Black Magic #v2#6 [12]
(May 1952)

Prize, 1950 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1952-02-27
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Crestwood Publishing Co. Inc.
Brand
A Prize Publication
Editing
Joe Simon (editor); Jack Kirby (editor)

Issue Notes

Possible arrival date based on front cover stamp of indexer's copy.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby ?; Joe Simon ?
Colors
Jack Kirby
Letters
Ben Oda; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The boy has gone into a trance!
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover colors credit from Greg Theakston via the GCD Error List (5 April 2008)

It's Your Funeral! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
Mort Meskin
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Phyllis; Uncle Bart; Lawrence; John Foster; Johnny Wilson; Tom; Paul
Synopsis
Uncle Bart slips into a death-like state and is almost buried alive.
Reprints

Contact! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Draut
Inks
Bill Draut
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Carl Stevens; Professor Fallon; Denny; Clarisse Anderson; John and Mary Anderson
Reprints

Indexer Notes

cover story

Say the Magic Words (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Walton (signed)
Inks
Bill Walton (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Benny the burglar; Dutch
Reprints

The Original! The Biggest! The Best! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Young Romance; Young Love / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

A Man's Castle (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text story with two spot illustrations.

A Giant Walks the Earth! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin (sourced); Jack Kirby (sourced) (splash panel only)
Inks
Mort Meskin (sourced); Jack Kirby (sourced) (splash panel only)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Jim Handley; Farrell; Arlington
Synopsis
Two pilots crash land in the mountains, disturbing a giant.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

We formerly credited the inks to George Roussos.

Appear Slimmer Instantly! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Ward Green Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The boy has gone into a trance!"]
  2. 1. It's Your Funeral!
  3. 2. Contact!
  4. 3. Say the Magic Words
  5. 4. The Original! The Biggest! The Best!
    Young Romance; Young Love
  6. 5. A Man's Castle
  7. 6. A Giant Walks the Earth!
  8. 7. Appear Slimmer Instantly!
    Ward Green Company
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Boris Ammerlaan
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Nick Caputo
  • Steve Coates
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Stangas
  • Jim Van Dore