Four Color #399 - Porky Pig in The Lost Gold Mine
(May-June 1952)

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
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "PORKY PIG in THE LOST GOLD MINE, No. 399." Code number is P.P.O.S #399-525. Copyright 1952 by Warner Bros Cartoons, Inc.

24th Porky Pig Four Color.

The Lost Gold Mine (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ralph Heimdahl
Inks
Ralph Heimdahl
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; western-frontier
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig
Keywords
canteens; deserts; maps; mules; picks; prospecting; telescopes

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
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Letters
John Carey

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thank heavens you're here, Porky!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig
Synopsis
Porky scares a squirrel out of Petunia's attic, but with unexpected consequences.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Lost Gold Mine (Table of Contents: 2)

Porky Pig / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; western-frontier
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Bugs Bunny
Synopsis
On Bugs' advice, Porky and Cicero go to Tumbleweed Springs to hunt wild flowers for Cicero's school assignment, but the pair set off a gold rush when they find what appears to be an old mine shaft.
Reprints

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 / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Colors
?
Letters
John Carey

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Omigosh! That b-bully, Harry Hog, is always picking on s-someone...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Sylvester; Elmer Fudd; Harry Hog (villain)
Synopsis
Sylvester tries to teach Porky how to box so that he can stand up to Harry Hog, the local bully.

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 / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Colors
?
Letters
John Carey

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can't think of anything to get C-cicero...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Petunia Pig; Uncle Ham (cameo)
Synopsis
Porky gets Cicero a Great Dane from the dog pound for his birthday

Indexer Notes

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
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Letters
John Carey

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah! What a wonderful day for relaxing!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis
Porky is trying to get some peace and quiet to read a book in his hammock, but Cicero and his friend persist in playing noisy games.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Pencils, inks, and letters 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
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Colors
?
Letters
John Carey

First Line of Dialogue or Text
...And s-so, when the people refused to p-pay the piper...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Petunia Pig
Synopsis
Porky gets Cicero to take an afternoon nap, but the ice cream man's music wakes him right up.

Indexer Notes

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Lost Gold Mine
    Porky Pig
  2. 1. ["Thank heavens you're here, Porky!"]
    Porky Pig
  3. 2. The Lost Gold Mine
    Porky Pig
  4. 3. ["Omigosh! That b-bully, Harry Hog, is always picking on s-someone..."]
    Porky Pig
  5. 4. ["I can't think of anything to get C-cicero..."]
    Porky Pig
  6. 5. ["Ah! What a wonderful day for relaxing!"]
    Porky Pig
  7. 6. ["...And s-so, when the people refused to p-pay the piper..."]
    Porky Pig
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