(February 1943)

Columbia, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1942-12-30
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Columbia Comic Corporation
Editing
Vin Sullivan

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1943, New Series, Vol. 38, No. 1.

"Big Shot" on the cover, "Big Shot Comics" in the indicia.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Joe Palooka / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look Yoo-Hoo - "right in der Fuehrer's face!"
Genre
humor; sports
Characters
Joe Palooka; Yoo-Hoo; Adolf Hitler
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Vic Jordan / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Paine
Pencils
Elmer Wexler
Inks
Elmer Wexler
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Paris...summer...1940
Genre
war
Characters
Vic Jordan (first appearance)
Reprints
  • from Vic Jordan newspaper strips

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

Joe Palooka / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Ham Fisher
Pencils
Ham Fisher
Inks
Ham Fisher
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In Hollywood, Joe and Knobby are no longer friends...
Genre
sports
Reprints
  • from Joe Palooka newspaper strips

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Dinky Dinkerton / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Art Huhta
Pencils
Art Huhta
Inks
Art Huhta
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What goes on here?
Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Dinky Dinkerton (first appearance)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

The Skyman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox [as Paul Dean]
Pencils
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An evil genius, spawned in Berlin looses a horrid plague...
Genre
superhero; adventure; aviation
Characters
Sky Man; Fawn Carroll; Gus; Mr. Dager
Synopsis
When the city is attacked by giant dragon-flies Sky-Man is called in to help. He finds out that giant insects are being created to interrupt War production and it is up to him to stop them.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Dixie Dugan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
J. P. McEvoy
Pencils
John Striebel
Inks
John Striebel
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Money--money--money...
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Dixie Dugan newspaper strips

Dutch Treat (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

Captain Yank / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With the aid of a native chief...

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Charlie Chan / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alfred Andriola
Inks
Alfred Andriola
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With Sheik and Pistol using Shiela and Laddie as human shields...
Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints
  • from Charlie Chan newspaper strips

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Sparky Watts / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Boody Rogers
Pencils
Boody Rogers
Inks
Boody Rogers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, Sparky--I've overcharged Slap Happy's feet again...
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Sparky Watts

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

The Face / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Mart Bailey (Previous indexer believed Script may have been Gardner Fox using the Mart Bailey name.)
Pencils
Ogden Whitney
Inks
Ogden Whitney
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tony Trent, war correspondent, whom a grotesque mask transforms...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Face

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Bo / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Beck
Pencils
Frank Beck
Inks
Frank Beck
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I wonder if the ground hog will see his shadow today...
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Bo
Reprints
  • from Bo newspaper strips
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Look Yoo-Hoo - "right in der Fuehrer's face!""]
    Joe Palooka
  2. 1. ["Paris...summer...1940"]
    Vic Jordan
  3. 2. ["In Hollywood, Joe and Knobby are no longer friends..."]
    Joe Palooka
  4. 3. ["What goes on here?"]
    Dinky Dinkerton
  5. 4. ["An evil genius, spawned in Berlin looses a horrid plague..."]
    The Skyman
  6. 5. ["Money--money--money..."]
    Dixie Dugan
  7. 6. Dutch Treat
  8. 7. ["With the aid of a native chief..."]
    Captain Yank
  9. 8. ["With Sheik and Pistol using Shiela and Laddie as human shields..."]
    Charlie Chan
  10. 9. ["Look, Sparky--I've overcharged Slap Happy's feet again..."]
    Sparky Watts
  11. 10. ["Tony Trent, war correspondent, whom a grotesque mask transforms..."]
    The Face
  12. 11. ["I wonder if the ground hog will see his shadow today..."]
    Bo
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Del Gruber
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Darrel McCann
  • Lou Mougin (R.I.P.)
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Stangas
  • Daniel Thingvold