Jungle Comics #128

Fiction House

United States

Published
August 1950
Page count
52
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Unknown
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/8391

Credits

Editing
John Mitchell, editor [as John C. Mitchell]
 
S. M. Iger, Art Director [as Jerry Iger]
Management
J. F. Byrne, Managing Editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Dawn-Men of the Congo (Kaänga) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Kaänga
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason

Credits

Art
, line art (Iger Shop)
 
Gus Schrotter , penciller
 
, penciller (Iger Shop)
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Jungle Comics (HJ Edwards, 1950? series) #5 ([February 1951?])
Dawn-Men of the Congo
Show/hide 1. Dawn-Men of the Congo (Kaänga) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Kaänga
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; G'hama; Marmo (elephant); Wagonas (African tribe); Walesa; Zulu; Neanderthals; Jim; Caroline Reed

Credits

Writing
, scripter [as Frank Riddell]
Art
Maurice Whitman, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Jungle Comics (HJ Edwards, 1950? series) #5 ([February 1951?])
Dawn-Men of the Congo

Synopsis

The Wagonas send word to ga that they are encountering strange animals in their new country. Kaänga, Ann, and Zulu go to the Wagonas and encounter numerous prehistoric animals and Neanderthals. Kaänga challenges the Neanderthal chief to single combat and wins. He orders the Neanderthals to never leaver their valley and orders the Wagonas to find another place for their village.

Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

first line: "The Wagona's plea was urgent -- and mysterious!"

Show/hide 2. Untitled (Simba, King of Beasts) Comic story, 4 pages

"Always must Simba, king of beasts, protect the weak and young from the jungles many dangers..."

Featuring

Feature
Simba, King of Beasts
Genre
Animal; jungle
Characters
Simba; Songas (African tribe)

Credits

Writing
, scripter [as Ed Hunt]
Art
Richard Case, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Synopsis

Simba rescues a baby eland from an attack by a hawk.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Tabu) Comic story, 6 pages

"Out of the jungle they trekked -- fearless natives of Tabu's domain..."

Featuring

Feature
Tabu
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Tabu; Uris (African tribe); Nancy; Ted; Harry; Siku; Tugandis (African tribe)

Credits

Writing
, scripter [as Mack]
Art
Enrico Bagnoli, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Synopsis

Trader Harry has been seduced into cheating the natives by Nancy. Tabu exposes the dishonesty and shows Harry a vision of his murder at Nancy's hand.

Show/hide 4. Untitled (Captain Terry Thunder) Comic story, 5 pages

"The name of Golden Beard would live forever..."

Featuring

Feature
Captain Terry Thunder
Genre
Adventure; jungle
Characters
Terry Thunder; Bongwallas (African tribe); B'timi; Gloria Freund; Eddie Freund

Credits

Writing
, scripter [as Pierre La Rue]
Art
Ken Battefield , penciller
 
, penciller (Iger Shop)
 
Jack Kamen , inker
 
, inker (Iger Shop)
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Synopsis

Chief B'timi is drugged by the Freunds and induced to reveal the location of Golden Beard's grave and its treasures. Terry follows them and uses the booby traps put in place by Golden Beard to prevent them from looting the grave. He takes them into custody.

Show/hide 5. Mixing Lions and Tigers (The Big Cage) Text story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Big Cage
Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Writing
Clyde Beatty, author
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Wambi, The Jungle Boy) Comic story, 6 pages

"'Our king is dead! Our princess lost!'"

Featuring

Feature
Wambi, The Jungle Boy
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Wambi; Layota; Bavendas (African tribe); Natoli; Tawn; Ogg; Bantus (African tribe)

Credits

Writing
, scripter [as Roy L. Smith]
Art
Henry Kiefer, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Synopsis

Wambi helps Princess Natoli recover the sacred sword of her people.

Show/hide 7. Untitled (Camilla) Comic story, 8 pages

"The moss-hung temple lay in ruins..."

Featuring

Feature
Camilla
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Camilla; Spade; Chuck Chaney; Kamees (African tribe); Umbayo; Fang (dog); Diane Carson; Commissioner Carson

Credits

Writing
, scripter [as Victor Ibsen]
Art
Ralph Mayo, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Synopsis

Renegade Chaney posts false notices of new land open for homesteading and, with his gang disguised as natives, attacks the would-be settlers and steal all their supplies. Camilla discovers the plot and exposes it to the commissioner.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 13541

Cover added

  • 22/08/2017

Index completed

  • 17/10/2019

Last updated

  • 17/10/2019