Porky Pig #35
(July-August 1954)

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
Chase Craig

[Eight Flavor Ice Cream Cone] (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis
Indecisive (or gluttonous, take your pick) Cicero can’t decide among the eight flavors of ice cream offered by vendor Porky, so he gets them all – stacked on one very tall ice cream cone.
Reprints
Keywords
decisions; ice cream cone; satisfied customer

[It Shouldn’t Happen to a Dog!] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Phil De Lara
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Okay, Charlie... Out you go!
Feature Logo
Porky Pig
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Charlie Dog
Synopsis
Porky sends Charlie outside, but when it starts to rain Porky is the one locked outside.
Keywords
dog; door; lock; rain; reversal of fortunes

Indexer Notes

Black and white on inside front cover.

[The Invisible Monster of Looney Lake] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
Fred Abranz
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
P.P. #35-547
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stop! Thief! Somebody stop that man!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; burly thief; fierce watchdog; J.J. Jolly (owner of Looney Lake Lodge); Looney Lake Lodge staffers; Looney Lake Lodge guests; “Pop” (old man with shotgun)
Synopsis
Because of Porky’s falsely perceived bravery, Porky and Cicero are hired to find an invisible sea monster at the Looney Lake Lodge, before all the guests and staff are frightened away.
Keywords
bulldog; camera; false bravery; fright; invisibility; lake; lodge; monster; paint; puzzlement; robber; rowboat; shotgun

[A Day at the Zoo… with Movie Camera] (Table of Contents: 3)

Porky Pig / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Champin
Inks
Vic Lockman
Colors
?
Letters
Vic Lockman

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wait, Petunia! I rushed right over to show you how to work that movie camera!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Cicero Pig; Alaskan brown bear; zoo keeper; lion; ice cream man; seal; balloon vendor; giraffe; kangaroo
Synopsis
Porky comes up with an idea to make money using Petunia's movie camera to take pictures at the zoo.
Keywords
balloons; bear; giraffe; kangaroo; know-it-all; lion; movie camera; seal; wreaking havoc; zoo

[Police Dog Calf] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Golly, Cicero... I wouldn't mind having a smart police dog like one of those!
Feature Logo
Porky Pig [Dell Tilted Block Letters]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Cleo (calf); dog trainers; milkman; Sylvester Pussycat; newspaper reporters; museum guard; two thieves (“The Cameo Crooks”); Elmer Fudd
Synopsis
Porky makes friends with a calf that thinks it's a dog. When milk is stolen from the doorsteps in Porky's neighborhood, the calf chases down the thief. Nobody will believe Cicero when he tells them the calf can find anything involving milk.
Keywords
calf; milk; moosehead; museum; newspaper; police dogs; reporters; robbers; shotgun; valuable cameo

[Any Violin for Tennis?] (Table of Contents: 5)

Cicero / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil De Lara
Inks
Phil De Lara
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cicero, you can have your choice! You can either take piano or violin lessons!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis
Cicero decides to take violin lessons, but uses the violin to play tennis.
Reprints
Keywords
alternative uses; tennis; violin

[The Perfect Lampshade] (Table of Contents: 6)

Petunia / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil De Lara
Inks
Vic Lockman
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's one of our newest plaid designs!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig
Synopsis
Petunia picks out a lampshade to wear as a hat.
Keywords
alternative uses; hat; lampshade; satisfied customer

Indexer Notes

Black and white on inside back cover.

Washday-Type Miracle (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Phil De Lara
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
May I borrow your new typewriter, Porky?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig
Synopsis
When her washing machine breaks down, Petunia borrows Porky's typewriter. She uses the typewriter's roller as a wringer for her wash.
Keywords
alternative uses; typewriter; washing machine; wringer

Indexer Notes

Color on back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Eight Flavor Ice Cream Cone]
    Porky Pig
  2. 1. [It Shouldn’t Happen to a Dog!]
    Porky Pig
  3. 2. [The Invisible Monster of Looney Lake]
    Porky Pig
  4. 3. [A Day at the Zoo… with Movie Camera]
    Porky Pig
  5. 4. [Police Dog Calf]
    Porky Pig
  6. 5. [Any Violin for Tennis?]
    Cicero
  7. 6. [The Perfect Lampshade]
    Petunia
  8. 7. Washday-Type Miracle
    Porky Pig
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Alberto Becattini
  • Joe Torcivia
  • Merlin Haas