Prize Comics #v5#4 (52)
(April 1945)

Prize, 1940 Series
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Volume
5
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1945-02-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Feature Publications, Inc.
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
Samuel Bierman ? (editor)

Issue Notes

On sale date from Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1945, New Series, Vol. 40, No. 2, p. 228.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sir Prize / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Charles Voight ?
Inks
Charles Voight ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Beginning in this issue the comical adventures of Sir Prize
Genre
humor
Characters
Oscar; Sir Prize

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Love Comes to Character... on the Installment Plan! (Table of Contents: 2)

Boom Boom Brannigan / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Voight
Inks
Charles Voight
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; sports
Characters
Boom Boom Brannigan; Dan Cupid; Character Conklin; Oscar; Lydia Stickum; Winnie Wills
Synopsis
Character goes to a dating service.

Frankenstein and the Beanstalk (Table of Contents: 3)

Frankenstein / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Frankenstein; Miss Dusa; Hoodoo; Mysto; Marvelo
Synopsis
Frankenstein goes to the library to find the book Jack and the Beanstalk.

Indexer Notes

Possibly the last "first version" story of Frankenstein.

[Upstaged by Army] (Table of Contents: 4)

Mac / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as Malott] (signed)
Pencils
? [as Malott] (signed)
Inks
? [as Malott] (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Mac
Synopsis
Mac is upstaged by an Army officer who asks out his intended.

Wings Over France (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Crest Wood
Letters
typeset

Genre
aviation; war
Characters
Don Pickett; Riker; Marjorie Cummings; Johnson
Synopsis
New pilot Pickett delivers the belongings of the pilot he is replacing to the widow.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Ham and Eggs / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That sign was a stroke of genius!
Genre
humor
Characters
Ham (intro; only appearance); Eggs (intro; only appearance); Mr. Lyon; Phineas Phox; Percy Penguin; Mr. Poodle
Synopsis
Ham and Eggs get a backer with a $5000 check, but he wants to be in the act.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Fall In! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lester Lee ?
Pencils
Schertz (signed)
Inks
Schertz (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So sorry... I must have left my pass in my other suit!
Genre
humor; military

Indexer Notes

Signed Lee/Schertz. Writer Lester Lee is a possibility suggested by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

The Mighty Midge McGuire (Table of Contents: 8)

Yank and Doodle; Black Owl / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Alderman
Inks
Jack Alderman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Yank; Doodle; Black Owl; Midge McGuire; Slug; Mrs. McGuire; Pete
Synopsis
Midge McGuire has fallen in with a gang of crooks.

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. index card attached to online scanned version.

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

Herc / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lester Lee ?
Pencils
Schertz (signed)
Inks
Schertz (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! Where yuh goin', Ossie?
Genre
humor
Characters
Herc; Ossie
Synopsis
Herc saves 50 dollars a week.

Indexer Notes

Signed Lee/Schertz. Writer Lester Lee is a possibility suggested by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

The Castle Booboo (Table of Contents: 10)

Sir Prize / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Voight
Inks
Charles Voight
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Sir Prize (intro); Lady Chili; Oscar; The Red Knight; Sir Blackard; Lady Lulu
Synopsis
Sir Prize must stop Sir Blackard from taking possession of Castle Booboo.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Save waste paper

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Beginning in this issue the comical adventures of Sir Prize"]
    Sir Prize
  2. 1. ["Readers amazing gift offer!"]
  3. 2. Love Comes to Character... on the Installment Plan!
    Boom Boom Brannigan
  4. 3. Frankenstein and the Beanstalk
    Frankenstein
  5. 4. [Upstaged by Army]
    Mac
  6. 5. Wings Over France
  7. 6. ["That sign was a stroke of genius!"]
    Ham and Eggs
  8. 7. ["So sorry... I must have left my pass in my other suit!"]
    Fall In!
  9. 8. The Mighty Midge McGuire
    Yank and Doodle; Black Owl
  10. 9. ["Hey! Where yuh goin', Ossie?"]
    Herc
  11. 10. The Castle Booboo
    Sir Prize
  12. 11. ["Save waste paper"]
  13. 12. ["Be the first in your town to wear this sensational corozo nut ring said to bring good luck to the wearer"]
  14. 13. ["Smashing book offer your choice of any of these educational books free with your order!"]
  15. 14. ["Pick your prize"]
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