Big Shot #57
(July 1945)

Columbia, 1943 Series
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Volume
6
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly except June and December
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Columbia Comic Corporation
Editing
Tom DeAngelo (credited) (managing editor)

Issue Notes

Editor per Steven Rowe.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Joe Palooka / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; sports
Characters
Joe Palooka; Little Max

Indexer Notes

Art credits per Steven Rowe.

[Gold Crown Products ad] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Joe Palooka / comic story / 4.5 pages (report information)

Script
Ham Fisher (credited)
Pencils
Ham Fisher (credited)
Inks
Ham Fisher (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look! A dog fight!
Genre
adventure; sports
Characters
Joe Palooka
Reprints
  • from Joe Palooka daily (McNaught Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

comic strip reprints

[Multiple Ads] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Skyman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ray Krank (signed)
Pencils
Ray Krank (signed)
Inks
Ray Krank (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Allan Turner, secretly the Skyman...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Skyman

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Tom DeAngelo ?
Inks
Tom DeAngelo ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hmm--this is the quietest 4th of July I ever heard!
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Sparky Watts; Slap Happy

Indexer Notes

Art identification per Steven Rowe to the GCD Main List on November 2, 2008.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At the cabin belonging to Ronnie's late grandfather...
Genre
romance; humor
Characters
Dixie Dugan
Reprints
  • from Dixie Dugan daily (McNaught Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

comic strip reprints

[The ARMME Company ad] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Brass Knuckles / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Mart Bailey (credited)
Pencils
Mart Bailey (credited)
Inks
Mart Bailey (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's Brass Knuckles the new muddleweight champion--
Genre
humor
Characters
Brass Knuckles
Synopsis
Brass Knuckles meets an over-sized wrestler in the ring.

The King of QWERTYUIOP (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mart Bailey
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Synopsis
Norbert Fletcher daydreams on the job about co-worker Angelina Wodley.

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

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
Arriving at Cairo...
Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Captain Yank; Wanda
Synopsis
Captain Yank and Wanda embark on a new assignment in Cairo.
Reprints
  • from Captain Yank daily (McNaught Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Charlie Chan / comic story / 3.9 pages (report information)

Script
Alfred Andriola (credited)
Pencils
Alfred Andriola (credited)
Inks
Alfred Andriola (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Pop--here's a case that happened right here in Honolulu!
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Charlie Chan
Reprints
  • from Charlie Chan daily (McNaught Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

strip reprints [dates unknown]

I'm Saving Paper for My Daddy (Table of Contents: 12)

public service announcement / 0.1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Photo of a small boy recycling paper with his wagon. PSA from the War Advertising Council in cooperation with the War Production Board and the Office of War Information.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Bo / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Junior has gotten Bo a job as night-watchman!
Genre
animal; humor
Reprints
  • from Bo daily (McNaught Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

comic strip reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

The Face / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In a New York hospital...
Genre
superhero; war
Characters
The Face [Tony Trent]

[Kleerex Company ad] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Pickwick Company ad] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Joe Palooka
  2. 1. [Gold Crown Products ad]
  3. 2. ["Look! A dog fight!"]
    Joe Palooka
  4. 3. [Multiple Ads]
  5. 4. ["Allan Turner, secretly the Skyman..."]
    Skyman
  6. 5. ["Hmm--this is the quietest 4th of July I ever heard!"]
    Sparky Watts
  7. 6. ["At the cabin belonging to Ronnie's late grandfather..."]
    Dixie Dugan
  8. 7. [The ARMME Company ad]
  9. 8. ["That's Brass Knuckles the new muddleweight champion--"]
    Brass Knuckles
  10. 9. The King of QWERTYUIOP
  11. 10. ["Arriving at Cairo..."]
    Captain Yank
  12. 11. ["Hey, Pop--here's a case that happened right here in Honolulu!"]
    Charlie Chan
  13. 12. I'm Saving Paper for My Daddy
  14. 13. ["Junior has gotten Bo a job as night-watchman!"]
    Bo
  15. 14. ["In a New York hospital..."]
    The Face
  16. 15. [Kleerex Company ad]
  17. 16. ["Giant Telescope Offer"]
  18. 17. [Pickwick Company ad]
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