Adventures of Big Boy

Published in English (United States) United States
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Publication Dates:
1978 - March 1982
Number of Issues Published:
39 (#261 - #299)
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
paper cover; newsprint interior
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing series
Publication Type:
Series Details:
Publisher's Brands:
Indicia Publishers:
There are numerous variations of each issue showcasing the local franchise name on the cover.

Known possible franchise co-branded variations (printed with franchise logo [or not] and region sold):
Abdow’s (Known printed-Massachusetts, Connecticut).
Azar's (Known printed-Colorado, Northern Indiana).
Bob's (Known printed-Arizona, California, Delaware, Eastern Pennsylvania, Hawaii, New Jersey, Southeastern United States after Shoney's left the national chain to start their own).
Elby's (Known printed-Eastern Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia).
Elias Brothers (Known printed-Michigan, Northwestern Ohio, Ontario (Canada)).
Franklin’s (Hand stamped. Printed as "Your Favorite Family Restaurants" issue #260 onward?-Northeastern Pennsylvania).
Frisch’s (Known printed-Kentucky, Northern Tennessee, Southern Indiana, Southern Ohio).
JB's (Known printed-Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Rhode Island, Utah, Wyoming).
Kip's (Known printed-Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas).
Lendy’s Yoda's (Hand stamped, pre-1961 was part of the Shoney's chain-Virginia).
Manner’s (Known printed-Northeastern Ohio).
Marc’s (Known printed-Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin).
McDowell's (Printed as "Your Favorite Family Restaurants" issue #260 onward?-South Dakota).
Shoneys (Known printed-Southeastern United States. North Carolina, South Carolina, Southern Tennessee, Virginia. Shoney's eventually left the main chain to form their own in order to branch out from the business from franchisee limitations).
TJ's (Known printed-New York).
Top's (Known printed-Illinois, perhaps Southern Wisconsin).
VIP’s (Printed as "Your Favorite Family Restaurants" issue #260 onward?-Washington, New Mexico).

Possible blank back cover variations where co-branding does not exist for some locations or use of "Your Favorite Family Restaurants" instead?

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