(July-August 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
Inks
Dick Briefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now let me tell you about how I became a king...
Genre
humor
Characters
Frankenstein; Awful Annie
Keywords
crowns; memories; royalty; storytelling

The Zombies (Table of Contents: 1)

Frankenstein / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Frankenstein; Awful Annie; Gideon Feldman; Rabbit
Synopsis
Frankenstein believes that he has found a factory manned by zombies.
Keywords
carrots; cigars; cooking; farmers; grave robbing; Lillywhite Flour Mill; private investigators; rats; zombies

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

José / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
José, my lazee son, go to zee veelage and get a sack of beans!
Genre
humor
Characters
José; José's mother
Synopsis
José is late getting home.
Keywords
cactus; sombreros; stereotyping of Mexicans

The Musical Horse (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Crest Wood
Letters
typeset

Characters
Johnny Gates

The Pie-Eyed Piper (Table of Contents: 4)

Frankenstein / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Frankenstein; Roady the Rat; Pierre Limburger
Synopsis
A mix-up of packages, one a wheel of gorgonzola cheese, the other a clock, creates a lot of confusion.
Keywords
flutes; gorgonzola cheese; letters; mailboxes; music; odors; rats; Roquefort France; skunks; Tockinetti clock

Blooperman by Seagull & Shoestring (Table of Contents: 5)

Frankenstein / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Frankenstein; Joe Shoestring; Jerry Seagull
Synopsis
Jerry Seagull and Joe Shoestring (satires on Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster) believe that Frankenstein can fly, like their comics creation, Blooperman.
Reprints
Keywords
astral projection; binoculars; comic books; costumes; levitation

It's Here at Last! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

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

Hector / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Maver (credited)
Pencils
Alan Maver (credited)
Inks
Alan Maver (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Alan Maver ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'Bye, dear -- I'm a little late for work
Genre
humor
Characters
Hector
Synopsis
A burglar mistakes an umbrella for a rifle and Hector saves the payroll.
Keywords
bookkeeper's shades; burglary; domino masks; revolvers; umbrellas

Hail the King (Table of Contents: 8)

Frankenstein / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Frankenstein; Awful Annie
Synopsis
Frankenstein recalls a trip to a tropical island and a case of mistaken identity.
Keywords
autographs; backscratchers; Coney Island; disappearing ink; rowboats; two-headed monsters; underwear; vampires; witch doctors
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Now let me tell you about how I became a king..."]
    Frankenstein
  2. 1. The Zombies
    Frankenstein
  3. 2. ["José, my lazee son, go to zee veelage and get a sack of beans!"]
    José
  4. 3. The Musical Horse
  5. 4. The Pie-Eyed Piper
    Frankenstein
  6. 5. Blooperman by Seagull & Shoestring
    Frankenstein
  7. 6. It's Here at Last!
  8. 7. ["'Bye, dear -- I'm a little late for work"]
    Hector
  9. 8. Hail the King
    Frankenstein
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Van Dore
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  • Jim Stangas
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