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Home UK/Australian and NZ Comics H. John Edwards (AU) Jungle Comics AU 031
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Partial black and white Australian reprint Fiction House material:
Cover - Jungle Comics #156
Kaänga - Jungle Comics #156
King of the Congo - Wambi, Jungle Boy #18
[original unedited 7 page version from Rangers Comics #52]
Ghost Gallery - Jumbo Comics #166
Famous Fighters [David Farragut] - Fight Comics #84
Issue: #31
Published: , Price: 6d [0-0-6 AUP], Pages: 28, Editing:
Color: Colour Cover; Black And White Interior Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U. S. Paper Stock: Newsprint Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: Indicia at the bottom of page 3 of the David Farragut story lists: "JUNGLE NO. 31. Published by H. John Edwards Publishing Co, Pty. Ltd., 14 Bond Street, Sydney. Copyright. All rights reserved by Fiction House Inc., 130 West 42nd Street, New York, 18, U.S.A. Names of all characters used in the Magazine are fictitious. If the name of any person living or dead is used, it is a coincidence. Printed by "Truth" and "Sportsman" Ltd., corner of Kippax and Holt Streets, Sydney." It continues on page 4: "JUNGLE COMIC No. 31: Published by H. John Edwards Publishing Co. Pty. Ltd., 14 Bond Street, Sydney. printed by Bridge Printery Pty. Ltd., 117 Reservoir Street, Sydney."
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Kaänga
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Kaänga Ann Mason

Comic Story (9 pages)
Synopsis: Emir Shekar is teaching his stepson how to be a ruthless ruler by watching the slaughter of slaves. Kaänga frees the slaves and takes Prince Kajumba with him. Kaänga and N'sungu build a stockade for the newly-freed slaves. Shekar attacks with his war elephants. Kaänga defeats them and the prince decides that Kaänga is a better role model than the emir.
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Kaänga Ann Mason M'sungu Emir Shekar Prince Kajumba

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: King of the Congo
Synopsis: King interrupts Mason's raid on an ivory caravan.
Genre: Aviation
Characters: "Clipper" King "Jingo" Stewart Zanga (villain) Trader Mason (villain)

Comic Story (7 pages) The Gallows Bird
Featuring: Ghost Gallery
Synopsis: Black marketeers shot down an air transport for its drug cargo. Three years later, the ghost of the pilot, Jim Carmody, guided his co-pilot, Andy, and his fiancee, Dolly, to the Black Pit 12 miles north of Grenau.
Genre: Fantasy
Characters: Drew Murdoch Dolly Andy Elsa Hesse (villain, Dies) Karl Hesse (villain, Dies)

Comic Story (4 pages) David Farragut
Featuring: Famous Fighters
Synopsis: The story of David Farragut, the United States' first admiral.
Credits: Pencils: ? (Iger Shop) | Inks: ? (Iger Shop)
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: David Farragut David Porter

Advertisement (1 page) Timber!
Featuring: Body Sculpture Club
Synopsis: Alice wonders why Bob can't be more like the guys in her father's company who chop down trees. Bob can't see the appeal, but on seeing a newspaper ad for the Body Sculpture Club sends away for a bodybuilding course and that does the trick.
Credits: Letters: ?; typeset
Characters: Bob Alice

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

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