Big Fun Comics Magazine (2004) comic books 2002-2004
The best in adventure strips from the past. This inaugural issue features two of the most important adventure strips ever produced: Captain Easy and Scorchy Smith. This material hasn't seen print in over 50 years! The first Captain Easy story by Leslie Turner shows Easy becoming a hunted fugitive accused of murder! Then, see Scorchy heading to South America as a dispute among coffee plantations edges towards war. Also included are rare newspaper strip advertisements produced by Johnny Hazard creator and former Batman writer/artist Frank Robbins, and a Lance Sunday page in full-color by Warren Tufts. Bimonthly. (American Comic Archive) (CAUT: 4) Magazine $8.95 Cover price $8.95.
Big Fun features the best in adventure strips from the past. This issue begins with two complete Captain Easy stories by Leslie Turner. Next up, Scorchy Smith continues with part two of the final Noel Sickles storyline. With this issue, Sickles ends his association with the strip mid-story. Bert Christman, better known as the creator of the original Sandman for DC Comics steps in as writer and artist on the strip. Also included is an expanded color section showcasing three Lance Sunday pages by Warren Tufts. Our continuing selection of rare newspaper strip advertisements produced by Johnny Hazard creator and former Batman writer/artist Frank Robbins finishes out the issue. (American Archives Publishing) Magazine, 64pgs, PC SRP: $9.95 Cover price $9.95.