Dennis the Menace Giant #68 - Dennis the Menace in Hawaii
(Summer 1969)

Hallden; Fawcett, 1958 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
On-sale date
1969
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Hallden
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

Despite the similar title and setting, this issue is substantially different from earlier issues (6, 18) entitled Dennis In Hawaii. Some reprint material is included, but most is omitted; substantial new material is included; the cover is different; the title is slightly changed; the page count is smaller.

Keywords
children; family; Hawaii; humor; vacation; volcano

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell
Synopsis
Dennis in Hawaiian landscape, with Polynesian mask
Keywords
Hawaii; mask

"Aloha from Hawaii!" (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; outrigger sailors; hula dancers
Synopsis
The Mitchells in an outrigger expedition; Dennis practicing hula
Keywords
boat; Hawaii; hula

Paradise Park (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Kiko; Duke; Jimmy
Synopsis
The family enjoys a tropical bird show at Paradise Park.
Keywords
bird; Hawaii

Sea Life Park (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Makapuu
Synopsis
The Mitchells visit a marine park and aquarium.
Keywords
aquarium; Hawaii; porpoise; whale

All of Polynesia in A Day! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell
Synopsis
The Mitchells make an educational visit to six mocked-up villages at the Polynesian Cultural Center on Oahu.
Keywords
Hawaii; Polynesia

Where Dennis and his Mom 'n Dad went in the Hawaiian Islands (Table of Contents: 5)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Al Wiseman (signed AW)
Inks
Al Wiseman (signed AW)
Colors
?
Letters
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Synopsis
Illustrated map of the islands, and the Mitchells' route.
Reprints
Keywords
Hawaii

Pearl Harbor (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Captain Jerry Collins; attendant
Synopsis
The Mitchells take a cruise tour of Pearl Harbor. Dennis exuberantly gets into mischief, but even he is overcome by the tragic history.
Reprints
Keywords
Hawaii; navy; World War II

Indexer Notes

Includes two pages of straightforward history on the Pearl Harbor attack.

The Garden Island (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Hi; Mr. Bradbury; Jimmy Bradbury
Synopsis
The Mitchells tour the many fascinating attractions of Kauai.
Reprints
Keywords
Hawaii

Big Island (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
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Pencils
Al Wiseman
Inks
Al Wiseman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell
Synopsis
Letter ostensibly handwritten by Dennis, describing their adventures visiting the "Big Island" of Hawaii.
Reprints
Keywords
Hawaii; volcano

Finally, a maikai luau... kau kau nui... and the hauoli trup is pau! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Nona Kapua Beamer
Synopsis
The family wraps up their visit at the Queen's Surf luau. Henry joins the hula dancers.
Reprints
Keywords
Hawaii; hula; luau

You Can Talk Hawaiian -- It's Easy! (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
English-Hawaiian vocabulary list
Reprints
Keywords
Hawaii

Indexer Notes

Border illustration

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dennis the Menace
  2. 1. "Aloha from Hawaii!"
    Dennis the Menace
  3. 2. Paradise Park
    Dennis the Menace
  4. 3. Sea Life Park
    Dennis the Menace
  5. 4. All of Polynesia in A Day!
    Dennis the Menace
  6. 5. Where Dennis and his Mom 'n Dad went in the Hawaiian Islands
  7. 6. Pearl Harbor
    Dennis the Menace
  8. 7. The Garden Island
    Dennis the Menace
  9. 8. Big Island
    Dennis the Menace
  10. 9. Finally, a maikai luau... kau kau nui... and the hauoli trup is pau!
    Dennis the Menace
  11. 10. You Can Talk Hawaiian -- It's Easy!
  12. 11. ["If you need extra money & you know just 10 people..."]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kirk House
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Joey Beretta
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Andrew Krieg