Four Color #410 - Porky Pig in The Water Wizard
(July-August 1952)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1952
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Comic
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "PORKY PIG in THE WATER WIZARD, No. 410." Code number is P.P.O.S. #410-527.

The Water Wizard (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ralph Heimdahl
Inks
Ralph Heimdahl
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Sylvester
Keywords
dowsing; water witching

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
I w-wonder if the kids are back with the extension cord...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Beaky Buzzard
Synopsis
Cicero and Beaky jury-rig a connection to Porky's lamp in order to buy ice cream with the money he had given them to buy an extension cord.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Water Wizard (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals; fantasy-supernatural; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Sylvester; Petunia Pig (cameo)
Synopsis
Porky has the gift of using a divining rod to find water. The Sultan of the Sahara Desert kingdom of Drybub hears of Porky's gift and sends a flying carpet to bring him to the kingdom to find water.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Porky Pig and "The Safecracking Goat" (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Tony Strobl
Colors
?
Letters
Tony Strobl

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Sylvester
Synopsis
Sylvester buys a goat to eat the grass on Porky's lawn. However the goat can (and does) eat anything he finds, including the plumbing in Porky's house. Two crooks abduct the goat to use his iron-eating talents to chew open safes.

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, say, Stormy! I made some salt water taffy today and...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Petunia Pig; Porky Pig
Synopsis
Porky sprays a mosquito-attracting mist to disrupt Petunia's garden date with Stormy the sailor.

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
Wake up, Porky! It's time to take me fishing!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis
Cicero uses the car radio antenna as a make-shift fishing pole.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[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
Hop in, boys! We're g-going to drive up and see Old F-faithful!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Beaky Buzzard
Synopsis
Porky's radiator provides a good substitute for the "Old Faithful" geyser.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Water Wizard
    Porky Pig
  2. 1. ["I w-wonder if the kids are back with the extension cord..."]
    Porky Pig
  3. 2. The Water Wizard
    Porky Pig
  4. 3. Porky Pig and "The Safecracking Goat"
    Porky Pig
  5. 4. ["Oh, say, Stormy! I made some salt water taffy today and..."]
    Petunia Pig
  6. 5. ["Wake up, Porky! It's time to take me fishing!"]
    Porky Pig
  7. 6. ["Hop in, boys! We're g-going to drive up and see Old F-faithful!"]
    Porky Pig
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