(March 1955)

Pines, 1953 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1955-01-18
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Visual Editions, Inc.
Brand
Standard Comics
Editing
?

Issue Notes

First issue approved by the Comics Code Authority. On sale date as given in the copyright application as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, January-June 1955, page 43, registration number B523624.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dennis the Menace [US feature] / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Henry Mitchell
Keywords
skiing; snow

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

Dennis the Menace [US feature] / 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.) 1953-11.09 (upper left), 1953-11-04 (upper right), 1953-12-14 (bottom left), 1953-11-06 (bottom right)

Indexer Notes

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

Thin Ice (Table of Contents: 2)

Dennis the Menace [US feature] / 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; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Tommy Anderson; Billy; Georgie; skaters
Synopsis
Henry takes Dennis to the lake and teaches him how to ice skate.
Reprints
Keywords
ice fishing; ice skating

Take Only as Directed! (Table of Contents: 3)

Dennis the Menace [US feature] / 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; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; family doctor
Synopsis
Dennis isn't feeling well, so Alice calls the family doctor to come over.
Reprints
Keywords
flu; house call; medicine

Hey Kids! Get Out Your Crayons and Color This Page! (Table of Contents: 4)

Dennis the Menace [US feature] / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hank Ketcham (signed as Ketcham)
Pencils
Hank Ketcham (signed as Ketcham)
Inks
Hank Ketcham (signed as Ketcham)
Letters
Hank Ketcham (signed as Ketcham)

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell
Synopsis
Color a full page Dennis the Menace cartoon.
Reprints
  • from Dennis the Menace daily (The Post-Hall Syndicate, Inc.) 1954-02-05
Keywords
ice skating

Indexer Notes

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

The Secret City (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Wiseman (illustrations)
Inks
Al Wiseman (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
children; spy
Characters
Billy Masters; Billy's parents; Mrs. Jaekel; Mr. Jaekel
Synopsis
Billy's father has a new job at a secret government facility in the desert of California.
Keywords
California; desert; Independence City; pigeon; spies; squab

Bored of Education (Table of Contents: 6)

Dennis the Menace [US feature] / 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; Tommy Anderson; Miss Irma Drummond; Charlie; school teacher; children; policemen; firemen
Synopsis
Dennis doesn't want to take a nap with the other school children.
Reprints
Keywords
asphyxiated; classroom; painting; school; school bus

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Punky / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mother has to go downstairs and do the washing, Punky.
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Punky; Punky's mother; telephone operators; policemen
Synopsis
Punky picks up the phone and his baby talk has the operator thinking that someone might be in trouble.
Reprints
Keywords
23 Pine Street; police radio codes; telephone

The New Rule (Table of Contents: 8)

Dennis the Menace [US feature] / comic story / 4 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; Joe; Bill
Synopsis
The Mitchells are expecting a delivery of coal and Dennis is told to watch for the delivery truck.
Reprints
Keywords
coal; coal truck

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

Ruff / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
C'mon Ruff - sic 'em!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Ruff; Alice Mitchell; Henry Mitchell
Synopsis
Dennis is worried that his dad might want to get rid of Ruff.
Reprints
Keywords
Eskimo dog; hunting dog; watch dog

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Dennis the Menace [US feature] / 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; Ruff
Reprints
  • from Dennis the Menace daily (The Post-Hall Syndicate, Inc.) 1953-11-18 (upper left), 1953-11-30 (upper right), 1953-11-05 (bottom left), 1953-12-05 (bottom right)

Indexer Notes

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

Delicious For Folks of Action (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth Candy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dennis the Menace [US feature]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Dennis the Menace [US feature]
  3. 2. Thin Ice
    Dennis the Menace [US feature]
  4. 3. Take Only as Directed!
    Dennis the Menace [US feature]
  5. 4. Hey Kids! Get Out Your Crayons and Color This Page!
    Dennis the Menace [US feature]
  6. 5. The Secret City
  7. 6. Bored of Education
    Dennis the Menace [US feature]
  8. 7. ["Mother has to go downstairs and do the washing, Punky."]
    Punky
  9. 8. The New Rule
    Dennis the Menace [US feature]
  10. 9. ["C'mon Ruff - sic 'em!"]
    Ruff
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Dennis the Menace [US feature]
  12. 11. Delicious For Folks of Action
    Baby Ruth Candy
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