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Big Boy

The Religious Affiliation of
Big Boy
 

Religion: loves hamburgers CBR Scale: M

Name: Big Boy

Other Names: Shoney's Big Boy; Bob's Big Boy; Kip's Big Boy; Frisch's Big Boy

Classification: lead character lead character   based on a real person based on a real person  

Publisher(s): Timely Webs Adventure Corporation; YOE! Studio

First Appearance: Big Boy Restaurants mascot/corporate logo (1939)

First Appearance (Additional Details): (comic book) Adventures of the Big Boy #1 (1956)

Creators: Benny Washam

Number of Appearances: 405

Enemy: Simon Sneer

Occupation: mascot

Gender: male

Note: comic book version created by Stan Lee, Bill Everett

The "Big Boy" character was based on real-life boy Richard Woodruff.

Big Boy stars in The Adventures of Big Boy, which is a comic book that is used as a promotional giveaway to children visiting the restaurant chain he represents.

The first Big Boy comic book was written by Stan Lee and drawn by Bill Everett. Lee and Everett are known for (among other things) being the team that created Marvel's "Daredevil" character. Bill Everett also created Namor the Sub-Mariner.


This character is in the following 2 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Adventures of the Big Boy #1 (1956) (lead character)
Big Boy Restaurants mascot/corporate logo (1939) (lead character)


Suggested links for further research about this character and the character's religious affiliation:
  - http://www.comicvine.com/big-boy/29-8480/
  - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Boy_Restaurants
  - http://www.aiga.org/content.cfm/big-deal-on-big-boy-street
  - http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/391315/a_brief_history_of_big_boy_restaurants.html?cat=3
  - http://www.bigboy.com
  - http://www.comicbookdb.com/title.php?ID=9605