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Issue Details

Issue #387
Published July 1989 ?
Cover Price 0 FREE
Pages 16
Editing ?
Notes Free to customers; price to non-customers shown as 0.50 USD.

Cover Details - "That Ball Feels Funny!"

Characters Big Boy; Slugger
Synopsis Big Boy pitches to Slugger.
Genre humor; adventure
Pencils McLeod
Inks McLeod
Notes Art ID made as cover art appears to match signed interior art.

1 page Dear Big Boy letters page "Dolly! Come Look At All The Letters We Got!!"

Characters Big Boy
Synopsis Letters from Jennifer Parsons, Adrienne Ramage, Joanna Lambert, Jason Marquez, Brikel Cribiann, Samantha Cross, Dornita Monroe, Suzy Raper, Tabitha Courtemanche, Deogracias Figueroa, Leslie Dill, Julie Ryan, and Matt Kennedy.
Script ? [as Big Boy]
Letters typeset

5 page Big Boy story "The Case of The Bewitched Baseball"

Characters Big Boy; Dolly; Slugger; villain
Synopsis An unnamed villain throws a magic baseball into the game to make Big Boy's team lose, but Big Boy outsmarts him with patience and knowledge.
Genre humor
Script Manfred Bernhard ?
Pencils McLeod (signed)
Inks McLeod (signed)
Notes Likely writer credit from interview at

1 page Big Boy illustration "Scrap Book"

Characters Big Boy
Synopsis Page to cut out for a scrap book cover.
Letters typeset

1 page Coca-Cola advertisement "Coke Is It!"

Characters clown
Letters typeset
Notes Ad is mostly uncolored for readers to color in.

2 page Big Boy Club Pages letters page "Big Boy Club Pages"

Characters Big Boy; Andi Krueger; Doug Tungate; Carrie Geitgey
Synopsis Riddles, a story by Kristie Sharon, a membership form and photos of readers.
Script ?; Kristie Sharon
Pencils ?; ? (photo)
Inks ?; ? (photo)
Letters ?; typeset

2 page Big Boy story "The Old Fishing Hole"

Characters Big Boy; Dolly; Nugget
Synopsis Dolly and Big Boy have a fishing contest.
Genre humor
Script Manfred Bernhard ?
Notes Likely writer credit from interview at

1 page Kids' Talk letters page "Kids' Talk"

Synopsis Letters from Heidi, Joann, Sofia and other anonymous readers, with advice from Dolly.
Script ? [as Dolly]
Letters typeset
Notes Includes a disclaimer to parents that "...these readers' letters are answered in good faith by the editorial staff, and are not to be understood as representing professional advice."

1 page Card Collectors' Page text article "Birds No. 4"

Synopsis Information about birds presented on cards the reader can cut out.
Letters typeset
Notes Includes a word builder puzzle.

Half page activity "For Crossword Fans"

Synopsis crossword puzzle
Letters typeset
Notes back cover

Half page Frisch's Big Boy Family Restaurants advertisement "Order By Phone And Take 'Em Home!"

Letters typeset
Notes back cover