Classic Jonny Quest
Jonny Quest Promotional Material

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ABC Press Release 1964

"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.

ABC Photo and Caption August 1964

This black-and-white photograph and caption was sent by ABC to print media in August 1964, roughly a month in advance of the series' premiere.

ABC Photo and Caption October 1964

This is a press photo of Jonny and Bandit, sent to print media in October 1964 to promote the episode, "Calcutta Adventure."

Jonny Quest Adventure Club

This 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 States.

Adventure Club Glass Slides 1964

Adventure Club Screen Gems Radio Press Kit 1964

This extremely rare press kit from Screen Gems was sent to local TV stations to help them organize "Jonny Quest Adventure Clubs" across the country.

1960s Character Portraits

We're not sure exactly when two of these press release head shots were created, but we're sure it was during the show's initial run on ABC.

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

Jonny and Turu This image had been used in 1967 in Austriala, but got a second life 10 years later as a promotional photo from distributer Columbia Pictures.

1986 Syndication Press Photos

At least five press release photos were issued to promote Jonny Quest in syndication in 1986.

Cartoon Network Promotional Kit for Jonny Quest VHS 1996

This is a cardboard suitcase 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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