Four Color #260 - Porky Pig, Hero of the Wild West
(December 1949)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Comic
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "PORKY PIG, HERO OF THE WILD WEST, No. 260." Code number is P.P.O.S. #260-4912. Copyright 1949 by Warner Bros. Cartoons, Inc.


Hero of the Wild West (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fred Arbranz ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; western-frontier
Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig
Reprints
Keywords
cowboy hats; revolvers

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit 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
Roger Armstrong
Inks
Kaem Wong
Colors
?
Letters
Roger Armstrong

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where have you been, Porky? I've been waiting hours for you!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig
Synopsis
Porky goes to a memory expert, then decides that tying a piece of string around his finger would be just as good.

Indexer Notes

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

Porky Pig, Hero of the Wild West (Table of Contents: 2)

Porky Pig / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Abranz
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; western-frontier
Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Elmer Fudd; The Krisco Kid
Synopsis
While on a vacation at a ranch, Petunia nags Porky about not being a he-man. Petunia is abducted by The Krisco Kid, who looks like Porky, except with a pointed black moustache. Porky finds the Kid's hideout and beats him up--much to Petunia's dismay.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Krisco Kid is a parody of the Cisco Kid. Pencils credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Porky Pig, Truant Officer (Table of Contents: 3)

Porky Pig / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Tony Strobl
Colors
?
Letters
Tony Strobl

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Bernard Buzzard; Bugs Bunny
Synopsis
Porky is truant officer. Cicero and his friend are out fishing, thinking it is Saturday, and Porky disguises himself as an (Asian) Indian prince in order to try to capture them.

Indexer Notes

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

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

Porky Pig / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Pabian
Inks
Jim Pabian
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Pabian

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's raining, Porky! Don't you just love a rainy Sunday afternoon?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Cuthbert; Chauncey; Beaky Buzzard
Synopsis
Petunia sends Porky to the forest in a rainstorm to gather some nuts for the fudge she is making. When Porky gets to the forest he finds two squirrels, Cuthbert and Chauncey, are hogging all the nuts.

Indexer Notes

Pencil, inks, and lettering credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini.

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

Porky Pig / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Tony Strobl
Colors
?
Letters
Tony Strobl

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi-yoh, Tumbleweed!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Bernard Buzzard; Petunia Pig
Synopsis
Porky's nosy neighbor keeps criticizing the things Porky allows Cicero to do.

Indexer Notes

Pencils, inks, and lettering credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini.

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

Porky Pig / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Y-yippee! Today's c-circus day!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Cicero Pig; Elmer Fudd; Bugs Bunny; Sylvester (cameo)
Synopsis
Porky is running a bill collection agency. When the circus comes to town, Petunia sends him to the circus management to collect $15 for a dress that was ruined by an elephant the last time the circus was there. The manager gives Porky an old, tame lion to settle the debt, but that just starts a string of trouble for Porky.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah-hh! There's s-something very inspiring about the f-first snowfall!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Bernard Buzzard
Synopsis
Cicero tries to knock off Porky's high silk hat with snowballs, but the hat appears to dodge them without Porky's help.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, red, and white. Pencils, inks, and lettering credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Still wanta be an artist, eh, Pork?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis
Cicero makes fun of Porky's attempt to paint a flower.

Indexer Notes

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Hero of the Wild West
    Porky Pig
  2. 1. ["Where have you been, Porky? I've been waiting hours for you!"]
    Porky Pig
  3. 2. Porky Pig, Hero of the Wild West
    Porky Pig
  4. 3. Porky Pig, Truant Officer
    Porky Pig
  5. 4. ["It's raining, Porky! Don't you just love a rainy Sunday afternoon?"]
    Porky Pig
  6. 5. ["Hi-yoh, Tumbleweed!"]
    Porky Pig
  7. 6. ["Y-yippee! Today's c-circus day!"]
    Porky Pig
  8. 7. ["Ah-hh! There's s-something very inspiring about the f-first snowfall!"]
    Porky Pig
  9. 8. ["Still wanta be an artist, eh, Pork?"]
    Porky Pig
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