Headline Comics #v2#1 (13)
(May-June 1945)

Prize, 1943 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
American Boys' Comics, Inc.
Editing
Samuel Bierman

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Junior Rangers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Henry Kiefer [as HCK] (signed)
Inks
Henry Kiefer [as HCK] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Junior Rangers

Ten Easy Lessons In High Finance (Table of Contents: 1)

Junior Rangers / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Henry Kiefer
Inks
Henry Kiefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Junior Rangers; John Giltdo (first appearance); J. P. Giltdo (first appearane)

Plane Silly (Table of Contents: 2)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; aviation; military
Synopsis
Four one-panel gag cartoons about military aviation.

Indexer Notes

Signed "Lee/Schertz." Bails suggests "SCHERTZ (artist) signed as LEE / SCHERTZ; LEE may be writer Lester Lee ."

Topsy-Turvy World (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
August Froehlich
Inks
August Froehlich
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Jo-Blo; Topsy-Turvy people

Indexer Notes

last app. in PRIZE COMICS #48

The Wrong Kidnappers (Table of Contents: 4)

Buck Saunders / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Munson Paddock
Inks
Munson Paddock
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Buck Saunders; Officer Flanagan (first appearance)

Indexer Notes

Art is consistent with Paddock‘s signed work from New Adventure Comics #14-16 (1937) and Slapstick Comics #1 (1946), including Paddock‘s big eyes, long noses, and the way he draws the “S” inside the ear.

George Washington: First In War (Table of Contents: 5)

George Washington / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Crest Wood]
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
George Washington

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

Nutzy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Nutzy, where are you running?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Bails suggests "SCHERTZ (artist) signed as LEE / SCHERTZ; LEE may be writer Lester Lee."

[Biff Bam Beeza!] (Table of Contents: 7)

Max the Magician / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Howie Post
Pencils
Howie Post [as Howard W. Post] (signed)
Inks
Howie Post [as Howard W. Post] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Max the Magician (first appearance; origin)

Indexer Notes

next app. in PRIZE COMICS #68

[Origin of the Blue Streak] (Table of Contents: 8)

Blue Streak / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Characters
The Blue Streak [Jim Dare] (first appearance; origin); Bobby Dare (first appearance; death); Kitty Dare (first appearance); Scarface and his gang (first appearance; villains)

Indexer Notes

Art is consistent with Alderman’s signed work from Prize Comics #55 (September 1945).

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Junior Rangers
  2. 1. Ten Easy Lessons In High Finance
    Junior Rangers
  3. 2. Plane Silly
  4. 3. Topsy-Turvy World
    Worldbeater and Unghh
  5. 4. The Wrong Kidnappers
    Buck Saunders
  6. 5. George Washington: First In War
    George Washington
  7. 6. ["Hey, Nutzy, where are you running?"]
    Nutzy
  8. 7. [Biff Bam Beeza!]
    Max the Magician
  9. 8. [Origin of the Blue Streak]
    Blue Streak
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