(May 1955)

Pines, 1953 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1955-03-17
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Literary Enterprises, 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 1955, page 43, registration number B524990.


[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; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell
Keywords:
shaving

[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.) 1954-02-11 (upper left)
  • 1954-03-01 (upper right)
  • 1954-02-19 (bottom left)
  • 1954-02-20 (bottom right)

Indexer Notes

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

Happy Birthday Dennis (Table of Contents: 2)

Dennis the Menace / comic story / 9 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; Punky; Tommy Anderson; Dennis' friends
Synopsis:
Dennis gets a surprise party for his birthday.
Reprints:
Keywords:
birthday cake; drum; jack in the box; pin the tail on the donkey; sparklers

Phone-y Dennis (Table of Contents: 3)

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; Mr. Bixby; Miss Anderson; Miss Graves; office staff
Synopsis:
Alice, with Dennis, goes to the telephone company's office to complain about a very large bill.
Reprints:
Keywords:
operators; Southampton England; telephone office

Charlie and the Big Cats (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Wiseman
Inks:
Al Wiseman
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; Al Wiseman (story title)

Genre:
adventure; animal; children
Characters:
Charlie Weston; John Weston (father); George Markey; Big Mike (lion)
Synopsis:
Charlie wants to travel with the circus but his father, who is a part owner, wants him to stay at home and in school.
Keywords:
animal acts; cage; circus; lions; tigers

Punky (Table of Contents: 5)

Punky / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Punky; Punky's mother; Pete (cat); George (goldfish)
Synopsis:
Punky's mother doesn't understand him, however he can communicate with the cat and a canary.
Keywords:
canary; cat; goldfish; laundry; rain; turtle

Indexer Notes

Each panel has a translation for Punky and the animals.

Dennis vs. Dentist (Table of Contents: 6)

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; Dr. Simmers; Miss Adcox
Synopsis:
Alice takes Dennis for a visit to the dentist.
Reprints:
Keywords:
dentist; dentures; drill; teeth

Hey, Kids! Here's a Page You Can Color! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Dennis Mitchell; Dennis' friends
Synopsis:
Dennis is at a friend's birthday party.
Reprints:
  • from Dennis the Menace daily (The Post-Hall Syndicate, Inc.) 1954-07-23, with simplification.
Keywords:
birthday party

Indexer Notes

Color in a full page Dennis the Menace cartoon.

Going to the Dogs (Table of Contents: 8)

Dennis the Menace / 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; Ruff; dog owners
Synopsis:
Dennis, along with his father, enter Ruff in dog show.
Reprints:
Keywords:
dog show; kennel club

[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; Ruff; Tommy Anderson
Reprints:
  • from Dennis the Menace daily (The Post-Hall Syndicate, Inc.) 1954-02-03 (upper left)
  • 1954-01-08 (upper right)
  • 1954-01-25 (bottom left)
  • 1954-01-23 (bottom right)

Indexer Notes

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

[Gerald's big ears are almost like wings] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dennis the Menace
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Dennis the Menace
  3. 2. Happy Birthday Dennis
    Dennis the Menace
  4. 3. Phone-y Dennis
    Dennis the Menace
  5. 4. Charlie and the Big Cats
  6. 5. Punky
    Punky
  7. 6. Dennis vs. Dentist
    Dennis the Menace
  8. 7. Hey, Kids! Here's a Page You Can Color!
    Dennis the Menace
  9. 8. Going to the Dogs
    Dennis the Menace
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Dennis the Menace
  11. 10. [Gerald's big ears are almost like wings]
    Baby Ruth Candy
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Andrew Krieg
  • Bill Devine
  • Allen Ross
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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