Kaänga Comics #9

Published
June 1951
Page count
28
Cover price
8d [0-0-8 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Fiction House Magazines
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/929700

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Kaänga) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Kaänga
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 1. Untitled (Kaänga) Comic story, 12 pages

"Come, Ann… The gift I carved for Chief N'tana is finished."

Featuring

Feature
Kaänga
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Rainmaker; N'geeso; N'tana; Tuaka; El Cairn

Credits

Writing
, scripter [as Frank Riddell]
Art
Ruben Moreira, line art
 
Maxwell Elkan, penciller
 
Ruben Moreira, penciller
Text
, letterer
Editing
John Mitchell, original editor [credited as John C. Mitchell]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Jungle Comics (Fiction House, 1940 series) #56 (August 1944)
Blood Brides for the Rainmaker Raj

Synopsis

A witch doctor, travels from village to village taking two maidens from each to use as "helpers." In reality, he is selling them as slaves. He takes Ann and all the slaves are liberated by Kaänga.

Show/hide 2. Untitled (Kaänga) Comic story, 14 pages

"The lion's bold track across the velot told many things to Kaänga, Lord of the Jungle…"

Featuring

Feature
Kaänga
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Zulu; Amra; Ann Mason; Marmo (elephant); Gar; cave men

Credits

Writing
, scripter [as Frank Riddell]
Art
Maurice Whitman, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
J.F. Byrnes, original Managing Editor
 
John Mitchell, editor [as John C. Mitchell]
 
S. M. Iger, original Art Director [as Jerry Iger]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Jungle Comics (Fiction House, 1940 series) #133 (January 1951)
Scourge of the Soudan ["The lion's bold track across the veldt told many..."]

Synopsis

Believing Kaänga to be their legendary hero, Queen Amra and her amazons kidnap Ann in order to force Kaänga to help them against the apemen that threaten their kingdom. Kaänga does as he is compelled and defeats the apemen. The queen frees Ann and she and Kaänga return to their jungle.

Notes

The story title is taken from the cover of the original US printing.


Notes

A modern facsimile edition of this issue was printed in the UK.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 60929

Entry created

  • 25/09/2011

Cover added

  • 20/12/2016

Index completed

  • 15/02/2021

Last updated

  • 15/02/2021