September 7, 2011
Jungle Girls : Wild Side 15
The second great Wild Side jungle babe team-up, as Nyoka, Princess Pantha and Cave Girl find an underwater race of mer-women at the bottom of the lagoon on Taragonia in “Wet And Wildside”. Written and drawn by Nick Northey, inked by Florence and Rene Magalang. The vintage section this issue features three “newcomers” to JG, straight out of comic’s Golden Age. First, it’s Nedor/Standard’s late ’40’s star of Exciting Comics, Judy Of The Jungle, in “Talons of the Leopard Queen” sensually rendered by Artie Saaf. Then, it’s Fox Feature’s Tangi, drawn by Jack(E. C. Comics)Kamen, in “The Scarlet Guilt”, a story that originally appeared in Dagar, The Desert Hawk #20, October of 1948. Finally, see Taanda, from Avon Comic’s White Princess of the Jungle, in “The Ant Invasion”, drawn by Gene Fawcette. The best “good girl art” from four decades, every issue. Color cover by Brad Gorby and Mark Heike, interiors are black and white with graytones. 36 pages, standard comic book format. Printed in 1993.