Four Color #1271 - Yogi Bear Birthday Party
([December 1961-February 1962])

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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1961-09-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell [stamp]
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "YOGI BEAR BIRTHDAY PARTY, No. 1271." Code number is YOGI B. B.P. O.S. #1271-6111. Copyright 1961 by Hanna-Barbera Productions.

No month is given on the cover or in the indicia. Based on the copyright dates of this issue and others in the series released around the same time, one can determine that this issue was published with other Four Color issues bearing a "December 1961-February 1962" cover date.

On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date. Printed in the U.S.A.

Yogi Bear Birthday Party (Table of Contents)

Yogi Bear / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Yogi Bear
Keywords
birthday cakes; party hats

Yogi Bear Meets Huck Hound's Truth Machine (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Yogi Bear Birthday Party (Table of Contents: 2)

Yogi Bear / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
1271-6111
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Yogi Bear; Boo Boo; Ranger Smith; Augie Doggie; Doggie Daddy; Huckleberry Hound; Quick Draw McGraw; Baba Looey; Snooper; Blabber; Cindy Bear (cameo); Pixie (cameo); Dixie (cameo); Mr. Jinks (cameo); Snagglepuss (cameo); Yakky Doodle (cameo); Chopper (cameo); Hokey Wolf (cameo); Ding-a-ling (cameo)
Synopsis
While preparations are going on for Yogi's birthday party in Jellystone Park, two men kidnap Yogi and Boo Boo at gunpoint to use as performers in their circus.

Indexer Notes

Very loosely based on the two-part TV episode "Birthday Party." Part one of a multi-part story that takes up the entire comic. Each chapter has a title logo, but they are not numbered.

The No Lard Bodyguard (Table of Contents: 3)

Yogi Bear / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Yogi Bear; Boo Boo; Go Go (gorilla)
Synopsis
The kidnapers take Yogi and Boo Boo to their run-down circus, where they are guarded by a gorilla.

To the Rescue (Table of Contents: 4)

Yogi Bear / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Quick Draw McGraw, Baba Looey; Yogi Bear; Boo Boo; Go Go
Synopsis
Quick Draw and Baba Looey find Yogi, but get captured and end up as part of the circus, too.

Parade Plight (Table of Contents: 5)

Yogi Bear / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Yogi Bear; Boo Boo; Quick Draw McGraw; Baba Looey; Go Go
Synopsis
The circus holds a parade. Yogi tries to escape, but is captured by Go Go.

Dell Trading Post (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Detected Detectives (Table of Contents: 7)

Yogi Bear / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Snooper; Blabber; Yogi Bear; Boo Boo; Quick Draw McGraw; Baba Looey; Go Go; Cindy Bear (cameo); Chopper (cameo); Ding-a-ling (cameo)
Synopsis
Snooper and Blabber go to the circus to rescue Yogi and the gang, but end up becoming part of the show, too.

Lost by a Nose (Table of Contents: 8)

Yogi Bear / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Huckleberry Hound; Snagglepuss; Hokey Wolf; Cindy Bear; Go Go; Yogi Bear; Boo Boo; Chopper (cameo); Pixie (cameo); Dixie (cameo); Mr. Jinks (cameo); Ranger Smith (cameo); Quick Draw McGraw (cameo); Baba Looey (cameo); Snooper (cameo); Blabber (cameo)
Synopsis
Huck tries his hand at a rescue, but ends up captured, too. The circus owners now decide they have enough animals to move the circus to the city.

Go Go Goes Goody Goody (Table of Contents: 9)

Yogi Bear / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Cindy Bear; Go Go; Yogi Bear; Boo Boo; Blabber; Yakky Doodle; Huckleberry Hound; Quick Draw McGraw; Snagglepuss (cameo); Pixie (cameo); Dixie (cameo); Mr. Jinks (cameo); Doggie Daddy (cameo); Hokey Wolf (cameo); Ranger Smith (cameo)
Synopsis
Cindy uses tacks to stop the circus truck on the way to the city, then tricks Go Go into giving her the keys to the circus cages. Cindy, Yogi, and the rest flee to Jellystone Park, where they find Yogi's birthday party ready. Go Go thinks the party is for him, since it's his birthday, too. Yogi allows him to believe that and Go Go turns against the circus owners.

The Strange Ranger (Table of Contents: 10)

Yogi Bear / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Yogi Bear; Ranger Smith; Go Go; Chopper (cameo); Pixie (cameo); Dixie (cameo); Mr. Jinks (cameo); Augie Doggie (cameo); Doggie Daddy (cameo); Huckleberry Hound (cameo); Quick Draw McGraw (cameo); Snagglepuss (cameo)
Synopsis
Go Go wants to stay in Jellystone Park. Ranger Smith thinks he'll scare the park visitors, but Yogi comes up with a solution to the problem.

Special Dell Comics Offer! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Official Huck Hound Club Special Membership Offer! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Yogi Bear Birthday Party
    Yogi Bear
  2. 1. Yogi Bear Meets Huck Hound's Truth Machine
  3. 2. Yogi Bear Birthday Party
    Yogi Bear
  4. 3. The No Lard Bodyguard
    Yogi Bear
  5. 4. To the Rescue
    Yogi Bear
  6. 5. Parade Plight
    Yogi Bear
  7. 6. Dell Trading Post
  8. 7. Detected Detectives
    Yogi Bear
  9. 8. Lost by a Nose
    Yogi Bear
  10. 9. Go Go Goes Goody Goody
    Yogi Bear
  11. 10. The Strange Ranger
    Yogi Bear
  12. 11. Special Dell Comics Offer!
  13. 12. Official Huck Hound Club Special Membership Offer!
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