(April 1972)

Hallden; Fawcett, 1969 Series
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Price
0.50 USD
Pages
196
Indicia Frequency
quarterly, in January, April, July, and October
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Hallden
Brand
Fawcett [70s]
Editing
?

The Best of Dennis (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
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Colors
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell

Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Bottom of second page is indicia.

By the Dawn's Early Fright (Table of Contents: 2)

Dennis the Menace / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh! It must be tomorrow already!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Ruff; Alice Mitchell; Henry Mitchell
Synopsis
A substitute milkman causes confusion.
Reprints

Beauty Shop (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You can't? Oh, dear, you were my last chance!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Alice Mitchell; Dennis Mitchell; Henri; Miss Ames
Synopsis
Alice is forced to take Dennis with her to the beauty shop.
Reprints

Dennis Mitchell - King of the Wild Back Yard (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where to pal...Texas?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Dennis Mitchell; Ruff; Ernie; Martha Wilson; George Wilson
Synopsis
Dennis and Ruff camp out in the back yard, but end up at the Wilsons'.
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Double Talk (Table of Contents: 5)

Dennis the Menace / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Mom! Dad's skinnin' a cat!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; George Wilson
Synopsis
Dennis tries to get the hang of figures of speech.
Reprints

Cookery Crookery (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Mom! What's cookin'?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Mrs. Abbot; Ruff
Synopsis
A cooking snob comes to dinner.

TV KO (Table of Contents: 7)

Dennis the Menace / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Dad! Will ya fix the TV? I can't tell the cowboys from the injuns!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell
Synopsis
When the television's picture goes out, Henry and Dennis take all its tubes to the supermarket to test them.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Baffler / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Letters
Al Wiseman

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You have eleven fingers!!!

Indexer Notes

How to prove you have eleven fingers.

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

A Grampa Story / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi Grampa! Hello, children!
Genre
humor
Characters
Grampa [Stephen]; Granma
Synopsis
Grampa tells the kids about some actual unusual fish, but they don't believe him.

A Hitch in Time (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Dad! What's in the package?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell
Synopsis
Henry buys a "Tiny Tot Time Teacher" to try to teach Dennis to tell time.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dennis watches "Sheriff Bob" on television instead of his usual "Cowboy Bob."

Dog Daze (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sure is a scorcher, isn't it?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Ruff; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Vince
Synopsis
Dennis tries to help Ruff cool off.
Reprints

Tree's a Crowd (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What a perfect day to relax!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Henry Mitchell; Dennis Mitchell; Tommy Anderson; George Wilson; Alice Mitchell
Synopsis
Henry tries to help Dennis and Tommy build a treehouse without getting hurt.
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Papa Dennis (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Julie! Hi, Miriam! Is this the new baby?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Alice Mitchell; Dennis Mitchell; Julie; Miriam; Bobbie; Margaret Wade
Synopsis
Dennis meets a baby.
Reprints

The Mess-Master (Table of Contents: 14)

Dennis the Menace / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Toole
Pencils
Owen Fitzgerald
Inks
Owen Fitzgerald
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dennis! It's almost time for Daddy to be home! Are you ready for dinner?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Alice Mitchell; Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell
Synopsis
Dennis cleans his room--and messes up his parents'.
Reprints

The Party Smarty (Table of Contents: 15)

Dennis the Menace / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Toole
Pencils
Owen Fitzgerald ?
Inks
Owen Fitzgerald ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hellooooo, Mister Wilson!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; George Wilson; Alice Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Mr. Purdy; Mrs. Purdy; Martha Wilson; Tommy Anderson; Joey McDonald; Margaret Wade
Synopsis
The Mitchells throw a party for important businessman Mr. Purdy, and Dennis tries to help.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continued in "The Party Smarty Part Two."

Stevie Teevee (Table of Contents: 16)

Stevie Teevee / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stevie Teevee loved to watch TV.
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Stevie Teevee
Synopsis
Stevie watches so much television that he turns into a TV set.
Reprints

The Party Smarty Part Two (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Fred Toole
Pencils
Owen Fitzgerald ?
Inks
Owen Fitzgerald ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now let's see how this story ends, huh?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Opie Swanson; Mrs. Swanson; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Mr. Purdy; Mrs. Purdy; George Wilson; Martha Wilson; Ruff
Synopsis
Dennis finds a way to help more people find the party.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continued from "The Party Smarty."

Everything's Beachy (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
Fred Toole
Pencils
Owen Fitzgerald
Inks
Owen Fitzgerald
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've got the beach stuff in the car...you about ready?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Ruff; Jack; Fred the Balloon Man
Synopsis
The Mitchells take a trip to the beach.
Reprints

Have a Sud, Bud! (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
Fred Toole
Pencils
Owen Fitzgerald
Inks
Owen Fitzgerald
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Not so much soap, Mom!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Henry Mitchell
Synopsis
Alice gets Dennis interested in soap carving.
Reprints

Deputy Dennis (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Fred Toole
Pencils
Owen Fitzgerald ?
Inks
Owen Fitzgerald ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Did my Deputy badge come from Cowboy Bob?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Henry Mitchell; Dennis Mitchell; Tommy Anderson; Stewart; George Wilson; Martha Wilson; Officer Dolan; Lefty O'Toole; Alice Mitchell
Synopsis
Dennis and his friends help prevent a con man from fleecing Mr. Wilson.
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Monkey Business (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Dad--I think somethin's wrong with Ruff!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Ruff; Alice Mitchell
Synopsis
Dennis goes to the pet shop looking for a pet for Ruff and comes home with a monkey.

The Elephant Tale (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ya don't have any elephants? What kinda pet shop is this?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Tommy Anderson; Tiny; George Wilson; Martha Wilson; Alice Mitchell
Synopsis
Dennis comes home with a baby elephant that got loose from the truck that was transporting it.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

A Grampa Story / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi Grampa! What are ya doin'?
Genre
humor
Characters
Grampa [Stephan]; Granma
Synopsis
Grampa impresses the kids with a fountain pen, a carpet sweeper, and a player piano.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Granma calls Grampa "Stephan" rather than the usual "Stephen."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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?
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Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Down 2. Nickname for Edward
Characters
Dennis Mitchell

Indexer Notes

A crossword puzzle.

Putting on the Dog (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy, the rain is sure coming down!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Dennis Mitchell; Ruff; Mrs. Nesbitt; Zizi
Synopsis
Dennis tries to deck Ruff out like Mrs. Nesbitt's poodle.

Ruff's Own Pet! (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh, Ruff--are ya too lonesome to eat?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Ruff
Synopsis
Ruff makes friends with a stray armadillo.

The Mystery Pet (Table of Contents: 27)

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

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?
Pencils
Owen Fitzgerald ?
Inks
Owen Fitzgerald ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Still looking for another pet eh, Dennis?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Margaret Wade; Tommy Anderson; Alice Mitchell
Synopsis
Dennis buys a boa constrictor for two cents.

Would You Believe.....? (Table of Contents: 28)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

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Owen Fitzgerald ?
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Owen Fitzgerald ?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
An animal that flies...without wings?
Genre
animal

Indexer Notes

Strange animal facts.

Whose Zoo? (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Are ya sure I can't have another pet?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Ruff
Synopsis
Dennis has a dream about working in a zoo.

Pet Parade (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Golly, every kid in town is here!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Dennis Mitchell; Ruff; Margaret Wade; Priscilla; Betsy; Bobo
Synopsis
Ruff wins a prize in a children's pet show.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)


Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Best of Dennis
    Dennis the Menace
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. By the Dawn's Early Fright
    Dennis the Menace
  4. 3. Beauty Shop
    Dennis the Menace
  5. 4. Dennis Mitchell - King of the Wild Back Yard
    Dennis the Menace
  6. 5. Double Talk
    Dennis the Menace
  7. 6. Cookery Crookery
    Dennis the Menace
  8. 7. TV KO
    Dennis the Menace
  9. 8. ["You have eleven fingers!!!"]
    Baffler
  10. 9. ["Hi Grampa! Hello, children!"]
    A Grampa Story
  11. 10. A Hitch in Time
    Dennis the Menace
  12. 11. Dog Daze
    Dennis the Menace
  13. 12. Tree's a Crowd
    Dennis the Menace
  14. 13. Papa Dennis
    Dennis the Menace
  15. 14. The Mess-Master
    Dennis the Menace
  16. 15. The Party Smarty
    Dennis the Menace
  17. 16. Stevie Teevee
    Stevie Teevee
  18. 17. The Party Smarty Part Two
    Dennis the Menace
  19. 18. Everything's Beachy
    Dennis the Menace
  20. 19. Have a Sud, Bud!
    Dennis the Menace
  21. 20. Deputy Dennis
    Dennis the Menace
  22. 21. Monkey Business
    Dennis the Menace
  23. 22. The Elephant Tale
    Dennis the Menace
  24. 23. ["Hi Grampa! What are ya doin'?"]
    A Grampa Story
  25. 24. ["Down 2. Nickname for Edward"]
    Dennis the Menace
  26. 25. Putting on the Dog
    Dennis the Menace
  27. 26. Ruff's Own Pet!
    Dennis the Menace
  28. 27. The Mystery Pet
    Dennis the Menace
  29. 28. Would You Believe.....?
  30. 29. Whose Zoo?
    Dennis the Menace
  31. 30. Pet Parade
    Dennis the Menace
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
  33. 32. ["Giant Play Zoo Animal Collection"]
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Joey Beretta
  • Per Sandell