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Now (Sep 2014) with new bigger&better scans.
A freddyfly original production!

Note: the cover mentions Camilla, but she's not in this issue (replaced by King of the Congo).

Issue: #117
Published: September 1949, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 52, Editing: J.F. Byrne (Managing Editor)(credited); John C. Mitchell (credited)
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
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) The Fangs of the Hooded Scorpion!
Featuring: Kaänga
Credits: Pencils: ? (Iger Shop) | Inks: ? (Iger Shop)
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Kaänga

Comic Story (10 pages) The Fangs of the Hooded Scorpion!
Featuring: Kaänga
Synopsis: Borkha is raiding traders' safaris and Tania is buying their trading concessions on the cheap. Kaänga steps in and puts a stop to their raids. In the process, they rescue a mysterious mute boy from a funeral barge.
Credits: Script: ? [as Frank Riddell] | Pencils: Maurice Whitman (signed) | Inks: Maurice Whitman (signed)
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Kaänga Ann Mason Marmo (elephant) Baxter Borkha Tania Conklin

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Simba, King of Beasts
Synopsis: When white prospectors build a dam, the water holes in Simba's jungle dry up and his subjects demand that he restore the water. Meanwhile, his cubs are captured by the prospectors' whose Geiger counter has detected radioactivity from mud on the cubs. Simba trails his missing cubs to the prospectors' steamboat and, in his attack, he causes the steamboat to crash into the dam, restoring the water holes.
Credits: Script: ? [as Ed Hunt] | Pencils: Bill Walsh | Inks: Bill Walsh ?
Genre: Animal Jungle
Characters: Simba Tamor (rhinoceros) Bohemo (elephant)

Comic Story (1 page) C
Featuring: Animals of the World
Synopsis: Facts on several animals whose names start with 'C.'
Genre: Non-fiction Nature

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: King of the Congo
Synopsis: Jingo stows away on the plane for a trading trip by King and Bertha. However, when escaped convicts tie up King and Bertha, it's Jingo's flying that saves the day.
Credits: Script: ? [as Nils Van Duren] | Pencils: Kurt Caesar (signed)[as Jack Away] | Inks: Kurt Caesar (signed)[as Jack Away]
Genre: Jungle
Characters: King (introduction) Bertha Lawson Jingo N'saki Karl Lopez

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Captain Terry Thunder
Synopsis: Unlicensed traders Kenyon and Battersby have been intimidating the K'wombes for some time. Terry buys a helicopter, hoping to show the K'wombes that his magic was greater than the traders'. The traders' steal the helicopter but Terry recovers it and the K'wombes agree to deal only with licensed traders in the future.
Credits: Script: ? [as Pierre La Rue] | Pencils: Robert Webb | Inks: David Heames ?; ? (Iger Shop)
Genre: Adventure Jungle
Characters: Terry Thunder Keeto Kenyon K'wombes (African Tribe) Battersby

Advertisement (1 page) Andorra
Synopsis: Advertisements for stamp collecting sets.
Credits: Script: Sidney M. Elias | Letters: typeset

Text Story (2 pages) Congo Mission
Credits: Script: ? [as Frank Riddell] | Letters: typeset
Genre: Jungle

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Wambi, The Jungle Boy
Synopsis: The adult animals of Wambi's jungle do not want their children swimming because they are afraid of Old Toothy, a crocodile. Wambi takes the children swimming despite the children's parents' disapproval. He then tricks the crocodile into eating sticky tree sap, thereby sealing his mouth.
Credits: Script: ? [as Roy L. Smith] | Pencils: Henry Kiefer (signed) | Inks: Henry Kiefer (signed)
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Wambi Maggo (macaw) Stripo (zebra) Ogg Tawn Beebee (monkey) Old Toothy (crocodile)

Comic Story (1 page) D
Featuring: Animals of the World
Synopsis: Facts on several animals whose names start with 'D.'
Genre: Non-fiction Nature

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Tabu
Synopsis: As Tabu is taking Langa to Zan for judgement, the N'kaos attempt to free her. Tabu recovers his prisoner and destroys the N'kao's idol of Mu.
Credits: Script: ? [as Mack] | Pencils: Enrico Bagnoli | Inks: Enrico Bagnoli
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Tabu Langa N'kaos (African Tribe)

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