(November 1951)

Prize, 1947 Series
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Volume
5
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Headline Publications, Inc.
Editing
?
Color
Full Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S; Later Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Marvin Stein
Inks
Marvin Stein
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
crime
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Stein art per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Jack Kirby on pencils.

Shoplifting Syndicate! [The Full Confession of Macia Douglas!] (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Marvin Stein ?; Bruno Premiani ?
Inks
Marvin Stein ?; Bruno Premiani ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
crime
Synopsis
Ordinary factory worker Marcia Douglas cannot resist the temptation to shop lift a purse, but she gets force recruited to join a sydicate of thieves who teach her new skills. In an ironic twist, she employs these skills to bring the syndicate to justice.

Indexer Notes

Stein art per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Jack Kirby on pencils. Premiani art credits per Ger Apeldoorn.

The Deadliest Game! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Synopsis
Paul Stafford, a dirty ex-lawyer perjures himself to get crime boss Joe Morgan acquitted of a murder rap...for a fee. When Morgan stiffs Stanford on the money, it sets Stafford in search for revenge, which includes murdering Morgan, and taking his place as crime boss. Stafford is too smart for his own good, and finds that he becomes victim of his own wicked schemes.

Don't Gamble With Fire - The Odds Are Against You! (Table of Contents: 3)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
A story warning children against playing with matches, and the penalties for turning in false alarms for house fires.

Knockout Punch (Table of Contents: 4)

The Guilty Always Leave a Clue / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime

Underworld Banker! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rudy Palais
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Synopsis
Crooked banker Larry Nash keeps his faithful assistant Joe Aveson under his thumb, but one day, his cruel treatment of his employee has its price.

Indexer Notes

Palais credit seconded by Ger Apeldoorn (July 2013).

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

Closeups / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Id Martin, 30, of Kansas, was broke and out of work...
Genre
crime
Synopsis
six paragraph-long stories of how crime doesn't pay

A Very Careful Guy! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
Mort Meskin ?; George Roussos ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Synopsis
Whitey Draper was a crook with steely nerves and a sensible head. When forced by his peers to do a bank job, Whitey keeps his head when things go badly. This, unfortunately, doesn't save him from the long reach of the law.

Indexer Notes

Roussos credit from Ger Apeldoorn (July 2013).

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Shoplifting Syndicate! [The Full Confession of Macia Douglas!]
  3. 2. The Deadliest Game!
  4. 3. Don't Gamble With Fire - The Odds Are Against You!
  5. 4. Knockout Punch
    The Guilty Always Leave a Clue
  6. 5. Underworld Banker!
  7. 6. ["Id Martin, 30, of Kansas, was broke and out of work..."]
    Closeups
  8. 7. A Very Careful Guy!
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