Jungle Comics #136

Fiction House

United States

Published
April 1951
Page count
52
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/8844

Credits

Editing
John Mitchell, editor [credited as John C. Mitchell]
Management
J. F. Byrne, Managing Editor [credited]

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Death Kraals of Kongola (Kaänga) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Kaänga
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason

Credits

Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Jungle Comics (HJ Edwards, 1950? series) #14 ([November 1951?])
The Death Kraals of Kongola
Show/hide 1. The Death Kraals of Kongola (Kaänga) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Kaänga
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Jaluos (African tribe); Zulu; Ann Mason; D'hama; Khargas (African tribe); Gombo; N'tora

Credits

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

Synopsis

Kaänga and Ann assist the Jaluos in defending themselves from the war-like Khargas.

Notes

Title from cover.

first line: "The deepest jungle was Kaänga's forest home."

Show/hide 2. Untitled (Capt. Terry Thunder) Comic story, 6 pages

"Subject: Special Orders"

Featuring

Feature
Capt. Terry Thunder
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Terry Thunder [Desert Panther]; Sharane; John Withers; Riffs (Berber tribe)

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ken Battefield, penciller
 
, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Synopsis

Colonel Withers leads Terry's camel corps into the desert to capture the raider, Sharane. Terry suggests that Withers ask for the help of the Desert Panther, but Withers declines. When the corps is captured, Terry escapes and assumes his guise as the Panther and leads the Panther's men to Withers's rescue and also manages to capture Sharane.

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

"Hunger can be more cruel than all the other dangers of the jungle --"

Featuring

Feature
Wambi
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Wambi; Tawn; Ogg; Rengo (monkey); Kolko; Dikka (deer); Taureks (African tribe)

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Henry Kiefer, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Synopsis

Wambi steals the idol of the Tuareks in order to force them to share the jungles food resources.

Show/hide 4. Untitled (The Big Cage) Text story, 2 pages

"One of the most interesting feuds that my arena has ever known is one still in progress."

Featuring

Feature
The Big Cage
Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Writing
Clyde Beatty, author
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Tabu) Comic story, 6 pages

"Tribal elders yet speak of Karana-Zan, the death day, when attackers fell as flies on the Bhutu battle plains."

Featuring

Feature
Tabu
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Tabu; Buhutus (African tribe); Larayo; Craig; Kibani

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Synopsis

Trader Craig elects to punish the Buhutus after they decline to trade with him on Tabu's advice. He disguises himself as a ghost of a defeated Buhutu foe in order to frighten them into leaving their kraal. Tabu exposes the trick.

Show/hide 6. Untitled (Camilla) Comic story, 10 pages

"The dust has settled and thunder of the great migration has died and faded."

Featuring

Feature
Camilla
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Camilla; Bagamoyos (African tribe); Kamelo; Professor Curtis; Ugandas (African tribe); Gwelo; Fang (dog); Hanley; Nakola

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ralph Mayo, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Synopsis

Treasure thieves Curtis and Hanley steal the Ugandas sacred gold. The Ugandas believe that the Bagamoyos are guilty of the theft. Camilla captures the true thieves and averts a war.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 13546

Cover added

  • 17/10/2019

Index completed

  • 17/10/2019

Last updated

  • 17/10/2019