(December 1949)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
A Dell Comic
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "PORKY PIG, HERO OF THE WILD WEST, No. 260." Code number is P.P.O.S. #260-4912. Copyright 1949 by Warner Bros. Cartoons, Inc.


Hero of the Wild West (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Arbranz ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; western-frontier
Characters:
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig
Keywords:
cowboy hats; revolvers

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

["Where have you been, Porky? I've been waiting hours for you!"] (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Roger Armstrong
Inks:
Kaem Wong
Colors:
?
Letters:
Roger Armstrong

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig
Synopsis:
Porky goes to a memory expert, then decides that tying a piece of string around his finger would be just as good.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white. Pencils, inks, and lettering credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Porky Pig, Hero of the Wild West (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Abranz
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; western-frontier
Characters:
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Elmer Fudd; The Krisco Kid
Synopsis:
While on a vacation at a ranch, Petunia nags Porky about not being a he-man. Petunia is abducted by The Krisco Kid, who looks like Porky, except with a pointed black moustache. Porky finds the Kid's hideout and beats him up--much to Petunia's dismay.

Indexer Notes

The Krisco Kid is a parody of the Cisco Kid. Pencils credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Porky Pig, Truant Officer (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
Tony Strobl
Colors:
?
Letters:
Tony Strobl

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Bernard Buzzard; Bugs Bunny
Synopsis:
Porky is truant officer. Cicero and his friend are out fishing, thinking it is Saturday, and Porky disguises himself as an (Asian) Indian prince in order to try to capture them.

Indexer Notes

Pencils, inks, and lettering credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

["It's raining, Porky! Don't you just love a rainy Sunday afternoon?"] (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Pabian
Inks:
Jim Pabian
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Pabian

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Cuthbert; Chauncey; Beaky Buzzard
Synopsis:
Petunia sends Porky to the forest in a rainstorm to gather some nuts for the fudge she is making. When Porky gets to the forest he finds two squirrels, Cuthbert and Chauncey, are hogging all the nuts.

Indexer Notes

Pencil, inks, and lettering credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini.

["Hi-yoh, Tumbleweed!"] (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
Tony Strobl
Colors:
?
Letters:
Tony Strobl

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Bernard Buzzard; Petunia Pig
Synopsis:
Porky's nosy neighbor keeps criticizing the things Porky allows Cicero to do.

Indexer Notes

Pencils, inks, and lettering credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini.

["Y-yippee! Today's c-circus day!"] (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Cicero Pig; Elmer Fudd; Bugs Bunny; Sylvester (cameo)
Synopsis:
Porky is running a bill collection agency. When the circus comes to town, Petunia sends him to the circus management to collect $15 for a dress that was ruined by an elephant the last time the circus was there. The manager gives Porky an old, tame lion to settle the debt, but that just starts a string of trouble for Porky.

["Ah-hh! There's s-something very inspiring about the f-first snowfall!"] (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Roger Armstrong
Inks:
Kaem Wong
Colors:
?
Letters:
Roger Armstrong

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Bernard Buzzard
Synopsis:
Cicero tries to knock off Porky's high silk hat with snowballs, but the hat appears to dodge them without Porky's help.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, red, and white. Pencils, inks, and lettering credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini.

["Still wanta be an artist, eh, Pork?"] (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Roger Armstrong
Inks:
Kaem Wong
Colors:
?
Letters:
Roger Armstrong

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis:
Cicero makes fun of Porky's attempt to paint a flower.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Pencils, inks, and lettering credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Hero of the Wild West
    Porky Pig
  2. 1. ["Where have you been, Porky? I've been waiting hours for you!"]
    Porky Pig
  3. 2. Porky Pig, Hero of the Wild West
    Porky Pig
  4. 3. Porky Pig, Truant Officer
    Porky Pig
  5. 4. ["It's raining, Porky! Don't you just love a rainy Sunday afternoon?"]
    Porky Pig
  6. 5. ["Hi-yoh, Tumbleweed!"]
    Porky Pig
  7. 6. ["Y-yippee! Today's c-circus day!"]
    Porky Pig
  8. 7. ["Ah-hh! There's s-something very inspiring about the f-first snowfall!"]
    Porky Pig
  9. 8. ["Still wanta be an artist, eh, Pork?"]
    Porky Pig
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