Dennis the Menace Giant #71 - Dennis the Menace Highlights
(September 1969)

Hallden; Fawcett, 1958 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
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

Printed in the U.S.A. Copyright 1968, 1969. Saddle-stitched with staples, rather than squarebound.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Joey; Tommy; Margaret; Dennis the Menace; ticket seller
Keywords
Movie theater; movie theatre

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
... and that's the only good part about gettin' married!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis the Menace; Alice Mitchell; Joey; Margaret; Aunt Brenda

Indexer Notes

Four newspaper panel cartoons

Dennis the Menace Rides Again (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Fred O'Toole
Pencils
Al Wiseman
Inks
Al Wiseman
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Time to hit the sack, cowboy!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis the Menace; Alice Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Lucky Luke; Nasty Ned; cowboys; Indians
Synopsis
After watching westerns on TV, Dennis dreams of leading a cowboy band as they foil a stagecoach robbery and make peace with the Indians.
Reprints
Keywords
American Indian; dream sequence; Native American; television; TV

Dennis vs. the U.S. Navy (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Fred O'Toole
Pencils
Al Wiseman
Inks
Al Wiseman
Colors
?
Letters
Al Wiseman

First Line of Dialogue or Text
H'lo? What chief?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis the Menace; Alice Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; George (Henry's friend); captain [Old Barnacle-Head]; naval personnel
Synopsis
Henry's old friend from the navy invites the Mitchells on board his ship, and quickly regrets it.
Reprints
Keywords
U.S. Navy

Look Who's Talkin' (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Fred O'Toole
Pencils
Al Wiseman
Inks
Al Wiseman
Colors
?
Letters
Al Wiseman

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's stop in here I have to get some food for the goldfish
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis the Menace; Alice Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; George (pet store operator); Tommy; Ruff; Officer Clancy; cab driver; mynah bird
Synopsis
Deciding not to keep a talking mynah, Henry and Alice send Dennis to return it to the store. Between them they leave a trail of chaos.
Reprints
Keywords
Pet shop; pet store

The Space Menace (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Fred O'Toole
Pencils
Al Wiseman
Inks
Al Wiseman
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Be with us next week kids, and see the Flying Saucers from Mars
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis the Menace; Alice Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; little green guys from Mars; little blue guys from Venus; Man in the Moon
Synopsis
After watching a science fiction TV show, Dennis dreams of visiting Mars. With his slingshot and water gun he saves the Martians from Venusians, but has a hard time getting home.
Reprints
Keywords
Dream sequence; flying saucer; Mars; television; TV; Venus

Phone-Y Dennis (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Fred O'Toole
Pencils
Al Wiseman
Inks
Al Wiseman
Colors
?
Letters
Al Wiseman

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's this place, Mom?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis the Menace; Alice Mitchell; Mr. Bixby (billing manager); Miss Anderson; telephone callers; telephone operators; office workers
Synopsis
Alice goes to the telephone company office to complain about being billed for a call to England. It turns out that Dennis made the call, and he also thoroughly disrupts the telephone office and switchboard.
Reprints
Keywords
Telephone

No Children (Table of Contents: 7)

Dennis the Menace / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Fred O'Toole
Pencils
Al Wiseman
Inks
Al Wiseman
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's a good one, Dad!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis the Menace; Alice Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; motel manager; lifeguard; pool boy
Synopsis
Dennis wreaks so much havoc in a motel that the manager paints a sign saying "no children wanted." Dennis blots out the first word when they leave, so the motel is soon inundated with families and kids.
Reprints
Keywords
Motel

Help (the) Police (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Mom! Dad! Where are ya?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis the Menace; Alice Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Officer O'Toole; Officer Charlie Gozonski; Officer MacDougal; police radio man
Synopsis
Dennis gets lost at the beach, so a policeman takes him down to the station. By the time his parents pick him up, Dennis has trashed the place and driven the police to distraction.
Reprints
Keywords
Beach; police

Heat Wave (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Honey -- Dennis.
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis the Menace; Alice Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Mr. Wilson; Mrs. Wilson; Tommy
Synopsis
During a heat wave, Tommy and Dennis get a wagonload of shaved ice. They use it to startle their neighbors and family.
Reprints
Keywords
Summer

Famous Name Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents: 10)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Jimmy Gownley ?

Indexer Notes

Ad, with response coupon, from Olympic Sales Club, Inc.

Do You Need Extra Money? (Table of Contents: 11)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad, with response coupon, from Cheerful Card Company

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["... and that's the only good part about gettin' married!"]
    Dennis the Menace
  3. 2. Dennis the Menace Rides Again
    Dennis the Menace
  4. 3. Dennis vs. the U.S. Navy
    Dennis the Menace
  5. 4. Look Who's Talkin'
    Dennis the Menace
  6. 5. The Space Menace
    Dennis the Menace
  7. 6. Phone-Y Dennis
    Dennis the Menace
  8. 7. No Children
    Dennis the Menace
  9. 8. Help (the) Police
    Dennis the Menace
  10. 9. Heat Wave
    Dennis the Menace
  11. 10. Famous Name Prizes or Cash
  12. 11. Do You Need Extra Money?
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