(May 1954)

Pines, 1953 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1954-03-18
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Visual Editions, Inc.
Brand
Standard Comics
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On sale date as given in the copyright application as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, January-June 1954, page 45, registration number B470184.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dennis the Menace / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Hank Ketcham [as Ketcham] (signed)
Inks
Hank Ketcham [as Ketcham] (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Ruff; motorcycle policeman
Synopsis
Dennis ties up traffic when Ruff pulls his wagon.
Keywords
street; traffic; wagon

Indexer Notes

Same title logo as issue number 3 but without the snow.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Dennis the Menace / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hank Ketcham
Pencils
Hank Ketcham
Inks
Hank Ketcham
Letters
Hank Ketcham

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Henry Mitchell
Reprints
  • from Dennis the Menace daily (The Post-Hall Syndicate, Inc.) 1952-07-30 (upper left)
  • 1953-07-17 (upper right)
  • 1952-05-26 (bottom left)
  • 1953-06-30 (bottom right)

Indexer Notes

Cartoon date information from Hank Ketcham's Complete Dennis the Menace (Fantagraphics, 2005 Series). Inside front cover.

Dead-End Dennis (Table of Contents: 2)

Dennis the Menace / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Dennis' grandmother; pool players; tattoo artist
Synopsis
Alice has Henry go to pick up her mother at the train station and Dennis goes along.
Keywords
billiards; pool; tattoo

Indexer Notes

An error in continuity as this grandmother is different than the grandmother from the previous issue. Both of whom appear to be Alice's mother, based on the script.

Dennis vs. the Baby Sitter (Table of Contents: 3)

Dennis the Menace / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Mrs. Watson; policeman
Synopsis
Dennis and the sitter don't seem to get along very well.

Dennis the Jitterbug (Table of Contents: 4)

Dennis the Menace / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Miss Wiggins (dance instructor); Lucy
Synopsis
The Mitchells enroll Dennis at a dance school.

Kite Krazy (Table of Contents: 5)

Dennis the Menace / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Ruff; dry cleaner; toy store clerk
Synopsis
Dennis wants to fly a kite and Henry intends to build one for him.
Keywords
furs; kite

Indexer Notes

Ruff is colored brown in this story.

Ruff (Table of Contents: 6)

Dennis the Menace / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Ruff
Synopsis
Dennis tries to get Ruff to be a pointer.

Indexer Notes

Ruff is colored brown in this story.

Big Deal (Table of Contents: 7)

Dennis the Menace / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Mr.Kennedy (Henry's boss); Mr. Hall
Synopsis
Mr. Kennedy, Henry's boss wants him to fly out to Cactus Springs with a contract to be signed by Mr. Hall.
Keywords
Constellation passenger airplane

Indexer Notes

Mr. Hall becomes a continuing character and later Henry's boss. The Mitchell's stay at the Hotel Toole.

Dennis vs. the Barber (Table of Contents: 8)

Dennis the Menace / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Ruff; Mr. Alvardi (barber); Pete (barber)
Synopsis
Alice drops off Dennis at the barber shop for a haircut.
Keywords
barber shop

Indexer Notes

Dennis is shown reading a Dennis the Menace comic book.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Dennis the Menace / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hank Ketcham
Pencils
Hank Ketcham
Inks
Hank Ketcham
Letters
Hank Ketcham

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Henry Mitchell
Reprints
  • from Dennis the Menace daily (The Post-Hall Syndicate, Inc.) 1953-06-26 (upper left)
  • 1951-12-17 (upper right)
  • 1952-03-22 (bottom left)
  • 1952-05-03 (bottom right)

Indexer Notes

Cartoon date information from Hank Ketcham's Complete Dennis the Menace (Fantagraphics, 2005 Series). Inside back cover.

Dizzy Bizzness (Table of Contents: 10)

Dennis the Menace / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Mr. Kennedy
Synopsis
Dennis visits his father's office.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dennis the Menace
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Dennis the Menace
  3. 2. Dead-End Dennis
    Dennis the Menace
  4. 3. Dennis vs. the Baby Sitter
    Dennis the Menace
  5. 4. Dennis the Jitterbug
    Dennis the Menace
  6. 5. Kite Krazy
    Dennis the Menace
  7. 6. Ruff
    Dennis the Menace
  8. 7. Big Deal
    Dennis the Menace
  9. 8. Dennis vs. the Barber
    Dennis the Menace
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Dennis the Menace
  11. 10. Dizzy Bizzness
    Dennis the Menace
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