Prize Comics #v2#9 (21)
(May 1942)

Prize, 1940 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1942-03-11
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. 2.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Yank and Doodle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Binder
Inks
Jack Binder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Yank [Dick Walters]; Doodle [Rick Walters]; Nazis
Reprints

What You Can Do To Win the War (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Briefer?
Pencils
Dick Briefer (signed)
Inks
Dick Briefer (signed)
Letters
?

Synopsis
a list of activities in which boys and girls can participate to support the war.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

[The Wrath of Chief Skullface] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Characters
The Black Owl [Doug Danville]; Chief Skullface [Jonathan Kane] (first appearance; villain)

The Curse of the Banji Image (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Characters
Dr. Frost; Myron Webb (first appearance; villain); Col. Tate (first appearance; death)

Battle On the Burma Road (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Winiarski [as Win]
Inks
Ed Winiarski
Colors
?
Letters
?

[The Killers] (Table of Contents: 5)

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]]; Lt. Bades (first appearance; villain); Bing Johnson (first appearance; death)

Indexer Notes

story rips off Ernest Hemingway's "The Killers"

[Frankenstein Has Risen From the Tomb] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

[Private Goople and the Girl Problem] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

[Blood Under the Big Top] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Ken Crossen
Pencils
Mike Suchorsky
Inks
Mike Suchorsky
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Green Lama [Jethro Dumont]; A Ringmaster (first appearance; villain); Ferdinand the clown (first appearance; death)

Don't Draw Any Conclusions (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Crest Wood
Pencils
Dick Briefer
Inks
Dick Briefer
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

text story with two 1/8 page illustrations.

[Shanghaied] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
? [as Reade Conrad]
Pencils
John Cassone
Inks
John Cassone
Colors
?
Letters
?

[The Commercial Code] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Characters
Gene West's boss (first appearance; villain)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Yank and Doodle
  2. 1. What You Can Do To Win the War
  3. 2. [The Wrath of Chief Skullface]
    Black Owl
  4. 3. The Curse of the Banji Image
    Dr. Frost
  5. 4. Battle On the Burma Road
    Ted O'Neil
  6. 5. [The Killers]
    Yank and Doodle
  7. 6. [Frankenstein Has Risen From the Tomb]
    Frankenstein
  8. 7. [Private Goople and the Girl Problem]
    General and the Corporal
  9. 8. [Blood Under the Big Top]
    Green Lama
  10. 9. Don't Draw Any Conclusions
  11. 10. [Shanghaied]
    Spike Mason
  12. 11. [The Commercial Code]
    Power Nelson
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