Prize Comics #v2#8 (20)
(March 1942)

Prize, 1940 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1942-01-21
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; Ted O'Neil; Frankenstein; Green Lama; Doctor Frost; Yank and Doodle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Binder
Inks
Jack Binder
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With the crowd cheering in their ears, the favorites of Prize Comics parade as a symbol that the American way of life shall be preserved!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Owl; Ted O'Neil; Frankenstein; Green Lama; Doctor Frost; Yank and Doodle
Reprints
Keywords
parade

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What happens when the world's largest diamond is brought to America to be sold...
Characters
The Black Owl [Doug Danville]; Terry Dane (girl detective); The Green Mummy [Charles Forbes] (villain)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Doctor Frost / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Doctor Frost battles the fiery blast of a flame thrower!
Characters
Doctor Frost

The Chetniks (Table of Contents: 3)

Ted O'Neil of the R.A.F. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Win (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Ted O'Neil [American Ace]; Hinky Davis (his pal)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
American youth shall not be denied its chance to safeguard American democracy...
Characters
Yank and Doodle [Yank [Dick Walters]; Doodle [Rick Walters]]

[Frankenstein Lives Again] (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]; Nog (villain)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

General and the Corporal / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ken Browne
Pencils
Ken Browne
Inks
Ken Browne
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
The General (first appearance); The Corporal (first appearance)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Ken Crossen [as Richard Foster]
Pencils
Charles Sultan
Inks
Charles Sultan
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Green Lama, mysterious defender of right and justice, faces a ruthless, powerful fiend...
Characters
Green Lama [Jethro Dumont]; Jean Farrell (his assistant); Dr. Mordheim (villain)

Indexer Notes

The splash panel is signed 'by Richard Foster'.

Mutzik (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Crest Wood
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

dog story

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Spike Mason, naval intelligence officer, travels as first mate aboard the 'Malibu' to uncover...

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Power Nelson, Futureman / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Power Nelson, erstwhile radio commentator, known as Gene West, pits his mighty strength against the leaders...
Characters
Power Nelson [Gene West, radio commentator]; King (his dog)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["With the crowd cheering in their ears, the favorites of Prize Comics parade as a symbol that the American way of life shall be preserved!"]
    Black Owl; Ted O'Neil; Frankenstein; Green Lama; Doctor Frost; Yank and Doodle
  2. 1. ["What happens when the world's largest diamond is brought to America to be sold..."]
    The Black Owl
  3. 2. ["Doctor Frost battles the fiery blast of a flame thrower!"]
    Doctor Frost
  4. 3. The Chetniks
    Ted O'Neil of the R.A.F.
  5. 4. ["American youth shall not be denied its chance to safeguard American democracy..."]
    Yank and Doodle
  6. 5. [Frankenstein Lives Again]
    Frankenstein
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    General and the Corporal
  8. 7. ["The Green Lama, mysterious defender of right and justice, faces a ruthless, powerful fiend..."]
    Green Lama
  9. 8. Mutzik
  10. 9. ["Spike Mason, naval intelligence officer, travels as first mate aboard the 'Malibu' to uncover..."]
    Spike Mason
  11. 10. ["Power Nelson, erstwhile radio commentator, known as Gene West, pits his mighty strength against the leaders..."]
    Power Nelson, Futureman
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