"Surprise!" It has been a while since a new jungle post appeared here in the Catacombs, so maybe I can start doing something about that finally?
This story's title "Terror of the Bush" is taken from the front cover blurb of Fiction House Jungle Comics #2 (February 1940) where we see the mighty jungle lord, Kaänga intervene when the lovely Ann is kidnapped by the mad scientist, Dr. Wratt, who controls a group of man-apes through hypnotism. Kaänga does the heroic thing and rescues her and then the dastardly Dr. Wratt is fortunately killed by his own man-apes during Kaänga and Ann's escape. The writer and artist duties on this tale is attributed to Ken Jackson, who apparently provided both roles.
I see KAANGA back in those days had a more pedestrian art-style that what one associated with "blood and thunder" FICTION HOUSE. Thanks for the glimpse.
Wow, Kaanga killing the lion actually mirrors a real event where early taixdermist Carl Akeley got attacked by a leopard and killed it in exactly the same way. https://www.badassoftheweek.com/akeley
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