(September 1956)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Dell
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 "CAPTAIN KANGAROO, No. 721." Code number is CAPT.K. O.S. #721-568. Copyright 1956 by Keeshan-Miller Enterprises Corp. Most information for this issue from Karl Wilcox, January 2008. Mike Sekowsky art credit from Merlin Haas, Bob Bailey, and Steven Rowe, February 2008. First of three Captain Kangaroo Four Color issues.


Captain Kangaroo (Table of Contents)

Captain Kangaroo / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)

Genre:
children
Characters:
Captain Kangaroo (photo of Bob Keeshan); Bunny Rabbit (photo)

[Fishing] (Table of Contents)

Captain Kangaroo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Captain Kangaroo; Mr. Green Jeans
Synopsis:
The Captain has spent the day fishing and only caught three shoes instead of fish.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

The Wizard of Waz (Table of Contents)

Captain Kangaroo / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Captain Kangaroo; Grandfather Clock; Bunny Rabbit; Puppy Dog; Mr. Green Jeans
Synopsis:
Grandfather Clock tells the story of the Wizard of Waz and his magic hat, using the Treasure House characters in the roles.

The Lost Explorer (Table of Contents)

Captain Kangaroo / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Captain Kangaroo; Puppy Dog; Bunny Rabbit
Synopsis:
Puppy Dog stars in a parody of "King Kong," complete with dinosaurs and giant ape.

The Jumping Beans (Table of Contents)

Captain Kangaroo / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Captain Kangaroo; Bunny Rabbit; Mr. Green Jeans
Synopsis:
Bunny Rabbit is planting a garden to try to win a contest, but a pair of swallows are creating problems for him.

The Balloon Man (Table of Contents)

Captain Kangaroo / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Captain Kangaroo; Grandfather Clock; Mr. Green Jeans
Synopsis:
The zoo has its grand opening, but Mr. Green Jeans has forgotten to mail the announcements to the newspapers, so no one is coming. Captain Kangaroo comes up with a plan to use some balloons for advertising.

Miss Fix It (Table of Contents)

Captain Kangaroo / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Captain Kangaroo; Grandfather Clock
Synopsis:
Captain Kangaroo is fixing the toys in the Treasure House in order to donate them to the children in the hospital. At midnight the toys all come to life. One selfish doll has pretended to be broken so she won't have to go to the hospital. When she learns the rest of the toys will be leaving her, she tries to damage them so they'll be left behind with her.

[Roller Coaster] (Table of Contents)

Captain Kangaroo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Captain Kangaroo; Mr. Green Jeans
Synopsis:
The Captain and Mr. Green Jeans take a ride on a roller coaster.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

[The Apple Tree] (Table of Contents)

Captain Kangaroo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Captain Kangaroo; Mr. Green Jeans
Synopsis:
The Captain is giving Mr. Green Jeans unsolicited advice about the care of his fruit tree.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents."

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Captain Kangaroo
    Captain Kangaroo
  2. 1. [Fishing]
    Captain Kangaroo
  3. 2. The Wizard of Waz
    Captain Kangaroo
  4. 3. The Lost Explorer
    Captain Kangaroo
  5. 4. The Jumping Beans
    Captain Kangaroo
  6. 5. The Balloon Man
    Captain Kangaroo
  7. 6. Miss Fix It
    Captain Kangaroo
  8. 7. [Roller Coaster]
    Captain Kangaroo
  9. 8. [The Apple Tree]
    Captain Kangaroo
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Alan Hutchinson
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Roger A. Budnick
  • John P. Selegue
  • Merlin Haas
  • Ken Lemons
  • Chris Launder
  • Jim Walls
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Gary Perlman
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Craig Delich
  • James Ludwig
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Kenneth Blair
  • Mike Nielsen
  • David Porta
  • Matthew Torrance
  • Ken Kwilinski
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Max Capp
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Rodney Hinkle
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Darrel McCann
  • Peter Croome