Four Color #872 - Captain Kangaroo
(January 1958)

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

Indicia title is "CAPTAIN KANGAROO, No. 872." Code number is CAPT.KANGAROO O.S. #872-581. Copyright 1957 by Keeshan-Miller Enterprises Corp. Based on the 1955-84 CBS "Captain Kangaroo" TV series. Third of three Captain Kangaroo Four Color issues.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Kangaroo / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?; ? (photo)
Inks
?; ? (photo)
Colors
?; ? (photo)

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

Indexer Notes

Cover is a cropped photo with a drawn or painted border.

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

Captain Kangaroo / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Want to have fun?
Characters
Captain Kangaroo (photos of Keeshan)
Synopsis
Introduction to series.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Three photos with brief typeset text.

A Most Unhappy Burro (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Captain Kangaroo; Mr. Green Jeans; Puppy Dog; Bunny Rabbit; Grandfather Clock
Synopsis
The Captain and Mr. Green Jeans have to deal with a stubborn burro.

The Unhappiest Knight (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Captain Kangaroo; Bunny Rabbit; Mr. Green Jeans; Puppy Dog
Synopsis
The Captain tells a story featuring the Treasure House cast in the parts of knights in armor who have to deal with a dragon.

The Gentle Giant (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Captain Kangaroo; Bunny Rabbit; Puppy Dog; Grandfather Clock
Synopsis
Grandfather Clock tells the story of Jack and the Beanstalk, with the Treasure House cast taking the parts.

Midnight Mystery (Table of Contents: 5)

Captain Kangaroo / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Captain Kangaroo; Grandfather Clock; Mr. Green Jeans; Bunny Rabbit; Puppy Dog; Captain Jack
Synopsis
At midnight all the toys in the Treasure House come alive. Captain Jack, the toy soldier, borrows Captain Kangaroo's watch, but it gets dunked in a fish bowl and the toys have to find a way to get it repaired.

[Monkey Bars] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
?
Letters
?

Characters
Captain Kangaroo; Mr. Green Jeans
Synopsis
The Captain and Mr. Green Jeans get stuck in the playground's monkey bars.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

[Can-Opener for Helmet] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Captain Kangaroo; Mr. Green Jeans
Synopsis
The Captain gets his head stuck in a knight's helmet and has to buy a can-opener from Mr. Green Jeans in order to get it off.

Indexer Notes

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Kangaroo
  2. 1. ["Want to have fun?"]
    Captain Kangaroo
  3. 2. A Most Unhappy Burro
    Captain Kangaroo
  4. 3. The Unhappiest Knight
    Captain Kangaroo
  5. 4. The Gentle Giant
    Captain Kangaroo
  6. 5. Midnight Mystery
    Captain Kangaroo
  7. 6. [Monkey Bars]
    Captain Kangaroo
  8. 7. [Can-Opener for Helmet]
    Captain Kangaroo
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