Prize Comics #v3#10 (34)
(September 1943)

Prize, 1940 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1943-07-21
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

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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich
Inks
Dan Zolnerowich
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Yank [Dick Walters]; Doodle [Rick Walters]; the Black Owl [Doug Danville]

Black Owl Joins Yank and Doodle (Table of Contents: 1)

Yank & Doodle & Black Owl / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich
Inks
John Cassone ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Yank [Dick Walters]; Doodle [Rick Walters]; The Black Owl [Doug Danville]; Ringmaster (villain); Black Owl [Walt Walters]
Synopsis
Doug Danville hands over the Black Owl costume and identity to Walt Walters, father of Dick and Rick Walters.

[Battle At Malayo Pass] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
K. Menzer
Inks
K. Menzer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Ted O'Neil

[Herman the Hermit] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Buck Sanders; Wolf; Herman the Hermit
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits derived from Greg Sadowski in Comics Journal #276.

Now It's Mr. Frankenstein (Table of Contents: 4)

Frankenstein / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Frankenstein

Indexer Notes

Frankenstein stories are serialized

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Who-Zoo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

[The Return of Stopwach] (Table of Contents: 6)

The Green Lama / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Green Lama [Jethro Dumont]; Stopwach (first appearance, death); Slim (villain)
Synopsis
The Lama must stop the crimes of Stopwach, a fellow student of Jethro Dumont at the Tibetan monastary, but who used his abilities for evil instead of good.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This is the last Green Lama story in Prize Comics. His next appearance is in Green Lama #1 (Spark Publications). Art revision from Al Eadeh ? to Briefer, verified by Bill Black and added by Craig Delich 2010-5-22.

Mess Call (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Crest Wood (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

[Professor Watts's Secret Gun] (Table of Contents: 8)

Dr. Frost / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Frost; Professor Watts
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Last appearance; pencils formerly credited to Maurice Gutwirth ?

Mystery of Myrtle the Turtle (Table of Contents: 9)

Airmale / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
H. C. Kiefer
Inks
H. C. Kiefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Airmale [Professor Kenneth Stevens] (introduction, origin); Hilda (Steven's maid, introduction); Cliff Chandler (villain, introduction); Chandler's gang (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis
Professor Stevens receives a turtle named Myrtle at his testimonial dinner, but finds out later from a hood that it was the wrong turtle and he wants it back.....at gunpoint. He changes to Airmail and takes on the crooks, discovering later that the underside of the turtle had concealed orders for a bank holdup.

Indexer Notes

Story formerly credited to Fred Morgan.

Airmale got his amazing powers while mixing a formula in his lab and he broke a test tube, and the glass cut his hand allowing the mixture to ooze into the wound.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Yank and Doodle
  2. 1. Black Owl Joins Yank and Doodle
    Yank & Doodle & Black Owl
  3. 2. [Battle At Malayo Pass]
    Ted O'Neil
  4. 3. [Herman the Hermit]
    Buck Sanders and His Pals
  5. 4. Now It's Mr. Frankenstein
    Frankenstein
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Who-Zoo
  7. 6. [The Return of Stopwach]
    The Green Lama
  8. 7. Mess Call
  9. 8. [Professor Watts's Secret Gun]
    Dr. Frost
  10. 9. Mystery of Myrtle the Turtle
    Airmale
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