(December 1954-January 1955)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fighting American / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
Jack Kirby
Letters:
Howard Ferguson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fighting American [Johnny Flagg; Nelson Flagg]; Speedboy [Dan Sprite]
Reprints:
Keywords:
alligator; swamp

Indexer Notes

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

Jiseppi the Jungle Boy (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fighting American [Johnny Flagg; Nelson Flagg]; Speedboy [Dan Sprite]; Jiseppi (first appearance); Sir Cedric Hardwhack; Pamela Hardwhack; Pastrami (tiger); Fat Maria
Synopsis:
Fighting American and Speedboy travel to India to find a jungle boy who has stolen a hydrogen bomb from the communists.
Reprints:
Keywords:
circus; Cold War; communist; hydrogen bomb; jungle

Red Agent (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Year Bender (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Characters:
Fighting American [Johnny Flagg; Nelson Flagg]; Speedboy [Dan Sprite]; Prof. Dyle Twister (first appearance); Gregory
Synopsis:
Speedboy rescues Gregory, a scrawny kid who is being picked on by bullies. Gregory's grandfather has invented a time machine that accidentally takes them all 3000 years in the past.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bull; bullying; elephant; exercise; time machine

No Greater Glory (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Poor Richard / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Invisible Irving, the Great Nothing (Table of Contents: 6)

Fighting American / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fighting American [Johnny Flagg; Nelson Flagg]; Speedboy [Dan Sprite]; Invisible Irving (first appearance; villain); Freddy Fowlup
Synopsis:
Invisible Irving escapes from Alcatraz and sets up a racket brainwashing people and getting them to steal from their employers.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Alcatraz prison; invisibility

Indexer Notes

Story swiped from Starman story in Adventure Comics #77, per Harry Mendryk's blog at the Kirby Museum.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Fighting American
  2. 1. Jiseppi the Jungle Boy
    Fighting American
  3. 2. Red Agent
  4. 3. The Year Bender
    Fighting American
  5. 4. No Greater Glory
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Poor Richard
  7. 6. Invisible Irving, the Great Nothing
    Fighting American
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Gene Reed
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose