Black Magic #v3#3 (21)
(February 1953)

Prize, 1950 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
44
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Crestwood Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Prize Group
Editing
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's something unnatural abou the people in this strange, old town!
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover colors credit from Greg Theakston via the GCD Error List (5 April 2008)

The Feathered Serpent (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The young custodian Cassidy visits Indian ruins and is confronted by a feathered snake god.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer credited Joe Simon along with Kirby on pencils.

Warning Voice! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob McCarty
Inks
Bob McCarty
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
drama; horror-suspense
Synopsis
When the wife of Marvin Miles is involved in an accident, he can save her because he's heard a spiritual warning weeks before.

The Practical Joker (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Draut
Inks
Bill Draut
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
The young scientist Willard builds a time machine and sends his friend Phil five hundred years back in time. The machine explodes and Phil is stuck in the past.

Vigil (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Valley of Phantoms! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Eadeh
Inks
Al Eadeh
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
American tourist John Cooper stumbles upon the haunted German village Hasperhausen while walking in the black forest. He falls in love with beautiful Erica, but at the stroke of midnight the town and its inhabitants vanish.

The Mind Reader (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Draut
Inks
Bill Draut
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Inventor Thomas Alva Edison meets the mind reader Bert Reese and is stunned by his abilities.

The Magic Million (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

A Ghost Story! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
Bob McCarty
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The ghost of the "Red Baron" spooks in Mace Castle, kills a maid and kidnaps a woman.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. Previous indexer suggested Bob McCarty for pencils.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["There's something unnatural abou the people in this strange, old town!"]
  2. 1. The Feathered Serpent
  3. 2. Warning Voice!
  4. 3. The Practical Joker
  5. 4. Vigil
  6. 5. Valley of Phantoms!
  7. 6. The Mind Reader
  8. 7. The Magic Million
  9. 8. A Ghost Story!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jim Van Dore
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Jerry Sinkovec
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr
  • Mike Nielsen