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Issue: #3
Published: March 1940, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing:
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 previous issue. Publication date of January 15, 1940 found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, January-December 1940, Numbers 1-4. Second class permit. Copyright number 441853.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) Crocodiles of Death River
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Kaänga

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)
Synopsis: A promotional encouraging encouraging readers to send in coupons from Fiction House comics and their solution to the Bannon mystery being serialized in the Fiction House comics this month in order to win a $25 prize and membership in the Junior Manhunters of America.
Characters: Bullseye Bannon

Comic Story (10 pages) Crocodiles of Death River
Synopsis: Kaänga overthrows a fraudulent witch doctor.
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Kaänga Ann Mason Sam Broot (introduction, Villain) Mobu (introduction) Cheba (leopard)

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: The Red Panther
Synopsis: The Panther prevents the sacrifice of a white miner to a native god.
Credits: Script: ? [as Taylor Martin]
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Red Panther Randall (introduction) Miss Randall (introduction) A Witch Doctor (introduction, Villain)

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Tabu, Wizard of the Jungle
Synopsis: A group of white criminals take over a village in Tabu's jungle to use as a haven from the law. Tabu kills them and restores the villagers' freedom.
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Tabu Blackwall (introduction, Villain, Death) Snake-Eye (introduction) Gog (monkey) Tegra (crocodile) Vilma Day

Comic Story (0 pages) The Case of the Diamond Death: Case 1: File-A: Clue Two
Featuring: Bullseye Bannon
Synopsis: The second clue in a murder mystery story story competition described on the inside front cover.
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Bullseye Bannon

Comic Story (6 pages)
Synopsis: Exploring the ruins of Camilla's city, Jon and Ruth are taken captive by Camilla's men. Camilla again asks Jon to marry her. When he refuses, Camilla has Ruth thrown in a magic pool that ages her prematurely. Jon uses Camilla's fountain of youth to restore Ruth's youth and then destroys the fountain, insuring that Camilla will age.
Genre: Jungle Science Fiction
Characters: Jon Dale Ruth Birch Camilla (villain)

Text Story (2 pages) The Crawling Death
Credits: Script: ? [as Pete Wentworth] | Letters: typeset
Genre: Jungle

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Captain Terry Thunder
Synopsis: Terry and his men subdue a murderous, renegade tribe.
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Terry Thunder Ben Salub (introduction, Villain, Death) Winters

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Wambi, The Jungle Boy
Synopsis: Ogg and Tawn rescue Wambi and Tarro when they are captured by hunters seeking animals for a circus.
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Buck Larsen (introduction, Villain) Wambi Fria (tigress) Tarro (tiger) Tia (cockatoo) Ogg (ape) Tawn (elephant) Klar (owl)

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Roy Lance
Synopsis: Roy helps his friends the Wasangoras protect their cattle from raiders.
Credits: Script: ? [as Courtney Thomason]
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Roy Lance Jujo

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Simba, King of the Beasts
Synopsis: Simba temporarily adopts a lost child who then saves the pride from hunters. Simba reunites the boy with his father and saves the father's safari from a rhinoceros.
Genre: Animal Jungle
Characters: A Boy (introduction) Boy's Father (introduction)

Advertisement (1 page)
Synopsis: An advertisement seeking door-to-door magazine subscription salesmen for Cromwell-Collier Publishing Company with a Monarch Silver King bicycle as a premium.
Credits: Letters: typeset

Comic Story (7 pages)
Synopsis: Fantomah prevents the looting of a sacred jungle city by transforming the looters into hideous insect men and ordering them to return to civilization.
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Fantomah Two Hunters (villains, Turned Into Insect-men)

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

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