(October 1953)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell Comic
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 "BOZO, featuring Bozo the Capitol Clown, No. 508." Code number is BOZO O.S. #508-5310. Copyright 1953 by Capitol Records, Inc.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bozo / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Lee Hooper
Inks:
Lee Hooper
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bozo
Keywords:
carts; clowns; horns; seals

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

[Giraffe Helps Fire Department] (Table of Contents)

Bozo the Capitol Clown / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lee Hooper
Inks:
Lee Hooper
Letters:
Lee Hooper

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bozo
Synopsis:
Bozo uses a giraffe to replace the pole in a firehouse.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Bozo the Capitol Clown and the Vanishing Elephants (Table of Contents)

Bozo the Capitol Clown / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Sheppard
Pencils:
Lee Hooper
Inks:
Lee Hooper
Colors:
?
Letters:
Lee Hooper

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bozo; Sparky; the Boss
Synopsis:
Elephants keep disappearing from the circus despite being under guard. Bozo and Sparky investigate and it appears the Boss is using an inflatable elephant to swindle the insurance company.

Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Bozo the Capitol Clown and the "Ya-Chi-Ta Lion" (Table of Contents)

Bozo the Capitol Clown / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Sheppard
Pencils:
Lee Hooper
Inks:
Lee Hooper
Colors:
?
Letters:
Lee Hooper

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bozo; Sparky; the Boss
Synopsis:
When a lion escapes from his cage, Bozo uses some ventriloquism to convince the Boss that it is a "Ya-Chi-Ta," a lion that talks.

Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

[Mojah's Evil Spell] (Table of Contents)

Bozo the Capitol Clown / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Sheppard
Pencils:
Lee Hooper
Inks:
Lee Hooper
Colors:
?
Letters:
Lee Hooper

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bozo; Sparky; the Boss; Mojah the Elephant Trainer; Lorenzo the Escape Artist; Rudolph the Ringmaster; El Flamo
Synopsis:
The Boss fires Mojah the elephant trainer, who puts a curse on the circus. A small man applies for work as a magician, but the Boss doesn't believe him and hires him as a water boy for the elephants. Shortly, all kinds of strange events start occurring throughout the circus.

Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

[Cannonball Act] (Table of Contents)

Bozo the Capitol Clown / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Sheppard
Pencils:
Lee Hooper
Inks:
Lee Hooper
Colors:
?
Letters:
Lee Hooper

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bozo; Sparky; the Boss
Synopsis:
The Boss decides Bozo should perform a human cannonball act.

Indexer Notes

Logo says "The Capital Clown," with Capitol misspelled. Script, pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

[Off-Key Seal] (Table of Contents)

Bozo the Capitol Clown / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Sheppard
Pencils:
Lee Hooper
Inks:
Lee Hooper
Colors:
?
Letters:
Lee Hooper

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bozo; the Boss
Synopsis:
A seal disrupts an music act by blowing his horn off-key.

Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

[The Crying Lady] (Table of Contents)

Bozo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don Sheppard
Pencils:
Lee Hooper
Inks:
Lee Hooper
Letters:
Lee Hooper

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bozo; Sparky
Synopsis:
Bozo does tricks to try to cheer up a lady who is crying.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Script, pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

[Elephant Jump-Rope] (Table of Contents)

Bozo the Capitol Clown / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don Sheppard
Pencils:
Lee Hooper
Inks:
Lee Hooper
Colors:
?
Letters:
Lee Hooper

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bozo; Mister Crabb
Synopsis:
When the grounds foreman forbids the children to use the circus ropes as jump-ropes, Bozo uses the elephants to make a substitute.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Script, pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Bozo
  2. 1. [Giraffe Helps Fire Department]
    Bozo the Capitol Clown
  3. 2. Bozo the Capitol Clown and the Vanishing Elephants
    Bozo the Capitol Clown
  4. 3. Bozo the Capitol Clown and the "Ya-Chi-Ta Lion"
    Bozo the Capitol Clown
  5. 4. [Mojah's Evil Spell]
    Bozo the Capitol Clown
  6. 5. [Cannonball Act]
    Bozo the Capitol Clown
  7. 6. [Off-Key Seal]
    Bozo the Capitol Clown
  8. 7. [The Crying Lady]
    Bozo
  9. 8. [Elephant Jump-Rope]
    Bozo the Capitol Clown
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