(July-August 1947)

Prize, 1945 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Crestwood Publishing Co., Inc.
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

["Now let me tell you about how I became a king..."] (Table of Contents)

Frankenstein / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Frankenstein; Awful Annie
Keywords:
crowns; memories; royalty; storytelling

The Zombies (Table of Contents)

Frankenstein / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Frankenstein; Awful Annie; Gideon Feldman; Rabbit
Synopsis:
Frankenstein believes that he has found a factory manned by zombies.
Keywords:
carrots; cigars; cooking; farmers; grave robbing; Lillywhite Flour Mill; private investigators; rats; zombies

"José, my lazee son, go to zee veelage and get a sack of beans!" (Table of Contents)

José / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
José; José's mother
Synopsis:
José is late getting home.
Keywords:
cactus; sombreros; stereotyping of Mexicans

The Musical Horse (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Crest Wood
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Johnny Gates

The Pie-Eyed Piper (Table of Contents)

Frankenstein / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Frankenstein; Roady the Rat; Pierre Limburger
Synopsis:
A mix-up of packages, one a wheel of gorgonzola cheese, the other a clock, creates a lot of confusion.
Keywords:
flutes; gorgonzola cheese; letters; mailboxes; music; odors; rats; Roquefort France; skunks; Tockinetti clock

Blooperman by Seagull & Shoestring (Table of Contents)

Frankenstein / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Frankenstein; Joe Shoestring; Jerry Seagull
Synopsis:
Jerry Seagull and Joe Shoestring (satires on Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster) believe that Frankenstein can fly, like their comics creation, Blooperman.
Reprints:
Keywords:
astral projection; binoculars; comic books; costumes; levitation

It's Here at Last! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
House ad for Young Romance Comics with cover reproduction

["'Bye, dear -- I'm a little late for work"] (Table of Contents)

Hector / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Maver (credited)
Pencils:
Alan Maver (credited)
Inks:
Alan Maver (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Alan Maver ?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hector
Synopsis:
A burglar mistakes an umbrella for a rifle and Hector saves the payroll.
Keywords:
bookkeeper's shades; burglary; domino masks; revolvers; umbrellas

Hail the King (Table of Contents)

Frankenstein / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Frankenstein; Awful Annie
Synopsis:
Frankenstein recalls a trip to a tropical island and a case of mistaken identity.
Keywords:
autographs; backscratchers; Coney Island; disappearing ink; rowboats; two-headed monsters; underwear; vampires; witch doctors
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Now let me tell you about how I became a king..."]
    Frankenstein
  2. 1. The Zombies
    Frankenstein
  3. 2. "José, my lazee son, go to zee veelage and get a sack of beans!"
    José
  4. 3. The Musical Horse
  5. 4. The Pie-Eyed Piper
    Frankenstein
  6. 5. Blooperman by Seagull & Shoestring
    Frankenstein
  7. 6. It's Here at Last!
  8. 7. ["'Bye, dear -- I'm a little late for work"]
    Hector
  9. 8. Hail the King
    Frankenstein
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