(2015)

Hermes Press, 2014 Series
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Price
60.00 USD
Pages
232
On-sale date
2015
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Hermes Press
Brand
Hp
ISBN
978-1-61345-083-3 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781613450833 56000
Color
color
Dimensions
7.75" x 10.25"
Paper Stock
glossy
Binding
hardcover with dust jacket
Publishing Format
limited series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Pogo / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Albert Alligator; Pogo Possum; Rackety Coon Chile; Churchy Lafemme
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On dustjacket front cover, as well as binding front cover.

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

Pogo Possum / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why, Pogo! You flied across the swamp---
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reproduction of original art for "The End of the Rainbow" from Pogo Possum (Dell, 1949 series) #1, pgs. 17 and 16. On endpapers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Indicia.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Pogo / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is I heerd right?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Howland Owl; Churchy Lafemme; Wiley Catt

Indexer Notes

Reproduction of original art.

Contents (Table of Contents: 4)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[Information, thoughts and explanations.] (Table of Contents: 5)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Letters
?

Characters
Pogo Possum; Tammananny tiger

Indexer Notes

Includes reproduction of original art.

Introduction. Pogo and the Perils of Storytelling (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 3.5 pages (report information)

Script
Thomas Andrae
Letters
typeset

The Flatboat Flukey (Table of Contents: 7)

Pogo Possum / comic story / 2.5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Albert Alligator; Pogo Possum

Indexer Notes

Reproduction of original art for first four pages of story from Pogo Possum (Dell, 1949 series) #5. Included in sequence #6.

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

Pogo / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Albert Alligator; Pogo Possum; Rackety Coon Chile; Churchy Lafemme
Reprints

[Firehouse] (Table of Contents: 9)

Churchy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Churchy Lafemme; Pogo Possum; Howland Owl
Synopsis
Churchy of the fire brigade brings marshmallows to the fire
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

The Deep Freeze (Table of Contents: 10)

Pogo / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pogo Possum; Porkypine; Rackety Coon Chile; Albert Alligator; Churchy Lafemme; Howland Owl
Synopsis
Pogo tricks Albert into helping him dig sweet 'taters on the hottest day of the year. Due to very strange circumstance Churchy gets covered in honey and feathers, causing Pogo and Albert to think that a blizzard is on. Pogo goes for help dressed in heaviest possible clothing
Reprints

The Grasshopper and the Ant (Table of Contents: 11)

Pogo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pogo Possum; a grasshopper; an army of ants; the ant queen
Synopsis
Pogo and the grasshopper watch the changing of the [ant] guard (quite literally), and trick the ant queen out of her sandwiches
Reprints

School For Mice (Table of Contents: 12)

Albert and Beauregard / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Seminole Sam; Beauregard Bugleboy; Albert Alligator; Pogo Possum
Synopsis
Seminole Sam tricks Albert and Beauregard into joining his newly initiated School for Mice, making the way clear for Sam to rob Pogo's pantry
Reprints

Feelin' Mighty Hale, and Farewell (Table of Contents: 13)

Pogo and Albert / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pogo Possum; Rackety Coon Chile; Albert Alligator; Miz Muskrat; Muskrat child; Chug-Chug Curtis; Howland Owl (cameo)
Synopsis
Albert steals and eats a beehive, thinking it's a fish pie. Upon discovering that the pie was intended for the fish fry, he decides to take his own life, but Pogo saves him by pumping his stomach with the fire brigade's pulmotor
Reprints

[Firehouse II] (Table of Contents: 14)

Churchy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Churchy Lafemme
Synopsis
Churchy dresses up in fireman's clothing for frying sausages
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

[Albert's Hat Trick] (Table of Contents: 15)

Pogo and Albert / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Albert Alligator; Pogo Possum
Synopsis
Albert does hat tricks
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Pogo / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pogo Possum; Albert Alligator
Reprints

[Net Results] (Table of Contents: 17)

Churchy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Churchy Lafemme; Miz Mam'selle Hepzibah
Synopsis
Churchy chasing butterflies catches Miz Mam'selle's bow
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

The Big Hink-Cup (Table of Contents: 18)

Pogo / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pogo Possum; Albert Alligator; the Bunny Boy; Seminole Sam; Churchy Lafemme; Howland Owl; Boll Weevil
Synopsis
Pogo and Albert require the help of the fire brigade for the Bunny Boy falling into their cake batter
Reprints

Kiddin' on the Keys (Table of Contents: 19)

Pogo / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Seminole Sam; Porkypine; Pogo Possum; Albert Alligator
Synopsis
Seminole Sam sells Porkypine an almost self-playing piano with office space inside
Reprints

Beware of the Wash Dog (Table of Contents: 20)

Pogo / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Howland Owl; Albert Alligator; Pogo Possum
Synopsis
Howland convinces Albert he can make millions doing washing, and makes him begin at washing Howland's dirty clothing
Reprints

His Hand Has Never Lost its Kill (Table of Contents: 21)

Pogo / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Albert Alligator; a maiden lady bug; Alabaster (cameo); Pogo Possum
Synopsis
Albert decides to build a home for the lady bug, and spends seven pages fighting assorted tools
Reprints

Planters Punchy (Table of Contents: 22)

Pogo / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Rackety Coon Chile; Churchy Lafemme; Pogo Possum; Alabaster (cameo); an unnamed beaver (cameo)
Synopsis
For Arbor Day Churchy and Rackety Coon Chile decide to plant a tree and try to decide which kind of a hole to put into the ground
Reprints

[Dinin' with Churchy] (Table of Contents: 23)

Churchy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
A bird keeps stealing Churchy's pancakes
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

[Dinin' with Albert] (Table of Contents: 24)

Albert / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Albert Alligator, two ants
Synopsis
The ants trick Albert out of the contents of his sandwich
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

Pogo / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pogo Possum; Albert Alligator; Sam Gopher
Reprints

[The Classics] (Table of Contents: 26)

Pogo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Howland Owl; Pogo Possum
Synopsis
Howland seems to enjoy "Pogo Possum" #5, but is actually reading Shakespeare
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pantomime strip.

The Big Comickal Book Business (Table of Contents: 27)

Pogo / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pogo Possum; Albert Alligator; Howland Owl; Churchy Lafemme
Synopsis
Pogo and Albert receive a fan letter asking for the book to be more amusing, and decide to put more class into the proceedings
Reprints

The Impartial Post (Table of Contents: 28)

Pogo / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chug-Chug Curtis; Howland Owl; Albert Alligator
Synopsis
Howland and mailman Chug-Chug try to sell the mail to Albert
Reprints

The Flatboat Flukey (Table of Contents: 29)

Pogo / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pogo Possum; Albert Alligator; Mr. Grasshopple (cameo)
Synopsis
Albert starts a taxi service with Pogo paddling his flatboat
Reprints

[Musical Tastes] (Table of Contents: 30)

Pogo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Howland Owl; Pogo Possum; Porkypine; Albert Alligator; Churchy Lafemme
Synopsis
Churchy brings his lunch to the concert in a violin case
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pantomime strip.

[Sailin'] (Table of Contents: 31)

Pogo / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pogo Possum, Albert Alligator; Rackety Coon Chile
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Full page colour illustration.

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

Pogo / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pogo Possum; Albert Alligator
Reprints

Uncle Albert's Bedtime Story (Table of Contents: 33)

Albert / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly (spot illustrations)
Inks
Walt Kelly (spot illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Albert Alligator; Rackety Coon Chile; Alabaster
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally printed on inside covers. In the reprint printed on pgs. 153 and 186.

The Puzzle Master (Table of Contents: 34)

Albert / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Alabaster; Rackety Coon Chile; Albert Alligator; Churchy Lafemme (cameo); Pogo Possum (cameo)
Synopsis
Alabaster and Rackety Coon Chile trick Albert into extreme foolery using the instructions for a jig-saw puzzle
Reprints

The Howl and the Pussycat (Table of Contents: 35)

Pogo / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pogo Possum; Howland Owl; Churchy Lafemme; Albert Alligator; an unnamed pig
Synopsis
Howland and Churchy act out the children's rhyme "The Owl and the Pussycat"
Reprints

How To Be Prepared (Delicious-Like) (Table of Contents: 36)

Pogo / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Albert Alligator; Pogo Possum; a flying fish
Synopsis
Albert tries tricking the fish into being part of his supper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Prime piece of Kelly nonsense. The fish is wise to Albert from the start, but plays along with the plot. Kelly satirizes on paper shortage, page cuts, and wordy comic book features (including the present one) on pages 2-5

The Spin of the Yarn (Table of Contents: 37)

Pogo / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Beauregard Bugleboy; Porkypine; Pup Dog; Churchy Lafemme; Howland Owl; Chug-Chug Curtis; Rackety Coon Chile; Albert Alligator
Synopsis
Reenactment of the "Chicken Little" story with Pup Dog acting the part of Chicken Little, and the cast in general playing along, Albert being the King
Reprints

Jiffy Air Trumpet (Table of Contents: 38)

Albert / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Albert Alligator; a deaf Rabbit
Synopsis
The rabbit cannot hear Albert asking if he wants any tea
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39)

Pogo / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pogo Possum; Albert Alligator; Rackety Coon Chile
Reprints

A Tiger Tale (Table of Contents: 40)

Pogo / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly (spot illustrations)
Inks
Walt Kelly (spot illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pogo Possum; Albert Alligator; Joe, a ladybug; a tiger
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally printed on inside covers. In the reprint printed on pgs. 189 and 222.

The Return of the Fiasco Kid (Table of Contents: 41)

Pogo / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Albert Alligator; Rackety Coon Chile; Pogo Possum; Beauregard Bugleboy; Barnstable Bear; a cow
Synopsis
The fire brigade plus assorted followers-on go after Albert in a pie wagon, but Albert thinks they ride a stagecoach that he can hold up
Reprints

Hickory Dickory Parlory Phoo! (Table of Contents: 42)

Pogo / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porkypine, Pogo Possum; Bun Rabbit; Albert Alligator
Synopsis
Porky goes to work in his own clock as a cuckoo
Reprints

150 Watts Cookin'? (Table of Contents: 43)

Pogo / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Churchy Lafemme; Albert Alligator; Howland Owl; Pogo Possum; Porkypine
Synopsis
Albert eats Howland's and Churchy's atomic experiment, making them think he can explode any minute
Reprints

A New Jag on the Old Bean Stalk (Table of Contents: 44)

Pogo / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pogo Possum; Albert Alligator; Rackety Coon Chile; a moose; a grasshopper
Synopsis
Albert telling the story of Jack and the beanstalk for Rackety Coon Chile. Pogo acting as Jack, and Albert as his stepmother - as well as the giant
Reprints

[Pogo and Albert at swimming hole] (Table of Contents: 45)

Pogo / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pogo Possum; Albert Alligator
Synopsis
The swamp children using Albert as a spring board
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 46)

Pogo / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Howland Owl; Churchy Lafemme; Pogo Possum; Albert Alligator; two frogs

Indexer Notes

Reproduction of original art.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 47)

Albert and Pogo / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I removes my hat! Us right in the path of a rainbow run ...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Albert the Alligator; Howland Owl; Rackety Coon Chile; Pogo Possum; Churchy Lafemme
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reproduction of original art for "The End of the Rainbow" from Pogo Possum (Dell, 1949 series) #1, pgs. 18 and 20. On endpapers.

Walt Kelly's Pogo (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Pogo
  2. 1. ["Why, Pogo! You flied across the swamp---"]
    Pogo Possum
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. ["Is I heerd right?"]
    Pogo
  5. 4. Contents
  6. 5. [Information, thoughts and explanations.]
  7. 6. Introduction. Pogo and the Perils of Storytelling
  8. 7. The Flatboat Flukey
    Pogo Possum
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Pogo
  10. 9. [Firehouse]
    Churchy
  11. 10. The Deep Freeze
    Pogo
  12. 11. The Grasshopper and the Ant
    Pogo
  13. 12. School For Mice
    Albert and Beauregard
  14. 13. Feelin' Mighty Hale, and Farewell
    Pogo and Albert
  15. 14. [Firehouse II]
    Churchy
  16. 15. [Albert's Hat Trick]
    Pogo and Albert
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Pogo
  18. 17. [Net Results]
    Churchy
  19. 18. The Big Hink-Cup
    Pogo
  20. 19. Kiddin' on the Keys
    Pogo
  21. 20. Beware of the Wash Dog
    Pogo
  22. 21. His Hand Has Never Lost its Kill
    Pogo
  23. 22. Planters Punchy
    Pogo
  24. 23. [Dinin' with Churchy]
    Churchy
  25. 24. [Dinin' with Albert]
    Albert
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Pogo
  27. 26. [The Classics]
    Pogo
  28. 27. The Big Comickal Book Business
    Pogo
  29. 28. The Impartial Post
    Pogo
  30. 29. The Flatboat Flukey
    Pogo
  31. 30. [Musical Tastes]
    Pogo
  32. 31. [Sailin']
    Pogo
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
    Pogo
  34. 33. Uncle Albert's Bedtime Story
    Albert
  35. 34. The Puzzle Master
    Albert
  36. 35. The Howl and the Pussycat
    Pogo
  37. 36. How To Be Prepared (Delicious-Like)
    Pogo
  38. 37. The Spin of the Yarn
    Pogo
  39. 38. Jiffy Air Trumpet
    Albert
  40. 39. [no title indexed]
    Pogo
  41. 40. A Tiger Tale
    Pogo
  42. 41. The Return of the Fiasco Kid
    Pogo
  43. 42. Hickory Dickory Parlory Phoo!
    Pogo
  44. 43. 150 Watts Cookin'?
    Pogo
  45. 44. A New Jag on the Old Bean Stalk
    Pogo
  46. 45. [Pogo and Albert at swimming hole]
    Pogo
  47. 46. [no title indexed]
    Pogo
  48. 47. ["I removes my hat! Us right in the path of a rainbow run ..."]
    Albert and Pogo
  49. 48. Walt Kelly's Pogo
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