Four Color #277 - Porky Pig in Desert Adventure
(May 1950)

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
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Issue Notes

Indicia title is "PORKY PIG in DESERT ADVENTURE, No. 277. Code number is P.P.O.S. #277-505. Copyright 1950 by Warner Bros. Cartoons, Inc.

Desert Adventure (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ralph Heimdahl ?
Inks
Ralph Heimdahl ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Sylvester

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
Y-your drawing is very g-good, Cicero...Very good!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Petunia Pig
Synopsis
After Porky compliments him on his drawings, Cicero decorates Petunia's laundry.

Indexer Notes

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

Desert Adventure (Table of Contents: 2)

Porky Pig / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Abranz
Inks
Fred Abranz
Colors
?
Letters
Fred Abranz

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; western-frontier
Characters
Porky Pig; Sylvester; Squire Squeeze
Synopsis
As part of a plan to evict Porky and keep his first month's rent, landlord Squire Squeeze puts an ostrich in Porky's house. Porky and Sylvester take the ostrich to the desert to dump it, but Porky's car gets hooked by a runaway hot air balloon and they end up lost in the middle of the desert.

Indexer Notes

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

The Lost Look (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Patricia Pig
Synopsis
After frightening Petunia as a joke and causing her to spill ink on her new dress, Porky has to find a way to get the ink spots out. After he ruins the dress with some cheap spot remover, Porky has to make a new dress for Petunia to wear in a style show.

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Super-Strength (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Petunia Pig
Synopsis
Porky borrows Cicero's Hercules play suit to wear to a masquerade party. Cicero sets up some tricks so make Porky think he really has become as strong as Hercules.

Indexer Notes

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

The Workout (Table of Contents: 5)

Porky Pig / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig
Synopsis
Porky comes up with a solution when Petunia complains that she is having trouble sleeping.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

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
Stop th-that noise, Cicero! I can't r-read my paper!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis
In order to keep Cicero quiet, Porky has him enter contests.
Reprints

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: 7)

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
Whew! I'm s-sure glad to have your h-help in moving, B-bugs!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Bugs Bunny
Synopsis
Bugs helps Porky move, but does more harm than good.

Indexer Notes

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Desert Adventure
    Porky Pig
  2. 1. ["Y-your drawing is very g-good, Cicero...Very good!"]
    Porky Pig
  3. 2. Desert Adventure
    Porky Pig
  4. 3. The Lost Look
    Porky Pig
  5. 4. Super-Strength
    Porky Pig
  6. 5. The Workout
    Porky Pig
  7. 6. ["Stop th-that noise, Cicero! I can't r-read my paper!"]
    Porky Pig
  8. 7. ["Whew! I'm s-sure glad to have your h-help in moving, B-bugs!"]
    Porky Pig
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