Monday, May 26, 2008

Clyde Crashcup Comics by John Stanley (1964 - 64)

Some recent nostalgia for sixties-era Chipmunks and 'The Alvin Show' cartoon got me jonesing for the misadventures of inventor Clyde Crashcup and his intrepid assistant, Leonardo.

Before long, I'd dug out some of my old, tattered issues of the funnybooks printed by Dell Comics way back when.

The comic book version of Crashcup was created by John Stanley, much-beloved artist and writer of
Little Lulu and so many other characters.

Below are a few tidbits to enjoy...

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⬅ 'Clyde Crashcup invents The Broom',
from issue #3 (1963)


(The Broom, page 1)
(The Broom, page 2)
(The Broom, page 3)
(The Broom, page 4)
(The Broom, page 5)
(The Broom, page 6)































































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⬅ 'Clyde Crashcup invents Sports',
from issue #4 (1964)


(Sports, page 1)
(Sports, page 2)
(Sports, page 3)
(Sports, page 4)
(Sports, page 5)
































































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⬅ 'Clyde Crashcup invents Hi-Fi',
from issue #5 (1964)


(Hi-Fi, page 1)
(Hi-Fi, page 2)
(Hi-Fi, page 3)
(Hi-Fi, page 4)
(Hi-Fi, page 5)
(Hi-Fi, page 6)
(Hi-Fi, page 7)
(Hi-Fi, page 8)














See also - -
- A couple of animated Clyde Crashcup episodes available at YouTube:
'Crashcup Invents The Bathtub'
'Crashcup Invents The Ship'

- - and more John Stanley at:
- 'Beatsploitation in Kookie #2', a previous post on this blog

- The Stanley Stories blog!

1 comment:

Joel said...

Everyone recognizes this as where Penn and Teller got their act, right?
Joel

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