Porky Pig #28
(May-June 1953)

Dell, 1952 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell Comic
Editing
?

[Diving Board] (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Tony Strobl
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Cicero Pig
Reprints
Keywords
diving board; swimming

[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
Help! F-Fire! F-Fire!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Cicero Pig; Sylvester; Elmer Fudd; Beaky Buzzard
Synopsis
Porky causes a bucket-brigade to be formed after he eats too much hot sauce at Petunia's barbeque.
Keywords
barbeque; bucket brigade; hot sauce

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Porky Pig and the Mark of the Gypsy Dagger (Table of Contents: 2)

Porky Pig / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
P.P. #28-535
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Sylvester; Petunia Pig; King Zeppi; Pelo; Xano
Synopsis
After Cicero cuts a dagger-shaped hole in Porky's sunshade, Porky gets a dagger-shaped sunburn on his head. When he and Sylvester go to a gypsy carnival, they find the dagger mark is the subject of an old legend. That leads them to get embroiled in trying to foil a plot by the Black Circle to seize the gypsy king's throne.
Keywords
fortune-telling; gypsy; king; legend; sunburn; tea leaves

Tiger Tamer (Table of Contents: 3)

Porky Pig / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Colors
?
Letters
John Carey

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Sylvester: Petunia Pig
Synopsis
Porky's car gets snagged by the anchor of an advertising blimp and he and Sylvester end up in the kingdom of Bakdor. The Rajah expects them to capture the tiger that has escaped from his private zoo and is rampaging across the countryside.
Keywords
anchor; blimp; catnip; tiger

Indexer Notes

Story title is "Tiger Trouble" in Christensen's notes.

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

Porky Pig / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Colors
?
Letters
John Carey

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I see you had that big fish stuffed and mounted...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Sylvester
Synopsis
Porky gets a big fish stuffed and mounted to try to win a prize at the Sportsmen's Show. Sylvester thinks it a real fish and tries to steal it to eat it.
Keywords
baby carriage; fish; taxidermy

Indexer Notes

Story title is "His Prize Fish" in Christensen's notes.

[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
G-golly, it's warm in here!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Sylvester; Beaky Buzzard
Synopsis
Porky's house gets overheated when Cicero and Sylvester play pirate and pretend the furnace is a ship's engine.
Keywords
coal; furnace

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[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
Boy, oh boy! It's awfully hot and s-sultry!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Beaky Buzzard
Synopsis
When it rains, Cicero uses Porky's fan to fly his kite indoors.
Reprints
Keywords
fan; kite; rain

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Diving Board]
    Porky Pig
  2. 1. ["Help! F-Fire! F-Fire!"]
    Porky Pig
  3. 2. Porky Pig and the Mark of the Gypsy Dagger
    Porky Pig
  4. 3. Tiger Tamer
    Porky Pig
  5. 4. ["I see you had that big fish stuffed and mounted..."]
    Porky Pig
  6. 5. ["G-golly, it's warm in here!"]
    Porky Pig
  7. 6. ["Boy, oh boy! It's awfully hot and s-sultry!"]
    Porky Pig
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