Prize Comics #v4#3 (39)
(February 1944)

Prize, 1940 Series
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Volume
4
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
64
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Feature Publications, Inc.
Editing
Samuel Bierman

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Black Owl; Yank and Doodle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Maurice del Bourgo ?
Inks
Maurice del Bourgo ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Yank [Dick Walters]; Doodle [Rick Walters]; The Black Owl [Walt Walters]

Indexer Notes

Artist identification by Craig Delich.

The Man Who Couldn't Remember to Forget (Table of Contents: 1)

Yank and Doodle / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Del Bourgo
Inks
Maurice Del Bourgo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Owl [Walt Walters]; Yank [Dick Walters]; Doodle [Rick Walters]

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Craig Delich. Art is consistent with Del Bourgo’s signed art from Mask Comics #2 (April 1945), including his big-mouthed expressions showing teeth and how he draws the “S” inside the ears.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Moe Abercrambie [as Moe] (signed)
Inks
Moe Abercrambie [as Moe] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Junior is eating crackers in bed again
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

humor feature

[Food Fighters of Russia] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
E. C. Stoner
Inks
E. C. Stoner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Ted O'Neil; Hinky; the Russians; the Nazis (villains, all die)

Indexer Notes

Artist revision from Arnold Hicks ? to Stoner per Ken Quattro's article in Alter Ego #118 (July 2013), added by Craig Delich 2013-7-21. The letters “E” and “S” are also placed on opposite sides of the last panel.

[Frankenstein Joins the Nazis] (Table of Contents: 4)

Frankenstein / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; war
Characters
Frankenstein
Keywords
monsters

[The Invisibility Paint] (Table of Contents: 5)

Worldbeater and Unghh / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Morgan
Pencils
Fred Morgan [as F. M.] (signed)
Inks
Fred Morgan [as F. M.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Worldbeater; Unghh

Santa Claus Has Wings (Table of Contents: 6)

Santa Claus / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Crest Wood
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

text story

[The Plague Year Murders] (Table of Contents: 7)

Flying Fist and Bingo / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Morgan [as F. M.] (signed)
Pencils
Fred Morgan [as F. M.] (signed)
Inks
Fred Morgan [as F. M.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flying Fist [Freddy Tapps]; Bingo [Junior Tapps]; Carl Rick (practical joker, death); Gabble (actor); Van Lunce (villain, play producer)
Synopsis
The Tapps decide to secure a walk-on role in a new production based on the horrific plague that occured in 1557. After their scene is over, they retreat to the balcony to watch the rest of the play and notice that the bald heads of orchestra members spell "DEATH"! As the Flying Fist and Bingo, they investigate the situation and discover that a person, dressed as the astrologer in the play, is the killer of one of the actors.
Reprints

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

Through the Looking Glass / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

how-to feature

The Rich Man's Robin Hood! (Table of Contents: 9)

Airmale / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Morgan
Pencils
Fred Morgan
Inks
Fred Morgan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Airmale; Stampy
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black Owl; Yank and Doodle
  2. 1. The Man Who Couldn't Remember to Forget
    Yank and Doodle
  3. 2. ["Junior is eating crackers in bed again"]
    Who-Zoo
  4. 3. [Food Fighters of Russia]
    Ted O'Neil of the Commandos
  5. 4. [Frankenstein Joins the Nazis]
    Frankenstein
  6. 5. [The Invisibility Paint]
    Worldbeater and Unghh
  7. 6. Santa Claus Has Wings
    Santa Claus
  8. 7. [The Plague Year Murders]
    Flying Fist and Bingo
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Through the Looking Glass
  10. 9. The Rich Man's Robin Hood!
    Airmale
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Daniel Martinez
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
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  • Michael Hoskin
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