Prize Comics #v3#8 (32)
(July 1943)

Prize, 1940 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1943-05-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Feature Publications Inc.
Editing
John Reece ? (editor)

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1943, New Series, Vol. 38, No. 3.

Mystery of the Murdered Doctors! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jack Binder
Inks
Jack Binder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Yank and Doodle [Yank [Dick Walters]; Doodle [Rick Walters]]

Indexer Notes

title from the story

Mystery of the Murdered Doctors! (Table of Contents: 1)

Yank and Doodle / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Gutwirth
Inks
Maurice Gutwirth
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Yank and Doodle [Yank [Dick Walters]; Doodle [Rick Walters]]

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

Who-Zoo / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Moe Abercrambie (signed as Moe)
Inks
Moe Abercrambie (signed as Moe)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've been having the darnedest dreams...
Genre
humor

Silence is Golden! (Table of Contents: 3)

Ted O'Neil / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

The Silver Gloves Tournament (Table of Contents: 4)

Buck Sanders and His Pals / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; sports

Indexer Notes

Art was previously attributed to Munson Paddock, but the art is distinctly different from the Buck Saunders art in Headline Comics #13-18 (1945-1946), which more closely resembles Paddock’s general style, such as his use of big eyes, long noses, and starry visuals for energetic movement.

[The Frankenstein Masquerade] (Table of Contents: 5)

Frankenstein / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Briefer
Pencils
Dick Briefer
Inks
Dick Briefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Frankenstein; Bert (first appearance, villain, death)

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

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

Script
Ken Browne (credited)
Pencils
Ken Browne (credited)
Inks
Ken Browne (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hmmm - not a bad looking hoss.
Genre
humor; military

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For thousands of years Egypt has been the land of mystery...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lama [Jethro Dumont]
Reprints

Guadalcanal Test (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Crest Wood
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Characters
Seth Hawkins

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Campbell (signed as HFC)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Counterfeiting is a mean and cowardly crime.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Frost

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

Black Owl / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Terrible Midge makes good his boast that no jail can hold him.
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Owl [Doug Danville]; Terry Dane (detective); The Terrible Midge (villain)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mystery of the Murdered Doctors!
    Yank and Doodle
  2. 1. Mystery of the Murdered Doctors!
    Yank and Doodle
  3. 2. ["I've been having the darnedest dreams..."]
    Who-Zoo
  4. 3. Silence is Golden!
    Ted O'Neil
  5. 4. The Silver Gloves Tournament
    Buck Sanders and His Pals
  6. 5. [The Frankenstein Masquerade]
    Frankenstein
  7. 6. ["Hmmm - not a bad looking hoss."]
    General and the Corporal
  8. 7. ["For thousands of years Egypt has been the land of mystery..."]
    The Green Lama
  9. 8. Guadalcanal Test
  10. 9. ["Counterfeiting is a mean and cowardly crime."]
    Dr. Frost
  11. 10. ["The Terrible Midge makes good his boast that no jail can hold him."]
    Black Owl
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  • Gregory Fischer
  • Del Gruber
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Daniel Martinez
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Lou Mougin (R.I.P.)
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Len Wolinsky