(November 1951)

Prize, 1947 Series
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Volume:
5
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Headline Publications, Inc.
Editing:
?
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S; Later Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
was On-Going Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Marvin Stein
Inks:
Marvin Stein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

Stein art per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Jack Kirby on pencils.

Shoplifting Syndicate! [The Full Confession of Macia Douglas!] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Marvin Stein ?; Bruno Premiani ?
Inks:
Marvin Stein ?; Bruno Premiani ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Ordinary factory worker Marcia Douglas cannot resist the temptation to shop lift a purse, but she gets force recruited to join a sydicate of thieves who teach her new skills. In an ironic twist, she employs these skills to bring the syndicate to justice.

Indexer Notes

Stein art per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Jack Kirby on pencils. Premiani art credits per Ger Apeldoorn.

The Deadliest Game! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Paul Stafford, a dirty ex-lawyer perjures himself to get crime boss Joe Morgan acquitted of a murder rap...for a fee. When Morgan stiffs Stanford on the money, it sets Stafford in search for revenge, which includes murdering Morgan, and taking his place as crime boss. Stafford is too smart for his own good, and finds that he becomes victim of his own wicked schemes.

Don't Gamble With Fire - The Odds Are Against You! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
A story warning children against playing with matches, and the penalties for turning in false alarms for house fires.

Knockout Punch (Table of Contents)

The Guilty Always Leave a Clue / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime

Underworld Banker! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rudy Palais
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Crooked banker Larry Nash keeps his faithful assistant Joe Aveson under his thumb, but one day, his cruel treatment of his employee has its price.

Indexer Notes

Palais credit seconded by Ger Apeldoorn (July 2013).

["Id Martin, 30, of Kansas, was broke and out of work..."] (Table of Contents)

Closeups / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
six paragraph-long stories of how crime doesn't pay

A Very Careful Guy! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
Mort Meskin ?; George Roussos ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Whitey Draper was a crook with steely nerves and a sensible head. When forced by his peers to do a bank job, Whitey keeps his head when things go badly. This, unfortunately, doesn't save him from the long reach of the law.

Indexer Notes

Roussos credit from Ger Apeldoorn (July 2013).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Shoplifting Syndicate! [The Full Confession of Macia Douglas!]
  3. 2. The Deadliest Game!
  4. 3. Don't Gamble With Fire - The Odds Are Against You!
  5. 4. Knockout Punch
    The Guilty Always Leave a Clue
  6. 5. Underworld Banker!
  7. 6. ["Id Martin, 30, of Kansas, was broke and out of work..."]
    Closeups
  8. 7. A Very Careful Guy!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony Oliva
  • Lou Mougin
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Len Wolinsky