Four Color #284 - Porky Pig in The Kingdom of Nowhere
(July 1950)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Comic
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "PORKY PIG in THE KINGDOM OF NOWHERE, No. 284." Code number is P.P.O.S. #284-507. Copyright 1950 by Warner Bros Cartoons, Inc.

The Kingdom of Nowhere (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Roger Armstrong
Inks
Roger Armstrong
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Sylvester
Keywords
armor; knights

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Letters
John Carey

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wah!" "N-now what?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Cicero Pig; Porky Pig
Synopsis
When the new kid next door won't talk to Cicero, Porky suggests Cicero talk to himself.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Kingdom of Nowhere (Table of Contents: 2)

Porky Pig / comic story / 27 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Sylvester; the Black Knight
Synopsis
Sylvester and Porky find a suitcase full of "Boovarian" paper money. It turns out to be counterfeit, as there is no country of "Boovaria." However, Sylvester enters a "Name the Kingdom" contest in Porky's name with "Boovaria" as the entry. Porky and Sylvester are summoned to the Kingdom of Nowhere for the final judging. There the naming contest will be decided on the jousting field between Porky and the Black Knight.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Seafarers (Table of Contents: 3)

Porky Pig / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Petunia Pig; Sylvester
Synopsis
Porky becomes a scoutmaster in the Sea Scouts and takes Cicero and Sylvester on a chaotic trip in a rowboat. They end up in a lagoon full of rare and unusual fish.

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Letters
John Carey

First Line of Dialogue or Text
(Sniff, sniff) Mm-m...smells like Petunia baked a cake before she went shopping!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Petunia Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis
Cicero writes a note that makes Petunia too embarrassed to take her cake to the bridge club.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Pencils, inks, and lettering 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
Fred Abranz
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sure is an excitin' book! It makes a feller's hair stand on end!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Sylvester
Synopsis
Porky buys a toupee so that his hair can stand on end when he reads an exciting book.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back Cover; color. Pencils credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Kingdom of Nowhere
    Porky Pig
  2. 1. ["Wah!" "N-now what?"]
    Cicero Pig
  3. 2. The Kingdom of Nowhere
    Porky Pig
  4. 3. The Seafarers
    Porky Pig
  5. 4. ["(Sniff, sniff) Mm-m...smells like Petunia baked a cake before she went shopping!"]
    Petunia Pig
  6. 5. ["Sure is an excitin' book! It makes a feller's hair stand on end!"]
    Porky Pig
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