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an all paper 300 DPI scan of a book in my collection. Edits by me.
Issue: #5
Published: May 1940, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Malcolm Reiss (Editor); William E. Eisner (Art Director); S. M. Iger (Feature Editor)
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 the publication date found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, 1940, Number 2. Second class permit. Copyright number 449460.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) Empire of the Ape Men
Featuring: Kaänga
Credits: Pencils: Will Eisner | Inks: Will Eisner | Letters: typeset
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Kaänga

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)
Synopsis: An in-house promotional advertisement offering cash prizes for fan letters written to Fiction House.
Credits: Letters: typeset

Comic Story (10 pages)
Featuring: Kaänga
Synopsis: Ann and Cheeba help Kaänga escape after he is captured by Broot. Kaänga then uses the animals of the jungle to chase away Broot's army.
Credits: Script: ? [as Red Bradey] | Pencils: George Tuska | Inks: George Tuska
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Kaänga Sam Broot (villain) Ann Mason Cheeba (leopard)

Comic Story (5 pages)
Featuring: The Red Panther
Synopsis: After the Red Panther rescues a safari from poisonous ants, the Ant Woman vows revenge on the Panther and the safari leaders. However, their capture, the Panther turns the tables on the Ant Woman and she is killed by her own ants.
Credits: Script: ? [as Taylor Martin] | Pencils: Arthur Peddy ?
Genre: Jungle
Characters: The Red Panther The Ant Woman (introduction, Villain, Death)

Comic Story (8 pages)
Featuring: Tabu, Wizard of the Jungle
Synopsis: The leopard cultist Zsingos kidnap the children of the Jibus to sacrifice to their gods. The children are rescued by Tabu after he uses his own magic to overcome the magic traps set for him by the Zsingos.
Credits: Script: ? [as Robert Lewis] | Pencils: George Carl Wilhelms ? | Inks: George Carl Wilhelms ?
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Tabu The Zsingos (African Tribe)(introduction, Villains, Death) Jibus (African Tribe)

Comic Story (0 pages) Strange Case of Ezra Ark: Case 3: File 1: Clue 2
Synopsis: In this installment of the Fiction House serialized mystery of the month, Ark's nephew threatens to kill him.
Credits: Pencils: Bob Powell ?
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Ark

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Camilla
Synopsis: Camilla thwarts the Viking king Lief Thorgson through superior magic. After Thorgson's death at Camilla's hand, his men agree to follow her.
Credits: Script: ? [as Tad Carter] | Pencils: Bob Powell | Inks: Bob Powell; ?
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Camilla Lief Thorgson (introduction, Villain, Death) Count Knuten (introduction, Villain) Count Knuten's Cousin (introduction, Villain)

Text Story (2 pages) Death of the Laughing Terror
Credits: Script: ? [as Lin Davies] | Letters: typeset
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Ran-Tog

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Captain Terry Thunder
Synopsis: The Masked Arrows capture the fort and Terry must get assistance from the local tribes to re-take it.
Credits: Pencils: Bill Bossert | Inks: Bill Bossert ?; Leonard Frank ?
Genre: Adventure Jungle
Characters: Captain Terry Thunder The Masked Arrows (introduction, Villains, Death) Astbis (African Tribes)

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Wambi, The Jungle Boy
Synopsis: Wambi and his animal friends rescue a herd of elephants from an ivory hunter and then destroy him and his steamboat with his own dynamite.
Credits: Script: ? [as Roy L. Smith] | Pencils: Henry Kiefer | Inks: Henry Kiefer ?; ?
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Wambi Wolf Lawsen (introduction, Villain, Death) Raga (crocodile) Nostro (hippopotomus) Ogg (ape) Tawn (elephant) Bimi (badger)

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Roy Lance
Synopsis: Roy helps members of the Kubutti escape from slavers.
Credits: Script: ? [as Harold Morley]
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Roy Lance Kubuttis (African Tribe)

Comic Story (5 pages)
Featuring: Simba, King of the Beasts
Synopsis: Unscrupulous hunters poison the water hole and take the Masons captive. Simba rescues the Masons, who then detoxify the water hole.
Credits: Pencils: William M. Allison | Inks: William M. Allison
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Simba John Mason Dick Mason

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Fantomah
Synopsis: Discovering the eggs of giant reptiles on a fallen asteroid, Mundoor raises the reptiles in an attempt to take over the world. Fantomah uses her astounding powers to break Mundoor's hypnotic control over the reptiles and sends Mundoor, the reptiles, and the asteroid into deep space.
Credits: Script: Fletcher Hanks [as Barclay Flagg] (signed) | Pencils: Fletcher Hanks [as Barclay Flagg] (signed) | Inks: Fletcher Hanks [as Barclay Flagg] (signed) | Letters: Fletcher Hanks
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Fantomah Mundoor (introduction, Villain)

Cartoon (0 pages)
Featuring: Jungle Roars
Credits: Script: ? [as Lore]
Genre: Humor

Cartoon (0 pages)
Featuring: Jungle Roar
Credits: Script: ? [as Lore]
Genre: Humor

Comic Story (1 page) A Jungle Tale
Featuring: Prof. Dunk
Synopsis: A monkey with a magnifying glass puts the professor on the hot seat.
Credits: Pencils: Will Eisner ? [as Heck ?] | Inks: Will Eisner ? [as Heck ?]
Genre: Humor
Characters: Professor Dunk

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

Advertisement (1 page)
Synopsis: An advertisement from the Crowell-Collier Publishing Company, seeking magazine subscription sellers, offering prizes and cash as inducements.
Credits: Letters: typeset

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