Big Shot #45
(April 1944)

Columbia, 1943 Series
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Volume
4
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1944
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Columbia Comic Corporation
Editing
Vin Sullivan

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sparky Watts / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Dixie Dugan / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Get me a pail of water!
Genre
romance
Reprints
  • from newspaper strips [dates unknown]

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's a pleasure!
Genre
humor; superhero

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

Vic Jordan / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Paine
Pencils
Wexler
Inks
Wexler
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When Sue received a mysterious message from Maurice...
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from newspaper strips [dates unknown]

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

Face / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Babbling Brooks suspected that Tony Trent...
Genre
superhero; war

[42nd Street Literary and Study Club] (Table of Contents: 5)

Joe Palooka / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Reprints
  • newspaper strips [dates unknown]

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

Captain Yank / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yank captures one of the fiendish Japs...
Genre
adventure; war
Reprints
  • from newspaper strips [dates unknown]

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

Charlie Chan / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Kirk, Sparks, and Mike, the taxi driver...
Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints
  • from newspaper strips [dates unknown]

Trouble for Colonel Mitsuma (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war

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

Bo / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Poor Bo!
Genre
animal
Reprints
  • from newspaper strips [dates unknown]

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

Skyman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
? [credited to "Paul Dean"]
Pencils
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the story of Germany's last gamble...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Skyman; Herman Goering (villain); Adolf Hitler (villain)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Sparky Watts
  2. 1. ["Get me a pail of water!"]
    Dixie Dugan
  3. 2. ["It's a pleasure!"]
    Sparky Watts
  4. 3. ["When Sue received a mysterious message from Maurice..."]
    Vic Jordan
  5. 4. ["Babbling Brooks suspected that Tony Trent..."]
    Face
  6. 5. [42nd Street Literary and Study Club]
    Joe Palooka
  7. 6. ["Yank captures one of the fiendish Japs..."]
    Captain Yank
  8. 7. ["Kirk, Sparks, and Mike, the taxi driver..."]
    Charlie Chan
  9. 8. Trouble for Colonel Mitsuma
  10. 9. ["Poor Bo!"]
    Bo
  11. 10. ["This is the story of Germany's last gamble..."]
    Skyman
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