Prize Comics #v2#10 (22)
(July 1942)

Prize, 1940 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
On-sale Date
1942-05-13
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. 3.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jack Binder (signed)
Inks
Jack Binder (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Yank and Doodle [Yank [Dick Walters]; Doodle [Rick Walters]]
Reprints
Keywords
paratroopers; Statue of Liberty

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

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis
suggestions for what boys and girls can do to contribute to America's war efforts.

Indexer Notes

black and white, with indicia, on inside front cover.

Circus Chaos (Table of Contents: 2)

Yank and Doodle / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Norris (signed)
Pencils
Paul Norris (signed)
Inks
Paul Norris (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Norris (signed)

Characters
Yank and Doodle [Yank [Dick Walters]; Doodle [Rick Walters]]
Synopsis
Dick and Rick attend a circus with their father, and must intervene as Yank and Doodle to foil a murder attempt by a criminal ring, intent on taking over the circus. The boys' father suspects his sons' secret identities.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ben Thompson (signed)
Inks
Ben Thompson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An entire city in the deathly grip of a gang of invisible criminals
Genre
crime
Characters
Dr. Frost; Professor Gunther (intro); Craig Lehr (villain, intro)
Synopsis
A wave of bank robberies has police stumped, as no one has seen the crooks. Dr. Frost stumbles upon Professor Gunther, a scientist who has invented a ray gun which turns people temporarily invisible. He learns that Gunther's assistant Lehr has stolen the gun to turn commit the crimes. Frost must turn invisible himself to catch the villains.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Nazis are up to their tricks again!
Genre
war
Characters
Ted O'Neil
Synopsis
The Nazis have kidnapped the Turkish Aga's son, and framed the British for the crime in a bid to win Turkey to the German's side. It's up to British intelligence and the R.A.F. to recover the boy and expose the Nazis.

The Black Owl Outwits The Fox (Table of Contents: 5)

Black Owl / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Owl [Doug Danville]; The Fox (villain, intro); Terry Dane
Synopsis
The Fox wages a campaign of espionage and murder. The Black Owl must use his wits to track the Fox down and end his reign of terror. Under the Fox's mask, the Black Owl finds a Japanese spy.

[Three Wishes From Dr. Devil] (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]; Dr. Devil (villain)
Synopsis
After his defeat by the Black Owl, Doctor Devil seeks revenge against humanity, and selects the perfect agent for his scheme, Frankenstein. Dr. Devil grants Frankenstein three wishes. For the first wish, Frankenstein summons Bulldog Denny in order to finish off his nemesis. Frankenstein soon learns that he has been tricked, and turns on Dr. Devil. The story ends with Frankenstein wounded, plunging in the fiery domain of Doctor Devil.

Indexer Notes

Doctor Devil story continues from The Black Owl feature in Prize Comics v#2 #3.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
-and then the Auntie Bear said to the Nephew Bear
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Ken Crossen [as Richard Foster]
Pencils
Jack Binder
Inks
Jack Binder
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Young Will Smith promises to avenge his father's death
Characters
Green Lama [Jethro Dumont]

Moonface (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Crest Wood]
Pencils
? (illustration) [as S. H.]
Inks
? (illustration) [as S. H.]
Colors
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

text story with two spot illustrations.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The S.S. Malibu noses into a port on the Australian coast
Genre
adventure
Characters
Spike Mason; Ford (Spike's friend)
Synopsis
Spike's buddy Ford takes an unauthorized shore leave, and gets lured into a trap, set by a beautiful agent working on the behalf of Japanese spies. The woman regrets her actions, and tips Spike off as to the where-abouts of his friend.

The Adventure With the Loop! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
superhero
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. Circus Chaos
    Yank and Doodle
  4. 3. ["An entire city in the deathly grip of a gang of invisible criminals"]
    Dr. Frost
  5. 4. ["The Nazis are up to their tricks again!"]
    Ted O'Neil
  6. 5. The Black Owl Outwits The Fox
    Black Owl
  7. 6. [Three Wishes From Dr. Devil]
    Frankenstein
  8. 7. ["-and then the Auntie Bear said to the Nephew Bear"]
    The General and the Corporal
  9. 8. ["Young Will Smith promises to avenge his father's death"]
    Green Lama
  10. 9. Moonface
  11. 10. ["The S.S. Malibu noses into a port on the Australian coast"]
    Spike Mason
  12. 11. The Adventure With the Loop!
    Power Nelson
This issue was most recently modified by:
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