([December] 2015)

NBM, 2015 Series
 
Price
19.99 USD; 22.99 CAD
Pages
200
On-sale Date
2015-12-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Papercutz
Brand
Papercutz
ISBN
978-1-62991-281-3 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781629912813 51999
Editing
Bill Alger

Hank Ketcham's Dennis the Menace: The Cult-Classic Comcbooks by Al Wiseman & Fred Toole (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Al Wiseman
Inks
Al Wiseman
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Ruff; Gina Romano (in silhouette); Alice Mitchell (in silhouette); Margaret Wade (in silhouette); Tommy Anderson (in silhouette); Henry Mitchell (in silhouette)

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

Dennis the Menace / illustration / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils
Al Wiseman
Inks
Al Wiseman

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Ruff; Margaret Wade; Gina Romano; Tommy Anderson; Punky; George Wilson

Indexer Notes

Endpapers. Panels and figures from various Dennis the Menace stories, in silhouette, without colors or lettering.

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

Dennis the Menace / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Wiseman
Inks
Al Wiseman
Letters
typeset

Characters
Dennis Mitchell

Indexer Notes

Title page.

Here is Your Comic Book "Team" (Table of Contents: 3)

The Cookie Jar / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Introducing Wiseman and Toole to the readers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Dennis the Menace / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Al Wiseman; Fred Toole

Indexer Notes

Second title page. Includes panel of Wiseman and Toole from "The Inside Story."

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph); ? (Dennis logo)
Inks
? (photograph); ? (Dennis logo)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Dennis Mitchell

Indexer Notes

Copyright page, plus photo and thumbnail bio of Al Wiseman credited to Cartoonews (Bill Sheridan, 1975 series) #1 (April 1975).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Al Wiseman

Indexer Notes

Includes figures of Dennis and Wiseman from "The Inside Story."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Jim Wiseman
Pencils
? (photographs); Al Wiseman
Inks
? (photographs); Al Wiseman
Letters
typeset

Characters
Ruff

Indexer Notes

Foreword by Al Wiseman's son.

Hembeck on Wiseman (Table of Contents: 8)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 9 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Ruff; Alice Mitchell; Henry Mitchell

Indexer Notes

Introduction by Fred Hembeck, illustrated with Wiseman panels.

The Inside Story (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Mom! Guess what!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Al Wiseman; Fred Toole; Punky (picture on comic book cover)
Synopsis
Dennis meets a comic book artist in the park, and he and Henry go to the man's studio and meet his partner.
Reprints

Half-Pint G-Man (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who is that guy, Dad? Uncle Ned?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Dan McStew; Alice Mitchell
Synopsis
Dennis collects a reward for capturing bank robber Dangerous Dan McStew.
Reprints

Chowhound (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stop feeding Ruff from your plate, Dennis!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Ruff; Dennis Mitchell; Alice Mitchell
Synopsis
Dennis trades food with Ruff.
Reprints

Dennis the Arteest (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But Dennis...today you're going to paint. Won't that be fun?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Alice Mitchell
Synopsis
Dennis drives his teacher crazy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dennis goes to Toole Day School.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Ruff / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
C'mon, Ruff--sic 'em!
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Ruff; Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell
Synopsis
Dennis disputes Henry's contention that Ruff isn't good for anything.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The table of contents shows this story as being from Dennis the Menace #3, but our information says otherwise.

Dennis vs the U.S. Navy (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
H'lo? What chief? We don't have no chiefs here!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; George
Synopsis
One of Henry's old Navy buddies invites the Mitchells on board a battleship.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Punky / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now, Punky, you stay right here while mother does her housework
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Punky
Synopsis
Punky's mother sets him on a blanket in the back yard, but he gets away and has a series of adventures.
Reprints

The Space Menace (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Be with us next week kids, and see the flying saucers from Mars
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Joe (in dream); Man in the Moon (in dream)
Synopsis
After watching a science fiction television show before bed, Dennis dreams that he helps the Martians in their war against Venus.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Punky / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Would you like me to tell you a story Punky?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Punky
Synopsis
Punky's mother tells him a bedtime story.
Reprints

Happy Birthday Dennis (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Doesn't he look like a little angel, Dear?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Punky; Tommy Anderson
Synopsis
Henry and Alice throw Dennis a surprise birthday party.
Reprints

Phone-y Dennis (Table of Contents: 19)

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
What's this place, Mom?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Mr. Bixby; Miss Anderson; Miss Graves
Synopsis
Dennis comes along when Alice goes to the telephone company to ask questions about their phone bill.
Reprints

Dennis vs. Dentist (Table of Contents: 20)

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
Hold still, Dennis!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Alice Mitchell; Dennis Mitchell; Dr. Simmers; Miss Adcox
Synopsis
Alice takes Dennis to the dentist.
Reprints

Going to the Dogs (Table of Contents: 21)

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
Say, they're having a dog show today!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Dennis Mitchell; Ruff
Synopsis
Henry and Dennis enter Ruff in a dog show.
Reprints

The Menace of the Seas (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's enough television, son! It's about time you learned something about good literature!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Squire Trelawney (in fantasy sequence); Dr. Livesey (in fantasy sequence); Long John Silver (in fantasy sequence); Ben Gunn (in fantasy sequence); Alice Mitchell
Synopsis
Henry reads "Treasure Island" to Dennis, who imagines himself in the story.
Reprints

No Children (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's a good one, Dad!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Alice Mitchell; Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell
Synopsis
The Mitchells stop at a roadside motel, where Dennis terrorizes the staff.
Reprints

Ruff (Table of Contents: 24)

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, Mom! Ruff's sick!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Ruff; Kit (in dream); Ernie (in dream)
Synopsis
Dennis wonders what Ruff is dreaming about.
Reprints

Dennis vs. Television (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And you're invited to Happy Harry's birthday party!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Tommy Anderson; Happy Harry; Sam
Synopsis
Dennis collects 42 Zippy Oats box tops so he can go to TV kiddie-show host Happy Harry's on-air birthday party.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Tommy has black hair in this story.

Dennis and the Little Lady (Table of Contents: 26)

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! You guys need any help?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Eddie; Margaret Wade (introduction); Mrs. Wade (introduction); Alice Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Ruff
Synopsis
Dennis meets the new neighbor girl, Margaret; he thinks she's weird until she beats him up, then he's impressed.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Margaret has blonde hair in this story.

Ruff Stuff (Table of Contents: 27)

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, Dennis! He's comin'!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Ruff; Tommy Anderson
Synopsis
Dennis and Tommy dress Ruff up in some of Henry's clothes to fool an elderly, nearsighted dog catcher.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

Punky / 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
Oh, that snowman is too little, Punky. Let me show you how to make a big one!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Punky
Synopsis
The base for Punky's snowman rolls down the hill, getting bigger and bigger.
Reprints

A Run Home! (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You mean a home run!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Larry; George Wilson; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell
Synopsis
Henry and Mr. Wilson get involved in Dennis' baseball game.
Reprints

Running Wild! (Table of Contents: 30)

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
Hey, Dad! Let's play somethin'!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; George Wilson
Synopsis
While Henry is asleep Dennis paints his face.
Reprints

The Heat's On Off On Off On Off... (Table of Contents: 31)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! Shut off the cold down there!!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Joey McDonald; Tommy Anderson; Steve; Charlie
Synopsis
Henry thinks he needs all-new heating ducts but the problem is just that Dennis tried to dry his teddy bear.
Reprints

Joey (Table of Contents: 32)

Joey / 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
Me help, Daddy?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Joey McDonald; Joe McDonald; Sam
Synopsis
A couple of heavy equipment operators help Joey build a snowman and impress his dad.
Reprints

Dennis Loves Gina Margaret Sally (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Huh? I don't b'lieve it!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Gina Romano (introduction); Mrs. Romano (introduction); Margaret Wade; Sally
Synopsis
Dennis meets new neighbor Gina, who gets in a fight with Margaret over him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

In the story title, "Gina" and "Margaret" are crossed out.

Short Cut (Table of Contents: 34)

Dennis the Menace / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't wanna haircut!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Alice Mitchell
Synopsis
Alice takes Dennis to get a haircut.
Reprints

Tree's a Crowd (Table of Contents: 35)

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.
Reprints

Teacher's Threat (Table of Contents: 36)

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, Miss Andrews!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Miss Andrews; Dennis Mitchell; Tommy Anderson; Floyd; Alice Mitchell
Synopsis
Dennis stresses his teacher out so much that she lets the class go home early.
Reprints

"Al Wiseman: making Ketcham great" An Appreciation by Bill Wray (Table of Contents: 37)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Wray
Pencils
? (photographs); Wally Wood; Bill Wray
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Legend has it that over the years, with the rise of the success of the Dennis the Menace comic strip, creator Hank Ketcham became...
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell

Indexer Notes

Afterword.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

Dennis the Menace / illustration / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils
Al Wiseman
Inks
Al Wiseman

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Ruff; Margaret Wade; Gina Romano; Tommy Anderson; Punky; George Wilson

Indexer Notes

Endpapers. Panels and figures from various Dennis the Menace stories, in silhouette, without colors or lettering.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Hank Ketcham's Dennis the Menace: The Cult-Classic Comcbooks by Al Wiseman & Fred Toole
    Dennis the Menace
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Dennis the Menace
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Dennis the Menace
  4. 3. Here is Your Comic Book "Team"
    The Cookie Jar
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Dennis the Menace
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. Hembeck on Wiseman
  10. 9. The Inside Story
    Dennis the Menace
  11. 10. Half-Pint G-Man
    Dennis the Menace
  12. 11. Chowhound
    Dennis the Menace
  13. 12. Dennis the Arteest
    Dennis the Menace
  14. 13. ["C'mon, Ruff--sic 'em!"]
    Ruff
  15. 14. Dennis vs the U.S. Navy
    Dennis the Menace
  16. 15. ["Now, Punky, you stay right here while mother does her housework"]
    Punky
  17. 16. The Space Menace
    Dennis the Menace
  18. 17. ["Would you like me to tell you a story Punky?"]
    Punky
  19. 18. Happy Birthday Dennis
    Dennis the Menace
  20. 19. Phone-y Dennis
    Dennis the Menace
  21. 20. Dennis vs. Dentist
    Dennis the Menace
  22. 21. Going to the Dogs
    Dennis the Menace
  23. 22. The Menace of the Seas
    Dennis the Menace
  24. 23. No Children
    Dennis the Menace
  25. 24. Ruff
    Dennis the Menace
  26. 25. Dennis vs. Television
    Dennis the Menace
  27. 26. Dennis and the Little Lady
    Dennis the Menace
  28. 27. Ruff Stuff
    Dennis the Menace
  29. 28. ["Oh, that snowman is too little, Punky. Let me show you how to make a big one!"]
    Punky
  30. 29. A Run Home!
    Dennis the Menace
  31. 30. Running Wild!
    Dennis the Menace
  32. 31. The Heat's On Off On Off On Off...
    Dennis the Menace
  33. 32. Joey
    Joey
  34. 33. Dennis Loves Gina Margaret Sally
    Dennis the Menace
  35. 34. Short Cut
    Dennis the Menace
  36. 35. Tree's a Crowd
    Dennis the Menace
  37. 36. Teacher's Threat
    Dennis the Menace
  38. 37. "Al Wiseman: making Ketcham great" An Appreciation by Bill Wray
  39. 38. [no title indexed]
    Dennis the Menace
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