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Auctions: comic books published by Columbia Comics Group

  • Item #57262996
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    Big Shot Comics (1940) 45 GD/VG 3.0

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    Cover by Tom DeAngelo. Stories and art by Ham Fisher, Ogden Whitney, Kermit Jadiker and Charles Zerner (credited as Paine), Elmer Wexler, Frank Tinsley, Alfred Andriola, J. P. McEvoy, John Striebel, Frank Beck and Mart Bailey. Big Shot featured reprints of McNaught Syndicate humor and adventure strips, alongside original characters like Skyman and The Face. Dixie Dugan's teen friends prepare for the arrival of handsome lumberjack Bud with equal parts interest and trepidation. After being struck by lightning, super-powered Sparky Watts soon exerts a strong magnetic pull on any nearby metal objects. Charlie Chan joins the search for fifth columnists and Nazi spies that have abducted a woman during their escape. Vic Jordan; Sparky Watts; Charlie Chan; Captain Yank; Joe Palooka; Bo; Dixie Dugan; The Face; Skyman; Trouble for Colonel Mitsuma. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    Big Shot Comics (1940) 60 VG/FN 5.0

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    Stories and art by Ham Fisher, Frank Tinsley, Alfred Andriola, J. P. McEvoy, John Striebel, Frank Beck and Mart Bailey. Big Shot featured reprints of McNaught Syndicate humor and adventure strips, alongside original characters like Skyman and The Face. A Skyman impostor, complete with customized Wing plane, tries to frame Skyman for his crimes. While listening to their favorite radio program, The Lone Stranger, Doc Static accidentally turns Sparky Watts into a living radio. Captain Biggs wants to arrest The Face for murder, leading to trouble for Willy and Tony, the two men behind The Face's mask. Sparky Watts; Charlie Chan; Captain Yank; Joe Palooka; Bo; Dixie Dugan; The Face; Skyman; Brass Knuckles; Swindler's Homecoming. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #57262998
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    Big Shot Comics (1940) 68 VG 4.0

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    Stories and art by Ogden Whitney, Tom DeAngelo, Don Dean, Ham Fisher, Alfred Andriola, J. P. McEvoy, John Striebel, Frank Beck and Mart Bailey. Big Shot featured reprints of McNaught Syndicate humor and adventure strips, alongside original characters like Skyman and The Face. Granny is scandalized that Cranberry Boggs went and got himself a tattoo, until she sees what it says. When Sparky Watts winds up walking down the aisle with the fiancee of lookalike Spencer Strongheart, only his super-speed can save him from marriage. Dixie Dugan's mysterious, wealthy new beau wants to transform her into a debutante, and she's not sure how she feels about that. Sparky Watts; Charlie Chan; Cranberry Boggs; Joe Palooka; Bo; Dixie Dugan; Tony Trent; Skyman; Brass Knuckles; The Revolution and a Bit of Dentistry. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    Big Shot Comics (1940) 88 VG+ 4.5

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    Stories and art by Boody Rogers, Ogden Whitney, Lank Leonard, Renny McEvoy, Jim Fabian, Don Dean, J. P. McEvoy, John Striebel, Marion Bailey, Frank Beck and Mart Bailey. Big Shot featured reprints of McNaught Syndicate humor and adventure strips, alongside original characters like Skyman and The Face. Tony Trent and Babs are trapped in a Latin American country during a revolution. McFiddle the inventor shows Slap Happy and Doc Static his inventions, including a pie stretcher, heated ice cream, and a topless umbrella for sunny days, in another wacky Boody Rogers story. The alien spacecraft that has Fawn and Gloria is headed for Venus just in time for space-typhoon season, unless Skyman can catch them first. Sparky Watts; Cranberry Boggs; Mickey Finn; Bo; Dixie Dugan; Tony Trent; Skyman; Brass Knuckles; Hollywood Johnnie; All in a Lifetime; Bumpy: The Million To One Shot. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.