(August 1959)

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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Dell Movie Classic
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "THE BIG CIRCUS, No. 1036."
Code number is B.C.O.S. #1036-598.
Copyright 1959 by Saratoga Productions.
"Movie Classic" on cover.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Big Circus / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Colors:
? (photos)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Victor Mature (photo of Hank Whirling); Rhonda Fleming (photo of Helen Harrison); Red Buttons (photo of Randy Sherman); Vincent Price (photo of Hans Hagerfeld); David Nelson (photo of Tommy Gordon); Peter Lorre (photo of Skeeter); Kathryn Grant (photo of Jeannie Whirling); Gilbert Roland (photo of Zach Colino)

[The Big Circus] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Hank Whirling (photo of Victor Mature); Helen Harrison (photo of Rhonda Fleming); Randy Sherman (photo of Red Buttons)
Synopsis:
Preview of story.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Five photos from the movie with typeset text. Partial cast and credits are listed.

The Big Circus (Table of Contents)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Eric Freiwald, Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Jesse Marsh
Inks:
Jesse Marsh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Hank Whirling; Randy Sherman; Helen Harrison; Zach Colino; Mama Colino; Tommy Gordon; Hans Hagenfeld; Skeeter the clown; Jeannie Whirling
Synopsis:
When Hank Whirling wants to borrow $500,000 to operate his circus, the bank approves on the condition that their loan officer accompanies the circus on tour to oversee spending. The loan officer also hired a pretty female press agent over Whirling's objection. The show is plagued by disasters and everyone in the show becomes a suspect.

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the 1959 movie "The Big Circus."

Circus Chow (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jesse Marsh
Inks:
Jesse Marsh
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about how food is served at a circus.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Panels with typeset text underneath.

Big-Top Buffoonery (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jesse Marsh ?
Inks:
Jesse Marsh ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about circus clowns

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Panels with typeset text underneath.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Big Circus
  2. 1. [The Big Circus]
  3. 2. The Big Circus
  4. 3. Circus Chow
  5. 4. Big-Top Buffoonery
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