Porky Pig #36
(September-October 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
Alice Nielson Cobb; Chase Craig

[Hitting a Bee Sharp] (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; logo

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis
Cicero is about to smash a bee between a pair of cymbals – with clarinet-playing Porky’s head in the midst of it all.
Reprints
Keywords
bee; clarinet; cymbals

[Getting Moth Than He Bargained For] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Tony Strobl
Letters
Tony Strobl

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Petunia is never ready on time!
Feature Logo
Porky Pig [Dell Tilted Block Letters]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig
Synopsis
Porky tries to get out of doing a chore for Petunia by hiding in a closet. The chore he ducks is spraying moth killer in that very same closet.
Keywords
avoiding chores; closet; moth spray; outsmarting one’s-self

Indexer Notes

Black and white on inside front cover.

[Little Indian’s Feather] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Job Number
P.P. #36-549
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, boy! There's nothing like a trip out west, Porky!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Daffy Duck; Chief Sitting Bullfrog
Synopsis
Porky and Cicero, with some assistance from Daffy, try to get an eagle feather for an Indian.
Keywords
alternative uses; balloon; cameras; condor; eagles; feathers; Indian; teepee

Indexer Notes

"Little Indian’s Feather" was Don R. Christensen's title, from his notes. Published story was untitled.

[The Burglar Bit] (Table of Contents: 3)

Porky Pig / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hmmm! I see that house burglar is still on the prowl!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Cicero Pig; Shorty McGee; police officers
Synopsis
Petunia pretends to be in trouble so Porky will rescue her. Porky discovers it's a trick and decides to play a trick of his own.
Keywords
burglar; telephone; trick; water pistol

[Twading Pwaces] (Table of Contents: 4)

Porky Pig / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Abranz
Inks
Fred Abranz
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh! This dad-dwatted lawn mower!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Elmer Fudd; Biffy the Chimp; Biffy’s trainer; ice-cream man; banana merchant; banana truck driver; elephant
Synopsis
Porky tells Elmer that he makes his own problems. Cicero tells the two to trade places and see if things change. They trade their clothes and their respective problems to each other.
Keywords
bananas; bells; chimpanzee; elephant; garden hose; lawn-mower; telephone; trading places

[Petunia’s Premonition] (Table of Contents: 5)

Porky Pig / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
Phil De Lara
Inks
Phil De Lara
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hurry up, Petunia! We're supposed to be going on a picnic...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Cicero Pig (cameo); Sylvester (cameo)
Synopsis
Porky and Petunia go on a picnic, ignoring Petunia’s premonition that something bad will happen today. A flat tire leads to all sorts of trouble with a bunch of seals.
Keywords
disbelief; flat tire; jail; picnic; premonition; seals

Indexer Notes

"Petunia’s Premonition" was Don R. Christensen's title, from his notes. Published story was untitled.

[Please Pass the Punch] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Tony Strobl
Letters
Tony Strobl

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Porky, I wish you'd talk to Cicero! He's been fighting...
Feature Logo
Porky Pig [Dell Tilted Block Letters]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Petunia Pig; Lardy
Synopsis
Cicero gets in a fight with the new boy next door.
Keywords
fight; party

Indexer Notes

Black and white on inside back cover.

[Fly, Fly Again] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That pesky fly has been bothering me all day!
Feature Logo
Porky Pig [Dell Tilted Block Letters]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig, fly
Synopsis
A fly is determined to pester Porky.
Keywords
chimney; fly

Indexer Notes

In color on back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Hitting a Bee Sharp]
    Porky Pig
  2. 1. [Getting Moth Than He Bargained For]
    Porky Pig
  3. 2. [Little Indian’s Feather]
    Porky Pig
  4. 3. [The Burglar Bit]
    Porky Pig
  5. 4. [Twading Pwaces]
    Porky Pig
  6. 5. [Petunia’s Premonition]
    Porky Pig
  7. 6. [Please Pass the Punch]
    Porky Pig
  8. 7. [Fly, Fly Again]
    Porky Pig
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  • Joe Torcivia
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