(October-November 1954)

Prize, 1954 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Headline Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Prize Group
Editing:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["Listen, Rhode Island Red!"] (Table of Contents)

Fighting American / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
Jack Kirby
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fighting American [Johnny Flagg; Nelson Flagg]; Speedboy [Dan Sprite]; Rhode Island Red; Yuscha Liffso
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover inks and colors credits from Greg Theakston via the GCD Error List (5 April 2008); the original indexer credited the inks to Joe Simon.

Tokyo Run-Around! (Table of Contents: 1)

Fighting American / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fighting American [Johnny Flagg; Nelson Flagg]; Speedboy [Dan Sprite]; Ginza Goniff (first appearance, villain, death); Massamuttin (first appearance, villain); Madame Butterscotch (first appearance); Togo (first appearance); Uncle Samurai (first appearance)
Synopsis:
An American pilot is shot down in the ocean by a communist submarine. The pilot makes his way to Tokyo where he is caught between Japanese mobsters and communist secret agents, but the Fighting American and Speedboy are there to rescue him.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Cold War; communists; Japan; pickpocket; submarine; Tokyo

Home-Coming Year 3000 (Table of Contents: 2)

Fighting American / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Johnny Flagg; Dan Sprite; Starman Zero; Kleeter
Synopsis:
Johnny Flagg goes to sleep and dreams of the future, when Starman Zero returns from a distant planet telling tales of the strange aliens he met there.
Reprints:
Keywords:
alien; dream; space travel

Indexer Notes

dream adventure

Johnny and Dan do not appear as the Fighting American or Speedboy in this story but only as their civilian selves.

Operation Wolf! (Table of Contents: 3)

Fighting American / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fighting American [Johnny Flagg; Nelson Flagg]; Speedboy [Dan Sprite]; Rimsky (first appearance, villain); Korsakoff (first appearance, villain); Doraymirio Wolfirosoff (first appearance, villain); Rhode Island Red (first appearance, villain); Count Yuscha (first appearance, villain); Sawdoff (first appearance, villain); Geegee La Swill
Synopsis:
Rhode Island Red and her gang use Doraymirio Wolfirosoff to swindle rich single females out of their money to help fund their communist plots.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Cold War; communist; playboy
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Listen, Rhode Island Red!"]
    Fighting American
  2. 1. Tokyo Run-Around!
    Fighting American
  3. 2. Home-Coming Year 3000
    Fighting American
  4. 3. Operation Wolf!
    Fighting American
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gene Reed
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose