(September-October 1957)

Prize, 1957 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Headline Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Prize Group
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Indexed from scanned copy at http://digitalcomicmuseum.com


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carl Pfeufer
Inks:
Carl Pfeufer
Colors:
?

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

The Truth About Love (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Riss
Inks:
Pete Riss
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Arnie; Jim; Marie; George
Synopsis:
Marie has been dating Jim, but doesn’t want to wait for him while he finishes his accounting degree. She just wants to have fun and begins dating Arnie instead. Arnie never mentions marriage and is secretive about his life. When a tough guy confronts Arnie over a debt, Jim steps in and protects Marie. She realises Jim is the one for her and they’ll build their lives together “the sensible way.”

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

Bright Idea (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

The Outsider (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ted Galindo (signed)
Inks:
Ted Galindo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Sherry; Ted; Phil
Synopsis:
High school students Ted and Sherry become engaged. Their parents object, saying “neither of you is old enough or wise enough for marriage.” However, they give in. Sherry discovers her friends now treat her differently, and she’s lonely because Ted is working part-time after school. Sherry feels “like a prisoner” and breaks up with Ted: “I don’t want dullness!” He says “You’ve done a lot of whining and complaining! I want a real wife, not a spoiled baby!” Sherry’s friends tell her they’re envious that she’s found real love; Sherry decides she’s been selfish. Ted and Sherry reconcile.

Old Faithful (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Manny Stallman ?
Inks:
George Roussos ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Steve Brent; Peggy; Larry Brent
Synopsis:
Peggy dates popular Steve, but he takes her for granted and has his brother Larry escort her. Steve breaks up with Peggy to marry someone else, and Peggy decides she loves Larry instead. However, Larry tells her “I don’t feel anything like you do.” Peggy goes back to Steve and he says his new girlfriend didn’t really love him: Steve and Peggy get back together.

Indexer Notes

Tentative art credits from JVJ index card attached to scanned version online.

Stag Party (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

Center of Attraction (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Pete Johnson; Wilma; Alice Jordan; Joan
Synopsis:
Wilma loves Pete but he becomes a popular rock n’ roll singer. When she sees Pete perform, Wilma discovers he’s not performing well. Pete’s agent Alice says he’s “just a scared boy” and needs Wilma’s support. Wilma wants Pete to make the first move, and he does, apologising for his behaviour and proposing marriage. With Wilma’s help, Pete becomes “the hottest item on wax today.”
Keywords:
rock n' roll singer

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Truth About Love
  3. 2. Bright Idea
  4. 3. The Outsider
  5. 4. Old Faithful
  6. 5. Stag Party
  7. 6. Center of Attraction
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