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Home Fiction House Jungle Comics Jungle Comics 055 (rescan) -upgrade
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Scanned from a brittle copy with all wraps separated into single pages. There's many missing edge bits, especially along the spine.
The cover is damaged, so the fc+bc are from HAG, and the ibc is copied from Jumbo 65.
A freddyfly original production!

Issue: #55
Published: July 1944, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 52, Editing: John C. Mitchell (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, Part 2, Periodicals, 1944, New Series, Vol. 39, No. 3.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) The Tree Devil
Featuring: Kaänga
Credits: Pencils: Joe Doolin | Inks: Joe Doolin
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Kaänga Ann Mason

Comic Story (12 pages) The Tree Devil
Featuring: Kaänga
Synopsis: A white trader, wary of Kaänga's influence on the natives, drugs Kaänga with a potion that will make him appear mad.
Credits: Script: ? [as Frank Riddell] | Pencils: Art Saaf | Inks: Art Saaf
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Kaänga Ann Mason N'geeso G'heta Tombas (African Tribe) Nelson Sambo

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Simba, King of Beasts
Synopsis: A rogue gorilla threatens Simba's mate and cubs.
Credits: Script: ? [as Ed Hunt] | Pencils: Richard Case | Inks: Richard Case
Genre: Animal Jungle
Characters: Simba Gubu (gorilla) Ingagi (gorilla) Sim (lion) Mrs. Simba

Comic Story (5 pages)
Featuring: Tabu
Synopsis: In exchange for jewelry, Mala, princess of the N'galis, arranges to give the tribe's sacred idol to white treasure hunters.
Credits: Script: ? [as Mack] | Pencils: Marcia Snyder | Inks: Marcia Snyder
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Tabu Mala N'galis (African Tribe) Steve

Comic Story (2 pages) Lore of the Jungle Giants
Synopsis: A brief natural history of the gorilla.
Credits: Script: ? [as Norman Leslie] | Pencils: Fran Hopper | Inks: Fran Hopper
Genre: Non-fiction Jungle Nature

Comic Story (8 pages)
Featuring: Wambi, The Jungle Boy
Synopsis: A witch doctor uses sleight of hand to convince the tribe that their princess is filled with evil snakes. Wambi turns the tables on him and inoculates the princess with snake repelling herbs.
Credits: Script: ? [as Roy L. Smith] | Pencils: Henry Kiefer | Inks: Henry Kiefer
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Wambi Aga (antelope) Shira (tiger) Ogg

Comic Story (5 pages)
Featuring: Captain Terry Thunder
Synopsis: Terry recaptures the escaped criminal Red Beard.
Credits: Script: ? [as Pierre La Rue] | Pencils: Richard Case | Inks: Richard Case
Genre: Adventure
Characters: N'gi Terry Thunder Red Beard

Text Story (2 pages) Stars in the Mud
Credits: Script: ? [as Dan Stockman] | Letters: typeset
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Dr. Atherstone

Comic Story (8 pages)
Featuring: Camilla
Synopsis: Zizi, a French criminal, lays siege to Fort LeBoyne in order to free his girlfriend, Sata, who has been condemned to die. Camilla rouses the near-by native village to lift the siege.
Credits: Script: ? [as Victor Ibsen] | Pencils: George Tuska | Inks: George Tuska; ?
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Trader Davis Camilla Sata Zizi Ma Yumbis (African Tribe) Captain Bise Makalis (African Tribe)

  The data in the above section is courtesy of the Grand Comics Database™ under a Creative Commons Attribution License.

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