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Thumbnail for Columbia ComicsColumbia Comics Corp started out in 1940, with a very popular character, Skyman, who appeared in their very first anthology - Big Shot Comics.

Founder Vin Sullivan roped in well-known creators like Gardner Fox, Ogden Whitney and Fred Guardineer to produce the company's comics. Skyman ran for four issues and can be read right here!

Other Columbia Comics creations were Marvelo the Monarch of magicians, - a possible forerunner to Lee Falk's Mandrake the Magician -, the Face, Big Shot, Mickey Finn, Tony Trent and Sparky Watts.
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Columbia Comics

Big Shot

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May 1940 - August 1949

Issues : #1-29 (BIG SHOT COMICS) #30-104 (BIG SHOT)

Artists on this title include Alfred Andriola, Mart Baily, Frank Beck, Ken Ernst, Ham Fisher, Creig Flessel, Fred Guardineer, Ray McGill, Jo Metzer, Boody Rogers, Fred Schwab, John H. Striebel, Frank Tinsley, J. H. Tuthill, & Ogden Whitney
Title:Big Shot
Issues Available:82
Latest Issue:Big Shot 091
Categories:Mixed Bag
Publication History:Issues: 75 |  Sequence: #30 - #104 |  Dates: Dec 1942 - Aug 1949
External Links:Grand Comics Database

The Face

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Title:The Face
Issues Available:2
Latest Issue:The Face 1
Categories:Adventure
Publication History:Issues: 2 |  Sequence: #1 - #2 |  Dates: 1941 - 1943
External Links:Grand Comics Database

Joe Palooka

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Title:Joe Palooka
Issues Available:1
Latest Issue:Joe Palooka 2
Categories:Humor | Boxing/Martial Arts | Sports
Publication History:Issues: 4 |  Sequence: #1 - #4 |  Dates: 1942 - 1944
External Links:Grand Comics Database

Mickey Finn

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1944 - 1949

Issues: 11 (#5-15)

Tracking: Numbering continues from Mickey Finn (1942 series, Eastern Color).

Notes: Mickey Finn was a popular comic strip (1936-1976) created by Lank Leonard.

Artists on this title include Frank Beck & Lank Leonard
Title:Mickey Finn
Issues Available:3
Latest Issue:Mickey Finn 06
Categories:Humor
Publication History:Issues: 11 |  Sequence: #5 - #15 |  Dates: 1944 - 1949
External Links:Grand Comics Database

Skyman

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1941 - 1948

Issues: #1-4

Artists on this title include Boody Rogers, Fred Schwab & Ogden Whitney
Title:Skyman
Issues Available:4
Latest Issue:Skyman 4
Categories:Superhero | Masked/Mystery Men
Publication History:Issues: 4 |  Sequence: #1 - #4 |  Dates: 1941 - 1948
External Links:Grand Comics Database

Sparky Watts

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1942 - 1949

Issues: #1-10

Notes: Sparky Watts first appeared in a comic strip created by Boody Rogers in 1940.

Artists on this title include Frank Beck, Tom DeAngelo, Boody Rogers & Al Zere
Title:Sparky Watts
Issues Available:10
Latest Issue:Sparky Watts 07
Categories:Humor
Publication History:Issues: 10 |  Sequence: #1 - #10 |  Dates: 1942 - 1949
External Links:Grand Comics Database

Tony Trent

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Title:Tony Trent
Issues Available:2
Latest Issue:Tony Trent 4
Categories:Adventure
Publication History:Issues: 2 |  Sequence: #3 - #4 |  Dates: 1948 - 1948
External Links:Grand Comics Database

One Shots

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Title:One Shots
Issues Available:1
One Shots:Ken Stuart 1
Latest Issue:Ken Stuart 1
Categories:One Shots
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