Headline Comics #v2#5 (17)
(January-February 1946)

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)

Atomic Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

[King Maline's Power Play] (Table of Contents: 1)

Atomic Man / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters
King Maline (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

Art is consistent with Voight’s signed work from Picture News #2 (February 1946), including how he draws faces, the “J” inside the ear, and his general usage of wispy lines. Also, Bails credits Voight on the "Atomic Man" feature.

The Two-Faced Man (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Characters
Joblo (guest-star); Joblo's father (introduction); Rindylu (introduction); Two-Faced Men (criminal Martians, villain)

Indexer Notes

story out of sequence, cont'd from #15; last appearance

The Plague of the Seven Year Locusts (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Buck Saunders; Fatty; Judge Gavel; Professor Tinker

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 and long noses.

Wanted For Murder (Table of Contents: 4)

Carrot Topp / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lit-Win
Inks
Lit-Win
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

This is what you've been waiting for! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Behind the Eight Ball (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Clem Colbert
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime

[The Anti-Immigrant Racket] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Atomic Man
  2. 1. [King Maline's Power Play]
    Atomic Man
  3. 2. The Two-Faced Man
    Worldbeater and Unghh
  4. 3. The Plague of the Seven Year Locusts
    Buck Saunders
  5. 4. Wanted For Murder
    Carrot Topp
  6. 5. This is what you've been waiting for!
  7. 6. Behind the Eight Ball
  8. 7. [The Anti-Immigrant Racket]
    Junior Rangers
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