(September 1989)

Gold Medal Books, 1989 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
2.95 USD; 3.95 CAD
Pages
140
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Ballantine Books
Brand
Fawcett Gold Medal
ISBN
0-449-13378-8 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
027778002951 13378
Editing
?
Color
Color covers; Black and White interior
Dimensions
4 1/8" w x 6 3/4" h
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
One-Shot

Issue Notes

"Special Book Club Edition"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Bil Keane
Inks
Bil Keane
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Billy; Dolly; Jeffy; PJ
Keywords
Liberty Bell; Philadelphia

Indexer Notes

The kids don't want to be blamed for the crack in the Liberty Bell.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Bil Keane
Inks
Bil Keane
Letters
typeset; Bil Keane

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Family Circus
Characters
Billy; Silly Philly

Indexer Notes

Title page and front matter. Spot illustration of Billy with Silly Philly. Silly Philly was the title character of Bil Keane's first comic, published Sundays in Philadelphia.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Family Circus / comic story / 133 pages (report information)

Script
Bil Keane
Pencils
Bil Keane
Inks
Bil Keane
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's the city Daddy lived in when he was little.
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Bill; Thel; Billy; Dolly; Jeffy; PJ; Grandma; Granddad
Keywords
Family; grandparent; newspaper panel cartoon; Philadelphia

Indexer Notes

Collection of daily newspaper panel cartoons. Notable story arcs include a family visit to Philadelphia, and a family visit to Thel's parents.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photograph); Bil Keane (artwork)
Inks
? (photograph); Bil Keane (artwork)
Colors
? (photograph); ? (artwork)
Letters
typeset; Bil Keane

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bil Keane is pictured here in downtown Philadelphia making sketches used in the vacation scenes of the family's visit to the City of Brotherly Love.
Characters
Bil Keane; Billy; Silly Philly
Keywords
Cartoonist; Philadelphia

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Photo of Bil Keane in Philadelphia. Spot illustration of Billy and Silly Philly.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Family Circus
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. ["Family Circus"]
  4. 3. ["It's the city Daddy lived in when he was little."]
    The Family Circus
  5. 4. ["You can have lots more fun with Bil Keane and the Family Circus."]
  6. 5. ["Bil Keane is pictured here in downtown Philadelphia making sketches used in the vacation scenes of the family's visit to the City of Brotherly Love."]
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