Cave Girl

Real Name

Carol London

First Appearance

Thun'da #2 (1952)

Original Publisher

Magazine Enterprises

Created by

Gardner Fox and Bob Powell


Carol lost her parents to an attack by the savage Balu natives of the African Jungle. She manages to escape death when an eagle carried her away. The eagle drops the girl in the Dawn Lands. The Dawn Lands are a valley hidden by the mountains known as the Barriers of the Moon which was lost to time. Carol is raised by wolves and became Cave Girl, but after the leader Kattu dies Cave Girl becomes leader of the pack. She was skilled in using a bow, spear and knife and also could speak to animals. She learned how to use weapons from watching the Hairy Men, a group of Neanderthals who lived in the Dawn Lands. Their king Pood wanted Cave Girl for himself, but she did not want anything to do with him and fought back slaying the Hairy Men. Later, explorer Luke Hardin enter the valley and became her boyfriend. Cave Girl was also assisted by a Pygmy outcast named Bobo.

Public Domain Appearances

  • Thun'da #2-6
  • Cave Girl #12-13
  • Africa #1

See Also

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