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Big Shot Comics 013 (c2c)

rangerhouse scans
comic by krankyboy/rangerhouse fund
movielover edits

8-February-2013 1:33 am
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Username: Poztron
Comment: Nice clear scans, with some color correction (I guess) but not _too_ much. Nicely edited and trimmed. And some top-notch art by Ogden Whitney and Fred Guardineer with two stories each. Nice work!
 
 

Published: May 1941, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Vincent Sullivan
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U.S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-Stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Credits: Editing: Vincent Sullivan
Genre: War
Characters: Captain Devildog; The Skyman [Allen Turner] (full figure inset); The Face [Tony Trent] (inset); Joe Palooka (inset)

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page) Big Shot Comics Introduces...(next issue)
Credits: Pencils: Boody Rogers (signed) | Inks: Boody Rogers (signed) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Adventure; Humor
Characters: Sparky Watts

Comic Story (11 pages) "Heroic figure of the airways of America......"
Synopsis: Skyman saves Fawn and an Army Major from being blown up in their launch by a torpedo. He is told that mysterious submarines have been preying on the U.S. Merchant Marine the past two months, and no ship is sunk: they just disappear in mid-ocean.
Credits: Script: Gardner Fox [as Paul Dean] (signed) | Pencils: Ogden Whitney (signed) | Inks: Ogden Whitney (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Skyman [Allen Turner]; Fawn Carroll; U.S. Army Major; Commander Innes; submarine commander (villain); submarine crew members (villains, one dies)

Comic Story (6 pages) "Captain Hank Steele, known to his fellow Marines......"
Synopsis: The Colonel and Captain Devildog are informed that inventor Powell has been captured by a notorious girl bandit, who seeks the man's special two-way radio he has invented. Through Powell's invention, Steele communicates as the wooden god Deli to convince the natives and Pari to release the inventor.
Credits: Pencils: Fred Guardineer (signed) | Inks: Fred Guardineer (signed) | Letters: Fred Guardineer
Genre: War
Characters: Captain Devildog [Captain Hank Steele] (a Marine, introduction); Kelly (mechanic); un-named Colonel; Chester Powell (inventor); Pari (villain, girl bandit); jungle natives (villains)

Comic Story (2 pages)
Synopsis: Mike wakes up one morning feeling strange, then notices a flower, sniffs it, and suddenly gets Spring fever!
Credits: Script: Fred Schwab | Pencils: Fred Schwab | Inks: Fred Schwab
Genre: Humor; Anthropomorphic-funny Animals
Characters: Mike the Mascot; Cosmo the Trained Rabbit (death)

Comic Story (6 pages) "Knobby believes Weidebottom......"
Synopsis: Knobby believes that Weidebottom accepted money from a gambler to have Joe lose to Duke Dropper in an exhibition fight, and when Joe's promoter attempts to get a rematch, Duke refuses. So Knobby comes up with a sure-fire scheme to get that match!
Genre: Sports
Characters: Joe Palooka [also as Mike Bean]; Knobby (Joe's manager); Weidebottom; un-named Sports Editor in Kansas City; Panther Scott (boxer); Donahue; Duke Dropper (boxer); Johnny (villain, promoter); Synder (villain, a promoter)

Comic Story (6 pages) "Against the insidious and stealthy inroads........"
Synopsis: Jeff and his friend see Jeff's dog in action, whom Jeff believes can be effectively used to trail spies. Lars has created a new type of rifle and believes the spies were after it. However, once the spies succeed in taking the rifle, Jeff uses Rex to trail them and round them up.
Credits: Script: Gardner Fox ? | Pencils: Mart Bailey (signed) | Inks: Mart Bailey (signed)
Genre: Spy
Characters: Spy-Chief [Jeff Cardiff]; Rex (Jeff's dog, introduction); Lars (Jeff's friend); foreign spies (villains)

Comic Story (2 pages) "Hey - Jibby - come over in th' lot......"
Synopsis: Butch reminds Jibby that the big baseball game against the Indians was today, but when Butch fails to show up to play, Jibby decides to put Jane in the outfield for the Indians.
Credits: Pencils: Creig Flessel | Inks: Creig Flessel
Genre: Children
Characters: Jibby Jones; Jane Jones (Jibby's sister); Mr. Jones (Jibby and Jane's father); Mrs. Jones (Jibby and Jane's mother); Butch; Stinky

Comic Story (5 pages) "Kirk, Gina and Charlie......."
Synopsis: Charlie, Kirk and Gina are on their way to Kornweller's cabin by airplane, but are not aware that several crooks are at the controls.
Credits: Pencils: Alfred Andriola ? | Inks: Alfred Andriola ?
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Charlie Chan; Kirk Barrow; Gina Lane; J. C. Kornweller (movie producer); Berzelius Keno (villain); Keno's men [Tommy; other un-named] (villains, crooks); local natives [Molu; others un-named] (villains)

Comic Story (0 pages)
Synopsis: Rudy gets married and thinks that he is the boss in the house......wrong!
Credits: Script: H. J. Tuthill ? | Pencils: H. J. Tuthill | Inks: H. J. Tuthill
Genre: Humor
Characters: Gladiola; Rudolph Hotshots

Comic Story (1 page)
Synopsis: Mr. Bungle is carrying home a huge armload of packages when rain starts, so he buys an umbrella at a store. But when he gets ready to leave, the rain has stopped, so he leaves the umbrella closed.....with disastrous results!
Credits: Script: H. J. Tuthill ? | Pencils: H. J. Tuthill (signed) | Inks: H. J. Tuthill (signed)
Genre: Humor
Characters: George Bungle; Mrs. Bungle

Comic Story (6 pages) "On the trail of the white whale........"
Synopsis: After quelling a mutiny, Rocky continues his quest for the white whale that spawns near the bed of valuable pearls, and landing ashore, he seeks natives to act as pearl divers....but all refuse until they see Rocky himself dive.
Credits: Script: Gardner Fox | Pencils: Ogden Whitney (signed) | Inks: Ogden Whitney (signed)
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Rocky Ryan; Doe; island natives [Hekai; Korula (native Chief); Malu (native Chief's son); rest un-named]; Doc

Comic Story (0 pages)
Synopsis: Seeing a dog with a bandaged leg trying to kick at his fleas, Dotty gets a back scratcher and helps the dog out.
Genre: Humor
Characters: Dotty; a dog

Comic Story (1 page)
Credits: Script: J. P. McEvoy (signed) | Pencils: J. H. Striebel (signed) | Inks: J. H. Striebel (signed)
Genre: Humor
Characters: Dixie Dugan (career girl); Mickie (Dixie's friend); Imogene (Dixie's niece)

Comic Story (0 pages)
Synopsis: Dotty has a rather unique way of dealing with a boy prankster in class who likes to trip kids walking down the aisle.
Genre: Humor
Characters: Dotty; classroom teacher; boy prankster

Comic Story (1 page)
Synopsis: Imogene and her playmate interrupt Dixie's bridge game, and their apologies are not really heartfelt!
Credits: Script: J. P. McEvoy (signed) | Pencils: J. H. Striebel (signed) | Inks: J. H. Striebel (signed)
Genre: Humor
Characters: Dixie Dugan (career girl); Mickie (Dixie's friend); Imogene (Dixie's niece)

Comic Story (6 pages) If anyone can do it, Marvello can!"
Synopsis: Marvelo is approached by two men, who relate to him a story from 1783 in which a French frigate carrying gold to the New World foundered on the rocks. They know the exact location of the ship, but desire Marvelo's assistance in order to help them recover the gold.
Credits: Pencils: Fred Guardineer (signed) | Inks: Fred Guardineer (signed) | Letters: Fred Guardineer
Genre: Fantasy
Characters: Marvelo; Zee (Marvello's assistant); Dr. Crenby (Geologist); Reilly (villain); Leberts (villain)

Text Story (2 pages) The Rocking Chair Riddle
Synopsis: Marvelo receives a frantic call from Mr. Jenkins at the Natural History Museum, who reports a rather unusual crime: the theft of a rocking chair from the Colonial American exhibit. Jenkins is puzzled because the chair is practically worthless, and asks for Marvelo's help to catch the culprit, and discover the reason for the theft.
Credits: Pencils: Fred Guardineer (spot illustrations) | Inks: Fred Guardineer (spot illustrations) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Fantasy
Characters: Marvelo; Zee; Mr. Jenkins (Marvelo's friend at museum); thief (villain)

Comic Story (8 pages) "The Face is the mysterious....."
Synopsis: The Face swipes the Sandstone Buddha from a pair of crooks, then seeks out a Dr. Franck to learn more about the object. Thinking that there is more to the doctor's explanation, Tony decides to examine the object himself and makes a startling discovery!
Credits: Script: Gardner Fox [as Michael Blake] (signed) | Pencils: Mart Bailey | Inks: Mart Bailey
Characters: The Face [Tony Trent] (radio commentator); Jinny Gildernest; Dr. Franck (villain, society doctor, sandstone collector); Franck's henchmen (villains)

Comic Story (1 page)
Synopsis: Mortimer accidently breaks a valuable vase while sliding down a bannister, and repairs it.....with startling results from its owner.
Credits: Script: Fred Schwab | Pencils: Fred Schwab | Inks: Fred Schwab
Genre: Anthropomorphic-funny Animals
Characters: Mortimer (a monkey); Mortimer's owner

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page) "Tell me, readers: would you like to....."
Credits: Pencils: Ogden Whitney | Inks: Ogden Whitney | Letters: typeset
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Skyman [Allen Turner]; Fawn Carroll

Advertisement (1 page)
Credits: Pencils: ? (photos) | Inks: ? (photos) | Letters: typeset

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