(July 1996)

Image, 1996 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
2.50 USD; 3.55 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Image Comics
Brand:
Image
Editing:
Gary S. Carlson
Color:
Color cover; Color interior (#1-6), later Black and White (#7 and up)
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Ultimate Criminal! (Table of Contents)

Ultiman; Knight Watchman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gary Carlson
Pencils:
Jeff Weigel
Inks:
Andrew Pepoy
Colors:
In Color
Letters:
Andrew Pepoy

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Knight Watchman; Ultiman

Indexer Notes

1960's World's Finest Comics tribute.

This issue of Big Bang Comics is dedicated to the memory of Curt Swan (Table of Contents)

Ultiman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gary Carlson
Pencils:
Jeff Weigel
Inks:
Ed Quinby
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

The Crimes of Ultiman! (Table of Contents)

Ultiman / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gary Carlson
Pencils:
Jeff Weigel
Inks:
Ed Quinby
Colors:
In Color
Letters:
Ed Quinby

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ultiman; Knight Watchman; Dexter Cortex

Indexer Notes

1960's Curt Swan Superman/Batman tribute. Ultiman's previous appearance in Big Bang Comics (Caliber, 1994 series) #4 (February 1995) and Big Bang Comics (Caliber, 1994 series) #0 (May 1995 / pin-up); next appearance in Big Bang Comics (Image, 1996 series) #4 (September 1996). Knight Watchman's previous appearance in Big Bang Comics (Image, 1996 series) #2 (June 1996); next appearance in Big Bang Comics (Image, 1996 series) #5 (October 1996).

The Last Good Deed (Table of Contents)

Ultiman & Knight Watchman / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Gary Carlson
Pencils:
Jeff Weigel
Inks:
Ed Quinby
Colors:
In Color
Letters:
Ed Quinby

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ultiman; Dexter Cortex

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 3. 1960's World's Finest Comics tribute.

The Ultimate Criminal! (Table of Contents)

Ultiman and Knight Watchman / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Gary Carlson
Pencils:
Jeff Weigel
Inks:
Ed Quinby
Colors:
In Color
Letters:
Ed Quinby

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ultiman; Knight Watchman

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of 3. 1960's World's Finest Comics tribute.

The Menace of Reverso (Table of Contents)

Ultiman and Knight Watchman / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Gary Carlson
Pencils:
Jeff Weigel
Inks:
Ed Quinby
Colors:
In Color
Letters:
Ed Quinby

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ultiman; Knight Watchman; Reverso

Indexer Notes

Part 3 of 3. 1960's World's Finest Comics tribute.

Knight Watchman and The Silver-Age Shadowhawk (Table of Contents)

Knight Watchman and The Silver-Age Shadowhawk / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Valentino
Inks:
Chris Ecker
Colors:
In Color
Letters:
Chris Ecker

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

1960's Batman / Bob Kane tribute (centerspread)

["Once again, the city is in your debt, Superswine!"] (Table of Contents)

Superswine / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gary Fields
Pencils:
Gary Fields
Inks:
Gary Fields
Colors:
In Color
Letters:
Gary Fields

Genre:
humor; superhero

Indexer Notes

Henry Boltinoff Super-Turtle tribute.

Thunder Girl Meets Her Evil Imitator (Table of Contents)

Thunder Girl / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Fugate
Pencils:
Bill Fugate
Inks:
Bill Fugate
Colors:
In Color
Letters:
Bill Fugate

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thunder Girl; Dr. Hy Q. Banana; Tornado Girl

Indexer Notes

Second Thunder Girl solo story; previous appearance in Big Bang Comics (Caliber, 1994 series) #0 (May 1995); next appearance in Big Bang Comics (Image, 1996 series) #4 (September 1996. 1940's Mary Marvel tribute.

The Sphinx (Table of Contents)

The Sphinx / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jeff Weigel
Pencils:
Jeff Weigel
Inks:
Jeff Weigel
Colors:
In Color
Letters:
Jeff Weigel

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Ad for THE RIDDLE OF THE SPHINX and TALES OF THE SPHINX ashcan books

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Ad for back issues

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Big Bang Theories / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Letters from Jim Steranko, Gustavo Peon, Randall Kirby, A Fan, Dennis Holmes, El Sloano, Chris Khalaf, and Jay Naylor.

Join The Junior Watchmen Of America Today! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Chris Ecker
Inks:
?
Colors:
In Color
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Alternate Currents (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gary Carlson
Pencils:
Curt Swan; Terry Beatty
Inks:
Murphy Anderson; Terry Beatty
Colors:
In Color
Letters:
Mark Lewis

Indexer Notes

Tribute to Curt Swan, and promo for the next issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Ultimate Criminal!
    Ultiman; Knight Watchman
  2. 1. This issue of Big Bang Comics is dedicated to the memory of Curt Swan
    Ultiman
  3. 2. The Crimes of Ultiman!
    Ultiman
  4. 3. The Last Good Deed
    Ultiman & Knight Watchman
  5. 4. The Ultimate Criminal!
    Ultiman and Knight Watchman
  6. 5. The Menace of Reverso
    Ultiman and Knight Watchman
  7. 6. Knight Watchman and The Silver-Age Shadowhawk
    Knight Watchman and The Silver-Age Shadowhawk
  8. 7. ["Once again, the city is in your debt, Superswine!"]
    Superswine
  9. 8. Thunder Girl Meets Her Evil Imitator
    Thunder Girl
  10. 9. The Sphinx
    The Sphinx
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Big Bang Comics
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Big Bang Theories
  13. 12. Join The Junior Watchmen Of America Today!
    Knight Watchman
  14. 13. Alternate Currents
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Mark Sangster
  • Henry R. Kujawa
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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