([September] 2009)

Harry N. Abrams, 2009 Series
 
Price:
40.00 USD; 49.95 CAD; 24.99 GBP
Pages:
360
On-sale date:
2009-09 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Abrams ComicArts
Brand:
Abrams ComicArts
ISBN:
978-0-8109-5730-5 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978081095730554000
Editing:
Art Spiegelman; Françoise Mouly
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
9.5 inches by 11.5 inches
Binding:
Hardcover with dustjacket
Publishing Format:
Collected Edition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Walt Kelly ?
Inks:
Wall Kelly?
Colors:
?

Indexer Notes

inside front cover and facing page

[blank page] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

[Title page] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gary Hallgren; typeset

Synopsis:
Title page

[Title verso] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
copyright page

Contents (Table of Contents)

credits / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Gary Hallgren; typeset

Synopsis:
Table of contents

Introduction (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jon Scieszka
Letters:
typeset

Out of the Trash and Into a Treasury (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Art Spiegelman; Françoise Mouly
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Forward by the editors

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
? (photograph)

Synopsis:
A photograph of a 1940s family reading comics

Chapter 1, Hey, Kids! (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Art Spiegelman; Françoise Mouly
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
An introduction to Chapter 1

["Please! I can't stand t'have anybody read over my shoulder!"] (Table of Contents)

Clifford / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Jules Feiffer
Inks:
Jules Feiffer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Clifford
Synopsis:
Clifford reads a comic book.
Reprints:

["Once upon a time there was a cute little baby boy named (of all things) Cecil..."] (Table of Contents)

Sugar and Spike / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sheldon Mayer ?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Sugar Plumm; Cecil "Spike" Wilson
Synopsis:
The Plumms move to the neighborhood and Sugar and Spike meet.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

titled "First Meeting" in the table of contents

Pint-Size Love Story (Table of Contents)

Sugar and Spike / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sheldon Mayer ?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Sugar Plumm; Cecil "Spike" Wilson
Synopsis:
Spike misses Sugar when she's not allowed to play with him.
Reprints:

We Want a Clubhouse! (Table of Contents)

Dennis the Menace / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Toole
Pencils:
Al Wiseman
Inks:
Al Wiseman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Dennis Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Ruff; Margaret Wade; Tommy Anderson
Synopsis:
Dennis and his friends build a clubhouse but can't decide on a president for their club.
Reprints:

["1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9..."] (Table of Contents)

Clifford / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Jules Feiffer (signed)
Inks:
Jules Feiffer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Clifford
Synopsis:
Clifford crosses the street to punch a heckler.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The table of contents gives the title as "Crossing the Street."

It's Friendship (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor
Inks:
Dexter Taylor
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Little Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica make a couple trips in the rain.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Table of contents incorrectly credits this story to Bob Bolling.

Five Little Babies (Table of Contents)

Little Lulu / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
John Stanley
Pencils:
John Stanley (layouts); Irving Tripp
Inks:
Irving Tripp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Lulu; Tubby; Alvin; Wilbur; Gloria; Noonan; Annie
Synopsis:
After being humiliated by Wilbur, Lulu connives to embarrass all the boys.
Reprints:

["Good morning boys and girls..."] (Table of Contents)

Scribbly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
94 29A

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Scribbly Jibbet; Miss Loomis
Synopsis:
Scribbly is late to class.
Reprints:

["I must not draw by teacher's picture in school..."] (Table of Contents)

Scribbly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
95 30A

Characters:
Scribbly Jibbet; Miss Loomis; newspaper editor
Synopsis:
Scribbly uses his portrait of his teacher in a newspaper ad.
Reprints:

["Haw! Haw! Look! It's teacher!"] (Table of Contents)

Scribbly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
96 31A

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Scribbly Jibbet; Miss Loomis; Mr. Jenkins
Synopsis:
Miss Loomis sends Scribbly to the principal's office because of his portrait of her.
Reprints:

["Mr. Jenkins, you know I don't often come to you..."] (Table of Contents)

Scribbly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
97 32A

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Miss Loomis; Scribbly Jibbet; Mr. Jenkins
Synopsis:
Mr. Jenkins gives Scribbly an ambivalent scolding for his portrait of Miss Loomis.
Reprints:

["Scribbly's teacher sent him to Mr. Jenkins..."] (Table of Contents)

Scribbly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
98 33A

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Scribbly Jibbet; Mr. Jenkins; Miss Loomis
Synopsis:
Scribbly teaches Mr. Jenkins how to draw caricatures of Miss Loomis.
Reprints:

["Well...how d'you like it, Scribbly?"] (Table of Contents)

Scribbly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
99 36A

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Jenkins; Scribbly Jibbet; newspaper editor
Synopsis:
Mr. Jenkins comic strip is published in the city newspaper.
Reprints:

["Scene in P.S. 83 as seen by the principal!"] (Table of Contents)

Scribbly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
100 35A

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Miss Loomis; Mr. Jenkins; Scribbly Jibbet
Synopsis:
Miss Loomis confronts Mr. Jenkins about his comic strip portrayal of her.
Reprints:

["Eggy -- can I go to the library with you?"] (Table of Contents)

Egghead Doodle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils:
Harvey Kurtzman
Inks:
Harvey Kurtzman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Egghead Doodle
Synopsis:
Egghead's companion gets him in trouble in the library.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The table of contents gives this story's title as "Quiet"

["The easiest way to get a job done is to have fun doing it!] (Table of Contents)

Intellectual Amos / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
André LeBlanc
Pencils:
André LeBlanc (signed)
Inks:
André LeBlanc (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Intellectual Amos; Wilbur
Synopsis:
Amos and Wilbur make a mess trying to get a mosquito.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The table of contents gives the title as "In the Library."

Grown-Up Game (Table of Contents)

Sugar and Spike / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sheldon Mayer ?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Sugar Plumm; Cecil "Spike" Wilson
Synopsis:
Sugar and Spike play checkers.
Reprints:

Double Talk (Table of Contents)

Dennis the Menace / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Toole
Pencils:
Al Wiseman
Inks:
Al Wiseman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Dennis Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; George Wilson
Synopsis:
Dennis invents his own language idioms.
Reprints:

Two Foots is Feet (Table of Contents)

Little Lulu / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
John Stanley
Pencils:
John Stanley (layouts); Irving Tripp
Inks:
Irving Tripp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Lulu Moppet; George Moppet; Mrs. Moppet; Alvin Jones; Mr. Jones
Synopsis:
Lulu and Alvin get tickled about nonsense words.
Reprints:

Chapter 2 Funny Animals (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Art Spiegelman; Françoise Mouly
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
An introduction to the second chapter.

[Watering Lilies] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Wiggily / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Uncle Wiggily
Synopsis:
Uncle Wiggily's flowers have a visitor.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Title is from the table of contents

Hickory and Dickory Help the Easter Bunny (Table of Contents)

Hickory and Dickory / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
Walt Kelly ?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Hickory; Dickory; Easter Bunny; Bo Peep
Synopsis:
Hickory and Dickory help out a tired Easter bunny.
Reprints:

["Whee-ee!"] (Table of Contents)

Nutsy Squirrel / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Woody Gelman
Pencils:
Irving Dressler
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Nutsy Squirrel; Professor
Synopsis:
The professor uses logic to convince Nutsy that he is not an airplane.
Reprints:

Never Give a Diving Board an Even Break (Table of Contents)

Pogo / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pine; Pogo Possum; Albert Alligator; two doves
Synopsis:
Albert thinks a seesaw is a diving board.
Reprints:

["Nobody knows the real me..."] (Table of Contents)

Anthony, the Rogue / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Gordon ?
Pencils:
Dan Gordon
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Anthony
Synopsis:
Anthony explains his night life.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The table of contents gives the title as "Night Life."

["Well? What're you looking at?"] (Table of Contents)

The Three Mouseketeers / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sheldon Mayer ?
Editing:
Larry Nadle (original editor)

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Minus; Fatsy; Patsy; ol' Whiskers
Synopsis:
Minus has to retrieve the baseball from the house of the Big-Feets, despite the cat.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The table of contents gives the title as "Mouseketeering."

["Here I am, Crow!"] (Table of Contents)

The Fox and the Crow / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Fauntleroy Fox; Crawford Crow
Synopsis:
Crow digs for treasure.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The table of contents gives the title as "Digging for Treasure."

["Oh, oh! So dat's what Foxie's up to!"] (Table of Contents)

The Fox and the Crow / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Fauntleroy Fox; Crawford Crow
Synopsis:
Crow invades Fox's refrigerator.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The table of contents gives the title as "Cold Cuts."

["No, I won't lend you $5.00..."] (Table of Contents)

The Fox and the Crow / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Fauntleroy Fox; Crawford Crow
Synopsis:
Fox won't lend Crow money unless Crow tries to get work.
Reprints:

["Before I t'ink up some real nasty, underhanded chiselin' trick..."] (Table of Contents)

The Fox and the Crow / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Fauntleroy Fox; Crawford Crow
Synopsis:
Fox has studied every issue of "Real Screen Comics" and knows all of Crow's schemes.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The table of contents gives the title as "The Great Chiseler."

[Hypno-Gun] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
?
Letters:
Carl Barks
Job Number:
WDC #145-5210

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Scrooge McDuck
Synopsis:
Donald believes that the nephews' toy gun actually has the power to hypnotize, and he tries it out on Uncle Scrooge.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The title is taken from the table of contents and is in general use by Carl Barks fans.

["Yeow! Holy smokes! Am I dreaming?"] (Table of Contents)

Intellectual Amos / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
André LeBlanc
Pencils:
André LeBlanc
Inks:
André LeBlanc
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Amos
Synopsis:
Amos encounters a thieving ostrich.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The table of contents gives the title as "A Queer Bird."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Rover; Pogo / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Noonan; Walt Kelly
Inks:
Dan Noonan; Walt Kelly
Colors:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor; animal; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Rover; Fearless; Pogo Possum; Albert Alligator
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Kelly art is a short strip that runs along the bottom of the cover.

[Gone Fishing] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Wiggily / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Uncle Wiggily
Synopsis:
Uncle Wiggily catches a fish in his hat.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The story is told in mime, ie, without dialog.

The title is from the table of contents.

["Rover, you may remember, had fallen from a truck on his way from the kennel..."] (Table of Contents)

Rover / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Noonan
Pencils:
Dan Noonan
Inks:
Dan Noonan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; animal
Characters:
Rover; Shep; the sheepherder
Synopsis:
Rover is rescued from wolves by sheepdog Shep.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The table of contents gives the title as "Wolf Attack."

["Are you gonna spend the whole day laying around like that, Mooch?"] (Table of Contents)

Jigger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Stanley [as Biff]
Pencils:
John Stanley [as Biff]
Inks:
John Stanley [as Biff]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Jigger; Mooch
Synopsis:
Jigger and Mooch go to the country to search for food.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Table of contents gives the title as "A Day in the Country."

Chapter 3 Fantasyland (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Art Spiegelman; Françoise Mouly
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
An introduction to Chapter 3.

["Three little men one summer night..."] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
? (black and yellow only)
Letters:
Walt Kelly ?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
A group of elves are enchanted by the moon.
Reprints:
Keywords:
fairy tales

Indexer Notes

The table of contents gives the title as "The Moon in the Lake."

["Gee! What is it, Unk? Spot somethin'?"] (Table of Contents)

Alix in Folly-land / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom McNamara
Pencils:
Tom McNamara (signed)
Inks:
Tom McNamara (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Alix; Alix's uncle
Synopsis:
A boy learns not to play with matches.
Reprints:
Keywords:
educational

Indexer Notes

The table of contents gives the title as "One Little Match."

["The evening sun was taking its daily farewell squint..."] (Table of Contents)

The Pie-Face Prince of Old Pretzleburg / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
George Carlson
Pencils:
George Carlson (signed)
Inks:
George Carlson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
The Pie-Face Prince; King Hokum; Panetella Murphy
Synopsis:
The Prince and the Princess must escape from a trio of witches.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The table of contents gives the title as "Gooseberry Jam."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:

Map of the Fairy Tale Lands (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
A map of fairy tale lands.
Reprints:

Prince Robin and the Dwarfs (Table of Contents)

comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Two dwarves, tired of being the butt of jokes, transform the court into dwarves.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Carlson
Inks:
George Carlson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A "leap-frog" game.
Reprints:

Tom Thumb Is Lost! (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Carlson
Inks:
George Carlson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
A pencil maze.
Reprints:
Keywords:
fairy tales

Daze of Yore! (Table of Contents)

Supermouse / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Milt Stein [as Milton Stein] (signed)
Inks:
Milt Stein [as Milton Stein] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
Supermouse; Cheesie; Herkimer [also as Herkie]
Synopsis:
Supermouse encounters a dragon.
Reprints:

[The Tweedle Twins vs. the Horrible Groark] (Table of Contents)

The Tweedle Twins / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dave Berg (signed)
Inks:
Dave Berg (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Tweedle-Dee; Tweddle-Dum; Town Crier; Groark
Synopsis:
Tweedle-Dum battles a Groark, thinking it's Tweedle-Dee in disguise.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Lulu / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Stanley
Inks:
John Stanley
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Lulu Moppett
Reprints:

["On your way, mongrel!"] (Table of Contents)

Droopy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gordon (signed)
Inks:
Dan Gordon (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Droopy
Synopsis:
Droopy steals a ghost's sheet to stay warm on a snowy day.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The table of contents gives the title as "Snow Day."

The Guest in the Ghost Hotel (Table of Contents)

Tubby / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Tubby Tompkins; Iggy
Synopsis:
Tubby visits a haunted house.
Reprints:

Topsy Turvy (Table of Contents)

Alice / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dave Berg (signed)
Inks:
Dave Berg (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Alice; Tweedle-Dee; Tweedle-Dum
Synopsis:
Alice and the Tweedle twins can't decide which way is up.
Reprints:

Chapter 4 Storytime (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Art Spiegelman; Françoise Mouly
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
An introduction to Chapter 4.

[Bam!] (Table of Contents)

Albert and Pogo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Pogo Possum; Albert Alligator
Synopsis:
Pogo uses Albert's snoring to inflate a balloon.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story is told in mime, i.e., without dialog. The title is taken from the table of contents (which is a sound-effect in the story).

["One bright sunny morning Tuffy Tiger woke up."] (Table of Contents)

Egbert Elephant and his Friends / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Noonan
Pencils:
Dan Noonan
Inks:
Dan Noonan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Tuffy Tiger; Egbert Elephant; Donot Inflate
Synopsis:
Egbert and Tuffy meet a penguin.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The table of contents gives the title as "The Hunters."

["Inside one room of the hollow tree trunk on the knoll..."] (Table of Contents)

Billy and Bonny Bee / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Thomas
Pencils:
Frank Thomas (signed)
Inks:
Frank Thomas (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Billy Bee; Bonny Bee; a dragonfly; Daddy Longlegs
Synopsis:
Billy and Bonny are hunted by a dragonfly.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The table of contents gives the title as "The Dragonfly."

["Amos, izzat all yer durn goblin likes ter do..."] (Table of Contents)

Intellectual Amos / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
André LeBlanc
Pencils:
André LeBlanc (signed)
Inks:
André LeBlanc (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Amos; Wilbur
Synopsis:
Amos and Wilbur visit an ant colony.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The table of contents gives the title as "Ants."

[Bee Bumbler] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
?
Letters:
Carl Barks

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Neighbor Jones
Synopsis:
A Junior Woodchuck beehive causes trouble for Donald.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The title is from the table of contents. First line is "The opening scenes of this drama take place in the early summer!"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey, and Louie
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The table of contents incorrectly credits this cover to Carl Barks.

[Tralla La] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
?
Letters:
Garé Barks

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Scrooge McDuck; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis:
The ducks accidentally introduce the bottle cap to a remote Tibetan village as a medium of exchange and create hyper-inflation.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The title is from the table of contents.

Captain Marvel in the Land of Surrealism! (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
C.C. Beck; Pete Costanza
Inks:
C.C. Beck; Pete Costanza
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel; Leonardo Vinch
Synopsis:
Captain Marvel and a surrealist artist visit the land from which the artists paintings are derived.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit from the index to the original publication.

Art For Laugh's Sake (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Chapter 5 Weird and Wacky (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Art Spiegelman; Françoise Mouly
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
An introduction to Chapter 5.

["That's my buddy!"] (Table of Contents)

Hey Look! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils:
Harvey Kurtzman
Inks:
Harvey Kurtzman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harvey Kurtzman

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A man gets into an argument with himself.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The table of contents gives this story's title as "Me Hit I!"

["Just a minute- just a minute- is THAT supposed to be a description of ME?"] (Table of Contents)

J. Rufus Lion / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sheldon Mayer ?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
J. Rufus Lion; Arsenic the Giraffe
Synopsis:
Rufus tries to take over the writing of his own story but Arsenic contradicts his every word.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The table of contents gives this story's title as "Lyin' Lion"

["Say -- who ever told you ya could drive a car?"] (Table of Contents)

J. Rufus Lion / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
J. Rufus Lion; Arsenic the Giraffe
Reprints:

["I have an egg!!"] (Table of Contents)

Hey Look! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils:
Harvey Kurtzman (signed)
Inks:
Harvey Kurtzman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harvey Kurtzman

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A man hard-boils an egg.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The table of contents gives this story's title as "Hard-Boiled Egg."

["Awfternoon, Sir Patsy!"] (Table of Contents)

Patsy Pancake / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Milt Gross
Pencils:
Milt Gross
Inks:
Milt Gross
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Patsy Pancake; Chives
Synopsis:
Patsy and Chives go out to dinner.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The table of contents gives this story's title as "Dinner is Served."

["Burp, whould you mind watching Junior while I go shopping?"] (Table of Contents)

Burp the Twerp / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jack Cole

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Burp the Twerp; Junior
Synopsis:
Burp tries his hand at baby sitting.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The table of contents gives this story's title as "Babysitting."

You Are What You Think You Are! (Table of Contents)

Flip and Flopper / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Christensen [as Don Arr]
Pencils:
Don Christensen [as Don Arr]
Inks:
Don Christensen [as Don Arr]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Don Christensen ?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Flip; Flopper; Professor Poodle
Synopsis:
Flip and Flopper practice self-improvement.
Reprints:

["I'm a cinch to win the mile run at the track --"] (Table of Contents)

Burp the Twerp / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole [as Ralph Johns]
Pencils:
Jack Cole [as Ralph Johns] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Cole [as Ralph Johns] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jack Cole

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Burp the Twerp
Synopsis:
Burp wins a footrace by a nose.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The table of contents gives this story's title as "By a Nose"

["Handlehead Harry dashes for shelter whenever raindrops start to pelter..."] (Table of Contents)

Foolish Faces / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Basil Wolverton
Pencils:
Basil Wolverton (signed)
Inks:
Basil Wolverton (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Basil Wolverton

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Handlehead Harry; Nobbnose Greggs; Doug Droopsnoots; Shaggyman Flynn; Backwards Bonk
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The table of contents gives this story's title as "Five Curious Cases."

A Nightmare Scare (Table of Contents)

Powerhouse Pepper / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Basil Wolverton
Pencils:
Basil Wolverton (signed)
Inks:
Basil Wolverton (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Basil Wolverton

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Powerhouse Pepper
Synopsis:
Powerhouse dreams of attacks by freaks.
Reprints:
    Reprint Note before Migration:
    • from Powerhouse Pepper (Marvel, 1943 series) #1

    ["A profile view of Goopan Goon causes dames to gasp and swoon!"] (Table of Contents)

    Foolish Faces / comic story / 1 page (report information)

    Script:
    Basil Wolverton
    Pencils:
    Basil Wolverton (signed)
    Inks:
    Basil Wolverton (signed)
    Colors:
    ?
    Letters:
    Basil Wolverton

    Genre:
    satire-parody
    Characters:
    Goopan Goon; G. Gangway Grunt; Leghorn Dickens; Buster Bashbrain
    Reprints:

    Indexer Notes

    The table of contents gives this story's title as "Profiles."

    ["I'm gonna ask Toodles to marry me --"] (Table of Contents)

    Burp the Twerp / comic story / 1 page (report information)

    Script:
    Jack Cole
    Pencils:
    Jack Cole
    Inks:
    Jack Cole
    Colors:
    ?
    Letters:
    Jack Cole

    Genre:
    humor
    Characters:
    Burp the Twerp; Toodles
    Synopsis:
    Burp proposes marriage to Toodles.
    Reprints:

    Indexer Notes

    The table of contents gives this story's title as "The Proposal."

    Mice Business (Table of Contents)

    Melvin the Monster / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

    Genre:
    humor; horror-suspense
    Characters:
    Melvin Monster; Baddy Monster; Mummy Monster
    Synopsis:
    Baddy visits a mouse restaurant.
    Reprints:
    Keywords:
    monsters

    ["Ah...nature is wonderful!"] (Table of Contents)

    Frankenstein / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

    Script:
    Dick Briefer
    Pencils:
    Dick Briefer
    Inks:
    Dick Briefer
    Colors:
    ?
    Letters:
    ?

    Genre:
    humor; horror-suspense
    Characters:
    Frankenstein; Ludwig van Beethoven
    Synopsis:
    Frankenstein wants to learn to play music.
    Reprints:
    Keywords:
    monsters

    Indexer Notes

    The table of contents gives this story's title as "Musical Monster."

    ["Hey! Look! Did you ever see an optical illusion??"] (Table of Contents)

    Hey Look! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

    Script:
    Harvey Kurtzman
    Pencils:
    Harvey Kurtzman
    Inks:
    Harvey Kurtzman
    Colors:
    ?
    Letters:
    ?

    Genre:
    satire-parody
    Synopsis:
    A man and boy play with printed optical illusions.
    Reprints:

    Indexer Notes

    The table of contents gives this story's title as "Optical Illusions."

    ["This is the story of Gerald McCloy..."] (Table of Contents)

    Gerald McBoing Boing / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

    Script:
    Theodor Geisel [Dr. Seuss]
    Pencils:
    Mel Crawford ?; P.D. Eastman
    Inks:
    Mel Crawford ?; P.D. Eastman
    Colors:
    ?
    Letters:
    ?
    Job Number:
    Boing B. #1-528

    Genre:
    humor; children
    Characters:
    Gerald McBoing Boing; Mr. McCloy; Mrs. McCloy; Doctor Malone
    Synopsis:
    Gerald McBoing Boing, the boy who makes noises instead of speaking, becomes famous by providing sound effects for radio shows.
    Reprints:

    Indexer Notes

    An adaptation of the script to the animated film of the same name. Art credits from the index to the original publication; this reprint lists just P. D. Eastman. The table of contents gives this story's title as "Boing Boing."

    ["Well -- P! Here we go again!"] (Table of Contents)

    Hey Look! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

    Script:
    Harvey Kurtzman
    Pencils:
    Harvey Kurtzman
    Inks:
    Harvey Kurtzman
    Colors:
    ?
    Letters:
    Harvey Kurtzman

    Genre:
    humor
    Synopsis:
    A man and a boy entertain with silly faces and poses.
    Reprints:

    Indexer Notes

    The table of contents gives this story's title as "I'm a Teapot!"

    About the Artists (Table of Contents)

    text article / 3 pages (report information)

    Script:
    Art Spiegelman; Françoise Mouly
    Letters:
    typeset

    Genre:
    biography
    Synopsis:
    Short biographies of the artists and writers in this book.

    Index (Table of Contents)

    text article / 2 pages (report information)

    Script:
    ?
    Letters:
    typeset

    Synopsis:
    An index to this book.

    More Comics for Your Reading Pleasure! (Table of Contents)

    text article / 0.5 page (report information)

    Script:
    Art Spiegelman ?; Françoise Mouly ?
    Letters:
    typeset

    Synopsis:
    Suggested modern comics.

    A Word on TOON Books (Table of Contents)

    advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)


    Synopsis:
    An advertisement for TOON Books.

    [Acknowledgements] (Table of Contents)

    text article / 1 page (report information)

    Script:
    ?
    Letters:
    typeset

    Synopsis:
    Acknowledgements of copyrights for the stories in this book.

    [blank page] (Table of Contents)

    blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

    [no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

    illustration / 2 pages (report information)

    Pencils:
    Walt Kelly ?
    Inks:
    Walt Kelly?
    Colors:
    ?

    Indexer Notes

    Inside back cover and facing page

    [no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

    insert or dust jacket / 0 pages (report information)

    Script:
    ?
    Pencils:
    Milt Stein (Supermouse figure); Walt Kelly (background)
    Inks:
    Milt Stein (Supermouse figure); Walt Kelly (background)
    Colors:
    ?
    Letters:
    Gary Hallgren; typeset

    Characters:
    Supermouse
    Reprints:

    [no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

    illustration / 1 page (report information)

    Pencils:
    Jules Feiffer
    Inks:
    Jules Feiffer
    Colors:
    ?

    Characters:
    Clifford

    Indexer Notes

    back cover

    Editing

    Table of Contents

    1. 0. [no title indexed]
    2. 1. [no title indexed]
    3. 2. [blank page]
    4. 3. [Title page]
    5. 4. [Title verso]
    6. 5. Contents
    7. 6. Introduction
    8. 7. Out of the Trash and Into a Treasury
    9. 8. [no title indexed]
    10. 9. Chapter 1, Hey, Kids!
    11. 10. ["Please! I can't stand t'have anybody read over my shoulder!"]
      Clifford
    12. 11. ["Once upon a time there was a cute little baby boy named (of all things) Cecil..."]
      Sugar and Spike
    13. 12. Pint-Size Love Story
      Sugar and Spike
    14. 13. We Want a Clubhouse!
      Dennis the Menace
    15. 14. ["1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9..."]
      Clifford
    16. 15. It's Friendship
      Little Archie
    17. 16. Five Little Babies
      Little Lulu
    18. 17. ["Good morning boys and girls..."]
      Scribbly
    19. 18. ["I must not draw by teacher's picture in school..."]
      Scribbly
    20. 19. ["Haw! Haw! Look! It's teacher!"]
      Scribbly
    21. 20. ["Mr. Jenkins, you know I don't often come to you..."]
      Scribbly
    22. 21. ["Scribbly's teacher sent him to Mr. Jenkins..."]
      Scribbly
    23. 22. ["Well...how d'you like it, Scribbly?"]
      Scribbly
    24. 23. ["Scene in P.S. 83 as seen by the principal!"]
      Scribbly
    25. 24. ["Eggy -- can I go to the library with you?"]
      Egghead Doodle
    26. 25. ["The easiest way to get a job done is to have fun doing it!]
      Intellectual Amos
    27. 26. Grown-Up Game
      Sugar and Spike
    28. 27. Double Talk
      Dennis the Menace
    29. 28. Two Foots is Feet
      Little Lulu
    30. 29. Chapter 2 Funny Animals
    31. 30. [Watering Lilies]
      Uncle Wiggily
    32. 31. Hickory and Dickory Help the Easter Bunny
      Hickory and Dickory
    33. 32. ["Whee-ee!"]
      Nutsy Squirrel
    34. 33. Never Give a Diving Board an Even Break
      Pogo
    35. 34. ["Nobody knows the real me..."]
      Anthony, the Rogue
    36. 35. ["Well? What're you looking at?"]
      The Three Mouseketeers
    37. 36. ["Here I am, Crow!"]
      The Fox and the Crow
    38. 37. ["Oh, oh! So dat's what Foxie's up to!"]
      The Fox and the Crow
    39. 38. ["No, I won't lend you $5.00..."]
      The Fox and the Crow
    40. 39. ["Before I t'ink up some real nasty, underhanded chiselin' trick..."]
      The Fox and the Crow
    41. 40. [Hypno-Gun]
      Donald Duck
    42. 41. ["Yeow! Holy smokes! Am I dreaming?"]
      Intellectual Amos
    43. 42. [no title indexed]
      Rover; Pogo
    44. 43. [Gone Fishing]
      Uncle Wiggily
    45. 44. ["Rover, you may remember, had fallen from a truck on his way from the kennel..."]
      Rover
    46. 45. ["Are you gonna spend the whole day laying around like that, Mooch?"]
      Jigger
    47. 46. Chapter 3 Fantasyland
    48. 47. ["Three little men one summer night..."]
    49. 48. ["Gee! What is it, Unk? Spot somethin'?"]
      Alix in Folly-land
    50. 49. ["The evening sun was taking its daily farewell squint..."]
      The Pie-Face Prince of Old Pretzleburg
    51. 50. [no title indexed]
    52. 51. Map of the Fairy Tale Lands
    53. 52. Prince Robin and the Dwarfs
    54. 53. [no title indexed]
    55. 54. Tom Thumb Is Lost!
    56. 55. Daze of Yore!
      Supermouse
    57. 56. [The Tweedle Twins vs. the Horrible Groark]
      The Tweedle Twins
    58. 57. [no title indexed]
      Little Lulu
    59. 58. ["On your way, mongrel!"]
      Droopy
    60. 59. The Guest in the Ghost Hotel
      Tubby
    61. 60. Topsy Turvy
      Alice
    62. 61. Chapter 4 Storytime
    63. 62. [Bam!]
      Albert and Pogo
    64. 63. ["One bright sunny morning Tuffy Tiger woke up."]
      Egbert Elephant and his Friends
    65. 64. ["Inside one room of the hollow tree trunk on the knoll..."]
      Billy and Bonny Bee
    66. 65. ["Amos, izzat all yer durn goblin likes ter do..."]
      Intellectual Amos
    67. 66. [Bee Bumbler]
      Donald Duck
    68. 67. [no title indexed]
      Donald Duck
    69. 68. [Tralla La]
      Uncle Scrooge
    70. 69. Captain Marvel in the Land of Surrealism!
      Captain Marvel
    71. 70. Art For Laugh's Sake
    72. 71. Chapter 5 Weird and Wacky
    73. 72. ["That's my buddy!"]
      Hey Look!
    74. 73. ["Just a minute- just a minute- is THAT supposed to be a description of ME?"]
      J. Rufus Lion
    75. 74. ["Say -- who ever told you ya could drive a car?"]
      J. Rufus Lion
    76. 75. ["I have an egg!!"]
      Hey Look!
    77. 76. ["Awfternoon, Sir Patsy!"]
      Patsy Pancake
    78. 77. ["Burp, whould you mind watching Junior while I go shopping?"]
      Burp the Twerp
    79. 78. You Are What You Think You Are!
      Flip and Flopper
    80. 79. ["I'm a cinch to win the mile run at the track --"]
      Burp the Twerp
    81. 80. ["Handlehead Harry dashes for shelter whenever raindrops start to pelter..."]
      Foolish Faces
    82. 81. A Nightmare Scare
      Powerhouse Pepper
    83. 82. ["A profile view of Goopan Goon causes dames to gasp and swoon!"]
      Foolish Faces
    84. 83. ["I'm gonna ask Toodles to marry me --"]
      Burp the Twerp
    85. 84. Mice Business
      Melvin the Monster
    86. 85. ["Ah...nature is wonderful!"]
      Frankenstein
    87. 86. ["Hey! Look! Did you ever see an optical illusion??"]
      Hey Look!
    88. 87. ["This is the story of Gerald McCloy..."]
      Gerald McBoing Boing
    89. 88. ["Well -- P! Here we go again!"]
      Hey Look!
    90. 89. About the Artists
    91. 90. Index
    92. 91. More Comics for Your Reading Pleasure!
    93. 92. A Word on TOON Books
    94. 93. [Acknowledgements]
    95. 94. [blank page]
    96. 95. [no title indexed]
    97. 96. [no title indexed]
    98. 97. [no title indexed]
    This issue was most recently modified by:
    • Tony R. Rose
    • Donald Dale Milne
    • Jim Van Dore
    • Allen Ross
    • Ramon Schenk
    • Peter Croome
    • Gregory Fischer
    • Jim Stangas