Big Shot #35
(June 1943)

Columbia, 1943 Series
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Volume
4
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1943-04-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Columbia Comic Corporation
Editing
Vin Sullivan (editor)

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. 2.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Face; Dixie Dugan; Skyman; Joe Palooka; Sparky Watts; Bo / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Face mask make more speed than honorable gas ration card!
Genre
humor
Characters
Skyman; Sparky Watts

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

Face / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Mart Bailey
Pencils
Mart Bailey
Inks
Mart Bailey
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For the past few weeks the American-Anzac camp...
Genre
superhero; war

[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
Joe's plane has crashed in the Everglades
Genre
adventure; sports
Reprints
  • newspaper strips [dates unknown]

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

Bo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bo's folks have moved to the city...
Genre
animal; humor
Reprints
  • newspaper strips [dates unknown]

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

Captain Yank / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Tinsley
Pencils
Frank Tinsley
Inks
Frank Tinsley
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Trapping the Jap tank...
Genre
war
Reprints
  • newspaper strips [dates unknown]

The Great Baseball Mystery (Table of Contents: 5)

Dinky Dinkerton / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; sports; detective-mystery
Reprints
  • newspaper strips [dates unknown]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Charlie and Laddie have been captured by the ruthless Hawk--!
Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints
  • newspaper strips [dates unknown]

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

The Skyman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox ?
Pencils
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When the armies of America and her allies gathered...
Genre
superhero; adventure; aviation
Characters
Benito Mussolini (villain)

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

Vic Jordan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stranded in Paris in the spring of 1940...
Genre
adventure; war
Reprints
  • newspaper strips [dates unknown]

Somewhere in Africa (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war

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

Dixie Dugan / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Dugans definitely decide to quit renting...
Genre
romance; humor
Reprints
  • newspaper strips [dates unknown]

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

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
Me mix some of everything...
Genre
humor; superhero
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Face mask make more speed than honorable gas ration card!"]
    Face; Dixie Dugan; Skyman; Joe Palooka; Sparky Watts; Bo
  2. 1. ["For the past few weeks the American-Anzac camp..."]
    Face
  3. 2. ["Joe's plane has crashed in the Everglades"]
    Joe Palooka
  4. 3. ["Bo's folks have moved to the city..."]
    Bo
  5. 4. ["Trapping the Jap tank..."]
    Captain Yank
  6. 5. The Great Baseball Mystery
    Dinky Dinkerton
  7. 6. ["Charlie and Laddie have been captured by the ruthless Hawk--!"]
    Charlie Chan
  8. 7. ["When the armies of America and her allies gathered..."]
    The Skyman
  9. 8. ["Stranded in Paris in the spring of 1940..."]
    Vic Jordan
  10. 9. Somewhere in Africa
  11. 10. ["The Dugans definitely decide to quit renting..."]
    Dixie Dugan
  12. 11. ["Me mix some of everything..."]
    Sparky Watts
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Del Gruber
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Lou Mougin (R.I.P.)
  • Jonathan Sari
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Stangas
  • Dan Stevenson
  • Daniel Thingvold