(November-December 1952)

Prize, 1952 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Feature Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Prize Group
Editing:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

From Ger Apeldorn via the error list


Wait for the Doctor (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

The Luckiest Guy in the World! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Draut
Inks:
Bill Draut
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Walter Parker; Dottie Marshal
Synopsis:
Smalltown newspaper proprietor Walter marries Dottie, and she encourages him to move to the city where he can achieve his dream of becoming an artist. After being rejected numerous times, Walter is about to give up. He learns Dottie is going to apply for a job as a “janitress” to support them until he succeeds. This makes Walter increase his efforts and he finally gets a break, thanks to Dottie’s support.

Lights Out!---Love's In! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Alice; Dennis
Synopsis:
Newlyweds Alice and Dennis argue frequently, but when a storm traps them in their house overnight with no phone or electricity, they “fall in love again!”

Indexer Notes

based on newspaper clipping

How to Get Married (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Nancy Hale
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance

Give and Take! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Prentice
Inks:
John Prentice
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Abbey; Corporal Lee Morgan; Helen
Synopsis:
Depressed when her longtime boyfriend Ted marries someone else, Abbey attempts to commit suicide but is rescued by soldier Lee. Abbey wants revenge on men, so she dates Lee and makes him fall in love with her. Lee admits he’ll now have to break up with his hometown girlfriend Helen. Abbey, although she discovers she really loves Lee, refuses to allow Helen’s heart to be broken as hers was. Helen visits Abbey and says she can’t make Lee as happy as Abbey would, and gives him up. Lee and Abbey reconcile.
Keywords:
suicide

["I guess all of us men are a bit altar-shy"] (Table of Contents: 5)

Ask Dan Wilson, Man About Women / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Eadeh
Inks:
Al Eadeh
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Dan Wilson; Hope D.; Ken; Georgia
Synopsis:
Hope asks Dan Wilson for advice: she’s dating Ken and hopes he’ll propose marriage, but Ken says he’s not ready for marriage, and continues to see an ex-girlfriend as well. Dan says “I’d say the dice are loaded...against you!”

Figure Dividends (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
romance

Wait for the Doctor! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Natalie Krigstein
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
George Roussos ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Danny; Dr. Joseph Macklin; Jean Macklin; Lil; Mr. Teasbury; Jean's mother; Mrs. Teasbury; Doc Higgins; Ida Higgins; Fred Cooper; Mrs. Cooper; Mitch
Synopsis:
Jean marries Joe, a young doctor, and they move to a small town where he takes over a practice. Jean becomes upset because Joe is constantly interrupted for emergencies and they can’t have a normal home or social life. Jean tries to prevent Joe from going on a housecall, but he forces her to come along. She sees how people depend on her husband and vows to change her attitude.

Indexer Notes

Krigstein script per biblio info published in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol 27, No. 5, May 2016.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Wait for the Doctor
  2. 1. The Luckiest Guy in the World!
  3. 2. Lights Out!---Love's In!
  4. 3. How to Get Married
  5. 4. Give and Take!
  6. 5. ["I guess all of us men are a bit altar-shy"]
    Ask Dan Wilson, Man About Women
  7. 6. Figure Dividends
  8. 7. Wait for the Doctor!
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Ray Bottorff Jr
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