Dennis the Menace Giant #43 - Dennis the Menace [Christmas Special]
(Winter 1966)

Hallden; Fawcett, 1958 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
On-sale date
1966
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
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
Christmas

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis the Menace
Synopsis
Dennis lounging in rocker with cookie jar, waiting for Santa to come down the chimney
Keywords
Christmas

[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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's the wagon with the busted wheel he brought me LAST year!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis the Menace; department-store Santa Claus; Mrs Wilson; Mr Wilson; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell
Synopsis
Four Dennis the Menace newspaper panel cartoons
Keywords
Christmas; Santa Claus

Jingle Bells Jingle Bells (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis the Menace; Margaret; Tommy; Joey; Henry Micthell
Synopsis
Dennis and his friends borrow household paraphernalia to make up a Christmas bell choir. The investigating fathers join in the fun, much to the mystification of the mothers.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Oh, Christmas Tree (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis the Menace; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Ruff
Synopsis
Dennis gives away the family's artificial Christmas tree to help UNICEF, then gives the replacement tree to Ruff.
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas tree; dog; UNICEF

Take The Plunge Into A Happy New Year (Table of Contents: 4)

Dennis the Menace / illustration / 13 pages (report information)

Pencils
?
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis the Menace; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Ruff; Margaret; Mr Wilson
Synopsis
Twelve illustrated calendar pages, plus instructions on how to assemble the calendar

We Three Kings (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
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Colors
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis the Menace; Joey; Tommy; Margaret; teacher
Synopsis
Dennis and his friends enjoy being part of a Christmas pageant, but their teacher finds it nerve-wracking.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Deck The Halls (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis the Menace; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell
Synopsis
Mr. Mitchell cuts and paints a large plywood Santa to decorate the home's exterior. Dennis makes the process much more difficult.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Santa Claus

God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Mr Wilson; Mrs Wilson
Synopsis
Mrs Wilson uses George's baby pictures to convince him to play Santa for Dennis.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Santa Claus

And So... On Silent Night (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis the Menace; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Mr Wilson; police
Synopsis
Mr Wilson plays Santa for Dennis, but Dennis's expectations keep spinning the project into more and more trouble.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Santa Claus

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Use Christmas Seals
Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Call to fight tuberculosis and other respiratory diseases by using Christmas Seals. Blow-up of 1966 Christmas Seal designs.
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas Seal

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis the Menace; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell
Synopsis
Full-page wordless illustration of Dennis waving Christmas greetings with the decorative Santa Claus.
Keywords
Christmas; Santa Claus
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dennis the Menace
  2. 1. ["It's the wagon with the busted wheel he brought me LAST year!"]
    Dennis the Menace
  3. 2. Jingle Bells Jingle Bells
    Dennis the Menace
  4. 3. Oh, Christmas Tree
    Dennis the Menace
  5. 4. Take The Plunge Into A Happy New Year
    Dennis the Menace
  6. 5. We Three Kings
    Dennis the Menace
  7. 6. Deck The Halls
    Dennis the Menace
  8. 7. God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
    Dennis the Menace
  9. 8. And So... On Silent Night
    Dennis the Menace
  10. 9. ["Use Christmas Seals"]
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Dennis the Menace
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  • Kirk House
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  • Jerry Hillegas
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