(November 2017)

Hermes Press, 2017 Series
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Price
60.00 USD
Pages
248
On-sale Date
2017-11-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Hermes Press
Brand
Hp
ISBN
978-1-61345-125-0 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781613451250
Editing
Eileen Sabrina Herman

Issue Notes

On sale date based on shipment date of pre-ordered copy from publisher to indexer.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Adventures of Peter Wheat / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Peter Wheat; Dragonel

Indexer Notes

Illustrations from early advertising leaflets.

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

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Letters
typeset

Characters
Peter Wheat

Indexer Notes

Reproduction of bread wrapper. On endpapers.

[Walt Kelly's the Adventures of Peter Wheat] (Table of Contents: 2)

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?
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typeset

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Title page and indicia.

Contents (Table of Contents: 3)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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[Dragonel. Queen of the Hornets] (Table of Contents: 4)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly
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Walt Kelly
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?
Letters
?

Characters
Dragonel

Indexer Notes

Reproduction of early advertising leaflet.

The Secret Garden of Peter Wheat (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Thomas andrae
Pencils
Walt Kelly (spot illustrations)
Inks
Walt Kelly (spot illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Introduction.

[Peter Wheat] (Table of Contents: 6)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Walt Kelly
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Walt Kelly
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?
Letters
?

Characters
Peter Wheat

Indexer Notes

Reproduction of early advertising leaflet.

Advertising as Art (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Stephen Thomas
Pencils
Walt Kelly (spot illustrations)
Inks
Walt Kelly (spot illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with reproductions of advertising art, bread wrapper, cut-out figures (Peter Wheat Circus) et al.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

The Adventures of Peter Wheat / comic story / 15.5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At the Edge of the Wheat Field...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Peter Wheat; Beetle; Dragonel; Grand Wizard
Synopsis
Peter Wheat encounters Dragonel and is captured by the Hornets. Beetle rescues Peter and they rally the villagers to drive off the Hornet Knights.
Reprints

[Smart way to buy] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Peter Wheat Bread / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

The Adventures of Peter Wheat / comic story / 15.5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Near the wheat field at the edge of the wood...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Peter Wheat; Beetle; Bombo Bee; Blue Jay; Sammy Sweet; Cub Bear; Dragonel
Synopsis
Peter is contacted by the bees to investigate a theft of honey. He talks to Sammy Sweet and tracks the theft to Dragonel and the Hornet Knights. Peter and his friends set a trap that recovers the honey and captures Dragonel.
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Better Way to Buy! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Peter Wheat Bread / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

The Adventures of Peter Wheat / comic story / 15.5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Peter Wheat has Captured Dragonel...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Peter Wheat; Dragonel; Beetle; Wheat Queen; Grand Wizard
Synopsis
Peter Wheat brings Dragonel to the castle of the Wheat Queen for trial. While Peter rides to get Sammy Sweet as a witness for the trial; the Grand Wizard tricks the Wheat Queen into believing Peter and Sammy are prisoners. In the resulting conflict Dragonel sets fire to her cell. Peter rescues Dragonel but is intercepted by the Hornet Knights. Dragonel insists on letting Peter go free since he had just saved her life.
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Better Way to Buy (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Peter Wheat Bread / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

The Adventures of Peter Wheat / comic story / 15.5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The little folk of the wheat field harvest the wheat ...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Peter Wheat; Beetle; hornet knights; the Wizard; Dragonel; Sammy Sweet
Synopsis
The hornet knights attack the flour transports, but Peter and the bakers fight them off.
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[Better way to buy!] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Peter Wheat Bread / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

The Adventures of Peter Wheat / comic story / 15.5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cheer up, Wizard - We must plan a way ...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Dragonel; Grand Wizard [previously called just "Wizard"]; Beetle; Peter Wheat; the yellow jackets
Synopsis
Dragonel and the Grand Wizard break free of their hostage, and find allies in the yellow jackets. Peter and Beetle attack and turn the yellow jackets against the two hornets.
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[Better way to buy] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Peter Wheat Bread / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

The Adventures of Peter Wheat / comic story / 15.5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hear ye! Hear ye!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Peter Wheat; Dragonel; Beetle; Grand Wizard
Synopsis
The Wheat Queen calls a war council of all the field and forest creatures, and Dragonel bluffs her way into the Wheat Queen's palace in disguise. The Grand Wizard makes the rats help the hornets, but Peter reveals the Wizard's disguise.
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[Better way to buy] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Peter Wheat Bread / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

The Adventures of Peter Wheat / comic story / 15.5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Peter Wheat and Sammy Sweet are off to seek...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Peter Wheat; Sammy Sweet; Beetle; Grand Wizard; Dragonel; the old Lizard
Synopsis
Peter is leading a party to investigate recent raids on the bakeries in the land of the Sugar Bun. They discover Dragonel and the Grand Wizard to be behind them and trying to place blame on the old lizard. Dragonel and the Grand Wizard are captured.
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Better Way to Buy! (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Peter Wheat Bread / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

The Adventures of Peter Wheat / comic story / 15.5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
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?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Peter Wheat and his chum Sammy Sweet are visiting...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Peter Wheat; Sammy Sweet; the old Lizard; Beetle
Synopsis
Peter and Sammy join the Lizard in visiting the city of the Chinch Bugs. They learn of a plan to invade the Wheat Field. They escape the city in time to rally aid and prevent the invasion.
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Better Way to Buy! (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

Peter Wheat Bread / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

The Adventures of Peter Wheat / comic story / 15.5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The rainy season has come to the Wheatfield...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Peter Wheat; Sammy Sweet; Beetle; Grand Wizard; Dragonel; Blue Jay; Wheat Queen
Synopsis
As the residents of the Wheatfield work to prevent flooding, word comes that the Grand Wizard has escaped. The Wizard destroys the dike and causes the Wheatfield Village to flood. Peter rescues Dragonel from the flooding dungeon. Dragonel realizes the flooding will hurt the Hornets as well as the Wheatfield residents and finds herself in conflict with the Wizard; leading to a split amongst the Hornet Knights. The Wizard is defeated and Dragonel is, if not a friend, no longer an enemy of the Wheatfield.
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Keywords
rain

Better Way to Buy! (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

Peter Wheat Bread / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

The Adventures of Peter Wheat / comic story / 15.5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The people of Wheatfield have subdued the Hornet Knights...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Peter Wheat; Beetle; weasel; Grand Wizard; Hawk
Synopsis
A weasel snatches a baby mouse. Beetle tries to stop him, but is carried into the weasel's burrow. The burrow holds more dangers, like a snake and a bat, but when Beetle and the mouse get outside, they are captured by the Grand Wizard and his knights. The mouse is sent with a hornet knight to bargain with Peter Wheat, but a hawk decides it wants the mouse. Peter saves the mouse and then goes in disguise to save Beetle.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

Peter Wheat Bread / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

The Adventures of Peter Wheat / comic story / 15.5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The chipmunk family has sent the baby to Peter Wheat for help.
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Peter Wheat; Beetle; Blue Jay; Fox; Hawk
Synopsis
Someone has been raiding the chipmunk family's store of nuts. Peter and Beetle investigate and find a hawk fighting a fox over a baby chipmunk. The hawk takes the chipmunk to his nest, but Peter, with help from Beetle and a blue jay (and also the fox, which has a change of heart), come to the rescue.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

Peter Wheat Bread / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

The Adventures of Peter Wheat / comic story / 15.5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
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Walt Kelly
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?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Wizard and a few renegade Hornet Knights...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Peter Wheat; The Wicked Wizard; three hornet knights; Beetle; Sammy Sweet
Synopsis
The Wizard and the three hornet knights set fire to the wheat fields using an empty turtle shell for a trojan horse. The little people get help from the farm animals.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

Peter Wheat Bread / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

The Adventures of Peter Wheat / comic story / 15.5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Peter Wheat and the workers in the wheat fields...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Peter Wheat; Sammy Sweet; Beetle; Queen Dragonel
Synopsis
A giant human tramples part of the wheat field and threatens to eat Peter and Sammy. They are rescued by Queen Dragonel of the hornets. The giant threatens to ruin the wheat field and eat the inhabitants, but Peter and his friends bring him food from the Land of the Sugar Bun and make him a friend.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

Peter Wheat Bread / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

The Adventures of Peter Wheat / comic story / 15.5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Greetings, Dragonel, Queen of the Hornets.
Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Peter Wheat; Dragonel; the Grand Wizard; the Wizard's special guard; the red fox; the Wheat Field palace guards; Beetle
Synopsis
The Grand Wizard hatches a plan for overtaking the Wheat Field Palace by a trojan horse device: hornet soldiers hidden inside a pie allegedly given to the inhabitants by Mother Goose
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Indexer Notes

Editorial change on page 1: In the sentence "But one day when Peter is hauling a load of wheat, Dragonel stops him", "Dragonel" is substituted for another word, possibly "she."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

Peter Wheat Bread / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Today's bread today!] (Table of Contents: 36)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Walt Kelly (spot illustration)
Inks
Walt Kelly (spot illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Reproduction of Peter Wheat bread wrapper.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Reproduction of bread wrapper. On endpapers.

[Just as Walt Kelly's work for Western Publishing ...] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Adventures of Peter Wheat
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [Walt Kelly's the Adventures of Peter Wheat]
  4. 3. Contents
  5. 4. [Dragonel. Queen of the Hornets]
  6. 5. The Secret Garden of Peter Wheat
  7. 6. [Peter Wheat]
  8. 7. Advertising as Art
  9. 8. ["At the Edge of the Wheat Field..."]
    The Adventures of Peter Wheat
  10. 9. [Smart way to buy]
    Peter Wheat Bread
  11. 10. ["Near the wheat field at the edge of the wood..."]
    The Adventures of Peter Wheat
  12. 11. Better Way to Buy!
    Peter Wheat Bread
  13. 12. ["Peter Wheat has Captured Dragonel..."]
    The Adventures of Peter Wheat
  14. 13. Better Way to Buy
    Peter Wheat Bread
  15. 14. ["The little folk of the wheat field harvest the wheat ..."]
    The Adventures of Peter Wheat
  16. 15. [Better way to buy!]
    Peter Wheat Bread
  17. 16. ["Cheer up, Wizard - We must plan a way ..."]
    The Adventures of Peter Wheat
  18. 17. [Better way to buy]
    Peter Wheat Bread
  19. 18. ["Hear ye! Hear ye!"]
    The Adventures of Peter Wheat
  20. 19. [Better way to buy]
    Peter Wheat Bread
  21. 20. ["Peter Wheat and Sammy Sweet are off to seek..."]
    The Adventures of Peter Wheat
  22. 21. Better Way to Buy!
    Peter Wheat Bread
  23. 22. ["Peter Wheat and his chum Sammy Sweet are visiting..."]
    The Adventures of Peter Wheat
  24. 23. Better Way to Buy!
    Peter Wheat Bread
  25. 24. ["The rainy season has come to the Wheatfield..."]
    The Adventures of Peter Wheat
  26. 25. Better Way to Buy!
    Peter Wheat Bread
  27. 26. ["The people of Wheatfield have subdued the Hornet Knights..."]
    The Adventures of Peter Wheat
  28. 27. ["Let's be pals"]
    Peter Wheat Bread
  29. 28. ["The chipmunk family has sent the baby to Peter Wheat for help."]
    The Adventures of Peter Wheat
  30. 29. ["Seeing is believing, the wise men have said..."]
    Peter Wheat Bread
  31. 30. ["The Wizard and a few renegade Hornet Knights..."]
    The Adventures of Peter Wheat
  32. 31. ["Let's be pals"]
    Peter Wheat Bread
  33. 32. ["Peter Wheat and the workers in the wheat fields..."]
    The Adventures of Peter Wheat
  34. 33. ["Peter Wheat Pitch Is Faster"]
    Peter Wheat Bread
  35. 34. ["Greetings, Dragonel, Queen of the Hornets."]
    The Adventures of Peter Wheat
  36. 35. ["Let's be pals"]
    Peter Wheat Bread
  37. 36. [Today's bread today!]
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
  39. 38. [Just as Walt Kelly's work for Western Publishing ...]
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