Real Name: Unknown
Identity/Class: Normal human
Occupation: Jungle Lord
Affiliations: Ann Mason
Enemies: Bill Blackton
Known Relatives: Ann Mason (wife)
Aliases: Lord of the Jungle, Jungle King
Base of Operations: Congo
First Appearance: Jungle Comics #1 (Fiction House, 1940)
Powers/Abilities: Strength, agility and endurance at the top of human attainment. Knowledgable in all jungle survival skills. Good fighter.
History: The boy who would grow up to be known as Kaänga, Lord of the Jungle, was the only survivor of an expedition exploring the remoter parts of the Congo. While the rest of the group was attacked and slain, the youth escaped, running away into the wilds, where he was eventually taken in by a tribe of ape-men. Like all such orphans, he grew up to be a master of the jungle, eventually meeting and marrying a female explorer, and having several adventures.
Comments: As well as appearing in Jungle Comics, Kaänga had his own title for a little while.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
any other Jungle Lord
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