Big Town #16

DC Comics

United States

Published
July-August 1952
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/9752

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Julius Schwartz (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Crime Nobody Saw! (Big Town) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Big Town
Genre
Crime

Credits

Pencils
Manny Stallman
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Show/hide 1. Buzzy Scoffs at "That Deep, Dark Secret!" (Buzzy) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Buzzy
Genre
Advocacy; teen
Characters
Buzzy; Margie; Tommy; Suzie

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Synopsis

Teenagers try to cope with the social stigma of a relative suffering from mental illness.

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Crime Nobody Saw! (Big Town) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Big Town
Genre
Crime

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
John Lehti
Inks
Bob Lander

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Five-Score Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #46 ([February 1962?])
The Crime Nobody Saw
Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Riddle Me This; Necco) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Riddle Me This; Necco
Show/hide 4. No title recorded (Columbia) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Columbia
Show/hide 5. Turns Terrific Clout Into Out! (Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
Genre
Sports
Show/hide 6. The Case of the Superstitious Reporter! (Big Town) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Big Town
Genre
Crime

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
John Lehti
Inks
Bob Lander
Show/hide 7. Mission to the Moon (Major Mars; Popsicle) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Major Mars; Popsicle
Genre
Science fiction
Show/hide 8. No title recorded (Dubble Bubble Gum) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

"Is the safari ready to start?"

Featuring

Feature
Dubble Bubble Gum
Genre
Children

Credits

Art
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.]
Show/hide 9. Editorial Advisory Board Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Notes

Includes a plug for a Date with Judy on ABC.

Show/hide 10. The Cross-Country Killer! (Johnny Law) Comic story, 3.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Law
Genre
Detective-mystery

Credits

Art
Irwin Hasen
Show/hide 11. No title recorded (Stewart-Warner Bike Speedometers) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Stewart-Warner Bike Speedometers

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 12. The Man Who Couldn't Be Killed! (Big Town) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Big Town
Genre
Crime

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
John Lehti
Inks
Bernard Sachs

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Five-Score Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #46 ([February 1962?])
The Man Who Couldn't be Killed
Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Wildroot Cream-Oil) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wildroot Cream-Oil

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 14. No title recorded (Schwinn) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Schwinn

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 15. No title recorded (Lifebuoy) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Lifebuoy
Show/hide 16. The Craziest Pair in History- (The Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 17. Champion Larry Yogi Berra Sparks Yankees! (Wheaties) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wheaties
Genre
Sports
Characters
Lawrence "Yogi" Berra

Synopsis

Ad for Wheaties cereal from General Mills, featuring baseball, in comic form. Part of the "What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!" series.

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 23044

Entry created

  • 25/09/2019

Cover added

  • 25/09/2019

Index completed

  • 25/09/2019