Big Shot #81
(September 1947)

Columbia, 1943 Series
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Volume
8
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Columbia Comic Corporation
Editing
Thomas DeAngelo (Managing Editor); Mart Bailey (art editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mickey Finn / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lank Leonard
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

You Asked for it! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Sparky Watts / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Boody Rogers (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Shake a leg in thar - open this door!
Genre
humor

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come on, Mickey - we'll be late for work

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

Mickey Finn / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lank Leonard
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Phil sure thinks he's going to be nominated...

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Meet Strangling Susie (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mart Bailey
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Strangling Susie Sledge

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Marty Marion
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, I'm sorry, Ginger! But I really can't go...
Genre
humor

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Skyman! What is your name?
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Skyman [Allan Turner] (origin re-cap); Pete Turner (his uncle); Betty; Jack; Fawn Carroll; Karl (villain)

Indexer Notes

Inker credit by Craig Delich.

Splash page appears in the comic Betty is reading.

Artist is shown at drawing board in the 2nd planel of page 1.....could be Ogden Whitney.

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

Bo / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lost - brown and white dog. Answers to name of Bo...

All in a Lifetime (Table of Contents: 10)

public service announcement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Beck (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
aviation
Synopsis
honoring Air Force Day - 1 August, 1947

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

Hollywood Johnnie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Renny McEvoy
Pencils
Jim Fabian
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's the big hullabaloo at 'Grauman's Chinese' tonight?

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thanks for a lovely evening, Tony!
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Mickey Finn
  2. 1. You Asked for it!
    Sparky Watts
  3. 2. ["Shake a leg in thar - open this door!"]
    Sparky Watts
  4. 3. ["Come on, Mickey - we'll be late for work"]
    Dixie Dugan
  5. 4. ["Phil sure thinks he's going to be nominated..."]
    Mickey Finn
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Cranberry Boggs
  7. 6. Meet Strangling Susie
  8. 7. ["Gee, I'm sorry, Ginger! But I really can't go... "]
    Brass Knuckles
  9. 8. ["Skyman! What is your name?"]
    The Skyman
  10. 9. ["Lost - brown and white dog. Answers to name of Bo..."]
    Bo
  11. 10. All in a Lifetime
  12. 11. ["What's the big hullabaloo at 'Grauman's Chinese' tonight?"]
    Hollywood Johnnie
  13. 12. ["Thanks for a lovely evening, Tony!"]
    Tony Trent
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