(Summer 1957)

Pines, 1956 Series
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
100
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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

Indicia title is "Dennis the Menace Vacation Special." All of the stories in this issue revolve around the Mitchells renting a trailer and driving out to California for a vacation. The last story leads into "Dennis the Menace Giant (Pines)" #6 which wouldn't be published for another year.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Hank Ketcham
Inks
Hank Ketcham
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Happy Holidaze (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
children; humor
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Ruff; George Wilson; Martha Wilson
Reprints

[Merry-Go-Round Puzzle] (Table of Contents: 3)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

A crossword puzzle set inside a drawing of a merry-go-round.

California Here We Come (Table of Contents: 4)

Dennis the Menace / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
children; humor
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Ruff
Reprints

Let's Make Dennis' Trailer and His Folks Car! (Table of Contents: 5)

activity / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
A cut-out construction project.

Ruffled Feelings (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
children; humor
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Ruff; Margaret Wade
Reprints

Are You a Little Cut-Up? (Table of Contents: 7)

Dennis the Menace / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Dennis the Menace; Margaret
Synopsis
Paper dolls of Dennis and Margaret.
Keywords
paper dolls

Let's Get the Show on the Road! (Table of Contents: 8)

Dennis the Menace / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

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

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

Dennis and Harry Zona (Table of Contents: 9)

Dennis the Menace / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

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

Coloring Time! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Hank Ketcham [as Ketcham] (signed)
Pencils
Hank Ketcham [as Ketcham] (signed)
Inks
Hank Ketcham [as Ketcham] (signed)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Dennis the Menace; Henry Mitchell
Synopsis
Color a full page daily Dennis the Menace cartoon.
Keywords
bugle

Indexer Notes

This strip has a date of 9/7 on it.

It Happened in Monterey... (Table of Contents: 11)

Dennis the Menace / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

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

[Parachute Puzzle] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Dennis the Menace
Keywords
parachute

Indexer Notes

A crossword puzzle set inside a parachute.

Kid Stuff (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

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

The Real Dennis the Menace Playground (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Hank Ketcham (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
An article on the "Dennis the Menace Playground" built in Monterey, California. It was designed by Hank Ketcham and sculptor Arch Garner and opened in 1956. It has undergone four renovations with the latest one happening in 2005.

Indexer Notes

The Dennis the Menace Playground is part of the El Estero Park Complex in downtown Monterey. <http://www.great-kids-parks.com/dennis-the-menace-park-monterey-ca.html#...>

The Big Surprize (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre
children; humor
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell
Synopsis
Dennis wins a vacation to Hawaii for the Mitchells.

Indexer Notes

The story is a prequel to "Dennis the Menace Giant (Pines)" #6 in which the Mitchells go to Hawaii.

[4 Dennis Cartoons] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

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

[Summer Calendar] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Dennis the Menace; Henry Mitchell
Synopsis
Calendar pages for June, July and August (1957) with Dennis and Henry drawings next to them.

Indexer Notes

On back cover.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dennis the Menace
  2. 1. [4 Dennis Cartoons]
    Dennis the Menace
  3. 2. Happy Holidaze
    Dennis the Menace
  4. 3. [Merry-Go-Round Puzzle]
  5. 4. California Here We Come
    Dennis the Menace
  6. 5. Let's Make Dennis' Trailer and His Folks Car!
  7. 6. Ruffled Feelings
    Dennis the Menace
  8. 7. Are You a Little Cut-Up?
    Dennis the Menace
  9. 8. Let's Get the Show on the Road!
    Dennis the Menace
  10. 9. Dennis and Harry Zona
    Dennis the Menace
  11. 10. Coloring Time!
    Dennis the Menace
  12. 11. It Happened in Monterey...
    Dennis the Menace
  13. 12. [Parachute Puzzle]
    Dennis the Menace
  14. 13. Kid Stuff
    Dennis the Menace
  15. 14. The Real Dennis the Menace Playground
  16. 15. The Big Surprize
    Dennis the Menace
  17. 16. [4 Dennis Cartoons]
    Dennis the Menace
  18. 17. [Summer Calendar]
    Dennis the Menace
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