(October 1954)

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 "SUPER CIRCUS featuring Mary Hartline, No. 592." Code number is S.CIRCUS O.S. #592-5410. Copyright 1954 by Western Printing and Lithographing Company. Second of three Super Circus Four Colors. Based on the 1952-55 version of the ABC TV series "Super Circus."


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Super Circus / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?; ? (photos)
Inks:
?; ? (photos)
Colors:
?; ? (photos)

Characters:
Mary Hartline (photo); Claude Kirchner (photo); Cliffy the Clown (photo of Clifford Soubier); Nicky the Clown (photo of Nicky Francis); Scampy the Clown (photo of Sandy Dobritsch)

Indexer Notes

Cover is a collage of photos with painted background.

[Cooking a Pie] (Table of Contents)

Super Circus / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Certa ?
Inks:
Joe Certa ?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Mary Hartline; Claude Kirchner; Cliffy; Nicky; Scampy
Synopsis:
The clowns "help" Mary bake a pie.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

[Farmer Brown's Substitute Circus] (Table of Contents)

Super Circus / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Certa ?
Inks:
Joe Certa ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Mary Hartline; Claude Kirchner; Cliffy (cameo); Nicky (cameo); Scampy (cameo)
Synopsis:
All the star performers are ill or injured and it looks like the circus show at Pleasantville will be cancelled. Mary takes a walk and finds that Farmer Brown has farm animals that can perform tricks and can be substitutes for that night's show.

Indexer Notes

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

[Ellie the Dancing Elephant] (Table of Contents)

Super Circus Menagerie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Certa ?
Inks:
Joe Certa ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Claude Kirschner; Leo the Lion; Ellie the elephant
Synopsis:
Ellie, the baby elephant, wants to be a graceful dancer, but is heart-broken when the crowd laughs at her.

Indexer Notes

The animals can talk to each other in this story, but not to humans. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

[Car Salesmen] (Table of Contents)

Super Circus Clown Alley / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Certa ?
Inks:
Joe Certa ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Mary Hartline; Cliffy; Nicky; Scampy
Synopsis:
The clowns try to sell Mary their old car.

Indexer Notes

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

[Freddy the Giant] (Table of Contents)

Super Circus Sideshow / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Certa ?
Inks:
Joe Certa ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Claude Kirchner; Mary Hartline; Strongo; Fatima
Synopsis:
Freddy the giant boy joins the circus; but there are problems finding a job for him to do.

Indexer Notes

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

[Magician's Hat] (Table of Contents)

Super Circus / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Certa ?
Inks:
Joe Certa ?

Characters:
Cliffy; Scampy; Nicky
Synopsis:
The clowns produce a herd of rabbits from the magician's hat.

Indexer Notes

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

[The Photographer] (Table of Contents)

Super Circus / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Certa ?
Inks:
Joe Certa ?
Colors:
?

Characters:
Cliffy; Nicky
Synopsis:
Nicky has a unique way of taking Cliffy's picture.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; pantomime story. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Super Circus
  2. 1. [Cooking a Pie]
    Super Circus
  3. 2. [Farmer Brown's Substitute Circus]
    Super Circus
  4. 3. [Ellie the Dancing Elephant]
    Super Circus Menagerie
  5. 4. [Car Salesmen]
    Super Circus Clown Alley
  6. 5. [Freddy the Giant]
    Super Circus Sideshow
  7. 6. [Magician's Hat]
    Super Circus
  8. 7. [The Photographer]
    Super Circus
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