(Fall 1943)

Prize, 1943 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
American Boys' Comics, Inc.
Editing:
Samuel Bierman
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Junior Rangers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich ?
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; jungle
Characters:
Junior Rangers

Indexer Notes

Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. has a possible Zolnerowich here.

["The enslaved people of France..."] (Table of Contents)

Junior Rangers / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernie Kriegstein
Inks:
Bernie Kriegstein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Junior Rangers

Indexer Notes

Kriegstein is credited on this feature by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Jerry Bails' Who's Who has Kriegstein too, but the Who's Who credit may also be by JVJ.

["Darn the tin shortage!"] (Table of Contents)

Animal Crackers / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Buster Green (signed)
Pencils:
Buster Green (signed)
Inks:
Buster Green (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["The enemy was clever."] (Table of Contents)

Cliff Gordon / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernie Kriegstein ?
Inks:
Bernie Kriegstein ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Cliff Gordon

Indexer Notes

A wild guess from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. He also has Kiefer as a wild guess, but only the boy's face on last page has a remote resemblance.

["Pay day, you guys!"] (Table of Contents)

Private Messkit / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
W. Jourdain [as Blaine] (signed)
Inks:
W. Jourdain [as Blaine] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; war
Characters:
Private Messkit

Indexer Notes

last appearance
Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. has the info that this Blaine signing actually is W. Jourdain.

["Who has not heard of the glories of ancient Egypt?"] (Table of Contents)

Tom Morgan / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
W. Jourdain
Inks:
W. Jourdain
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; children
Characters:
Tom Morgan

Indexer Notes

Jourdain is credited on this feature by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Jerry Bails' Who's Who has Jourdain too, but the Who's Who credit may also be by JVJ.

Bread and Bullets (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Crest Wood
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

The Stolen Paste Diamonds (Table of Contents)

Little Johnny Doolittle / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
W. Jourdain
Inks:
W. Jourdain
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children; spy; war
Characters:
Little Johnny Doolittle

Indexer Notes

last appearance
Jourdain is credited on this feature by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Jerry Bails' Who's Who has Jourdain too, but the Who's Who credit may also be by JVJ.

["Hello Happy--I'm meeting the guys over in the ball field..."] (Table of Contents)

Happy and Scrappy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ken Browne
Pencils:
Ken Browne (signed)
Inks:
Ken Browne (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Happy; Scrappy

Indexer Notes

last appearance

["Scientists say that the upper waters of the Amazon..."] (Table of Contents)

Perry Allen / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Perry Allen
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Junior Rangers
  2. 1. ["The enslaved people of France..."]
    Junior Rangers
  3. 2. ["Darn the tin shortage!"]
    Animal Crackers
  4. 3. ["The enemy was clever."]
    Cliff Gordon
  5. 4. ["Pay day, you guys!"]
    Private Messkit
  6. 5. ["Who has not heard of the glories of ancient Egypt?"]
    Tom Morgan
  7. 6. Bread and Bullets
  8. 7. The Stolen Paste Diamonds
    Little Johnny Doolittle
  9. 8. ["Hello Happy--I'm meeting the guys over in the ball field..."]
    Happy and Scrappy
  10. 9. ["Scientists say that the upper waters of the Amazon..."]
    Perry Allen
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