Jungle King
Jungle King
Jungle King & Eric the Talking Lion

Real Name

Lee Granger

First Appearance

Slam Bang Comics #1 (1940)

Original Publisher


Created by

Manly Wade Wellman and Jack Binder

Golden Age Origin

Lee Granger aka Jungle King was sort of a Tarzan character with a twist, instead of being a "noble savage" Jungle King a scientist by the name of Lee Granger who used his genius to make the jungle a better place. Among his accomplishments, beside protecting the jungle from all manner dastardly villains, was to make a pigmy village into a modern town, and teach Eric the lion to speak English.

His enemies included the Ant Queen.

Golden Age Appearances

  • Slam Bang Comics #1-7
  • Master Comics #7-10

See Also


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