Four Color #342 - Porky Pig in The Lucky Peppermint Mine
(July-August 1951)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Comic
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Issue Notes

Indicia title is "PORKY PIG in the LUCKY PEPPERMINT MINE, No. 343." Code number is P.P.O.S. #342-517. Copyright 1951 by Warner Bros. Cartoons, Inc. Wrong number in indicia title (343 instead of 342), but correct number on cover and in code number.

The Lucky Peppermint Mine (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ralph Heimdahl
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Ralph Heimdahl

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Bugs Bunny; Porky Pig
Reprints
Keywords
mine cars; miner headlamps; mining; peppermint candy; picks

Indexer Notes

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

[The Musical Hide-Out] (Table of Contents: 1)

Cicero Pig [Warner Bros.] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil De Lara
Inks
Phil De Lara
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Cicero Pig
Synopsis
Cicero uses a large bass fiddle case to hide in with his candy when a group of children pass by.
Reprints
Keywords
candy; double bass; hiding

Indexer Notes

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

The Lucky Peppermint Mine (Table of Contents: 2)

Porky Pig / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
John Carey

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Bugs Bunny
Synopsis
Porky is the heir to his Uncle Shorty's estate, but the will stipulates that he must stay out of trouble for two weeks. Porky and Bugs go to Peppermint Mountain, the site of Uncle Shorty's mine, only to find a lawyer who is very determined to have Porky get in trouble with the law.
Reprints
Keywords
bank robbery; forgery; gold mine; inheritance; lawyer; soda pop

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Porky Pig / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Tony Strobl
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Tony Strobl

First Line of Dialogue or Text
M-mister Sloaney, I n-need a thousand dollars!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Sylvester; Bugs Bunny
Synopsis
Porky buys a fishing boat and Sylvester is his crew. After catching a load of fish, they snag a whale which takes them on a wild ride.
Reprints
Keywords
fishing; whale

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Phil De Lara
Inks
Phil De Lara
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Porky, you'd better let me call Mister McKay, the plumber!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis
When Porky's botched plumbing repairs flood his basement, he turns it into an indoor swimming pool.
Reprints
Keywords
basement; plumbing; swimming pool

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, white, and red. Pencils and inks 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
Phil De Lara
Inks
Phil De Lara
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hmm... m-my gate is beginning to l-look sorta weather-beaten!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Sylvester
Synopsis
Porky spends days painting his fence and house, but Sylvester doesn't notice when he comes to visit.
Reprints
Keywords
house painting

Indexer Notes

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Lucky Peppermint Mine
    Porky Pig
  2. 1. [The Musical Hide-Out]
    Cicero Pig [Warner Bros.]
  3. 2. The Lucky Peppermint Mine
    Porky Pig
  4. 3. ["M-mister Sloaney, I n-need a thousand dollars!"]
    Porky Pig
  5. 4. ["Porky, you'd better let me call Mister McKay, the plumber!"]
    Porky Pig
  6. 5. ["Hmm... m-my gate is beginning to l-look sorta weather-beaten!"]
    Porky Pig
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