Four Color #759 - Circus Boy
(December 1956)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell
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Issue Notes

Indicia title is "CIRCUS BOY, No. 759." Code number is C.BOY O.S. #759-5612. Copyright 1956 by Norbert Productions, Inc. First of three Circus Boy Four Colors. Based on the 1956-58 "Circus Boy" TV series.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Circus Boy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Corky (photo of Mickey Braddock [Mickey Dolenz]); Bimbo (elephant, photo)
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[Cast] (Table of Contents: 1)

Circus Boy / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photos)
Inks
? (photos)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Corky (photo of Mickey Braddock [Mickey Dolenz]); Bimbo (elephant, photo); Tim Champion (photo of Robert Lowery); Uncle Joey (photo of Noah Beery Jr.)
Synopsis
Introduction of cast of characters.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Four cropped photos with typeset text.

Swifty's Revenge (Table of Contents: 2)

Circus Boy / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Corky; Uncle Joey; Tim Champion; Bimbo (elephant)
Synopsis
Corky, a young boy, has traveled with the circus since his parents, The Flying Falcons, were killed during their act. The circus' new owner, Tim Champion, decides that Corky should leave. Corky and Uncle Joey, his clown friend, travel to Prairie City, where they find that an enemy of Champion is waiting to ambush him on the way to Kansas City.
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Indexer Notes

Intro to series, which is set in the late 19th Century. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The Amazing Mr. Sinbad (Table of Contents: 3)

Circus Boy / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre
historical
Characters
Corky; Uncle Joey; Tim Champion; Prince Ben Ali; Bimbo (elephant); Sgt. Price; Sinbad (camel)
Synopsis
After Corky's elephant threatens the circus' star horse rider, Prince Ben Ali, Corky decides it's all his fault and runs away from the circus. He stumbles across a ghost town, inhabited by a former soldier--Sgt. Price, fifth in command of the Camel Regiment--and his camel Sinbad.
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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)

Three-Ring Quiz (Table of Contents: 4)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Four multiple choice questions about illustrated circus animals.

The Clown (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Uncle Joey
Synopsis
Description of some of the activities of clowns.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Large illustration with typeset text.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Circus Boy
  2. 1. [Cast]
    Circus Boy
  3. 2. Swifty's Revenge
    Circus Boy
  4. 3. The Amazing Mr. Sinbad
    Circus Boy
  5. 4. Three-Ring Quiz
  6. 5. The Clown
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