(May-June 1947)

Prize, 1945 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
A Prize Publication
Editing:
Joe Genalo
Color:
color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US, later issues Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Frankenstein / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Briefer (signed)
Inks:
Dick Briefer (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Frankenstein
Reprints:
Keywords:
candles; comic books; fine art; ghouls; haunted houses; mummies; rats; vampires

Silas Grunch Gets His (Table of Contents)

Frankenstein / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Briefer (signed) ; Ed Goggin
Pencils:
Dick Briefer (signed)
Inks:
Dick Briefer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Briefer

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Silas Grunch (villain, introduction); Velura (a psychic, introduction); Frankenstein
Synopsis:
Frankenstein helps some children get a playground open.
Keywords:
chalk; chalkboards; children; globes; playgrounds; psychic powers; revolvers

Indexer Notes

Bottom of last page says "Thanks to Ed Goggin for helping out with these tales. Dick Briefer"

The Strange Love of Shirley Schmool (Table of Contents)

Frankenstein / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Briefer (signed); Ed Goggin
Pencils:
Dick Briefer (signed)
Inks:
Dick Briefer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Briefer

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shirley Schmool (introduction); Marvin the Maskmaker (introduction); Mischa Goss (introduction)[as Clark Cable][as Gregory Pork][as Van Yonson]
Synopsis:
Frankenstein helps Shirley and Mischa get together.
Keywords:
barbers; disguises; ghouls; masks; movie stars; squirrels; storytelling; vampires

Indexer Notes

Credit says "Book by Dick Briefer"

The Big Kick (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Crest Wood
Letters:
typeset

The Curse of the Flying Dutchman (Table of Contents)

Frankenstein / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Briefer
Pencils:
Dick Briefer
Inks:
Dick Briefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Briefer

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Flying Dutchman (introduction); Frankenstein
Synopsis:
Frankenstein fixes up the Flying Dutchman with a new bride, but it doesn't quite work out.
Keywords:
doghouses; housekeeping; lonely hearts; marriage; rowboats; sailing ships

The Lorelei (Table of Contents)

Frankenstein / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Briefer; Ed Goggin
Pencils:
Dick Briefer
Inks:
Dick Briefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Briefer

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Laura Lye (introduction); Frankenstein
Synopsis:
Frankenstein's lyre playing is mistaken for that of the Lorelei.
Keywords:
cross-dressing; lyres; music; newspapers; rowboats; sailing ships; saxophones; shipwrecks

Justice Finds a Cop Killer (Table of Contents)

Red-Hot Blaze / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Placed in this comic as a promotion for Headline Comics.

Pins & Needles (Table of Contents)

Frankenstein / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Briefer
Pencils:
Dick Briefer
Inks:
Dick Briefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Briefer

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Milty Weeks (introduction); Mrs. Weeks (introduction); Albert the Human Pincushion (introduction); Frankenstein
Synopsis:
Stage magician Milty takes up the use of voodoo dolls.
Keywords:
cross-dressing; magic wands; newspapers; pins; safes; stage magic; voodoo dolls
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Frankenstein
  2. 1. Silas Grunch Gets His
    Frankenstein
  3. 2. The Strange Love of Shirley Schmool
    Frankenstein
  4. 3. The Big Kick
  5. 4. The Curse of the Flying Dutchman
    Frankenstein
  6. 5. The Lorelei
    Frankenstein
  7. 6. Justice Finds a Cop Killer
    Red-Hot Blaze
  8. 7. Pins & Needles
    Frankenstein
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Katie
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin