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Jungle Comics #004 [Apr'40]-66pg-missing ibc,bc only -MarbleRiver scans
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Issue: #4
Published: April 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 previous issue. Publication date of February 19, 1940 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)
Featuring: Kaänga
Credits: Pencils: Charles Sultan ? | Inks: Charles Sultan ?; ? | Letters: typeset
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Kaänga

Comic Story (10 pages)
Featuring: Kaänga
Synopsis: Kaänga and Ann are captured by Broot, who forces Kaänga to labor for him as an act of humiliation. Cheba, rescues the pair and Broot and his mean are left in a tiger trap.
Credits: Script: ? [as Red Brady] | Pencils: Ken Jackson (signed) | Inks: Ken Jackson (signed)
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Kaänga Sam Broot (villain) Ann Mason Cheba (leopard)

Comic Story (5 pages)
Featuring: The Red Panther
Synopsis: The Panther prevents two lost criminals from plundering the pitchblende of a tribe in his jungle. As punishment, he rolls the men in the pitchblende and releases them. A week later he finds them dead of radiation poisoning.
Credits: Script: ? [as Taylor Martin] | Pencils: Arthur Peddy ? | Inks: Arthur Peddy ?; ?
Genre: Jungle
Characters: The Red Panther Two Crooks (introduction, Villain, Death)

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Tabu, Wizard of the Jungle
Synopsis: Tabu rescues a naturalist from the Bargonans, who breed lion-leopard hybrids to eat their enemies.
Credits: Pencils: R. L. Golden (signed) | Inks: R. L. Golden (signed)
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Tabu Tom Barton (introduction) The Bargonans (African Tribe)(introduction, Villains)

Comic Story (0 pages) The Case of the Frightened Killer: Case 2: File A: Clue 2
Featuring: Bullseye Bannon
Synopsis: The second clue in the murder mystery that is serialized across the Fiction House titles this month.
Credits: Pencils: Bob Powell ? | Inks: Bob Powell ?
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Bullseye Bannon Titus

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Camilla
Synopsis: Camilla is exiled by her people for her cruelty. She encounters Jon and Ruth and transforms Jon into an ice statue and tells Ruth that if she will help her find the fountain of youth, Jon will be restored. Together they locate the fountain and Jon is returned to human form, and Camilla is once more restored to immortality. Sensing a change in Camilla, Jon and Ruth ask her people to return her to her throne and they agree.
Credits: Pencils: C. A. Winter [as CAW] | Inks: C. A. Winter [as CAW]
Genre: Jungle Science Fiction
Characters: Jon Dale Ruth Burch Camilla

Text Story (2 pages) Son of the Lion
Credits: Script: ? [as Bob Clark] | Letters: typeset
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Ron-tog (a Jungle Boy) (introduction)

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Captain Terry Thunder
Synopsis: The Ingaras attack Fort Death and capture Terry's men. He barely escapes and makes his way to the next outpost to raise a rescue party.
Credits: Script: ? [as Buck Johnson] | Pencils: Rafael Astarita | Inks: Rafael Astarita
Genre: Adventure Jungle
Characters: Captain Terry Thunder The Ingaras (African Tribe)

Comic Story (7 pages) Thundering Herds
Featuring: Wambi, The Jungle Boy
Synopsis: Tawn and Ogg are captured by Larsen who plans to use them to lure Wambi to his death. Wambi and Lupa turn the tables on Larsen and free all the captured animals.
Credits: Script: ? [as Roy L. Smith] | Pencils: Henry Kiefer [as Karl Kief](signed) | Inks: Henry Kiefer [as Karl Kief](signed)
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Wambi Buck Larsen (villain, Death) Tawn (elephant) Ogg (ape) Lupa (wolf) Kaa (python)

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Simba, King of the Beasts
Synopsis: During a terrific storm, two of Simba's cubs become trapped beneath a fallen tree. Simba seeks the help of an elephant to free them.
Credits: Pencils: William M. Allison | Inks: William M. Allison
Genre: Animal Jungle
Characters: Simba

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Fantomah
Synopsis: Fantomah stops a mad scientist who has taken control of the gorillas in the jungle, using a serum to make them super-intelligent. As punishment, she allows the gorillas to rip him to pieces, and then she restores them to normal intelligence.
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 The Doctor (villain, Introduction, Death) Mac (villain, Introduction, Death) Group Of Four Gorgon Gorillas (villains, Restored To Normal)

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Roy Lance
Synopsis: Roy rescues his safari clients from the savage Zungos.
Credits: Script: ? [as Courtney Thomason]
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Roy Lance The Zungos (introduction, Villains, Some Die) John Mitchell (introduction) Ellen Mitchell (introduction)

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