(September-October 1947)

Prize, 1943 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
American Boys' Comics, Inc.
Brand:
A Prize Publication
Editing:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Editor information provided by Greg Theakston to GCD error list April 2008.


["Why not play the funeral march, Maxie?!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon ?
Colors:
Jack Kirby
Letters:
Howard Ferguson

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

Colorist information provided by Greg Theakston to GCD error list April 2008.

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover ad for a cure for Bad Skin.

The Life And Death Of Public Enemy Number One (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby ?; Martin A. Bursen ? (see notes)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

Martin A. Bursen is credited as a former Police Reporter on the splash page, but the story reads very much like Kirby writing. Bursen may have assisted Kirby with technical information for the story.

You Can't Fool A G-Man Twice (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon ?; Jack Kirby ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
True facts behind the escape and recapture of Volney Davis.

Test of Death (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

The Strange Aftermath Of The Kansas City Massacre (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
crime

[These Are the Guilty!] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Indexer Notes

House ad for Justice Traps the Guilty.

On the Spot (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime

Beyond The Law (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

Bullets For The Bogus G-Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon ?; Jack Kirby ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
The untold inside story of the fake income tax racket.

Indexer Notes

"Red" Blaze is presented as a "special investigator" for Headline Comics.

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for "commander" waist slimmer.

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for book "How to Get Along with Girls".

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover ad for sewing machine.

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Backcover ad for Charles Atlas.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Why not play the funeral march, Maxie?!"]
  2. 1. [untitled]
  3. 2. The Life And Death Of Public Enemy Number One
  4. 3. You Can't Fool A G-Man Twice
  5. 4. Test of Death
  6. 5. The Strange Aftermath Of The Kansas City Massacre
  7. 6. [These Are the Guilty!]
  8. 7. On the Spot
  9. 8. Beyond The Law
  10. 9. Bullets For The Bogus G-Man
  11. 10. [untitled]
  12. 11. [untitled]
  13. 12. [untitled]
  14. 13. [untitled]
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