(April-May 1958)

Prize, 1957 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Feature Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Prize Group
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Orlando ?
Inks:
Joe Orlando ?
Colors:
?

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

Possible Orlando art per Nick Caputo.

Love for Granted (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Marvin Stein
Inks:
Marvin Stein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Lenore; Hal; Mr. Osgood; Mrs. Osgood; Betty
Synopsis:
Lenore won’t marry Hal until he has a better job, so she throws a party and flatters his boss in hopes of promoting Hal's career. Hal, tired of Lenore’s domineering ways, dates Betty and finds she’s more to his taste. He breaks up with Lenore: “You don’t want a fiancee! You want a yes man!”

Unhappy Girl (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

Tomorrow Always Comes (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ted Galindo
Inks:
Ted Galindo ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Betty; Paul; Joe
Synopsis:
Betty is irritated that her boyfriend Paul spends time studying for a supervisor’s exam to improve his career prospects. She starts dating Joe instead, who “gives her the gay and carefree life she wants.” Paul gets his promotion but Betty tells him she’s going to marry Joe; Joe says “I never mentioned marriage!” Paul punches Joe. Later, when Joe is trapped in a tunnel cave-in, Paul risks his life to save him. Betty is reunited with Paul in the hospital, now realising she loves him.

To Act or Not to Act (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Klein ?
Inks:
George Klein ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Gloria; Ralph; Bob Berg; Julian Graham; Jean
Synopsis:
Acting student Gloria bullies the other students, including Ralph, but her “pretty face” allows her to get away with it. Gloria is attracted to Ralph’s roommate Julian, but he isn’t interested. Gloria pushes Ralph and injures him, which may cost Ralph the chance for a scholarship. Gloria decides to throw the competition so Ralph can win, even though that means she has to go home and marry her father’s assistant. However, Ralph decides he doesn’t want to act any more. Gloria wins the contest and Julian, learning what she planned to do for Ralph, decides he loves her after all.

Indexer Notes

Possible Klein art per Nick Caputo, November 2014.

["Statement of Ownership"] (Table of Contents: 5)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Bottom half of page is an advertisement.

The Man I Married (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Marvin Stein
Inks:
Marvin Stein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Jean Drake; Ben Drake; Joe; Mart; Peggy; Laura; Tommy; Jean's mother; Jean's father
Synopsis:
Jean marries Ben and spends too much money trying to compete with her married sisters, while Ben is trying to establish himself in business. When their child is born, Jean continues to show off to her family, making Ben feel like a failure because he isn’t successful yet. Ben decides to leave: “I don’t mind being a possession, but when my son becomes a possession, I do mind…you’ve envied your sisters for so long that nothing else matters.” Jean apologises to Ben and goes off with him and their child.

Cleanliness (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Love for Granted
  3. 2. Unhappy Girl
  4. 3. Tomorrow Always Comes
  5. 4. To Act or Not to Act
  6. 5. ["Statement of Ownership"]
  7. 6. The Man I Married
  8. 7. Cleanliness
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Harry Mendryk
  • David Wilt
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig