(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
?

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 [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; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell
Keywords
shaving

[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.) 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 [US feature] / 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 [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; 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
Al Wiseman (story title); typeset

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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
When are you ever going to start talking right, Punky?
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.
Reprints
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 [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; 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 [US feature] / 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 [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; 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 [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; 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 [US feature]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Dennis the Menace [US feature]
  3. 2. Happy Birthday Dennis
    Dennis the Menace [US feature]
  4. 3. Phone-y Dennis
    Dennis the Menace [US feature]
  5. 4. Charlie and the Big Cats
  6. 5. ["When are you ever going to start talking right, Punky?"]
    Punky
  7. 6. Dennis vs. Dentist
    Dennis the Menace [US feature]
  8. 7. Hey, Kids! Here's a Page You Can Color!
    Dennis the Menace [US feature]
  9. 8. Going to the Dogs
    Dennis the Menace [US feature]
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Dennis the Menace [US feature]
  11. 10. [Gerald's big ears are almost like wings]
    Baby Ruth Candy
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