Big Shot #73
(January 1947)

Columbia, 1943 Series
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Volume
7
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Columbia Comic Corporation
Editing
Tom DeAngelo (credited as Thomas De Angelo) (managing editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Brass Knuckles / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Brass Knuckles; Slap Happy; Doc Static

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

Tony Trent / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [Mart Bailey]
Pencils
Ogden Whitney
Inks
Ogden Whitney
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why do you think those buzzards came here, Willyum?
Genre
adventure

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

Tony Trent / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [Mart Bailey]
Pencils
Ogden Whitney
Inks
Ogden Whitney
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Girls! Girls!
Genre
adventure

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! I almost wore my feet down to stumps...
Genre
humor; superhero

All in a Lifetime (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Beck (signed as BECK)
Inks
Frank Beck (signed as BECK)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Dated 11/8.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Frank J. Markey (credited) (business manager)
Letters
typeset

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

Cranberry Boggs / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Don Dean
Pencils
Don Dean
Inks
Don Dean
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It takes an ol' salt...
Genre
humor

Good Old Bumpy, Chapter IV: Hot Water (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mart Bailey
Letters
typeset

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

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

Script
? [Marty]
Pencils
? [Marty]
Inks
? [Marty]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Brass!" "Ginger!
Genre
humor

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When Reardon Post's wife, brother, and uncle were strangled...
Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints
  • strip reprints

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

Bo / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Beck
Pencils
Frank Beck (signed)
Inks
Frank Beck (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Doggone!
Genre
humor; animal

The "Death" of Skyman (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This may sound crazy, fella...
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Skyman; Adolf Hitler (villain!!!)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dixie, to help Mickey forget...
Genre
humor
Characters
Dixie Dugan
Reprints
  • strip reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Brass Knuckles
  2. 1. ["Why do you think those buzzards came here, Willyum?"]
    Tony Trent
  3. 2. ["Girls! Girls!"]
    Tony Trent
  4. 3. ["Wow! I almost wore my feet down to stumps..."]
    Sparky Watts
  5. 4. All in a Lifetime
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. ["It takes an ol' salt..."]
    Cranberry Boggs
  8. 7. Good Old Bumpy, Chapter IV: Hot Water
  9. 8. ["Brass!" "Ginger!"]
    Brass Knuckles
  10. 9. ["When Reardon Post's wife, brother, and uncle were strangled..."]
    Charlie Chan
  11. 10. ["Doggone!"]
    Bo
  12. 11. The "Death" of Skyman
    The Skyman
  13. 12. ["Dixie, to help Mickey forget..."]
    Dixie Dugan
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Henry Andrews
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Lou Mougin (R.I.P.)
  • Mark Q
  • Jim Stangas
  • Len Wolinsky