Headline Comics #v1#5 (5)
(Fall 1943)

Prize, 1943 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1943-07-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
American Boys' Comics, Inc.
Editing
Samuel Bierman

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. 4.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Junior Rangers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich ?
Inks
Dan Zolnerowich ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Junior Rangers

Indexer Notes

Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. has a possible Zolnerowich here.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Junior Rangers / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Kriegstein
Inks
Bernie Kriegstein
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The enslaved people of France...
Genre
war
Characters
Junior Rangers

Indexer Notes

Credit suggested by Bails' Who's Who.

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

Animal Crackers / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Buster Green (signed)
Pencils
Buster Green (signed)
Inks
Buster Green (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Darn the tin shortage!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Cliff Gordon / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Kriegstein ?
Inks
Bernie Kriegstein ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The enemy was clever.
Genre
war
Characters
Cliff Gordon

Indexer Notes

A wild guess from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. He also has Kiefer as a wild guess, but only the boy's face on last page has a remote resemblance.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Private Messkit / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
W. Jourdain [as Blaine] (signed)
Inks
W. Jourdain [as Blaine] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pay day, you guys!
Genre
humor; war
Characters
Private Messkit

Indexer Notes

last appearance
Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. has the info that this Blaine signing actually is W. Jourdain.
Jourdain is aka Al Zere.

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

Tom Morgan / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
W. Jourdain
Inks
W. Jourdain
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who has not heard of the glories of ancient Egypt?
Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Tom Morgan

Indexer Notes

Credits suggested by Bails' Who's Who.

Bread and Bullets (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Crest Wood
Letters
?

Genre
war

The Stolen Paste Diamonds (Table of Contents: 7)

Little Johnny Doolittle / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
W. Jourdain
Inks
W. Jourdain
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; spy; war
Characters
Little Johnny Doolittle

Indexer Notes

last appearance

Credits suggested by Bails' Who's Who.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Happy and Scrappy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello Happy -- I'm meeting the guys over in the ball field...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Happy; Scrappy

Indexer Notes

last appearance

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

Perry Allen / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Scientists say that the upper waters of the Amazon...
Characters
Perry Allen
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Junior Rangers
  2. 1. ["The enslaved people of France..."]
    Junior Rangers
  3. 2. ["Darn the tin shortage!"]
    Animal Crackers
  4. 3. ["The enemy was clever."]
    Cliff Gordon
  5. 4. ["Pay day, you guys!"]
    Private Messkit
  6. 5. ["Who has not heard of the glories of ancient Egypt?"]
    Tom Morgan
  7. 6. Bread and Bullets
  8. 7. The Stolen Paste Diamonds
    Little Johnny Doolittle
  9. 8. ["Hello Happy -- I'm meeting the guys over in the ball field..."]
    Happy and Scrappy
  10. 9. ["Scientists say that the upper waters of the Amazon..."]
    Perry Allen
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