Dennis the Menace Giant #15 - Dennis the Menace in Washington D.C.
(Summer 1963)

Hallden; Fawcett, 1958 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
84
On-sale date
1963
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Hallden
Brand
Hallden Fawcett
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Keywords
government; politics; Washington DC

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Al Wiseman?
Inks
Al Wiseman?
Colors
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis the Menace
Synopsis
Dennis in snapshot in front of US Capitol; flag motif background
Reprints
Keywords
flag; Washington DC

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

Dennis the Menace / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harry Slater
Pencils
Al Wiseman ?
Inks
Al Wiseman ?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Reader
Characters
Dennis the Menace
Reprints
Keywords
Washington DC

Indexer Notes

Letter from Harry Slater (publisher) on letterhead for Hallden Division of Fawcett; artwork of Dennis the Menace with Washington Monument.

Welcome to Washington! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis the Menace; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell
Synopsis
Dennis and his parents visit the Washington Monument.
Reprints
Keywords
Washington DC

Indexer Notes

Five full-page panels of Washington scenery

Capital Capers (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis the Menace; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell
Synopsis
The Mitchells visit the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, the Library of Congress, the Bureau of the Census, and the Smithsonian Institution.
Reprints
Keywords
Bureau of Engraving and Printing; Bureau of the Census; government; Library of Congress; Smithsonian Institution; Washington DC

Not Far From Washington, Down In Historic Virginia... (Table of Contents: 4)

Dennis the Menace / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis the Menace; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; John Smith; Powhatan; Pocahontas; Patrick Henry; George Washington; Washington's housekeeper
Synopsis
After visiting historic sites in Virginia, Dennis dreams of meeting (and advising) key characters from history. When he awakes, he still has cookies from Mount Vernon.
Reprints
Keywords
dream; Jamestown; Mount Vernon; time travel; Virginia; Williamsburg

The White House (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis the Menace; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Caroline Kennedy; John F. Kennedy (cameo)
Synopsis
Dennis and his family tour the White House. He has a set-to with the little girl who lives upstairs.
Reprints
Keywords
President; Washington DC; White House

The Capitol (Table of Contents: 6)

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 the Menace; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Senator; Lyndon B. Johnson (cameo)
Synopsis
The Mitchells tour the Capitol building. Dennis disturbs a speechifying Senator.
Reprints
Keywords
government; Washington DC

Indexer Notes

Vice-President Johnson presides over the Senate in one panel.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, ya Joey!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis the Menace; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell
Synopsis
Hand-written letter from Dennis to his friend Joey back home, describing Washington from Dennis's point of view.
Reprints
Keywords
Washington DC

Indexer Notes

Illustrations formed to look like black-and-white snapshots.

The FBI (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis the Menace; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; J Edgar Hoover; Clyde Tolson (cameo)
Synopsis
Dennis and his family tour the FBI headquarters. Dennis meets director J. Edgar Hoover, surprises a scientist, and takes home a bullet-riddled target.
Reprints
Keywords
FBI; Federal Bureau of Investigation; police; Washington DC

...And Finally... Panic In The Pentagon! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis the Menace; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Admiral Mullenix
Synopsis
The Mitchells visit Henry's old naval C.O. in the Pentagon, but Dennis repeatedly upsets things. The Mitchells decide it's finally time to go home.
Reprints
Keywords
navy; Pentagon; Virginia; Washington DC

Where Dennis Went In Washington (Table of Contents: 10)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset; ? lettering

Synopsis
Map of the city, marked with locations from the stories
Reprints
Keywords
Washington DC

Have Fun With Dennis In Washington, D.C.! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Pencils
Al Wiseman
Inks
Al Wiseman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis the Menace
Synopsis
Dennis plays with Washington people and places as toys.
Reprints
Keywords
Washington DC
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dennis the Menace
  2. 1. ["Dear Reader"]
    Dennis the Menace
  3. 2. Welcome to Washington!
    Dennis the Menace
  4. 3. Capital Capers
    Dennis the Menace
  5. 4. Not Far From Washington, Down In Historic Virginia...
    Dennis the Menace
  6. 5. The White House
    Dennis the Menace
  7. 6. The Capitol
    Dennis the Menace
  8. 7. ["Hi, ya Joey!"]
    Dennis the Menace
  9. 8. The FBI
    Dennis the Menace
  10. 9. ...And Finally... Panic In The Pentagon!
    Dennis the Menace
  11. 10. Where Dennis Went In Washington
  12. 11. Have Fun With Dennis In Washington, D.C.!
    Dennis the Menace
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