sultan | Inks: Charles Sultan
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Tabu Batau (introduction, Villain, Death) Loula Mbono Waluri

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Jungle Facts
Synopsis: A collection of miscellaneous trivia related to Africa.
Credits: Script: ? [as Leo Lyons]
Genre: Non-fiction Jungle

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Wambi, The Jungle Boy
Synopsis: Wambi's animal friends help a village of pygmies recover their homes after they are driven out by a neighboring tribe.
Credits: Script: ? [as Roy L. Smith] | Pencils: Henry Kiefer | Inks: Henry Kiefer
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Wambi Ogg (ape) Tawn (elephant) Erp (baboon) Tara (lioness) Circa (eagle)

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

Advertisement (1 page)
Synopsis: An advertisement for the Remington Noiseless Deluxe Portable Typewriter from Remington Rand, Incorporated. Purchasers of the typewriter may also buy a desk for one dollar.
Credits: Letters: typeset

  The data in the above section is courtesy of the Grand Comics Database™ under a Creative Commons Attribution License.


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