Prize Comics #v1#6 (6)
(August 1940)

Prize, 1940 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Feature Publications, Inc.
Editing
John Reece ? (editor)

Power Nelson Futureman (Table of Contents)

Power Nelson / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Norris ?
Inks
Paul Norris ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Power Nelson

[The Robot Invasion From Argus] (Table of Contents: 1)

Power Nelson / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Sprang ?
Inks
Dick Sprang ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Through the black void, a meteor-like object speeds to the Earth...
Feature Logo
Power Nelson Futureman
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Power Nelson; Emperor Seng I (villain); Sklar (first appearance, villain); Zora

[The Tiger Woman] (Table of Contents: 2)

Dr. Dekkar Master of Monsters / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Cardwell Higgins (signed as Cardwell)
Inks
Cardwell Higgins (signed as Cardwell)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
...Late one night Diane and Bob sit chatting!
Genre
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters
Bob; Diane; A Tiger-woman (villain, introduction, death); Beast-men (villains, introduction, death); Dr. Dekkar (villain, death)

August Champion Comics (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Duke O'Dowd The Human Meteor / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pirate Peril (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Turner (credited)
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the long, flickering shadows of the water-front wharf.
Genre
adventure; historical

[Murdo's Bombing Plot] (Table of Contents: 5)

Jupiter Master Magician / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Grieg Chapian (credited as G. Chapian)
Inks
Grieg Chapian (credited as G. Chapian)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jim Johnson, ace reporter, is in a conference with his editor.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Jupiter (last appearance); Jim Johnson; Johnson's editor; unnamed taxi cab driver; The President; Murdo (villain); unnamed policemen (Murdo's men); Hank (Murdo's men); Butch (Murdo's men); unnamed machine gunner (Murdo's man, death); General Walters

The United States Navy How Many Ships Do You Know?? (Table of Contents: 6)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
military

Indexer Notes

In the centerspread.

A contest in which different ships need to be identified that could win one of 300 prizes.

[The Lumber Camp Murder] (Table of Contents: 7)

Black Owl / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Turner ? (credited as Pete Nebird)
Pencils
Pete Riss (credited as Pete Nebird)
Inks
Jack Binder (credited as Pete Nebird)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Terry Dane, Private Detective, phones her playboy boyfriend, Doug Danville.
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Owl [Doug Danville]; Terry Dane; Gar Sleever (first appearance, villain); Sleever's henchmen (villains); Pierre (Sleever's lumberjack henchman)

[The Hidden Airdrome] (Table of Contents: 8)

Ted O'Neil / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (see notes)
Inks
? (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ted O'Neil, American barnstormer, finds himself fighting in the European War on the side of the Allies...
Genre
aviation; military; war
Characters
Ted O'Neil; Hinky Higgins; unnamed commanding officer; German military (many deaths)

Indexer Notes

Jack Kirby removed from pencils and inks credits per Greg Theakston.

[The Search For Kalobi] (Table of Contents: 9)

Jaxon of the Jungle / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Tarpé Mills ? (credited as Edgar Allen Jr.)
Pencils
Tarpé Mills (signed as EDGAR ALLENJR) (credited as Edgar Allen Jr.) (signature at bottom of the last panel)
Inks
Tarpé Mills (signed as EDGAR ALLENJR) (credited as Edgar Allen Jr.) (signature at bottom of the last panel)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mike Jaxon has been hired as overseer for the construction
Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Mike Jaxon; Kalobi (villain, introduction); Moko (villain, Kalobi henchman); Kalobi's henchmen; unnamed foreman; Jean (foreman's daughter); Wampo (elephant); Bomba (elephant)

Indexer Notes

Last appearance.

[Boss Keely's Mail Robbery] (Table of Contents: 10)

Buck Brady of the F.B.I. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Will Rowland (credited as William Rowland)
Inks
Will Rowland (credited as William Rowland)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Buck Brady of the F.B.I., has faced many tight situations in his everlasting war on crime.
Genre
crime
Characters
Buck Brady [Killer Colton] (last appearance, Colton is his undercover identity); The Chief (Brady's boss); Gale Henderson; Boss Keeley (villain, death); Keeley's gang; Tex (Keeley gang member)

[The Amphibious Submarine] (Table of Contents: 11)

Storm Curtis of the U.S. Coast Guard / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Briefer ? (credited as Richard Norman)
Pencils
Dick Briefer (credited as Richard Norman)
Inks
Dick Briefer (credited as Richard Norman)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Once again Storm Curtis happens across spies, mystery, and intrigue...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Storm Curtis (last appearance); Sparky (radio operator); Linda (Storm's girlfriend); unnamed pirate submarine captain (death); unnamed pirate submarine crew (all die)

This Beautiful Desk for $1.00 (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Remington Noiseless Deluxe Portable Typewriter / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Power Nelson Futureman
    Power Nelson
  2. 1. [The Robot Invasion From Argus]
    Power Nelson
  3. 2. [The Tiger Woman]
    Dr. Dekkar Master of Monsters
  4. 3. August Champion Comics
    Duke O'Dowd The Human Meteor
  5. 4. Pirate Peril
  6. 5. [Murdo's Bombing Plot]
    Jupiter Master Magician
  7. 6. The United States Navy How Many Ships Do You Know??
  8. 7. [The Lumber Camp Murder]
    Black Owl
  9. 8. [The Hidden Airdrome]
    Ted O'Neil
  10. 9. [The Search For Kalobi]
    Jaxon of the Jungle
  11. 10. [Boss Keely's Mail Robbery]
    Buck Brady of the F.B.I.
  12. 11. [The Amphibious Submarine]
    Storm Curtis of the U.S. Coast Guard
  13. 12. This Beautiful Desk for $1.00
    Remington Noiseless Deluxe Portable Typewriter
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