Prize Comics #v2#12 (24)
(October 1942)

Prize, 1940 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jack Binder
Inks:
Jack Binder
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Yank and Doodle [Yank [Dick Walters]; Doodle [Rick Walters]]

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
In previous stories we have deliberately avoided mention of the mother of Yank and Doodle...
Characters:
Yank and Doodle [Yank [Dick Walters]; Doodle [Rick Walters]] (origin details revealed); Mr. Walters; Mrs. Walters (Yank and Doodle's mother; in flashback; death); Kraus (villain; introduction); Adolf Hitler (villain!)

Indexer Notes

Details of Yank and Doodle's origin given, along with their first chronological appearance.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
A notorious gangster is to die in the electric chair...
Characters:
Dr. Frost

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Into a small mining town in the Midwest comes a tall, weird, fantastic creature...
Characters:
The Black Owl [Doug Danville]; Funnibone (introduction; villain)

[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:
He who controls the air controls the ground beneath it...

Utter Failure! (Table of Contents: 5)

Frankenstein / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters:
Bulldog Denny [Denny Dunsan]; The Black Owl [Doug Danville]; Green Lama [Jethro Dumont]; Dr. Frost; Yank and Doodle [Yank [Dick Walters]; Doodle [Rick Walters]]; The General; the Corporal; Frankenstein (villain); Tovo (villain, a bat); Gor (villain, an owl)
Synopsis:
Because he is being called to Washington D.C. on defense matters, Bulldog Denny calls together a group of heroes to deal with the Frankenstein monster, who has not been stopped from ravaging many areas of the country. When the monster is weakened, the Green Lama repeats magic Tibetan words that seem to send the monster into another world where he faces a variety of fearful foes. Then reality sets back in and the heroes force the monster off a cliff to his apparent doom.
Keywords:
Om! Ma-Ni Pad-Me Hum!

[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:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
It looks like you've got something on your mind, sir!
Genre:
humor

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

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

Script:
Ken Crossen [as Richard Foster] (signed)
Pencils:
Mike Suchorsky
Inks:
Mike Suchorsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Out of the seething cauldron of the battle of the Pacific...
Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lama [Jethro Dumont]

Indexer Notes

Artist revision from Jack Binder to Mike Suchorsky by Craig Delich 2011-1-2 per Suchorsky interview with Hames Ware & Jim Vadeboncouer, Jr. in the pages of Alter Ego #27 (August, 2003), which reprinted the splash page from this story.

The Mysterious Eye (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Crest Wood
Letters:
typeset

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

Buck Sanders / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Munson Paddock
Inks:
Munson Paddock
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
This is a simple story of simple people...
Characters:
Buck Sanders (first appearance)

A Dott in Time Solves the Crime! (Table of Contents: 10)

Homer Q. Dott / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Homer Q. Dott (first appearance)
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Yank and Doodle
  2. 1. ["In previous stories we have deliberately avoided mention of the mother of Yank and Doodle..."]
    Yank and Doodle
  3. 2. ["A notorious gangster is to die in the electric chair..."]
    Dr. Frost
  4. 3. ["Into a small mining town in the Midwest comes a tall, weird, fantastic creature..."]
    Black Owl
  5. 4. ["He who controls the air controls the ground beneath it..."]
    Ted O'Neil
  6. 5. Utter Failure!
    Frankenstein
  7. 6. ["It looks like you've got something on your mind, sir!"]
    General and the Corporal
  8. 7. ["Out of the seething cauldron of the battle of the Pacific..."]
    Green Lama
  9. 8. The Mysterious Eye
  10. 9. ["This is a simple story of simple people..."]
    Buck Sanders
  11. 10. A Dott in Time Solves the Crime!
    Homer Q. Dott
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose