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Jonny Quest Promotional Material
Scans and content © 2010 by Craig Fuqua
ABC Photo and Caption August 1964
The black-and-white photograph and caption
above were sent by ABC to print
media in August 1964, roughly a month in advance of the series' premiere. The color version is from an undated slide.
"Animated high adventure - a fresh concept
in television entertainment - makes its bow when ABC-TV's 'Jonny Quest' debuts as
a weekly series Friday, Sept. 18." This
one-page press release
was sent by ABC to media in advance of the show's
premiere in September 1964.
Jonny Quest Adventure Club
Jonny Quest Adventure Club
press release from 1964 was probably
included in the press kit shown below. It includes the rules for entering a contest
to become the Boy or Girl Leader of the club and win a private tour of the United
Adventure Club Glass Slides
Adventure Club Screen Gems Radio Press Kit 1964
This extremely rare
from Screen Gems was sent to local TV stations to help
them organize "Jonny Quest Adventure Clubs" across the country.
ABC Photo and Caption October 1964
Hollywood Reporter Magazine Ad, Oct. 9, 1964
Screen Gems, the distributor for Jonny Quest in the United States, ran
a full page ad
in The Hollywood Reporter magazine on Oct. 9, 1964.
1960s Character Portraits
We're not sure exactly when two of these press release head
were created, but we're sure it was during the show's initial run on ABC.
Ad for CBS "Saturday's Super Heroes" Schedule, 1967
There was a two-page ad in a 1967 comic book for Saturday morning superheroes appearing in Saturday morning cartoons on CBS.
The ad features Superman, Moby Dick, the Herculoids, Shazzan, Jonny Quest, the Mighty Mightor.
Here's a close-up scan of
the Jonny Quest part of the ad
in the bottom right corner, thanks to Dan Johnson!
CBS Color Press Photos, 1969
These color press photos of the Quest team
each measuring 7 inches
by 9 inches, which is/was a standard size for press photos. There is a typed caption glued to the back of each of the photos
promoting the series on CBS Saturday afternoons.
1977 Columbia Pictures Syndication Press Photo
1985 "Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera" Photo
In 1985, Hanna-Barbera syndicated a number of new animated shows and reruns of classic Jonny Quest episodes in
"The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera." This photo shows characters from "Galtar and the Golden Lance" (Galtar and
his horse, Thork) at top, the Paw-Paws at left, Yogi Bear and Huckleberry Hound from "Yogi's Treasure Hunt"
at right, and Jonny Quest and Hadji at center.
1986 Syndication Press Photos
At least five press release photos
were issued to promote the Jonny Quest series in syndication in 1986.
Cartoon Network Promotional Kit for Jonny Quest VHS 1996
This is a cardboard briefcase
measuring 14 inches by 11 and one half inches by 2 and one half inches thick. It
was a promotional item given out for the Cartoon Network 1996 release of the Classic
Jonny Quest videos and contained some neat items inside. Click on the picture or
the link to see more images of the item as well as what was included inside.
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