Big Town #15
(May-June 1952)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1952-03-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Julius Schwartz (actual)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.; Later Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Legacy of Doom! (Table of Contents)

Big Town / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Lehti
Inks
John Giunta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime

Happy Hobby Time! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superboy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superboy; Frank
Synopsis
Superboy shows Frank that he can be creative, regardless of whether his creations are perfect, and notes an expressive hobby can be life long enjoyment.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Fatal Four! (Table of Contents: 2)

Big Town / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Lee Goldsmith
Pencils
John Lehti
Inks
Bob Lander
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime

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

Riddle Me This; Necco / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Enter Here- If You Dare! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

House of Mystery / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Legacy of Doom! (Table of Contents: 6)

Big Town / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
John Lehti
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime

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

Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Henry W. Grady (Table of Contents: 8)

Headline Heroes / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Mort Drucker
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Colors
?
Letters
Mort Drucker

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Henry Grady
Reprints

Ride a Bike- It's Fun! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Bendix Coaster Brake / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Freelance (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mort Drucker
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Colors
?
Letters
Mort Drucker

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

A Shadow of a Doubt! (Table of Contents: 11)

Johnny Law / comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Irwin Hasen
Inks
Irwin Hasen
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints

Wild West Charlie Has a Lucky Luden's Tip... (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Luden's Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Big Town Terminal! (Table of Contents: 15)

Big Town / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
John Lehti
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime

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

Vitalis Hair Cream / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Lifebuoy / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Rinso / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Sheaffer's / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Legacy of Doom!
    Big Town
  2. 1. Happy Hobby Time!
    Superboy
  3. 2. The Fatal Four!
    Big Town
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Riddle Me This; Necco
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. Enter Here- If You Dare!
    House of Mystery
  7. 6. The Legacy of Doom!
    Big Town
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  9. 8. Henry W. Grady
    Headline Heroes
  10. 9. Ride a Bike- It's Fun!
    Bendix Coaster Brake
  11. 10. Freelance
  12. 11. A Shadow of a Doubt!
    Johnny Law
  13. 12. Wild West Charlie Has a Lucky Luden's Tip...
    Luden's Cough Drops
  14. 13. ["When does the race start?"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  15. 14. Editorial Advisory Board
  16. 15. Big Town Terminal!
    Big Town
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Vitalis Hair Cream
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Lifebuoy
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Rinso
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Sheaffer's
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed