Big Shot #87
(March 1948)

Columbia, 1942 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)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sparky Watts / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mister, for you it'll be ten dollars!
Genre
horror-suspense; science fiction
Characters
Sparky Watts; Slap Happy

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Today is the gala day --
Genre
humor; science fiction
Reprints

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

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
Mr. Bradley has asked Mrs. Dugan to go to New York...
Genre
romance
Reprints
  • newspaper strips [dates unknown]

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

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

Script
Lank Leonard (signed)
Pencils
Lank Leonard (signed)
Inks
Lank Leonard (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You have been listening to the 'Missing Relatives' program...
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • newspaper strips [dates unknown]

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

Cranberry Boggs / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, Cran, this elegant perfume...
Genre
humor

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Okay, Frank, we're ready to shoot!
Genre
humor

[Bullfighter for a Day] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Indexer Notes

credits by Craig Delich 9/05

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

Skyman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ogden Whitney
Inks
Ogden Whitney
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fawn and Gloria are prisoners aboard a strange craft...
Genre
aviation; superhero
Characters
Skyman [Allen Turner]

Indexer Notes

Art credits revised from ? to Ogden Whitney by Robert Kennedy. Upon close inspection of art scans of these stories by him at the Digital Comics Museum, he firmly believes the story to have been drawn by Whitney.

It's the Root of All Evil (Table of Contents: 8)

Bumpy / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mart Bailey
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

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

Bo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Junior has run away from home
Genre
animal
Reprints
  • newspaper strips [dates unknown]

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On their honeymoon in South America...
Genre
adventure
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Mister, for you it'll be ten dollars!"]
    Sparky Watts
  2. 1. ["Today is the gala day -- "]
    Sparky Watts
  3. 2. ["Mr. Bradley has asked Mrs. Dugan to go to New York..."]
    Dixie Dugan
  4. 3. ["You have been listening to the 'Missing Relatives' program..."]
    Mickey Finn
  5. 4. ["Well, Cran, this elegant perfume..."]
    Cranberry Boggs
  6. 5. ["Okay, Frank, we're ready to shoot!"]
    Hollywood Johnnie
  7. 6. [Bullfighter for a Day]
    Brass Knuckles
  8. 7. ["Fawn and Gloria are prisoners aboard a strange craft..."]
    Skyman
  9. 8. It's the Root of All Evil
    Bumpy
  10. 9. ["Junior has run away from home"]
    Bo
  11. 10. ["On their honeymoon in South America..."]
    Tony Trent
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes
  • Erling Husa
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Jim Walls