(1956)

Marvel, 1956 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
16
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S. size
Paper Stock:
newsprint interior; newsprint cover
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
giveaway

Issue Notes

John Nahmias of the Bernhard Design Studio New York helped work on the design and ads for the comic up through 1958, per John Nahmias (March 26, 2008). Around 1996 there was a limited number of bootleg copies of this issue made by a chain diner in California. Cover has no price and paper quality is better than original newsprint version. Issue was self produced by the diner.


[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Big Boy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Big Boy
Reprints:

Draw Me, Kids... (Table of Contents)

Big Boy / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Big Boy
Synopsis:
A connect-the-dots portrait of Big Boy

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

Simon Sneer Strikes Again! (Table of Contents)

Big Boy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Big Boy; Simon Sneer; Farmer Brown; Emmy Lou Brown
Synopsis:
Big Boy earns the money to make Farmer Brown's mortgage payment

Indexer Notes

Script credit from http://www.animationarchive.org/2008/01/comics-big-boy-and-power-of-lice... (26 January 2008)

Ask Mom to Serve Big Boys! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Everett ?
Inks:
Bill Everett ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Big Boy
Synopsis:
promotional ad for Big Boy restaurants

["Help Big Boy get to that delicious Big Boy hamburger..."] (Table of Contents)

Big Boy / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Big Boy
Synopsis:
A pencil maze

Fish Story! (Table of Contents)

Big Boy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Big Boy
Synopsis:
Big Boy attempts to rescue a young lady who has called for help.

Indexer Notes

Script credit from http://www.animationarchive.org/2008/01/comics-big-boy-and-power-of-lice... (28 January 2008)

What's Wrong With This Picture? (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Synopsis:
A "find the mistakes" puzzle

How Many Presidents of the United States can you find in the pcitures below? (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Everett ?
Inks:
Bill Everett ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Synopsis:
Locate the names of presidents in humorous dialog.

Saturday is Meetin' Day for the Channel 2 Fun Club! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Doodles; Captain Kangaroo; Captain Jet
Synopsis:
a promotional ad for KNXT television's Saturday morning children's programming

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

["More Big Boy games and adventures in the next issue..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Everett ?
Inks:
Bill Everett ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Big Boy
Synopsis:
On the back cover. Promotion for the next issue and advertising for Big Boy restaurants.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [untitled]
    Big Boy
  2. 1. Draw Me, Kids...
    Big Boy
  3. 2. Simon Sneer Strikes Again!
    Big Boy
  4. 3. Ask Mom to Serve Big Boys!
    Big Boy
  5. 4. ["Help Big Boy get to that delicious Big Boy hamburger..."]
    Big Boy
  6. 5. Fish Story!
    Big Boy
  7. 6. What's Wrong With This Picture?
  8. 7. How Many Presidents of the United States can you find in the pcitures below?
  9. 8. Saturday is Meetin' Day for the Channel 2 Fun Club!
  10. 9. ["More Big Boy games and adventures in the next issue..."]
    Big Boy
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