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Issue: #96
Published: December 1947, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 52, Editing: J.F. Byrne (managing editor)(credited); John C. Mitchell (editor)(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
Notes: The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Vol. 1, Part 2, Nos. 1&2, Periodicals, 1946-1947.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) Phantom Guardians of the Enchanted Lake!
Featuring: Kaänga
Credits: Pencils: John Celardo ? | Inks: John Celardo
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Kaänga Ann Mason

Comic Story (11 pages)
Featuring: Kaänga
Synopsis: Treasure hunter Luca works with witch doctor Lago to discover the location of a tribe's hidden jewels. Determining that the jewels are located in the river bed, they dam the river, causing drought in Kaänga's jungle. Kaänga and N'geeso destroy the dam and both Luca and Lago are drowned.
Credits: Script: ? [as Frank Riddell] | Pencils: John Celardo (signed) | Inks: John Celardo (signed)
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Kaänga Ann Mason M'gunee Lago N'geeso Marmo (elephant) Luca

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Simba, King of Beasts
Synopsis: An albino elephant denies Simba's authority over him. Soon the elephant's herd expels him because of his coloring. But when the entire herd is threatened by ivory hunters, the albino and Simba join forces to save the herd and the exile is allowed to rejoin the herd, and he acknowledges Simba's rule of the jungle.
Credits: Script: ? [as Ed Hunt] | Pencils: August Froehlich (signed) | Inks: August Froehlich (signed)
Genre: Animal Jungle
Characters: Simba Cai Cai (parrot) Murdak (water Buffalo)

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Captain Terry Thunder
Synopsis: Terry pursues the treasure hunter King Cobra. Cobra is a master of disguise, but Terry turns the tables and disguises himself as Cobra to infiltrate Cobra's operation. With the arrival of the lancers Cobra's men are defeated and Cobra himself perishes in a fire.
Credits: Script: ? [as Pierre La Rue] | Pencils: Charles Sultan | Inks: Charles Sultan
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Terry Thunder King Cobra Keeto Trader Koslo N'wangis (African Tribe)

Text Story (2 pages) Man-Eater
Credits: Script: Henry Wysham Lanier | Letters: typeset
Genre: Jungle

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Wambi, The Jungle Boy
Synopsis: Sirdah demands that Wambi repay his debt by bringing him two fawns and one piglet to eat. Wambi gets the animals and places them on the opposite side of a ravine from Sirah, with himself in the middle of the rope bridge across the ravine. Wambi challenges Sirdah to cross, but fearing that Wambi would cut the ropes of the bridge, he declines.
Credits: Script: ? [as Roy L. Smith] | Pencils: Frank Doyle | Inks: Frank Doyle
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Wambi Tawn Ogg Chika (monkey) Sirdah (tiger) Magar (parrot)

Comic Story (1 page) Lemur
Featuring: African Wild Life
Synopsis: Brief natural histories of several species of lemur.
Credits: Pencils: Mike Peppe ? | Inks: Mike Peppe ?
Genre: Non-fiction Jungle Nature

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Tabu
Synopsis: As future king of the Waneesis journeys to the village of his birth, he is killed by N'togi, who then impersonates him to the Waneesis until he is exposed by Princess Zandra. Tabu arrives in time to prevent N'togi from killing Zandra and frighten N'togi into an electric eel pool.
Credits: Script: ? [as Mack] | Pencils: Maurice Whitman (signed) | Inks: Maurice Whitman (signed)
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Tabu Balaam Waneesis (African Tribe) N'togi Zandra

Comic Story (8 pages)
Featuring: Camilla
Synopsis: Madigan, a renegade, learns of the Wasulis bird god legends and disguises himself as the god. He orders the Wasulis to drive all white from the jungle with the intention of acquiring all the trade rights for himself. The Wasulis make captives of two hunters who are rescued from burning at the stake by Camilla who then exposes Madigan. He is then killed by the Wasuli.
Credits: Script: ? [as Victor Ibsen] | Pencils: Nick Cardy; Bob Lubbers | Inks: Bob Lubbers ?; Nick Cardy ?
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Camilla Fang (dog) Marie David N'kari Wasulis (African Tribe) K'timo Madigan

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