(May-June 1947)

Prize, 1945 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Crestwood Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Prize Publication
Editing
Joe Genalo
Color
color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age US, later issues Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Frankenstein / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Briefer (signed)
Inks
Dick Briefer (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Frankenstein
Reprints
Keywords
candles; comic books; fine art; ghouls; haunted houses; mummies; rats; vampires

Silas Grunch Gets His (Table of Contents: 1)

Frankenstein / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Briefer (signed) ; Ed Goggin
Pencils
Dick Briefer (signed)
Inks
Dick Briefer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Dick Briefer

Genre
humor
Characters
Silas Grunch (villain, introduction); Velura (a psychic, introduction); Frankenstein
Synopsis
Frankenstein helps some children get a playground open.
Keywords
chalk; chalkboards; children; globes; playgrounds; psychic powers; revolvers

Indexer Notes

Bottom of last page says "Thanks to Ed Goggin for helping out with these tales. Dick Briefer"

The Strange Love of Shirley Schmool (Table of Contents: 2)

Frankenstein / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Briefer (signed); Ed Goggin
Pencils
Dick Briefer (signed)
Inks
Dick Briefer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Dick Briefer

Genre
humor
Characters
Shirley Schmool (introduction); Marvin the Maskmaker (introduction); Mischa Goss (introduction)[as Clark Cable][as Gregory Pork][as Van Yonson]
Synopsis
Frankenstein helps Shirley and Mischa get together.
Keywords
barbers; disguises; ghouls; masks; movie stars; squirrels; storytelling; vampires

Indexer Notes

Credit says "Book by Dick Briefer"

The Big Kick (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Crest Wood
Letters
typeset

The Curse of the Flying Dutchman (Table of Contents: 4)

Frankenstein / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
The Flying Dutchman (introduction); Frankenstein
Synopsis
Frankenstein fixes up the Flying Dutchman with a new bride, but it doesn't quite work out.
Keywords
doghouses; housekeeping; lonely hearts; marriage; rowboats; sailing ships

The Lorelei (Table of Contents: 5)

Frankenstein / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Briefer; Ed Goggin
Pencils
Dick Briefer
Inks
Dick Briefer
Colors
?
Letters
Dick Briefer

Genre
humor
Characters
Laura Lye (introduction); Frankenstein
Synopsis
Frankenstein's lyre playing is mistaken for that of the Lorelei.
Keywords
cross-dressing; lyres; music; newspapers; rowboats; sailing ships; saxophones; shipwrecks

Justice Finds a Cop Killer (Table of Contents: 6)

Red-Hot Blaze / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby; Joe Simon
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Placed in this comic as a promotion for Headline Comics.

Pins & Needles (Table of Contents: 7)

Frankenstein / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Milty Weeks (introduction); Mrs. Weeks (introduction); Albert the Human Pincushion (introduction); Frankenstein
Synopsis
Stage magician Milty takes up the use of voodoo dolls.
Keywords
cross-dressing; magic wands; newspapers; pins; safes; stage magic; voodoo dolls
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Frankenstein
  2. 1. Silas Grunch Gets His
    Frankenstein
  3. 2. The Strange Love of Shirley Schmool
    Frankenstein
  4. 3. The Big Kick
  5. 4. The Curse of the Flying Dutchman
    Frankenstein
  6. 5. The Lorelei
    Frankenstein
  7. 6. Justice Finds a Cop Killer
    Red-Hot Blaze
  8. 7. Pins & Needles
    Frankenstein
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