Prize Comics #v2#5 (17)
(December 1941)

Prize, 1940 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1941-10-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Feature Publications, Inc.
Editing
John Reece?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 1.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Black Owl / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Binder
Inks
Jack Binder
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Black Owl foils plans of the enemy raider!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Owl [Doug Danville]
Keywords
submarine; torpedo

[The Toad] (Table of Contents: 1)

Black Owl / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder?
Pencils
Jack Binder
Inks
Jack Binder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
The Black Owl [Doug Danville]; The Toad [Lon Shane] (first appearance; villain)

[The Scarponi Letter: Part 2] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Characters
Dr. Frost; Scarponi (villain)

[Action On Wake Island] (Table of Contents: 3)

Spike Mason / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Reade Conrad
Inks
Reade Conrad
Colors
?
Letters
?

[Walt Walters: Framed For Sabotage] (Table of Contents: 4)

Yank and Doodle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Yank and Doodle [Yank [Dick Walters]; Doodle [Rick Walters]]; Dr. Hugo (first appearance; villain); Trigger Sloan (first appearance; villain)

[Monsters Three: Part Two] (Table of Contents: 5)

Frankenstein / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Frankenstein; Bulldog [Denny Dunsan]; Joan Knight; The witch (villain; death); the mummy (villain; death)

[The Curse of the Maine Lobstermen] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Ken Crossen
Pencils
Charles Sultan?
Inks
Charles Sultan?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Green Lama [Jethro Dumont]; The Hook [Harvey] (first appearance; villain; death; killed by Green Lama)
Synopsis
Green Lama surfs!

The Bad Eggs Get Scrambled (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Edward Watkins
Letters
typeset

[The Mysterious Island of Logo] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Sultan
Inks
Charles Sultan
Colors
?
Letters
?

[Gorgon the Nazi Giant] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Norris [as Roy Paul]
Inks
Paul Norris
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Power Nelson; Gorgon (first appearance; villain; death); Gorgon's master (first appearance; villain)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The Black Owl foils plans of the enemy raider!"]
    Black Owl
  2. 1. [The Toad]
    Black Owl
  3. 2. [The Scarponi Letter: Part 2]
    Dr. Frost
  4. 3. [Action On Wake Island]
    Spike Mason
  5. 4. [Walt Walters: Framed For Sabotage]
    Yank and Doodle
  6. 5. [Monsters Three: Part Two]
    Frankenstein
  7. 6. [The Curse of the Maine Lobstermen]
    Green Lama
  8. 7. The Bad Eggs Get Scrambled
  9. 8. [The Mysterious Island of Logo]
    Ted O'Neil
  10. 9. [Gorgon the Nazi Giant]
    Power Nelson
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