Prize Comics #v1#8 (8)
(January 1941)

Prize, 1940 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
?
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
?
Editing
John Reece?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Green Lama / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Green Lama [Jethro Dumont]

[The Return of the Whistler] (Table of Contents: 1)

Black Owl / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Owl [Doug Danville]; The Whistler (villain; death)
Synopsis
Excalibur is lost at sea.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Greg Theakston.

Letters credit identified by Greg Theakston and later Harry Mendryk on the Jack Kirby Museum web page http://kirbymuseum.org/blogs/simonandkirby/archives/2369, 31 October 2008 (retrieved 15 December 2014).

[Vulcan's Underground City] (Table of Contents: 2)

Dr. Frost / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ben Thompson
Inks
Ben Thompson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Dr. Frost; Vulcan (villain)

[A Saboteur's Salvation] (Table of Contents: 3)

Ted O'Neil / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Ted O'Neil; Dawson (introduction, death)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Greg Theakston.

Letters credit identified by Greg Theakston and later Harry Mendryk on the Jack Kirby Museum web page http://kirbymuseum.org/blogs/simonandkirby/archives/2369, 31 October 2008 (retrieved 15 December 2014).

New Adventures No. 2 (Table of Contents: 4)

Frankenstein / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Briefer
Pencils
Dick Briefer [as Frank N. Stein]
Inks
Dick Briefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Frankenstein; Victor Frankenstein; Betty; The Crocoman (first appearance; death; Frankenstein's second monster)
Reprints

[The Cult of the Mad] (Table of Contents: 5)

Green Lama / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Ken Crossen
Pencils
Mac Raboy
Inks
Mac Raboy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Green Lama [Jethro Dumont]; The Cult of the Mad (first appearance; villains); their leader (first appearance; villain; death)

[The Attack of Captain Carney] (Table of Contents: 6)

Captain Gallant / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Grieg Chapian
Inks
Grieg Chapian
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Captain Gallant [Jon Gallant]; Captain Carney (first appearance; villain; death)

Task No. 2 (Table of Contents: 7)

Twist Turner / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Irving Roir [as The Four Roth Bros.]; Al Ross [as The Four Roth Bros.]; Ben Roth [as The Four Roth Bros.]; Salo [as The Four Roth Bros.]
Pencils
Irving Roir [as The Four Roth Bros.]; Al Ross [as The Four Roth Bros.]; Ben Roth [as The Four Roth Bros.]; Salo [as The Four Roth Bros.]
Inks
Irving Roir [as The Four Roth Bros.]; Al Ross [as The Four Roth Bros.]; Ben Roth [as The Four Roth Bros.]; Salo [as The Four Roth Bros.]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Twist Turner; Lefjab (first appearance; villain)

The Hijackers (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Hauen
Letters
typeset

[The Death Light of Ginger Hawk] (Table of Contents: 9)

Great Voodini / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Guardineer?
Pencils
Jon Smalle
Inks
Jon Smalle
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Voodini; Ginger Hawk (first appearance; villain)

[Introducing Gene West] (Table of Contents: 10)

Power Nelson / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Norris
Inks
Paul Norris
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Power Nelson [Gene Wast] (new secret identity); Von Dribitz (first appearance; villain); Dr. Daniels (first appearance)
Synopsis
Power Nelson assumes secret i.d. of Gene West.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Green Lama
  2. 1. [The Return of the Whistler]
    Black Owl
  3. 2. [Vulcan's Underground City]
    Dr. Frost
  4. 3. [A Saboteur's Salvation]
    Ted O'Neil
  5. 4. New Adventures No. 2
    Frankenstein
  6. 5. [The Cult of the Mad]
    Green Lama
  7. 6. [The Attack of Captain Carney]
    Captain Gallant
  8. 7. Task No. 2
    Twist Turner
  9. 8. The Hijackers
  10. 9. [The Death Light of Ginger Hawk]
    Great Voodini
  11. 10. [Introducing Gene West]
    Power Nelson
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