(April-May 1959)

Prize, 1957 Series
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Volume:
3
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:
Joe Genalo
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Editor's credit from Statement of Ownership.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Klein
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

Klein art per Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Counterfeit Love (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ted Galindo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda ?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Tom Benton; Ruth Torrey; Valerie Cummins
Synopsis:
Ruth falls in love with Tom while on a ski vacation. When she sees him kissing Valerie, a jealous Ruth goes down a dangerous slope and is injured. Valerie finds her and tells Ruth that she loved Tom but he prefers Ruth. They were just kissing goodbye.

Indexer Notes

Bottom third of last page is Statement of Ownership.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Gossip (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

Love in Paris (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Elaine Palmer; Victor, Count of Chantilly; Mr. Brooks; Suzanne Rousseau
Synopsis:
Elaine wins a trip to Paris. She meets Victor and they fall in love. However, his longtime girlfriend Suzanne appeals to Elaine. Elaine realises Victor is just infatuated with her, and breaks up with him before returning to the USA.
Keywords:
Paris

Indexer Notes

Klein art per Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

More Precious Than Gold (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Joe Orlando ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Carol Anderson; Steve
Synopsis:
Carol and Steve are engaged but he says “I’ve always felt I should never marry until I could adequately support a wife.” Carol goes on televised quiz show “A Fortune is Yours” and wins $4000 the first night. Steve is upset: “I’ve got to be the the big earner...not the woman I marry!” They break up, and Steve prepares to leave for Europe on business. Carol deliberately loses the chance to win $300,000 and is reunited with Steve.
Keywords:
quiz show

Indexer Notes

In the late 1950s, televised quiz shows were very popular in the USA, until a cheating scandal emerged. A congressional investigation began in the summer of 1959 and beginning in 1960 most of the big money shows were cancelled. The 1994 movie "Quiz Show" covers this topic.

Balanced Living (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

Feet of Clay (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Lynn Powers; Danny Weaver; Jock King; Mr. Rentz
Synopsis:
Danny and Lynn form a singing act and go to work for bandleader Jock. Danny lets fame go to his head. He also proposes to Lynn, but jilts her on their wedding day. Lynn marries Jock on the rebound, but discovers everything he does is for the sake of publicity. When Danny is injured, Lynn visits him in the hospital and he says Jock is alright: he knew Danny was bad for Lynn, and really loves her. Lynn reconciles with Jock.

Indexer Notes

Klein art per Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Bottom third of last page is an advertisement.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Counterfeit Love
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. Gossip
  5. 4. Love in Paris
  6. 5. More Precious Than Gold
  7. 6. Balanced Living
  8. 7. Feet of Clay
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