Dennis the Menace Giant #56 - Dennis the Menace Television Special
(Spring 1968)

Hallden; Fawcett, 1958 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
On-sale date
1968
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
children; family; Humor; kids; television

[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; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell
Synopsis
Dennis, supposedly in bed, watches television with his parents through the living-room window.
Reprints
Keywords
children; family; Humor; kids; television

Indexer Notes

Cover artist identified from the cover's match with the style of the interior artist, who may be identified with confidence.

[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
Gee whiz!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis the Menace; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Mr. Wilson; Margaret
Synopsis
Four Dennis the Menace newspaper panels
Reprints

The Picnic (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis the Menace; Henry Mitchell; Mr. Wilson; Mr. Brady; Johnny Brady
Synopsis
The Mitchell and Wilson males compete against the overbearing Brady family at a neighborhood picnic.
Reprints
Keywords
children; Humor; kids; picnic

The Big Clean-Up (Table of Contents: 3)

Dennis the Menace / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis the Menace; Henry Mitchell; Mr. Wilson; police officers; inspection committee
Synopsis
Mr. Wilson supervises a neighborhood clean-up campaign. "Help" from Dennis gets him repeated aggravation and police citations.
Reprints
Keywords
children; Humor; kids; neighborhood; police

Muscling In (Table of Contents: 4)

Dennis the Menace / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis the Menace; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Mr. Wilson; Mrs. Wilson; Uncle Ned
Synopsis
Mr. Wilson's elderly Uncle Ned, reinvigorated by the Joyful Living System, puts Mr. Mitchell and Mr. Wilson on an aggressive campaign of exercise.
Reprints
Keywords
children; exercise; Humor; kids; obstacle course; physical fitness

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

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

Script
Hank Ketcham
Pencils
Hank Ketcham
Inks
Hank Ketcham
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I had a second helping THREE TIMES!
Characters
Dennis the Menace; Mr. Wilson
Synopsis
Four newspaper panels of Dennis the Menace
Reprints
Keywords
children; family; Humor; kids

Tricky Viewing (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis the Menace; Mr. Wilson
Synopsis
Dennis the Menace convinces his father to watch a televised beauty contest, which turns out to be for horses.
Reprints
Keywords
children; cowboy; Cowboy Bob; family; Humor; kids; television
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dennis the Menace
  2. 1. ["Gee whiz!"]
    Dennis the Menace
  3. 2. The Picnic
    Dennis the Menace
  4. 3. The Big Clean-Up
    Dennis the Menace
  5. 4. Muscling In
    Dennis the Menace
  6. 5. ["I had a second helping THREE TIMES!"]
    Dennis the Menace
  7. 6. Tricky Viewing
    Dennis the Menace
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  • Jerry Hillegas
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