(January-February 1952)

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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
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, TROUBLE IN THE BIG TREES, No. 370." Code number is P.P.O.S. #370-521.
Copyright 1952 by Warner Bros. Cartoons, Inc. 23rd of 27 Porky Pig Four Colors.


Trouble In the Big Trees (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ralph Heimdahl ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pig
Keywords:
stethoscopes; tree surgeons; woodpeckers

Indexer Notes

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

[New TV Set] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Carey
Inks:
John Carey
Letters:
John Carey

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis:
When Porky buys a new TV set, he gives his old one to Cicero.

Indexer Notes

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

'Trouble in the Big Trees" (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don R. Christensen
Pencils:
Fred Abranz
Inks:
Fred Abranz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis:
When Porky repairs Petunia's damaged tree, Cicero takes a misleading photo that makes the tree seem to be huge. The government, thinking Porky is a great tree surgeon, sends him to Big Tree National Park to find what ails "General Smedley," the worlds oldest and tallest redwood tree. Porky and Cicero find a pesky woodpecker is pecking holes all over the tree and have to figure out a way to get him to stop.

Indexer Notes

The tree's name, "General Smedley," is a takeoff on the "General Sherman" tree in Sequoia National Park, which is one of the tallest trees in the world. Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The Smug Smugglers (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Carey
Inks:
John Carey
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Carey

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pig; Sylvester
Synopsis:
Porky and Sylvester are window washers, who advertise they will "wash all your windows for 50 cents." They get tricked into washing all the windows of a huge apartment building and get involved with diamond smugglers, who are using the building as a base of operations.

Indexer Notes

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

[Sweater Problem] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Sylvester; Beaky Buzzard (cameo); Elmer Fudd (cameo)
Synopsis:
Petunia decides that a sweater she gave Porky would be a perfect entry in a sewing club contest. However, Porky has given the sweater away to Beaky Buzzard and a moth has made a meal of it. Porky and Sylvester then try to knit a new sweater themselves.

Indexer Notes

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

[No Water] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Carey
Inks:
John Carey
Letters:
John Carey

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis:
When Porky's water is shut off to repair a leak, Cicero comes up with a way to get some water.

Indexer Notes

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

[Wild Driving] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Carey
Inks:
John Carey
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Carey

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig
Synopsis:
Porky takes Petunia on a wild ride in order to get a movie on time.

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Trouble In the Big Trees
    Porky Pig
  2. 1. [New TV Set]
    Porky Pig
  3. 2. 'Trouble in the Big Trees"
    Porky Pig
  4. 3. The Smug Smugglers
    Porky Pig
  5. 4. [Sweater Problem]
    Porky Pig
  6. 5. [No Water]
    Porky Pig
  7. 6. [Wild Driving]
    Porky Pig
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