(July 1957)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
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 "CIRCUS BOY, No. 813." Code number is C. BOY O.S. #813-577. Copyright 1957 by Norbert Productions, Inc. Based on the 1956-58 NBC/ABC "Circus Boy" TV series. Third of three Circus Boy Four Color issues.


The Fabulous Colonel Jack (Table of Contents)

Circus Boy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Corky (photo of Mickey Braddock [Mickey Dolenz])
Reprints:

Elephant Roundup (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sparky Moore
Inks:
Sparky Moore
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; jungle
Synopsis:
How elephants are captured in East Pakistan (now known as Bangladesh).
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Circus Boy and the Fabulous Colonel Jack (Table of Contents)

Circus Boy / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle
Inks:
Dan Spiegle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Corky; Joey; Mr. Champion; Bimbo (elephant); Colonel Jack Bixby
Synopsis:
Corky meets Colonel Jack, an old man who claims to have had a number of glamorous jobs all over the world. Shortly after the Colonel joins the circus, disasters start to happen, culminating in a fire that destroys the main tent and equipment. The show people think the Colonel is a jinx, but when a tiger escapes, the Colonel takes Corky and his elephant out to capture the big cat.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Leap for Life (Table of Contents)

Circus Boy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle
Inks:
Dan Spiegle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Corky; Joey; Mr. Champion; Bimbo (elephant); Professor Ferrand; Collette
Synopsis:
After the Burke and Walsh circus signs Professor Ferrand and his daughter to do a high-diving act from a hot air balloon, thugs from a rival carnival attempt to disrupt his act so that he will sign with them.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

The Great Balloon (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sparky Moore
Inks:
Sparky Moore
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Joseph Montgolfier; Etienne Montgolfier
Synopsis:
How the Montgolfier brothers of 18th Century France invented the hot air balloon.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[Circus Wagon Model] (Table of Contents)

Circus Boy / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle
Inks:
Dan Spiegle
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Corky; Bimbo (elephant)
Synopsis:
A fold-together model of a circus wagon, along with standup cutout figures of Corky and Bimbo.

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Fabulous Colonel Jack
    Circus Boy
  2. 1. Elephant Roundup
  3. 2. Circus Boy and the Fabulous Colonel Jack
    Circus Boy
  4. 3. Leap for Life
    Circus Boy
  5. 4. The Great Balloon
  6. 5. [Circus Wagon Model]
    Circus Boy
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