(Summer 1956)

Pines, 1956 Series
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Volume
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Hall-Den Comics, Inc.
Brand
Pines Comics [circular text]
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interiors
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

The official indicia name for this issue is Dennis the Menace Giant Vacation Special.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Hank Ketcham (signed)
Inks
Hank Ketcham (signed)
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell

[4 Dennis Cartoons] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell
Synopsis
Reprints of 4 daily Dennis the Menace cartoons.
Keywords
Inside front cover

They're Off (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Fred Toole
Pencils
Al Wiseman
Inks
Al Wiseman
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Ruff
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A different story with the same title appears in "Dennis the Menace Giant (Hallden; Fawcett)" #52.

No Children (Table of Contents: 3)

Dennis the Menace / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Toole
Pencils
Al Wiseman
Inks
Al Wiseman
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell
Reprints

Here Are Some of Ruff's Friends... (Table of Contents: 4)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Synopsis
Fill in the names of the dogs pictured.

Rough Seas (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Mac
Reprints

Something Fishy (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Fred Toole
Pencils
Al Wiseman
Inks
Al Wiseman
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Ruff
Synopsis
At the beach Dennis dreams that he and Ruff go spear fishing and meet various undersea creatures.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A different story with the same title appears in "Dennis the Menace (Standard)" #5. A third story with the same title appears in "Dennis the Menace Bonus Magazine Series" #142.

How Well Do You Know Your United States? (Table of Contents: 7)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Synopsis
Map the numbers on the states to their names.

Indexer Notes

Only 48 states at this time in US history.

Coloring Time! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; George Wilson
Synopsis
Color a full page daily Dennis the Menace cartoon.

(Things Are) Ruff at the Wilsons (Table of Contents: 9)

Dennis the Menace / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Toole
Pencils
Al Wiseman
Inks
Al Wiseman
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Ruff; George Wilson; Martha Wilson
Reprints

Cut-out Ranch (Table of Contents: 10)

activity / 3 pages (report information)

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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
typeset

Here's a Puzzle You Can Sail Through! (Table of Contents: 11)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
typeset

Synopsis
A crossword puzzle.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Screamy Mimi / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Al Wiseman
Inks
Al Wiseman
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stop that! You mean ol' doggie!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Mimi; Mimi's mom; Irma
Synopsis
Mimi and her mom go to the zoo.

Dennis in Washington (Table of Contents: 13)

Dennis the Menace / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Toole
Pencils
Al Wiseman
Inks
Al Wiseman
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Senator George; Bill; Walden; President
Reprints

Let's Steam Right Through This! (Table of Contents: 14)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
typeset

Synopsis
A crossword puzzle.

No Vacation from Dennis (Table of Contents: 15)

Dennis the Menace / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Ruff; Miss Emerich

Full Speed Ahead! (Table of Contents: 16)

Dennis the Menace / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Toole
Pencils
Al Wiseman
Inks
Al Wiseman
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Ruff; Strongheart

Back to Normal (Table of Contents: 17)

Dennis the Menace / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Toole
Pencils
Al Wiseman
Inks
Al Wiseman
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Tommy Anderson

Answer Page (Table of Contents: 18)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Answer key to the puzzles in this issue.

[4 Dennis Cartoons] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Dennis Mitchell
Synopsis
Reprints of 4 daily Dennis the Menace cartoons.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[Summer Calendar] (Table of Contents: 20)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Margaret Wade
Synopsis
Calendar pages for June, July and August with Dennis and Margaret drawings next to them.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. This appearance of Margaret precedes her 1st story appearance in "Dennis the Menace" #22 by almost a year. Margaret is given blonde hair here, as she was in her first regular appearance.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dennis the Menace
  2. 1. [4 Dennis Cartoons]
    Dennis the Menace
  3. 2. They're Off
    Dennis the Menace
  4. 3. No Children
    Dennis the Menace
  5. 4. Here Are Some of Ruff's Friends...
  6. 5. Rough Seas
    Dennis the Menace
  7. 6. Something Fishy
    Dennis the Menace
  8. 7. How Well Do You Know Your United States?
  9. 8. Coloring Time!
    Dennis the Menace
  10. 9. (Things Are) Ruff at the Wilsons
    Dennis the Menace
  11. 10. Cut-out Ranch
  12. 11. Here's a Puzzle You Can Sail Through!
  13. 12. ["Stop that! You mean ol' doggie!"]
    Screamy Mimi
  14. 13. Dennis in Washington
    Dennis the Menace
  15. 14. Let's Steam Right Through This!
  16. 15. No Vacation from Dennis
    Dennis the Menace
  17. 16. Full Speed Ahead!
    Dennis the Menace
  18. 17. Back to Normal
    Dennis the Menace
  19. 18. Answer Page
  20. 19. [4 Dennis Cartoons]
    Dennis the Menace
  21. 20. [Summer Calendar]
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