Four Color #191 - Porky Pig to the Rescue
(June 1948)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Comic
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "PORKY PIG TO THE RESCUE, No. 191." Code number is P.P.O.S. #191-486. Copyright 1948 by Warner Bros. Cartoons, Inc.

Porky Pig to the Rescue (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Buettner
Inks
Carl Buettner
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; historical
Characters
Porky Pig [as Porkington Pigge]; Petunia Pig [as Princess Petunia]
Keywords
castles; medieval costumes; swords

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

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

Porky Pig / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Turner
Inks
Gil Turner
Colors
?
Letters
Gil Turner

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Are you sure this is the b-best rod and reel y'got?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis
Porky buys all the latest fishing gear, but gives them to Cicero and ends up catching the most fish with a stick, string, and a bent pin.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, white, and red. Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Porky Pig to the Rescue (Table of Contents: 2)

Porky Pig / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Roger Armstrong
Inks
Roger Armstrong
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; historical
Characters
Porky Pig; Bugs Bunny; Lulu Belle; Petunia Pig; Handsome Homer; Porkington Pigge (dream sequence); Princess Petunia (dream sequence); Bugs Bunnikins (dream sequence); Earl of Wottaham (dream sequence)
Synopsis
Handsome Homer tricks Petunia into going with him to a costume party instead of going with Porky. Porky, dressed in a Robin Hood costume, falls asleep on a park bench. He dreams he's Porkington Pigge of Robin Hood's band and rescues Princess Petunia from the evil Earl of Wottaham.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Porky Pig's Magic Show (Table of Contents: 3)

Porky Pig / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis
Porky wants to become a magician so Cicero tries to get him a job as Blackrock the Magician's assistant. The stage hand directs him to the airport, where Porky is mistakenly thought to be an assistant for a test pilot.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). "Blackrock the Magician's" name is a takeoff on "Blackstone the Magician."

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

Porky Pig / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Turner
Inks
Gil Turner
Colors
?
Letters
Gil Turner

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes, Cicero! I used to be quite a boxer!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Petunia Pig
Synopsis
When Porky goes into boxer Killer Diller's locker room, Cicero thinks he's going to challenge Killer to a fight.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, white, and red. Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

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

Porky Pig / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Turner
Inks
Gil Turner
Colors
?
Letters
Gil Turner

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How about it, P-petunia? C-care to take a few d-driving lessons?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig
Synopsis
Porky gives Petunia a driving lesson, but forgets to check the gas gauge.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Porky Pig to the Rescue
    Porky Pig
  2. 1. ["Are you sure this is the b-best rod and reel y'got?"]
    Porky Pig
  3. 2. Porky Pig to the Rescue
    Porky Pig
  4. 3. Porky Pig's Magic Show
    Porky Pig
  5. 4. ["Yes, Cicero! I used to be quite a boxer!"]
    Porky Pig
  6. 5. ["How about it, P-petunia? C-care to take a few d-driving lessons?"]
    Porky Pig
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