Porky Pig #38
(January-February 1955)

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
?

[Inner Tube for Thin Ice] (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Tony Strobl
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig
Reprints
Keywords
ice-skating; inner tube; thin ice

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cicero, how many times do I have to tell you?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis
After being scolded by Porky, Cicero decides his New Year's resolution will just be "Don't!"
Keywords
New Year's resolution

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Porky Pig and the Renegades of Roaring Gulch (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Job Number
P.P. #38-551
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis
Roaring Gulch is holding a Pioneer Days celebration, but they picked the same days as the surrounding towns' celebrations, so no one has come. Porky decides to liven things up by staging a bank robbery re-enactment, but ends up attracting real bank robbers.
Reprints
Keywords
bank robbery; burro; celebration; mountain; squirt gun; television broadcast

Grandma's Orchestra (Table of Contents: 3)

Porky Pig / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis
Porky thinks he's sold the house next door to a quiet old lady, but she turns out to be the leader of a noisy band.
Reprints
Keywords
band; dogs; real estate

Dognip Plant (Table of Contents: 4)

Porky Pig / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis
Cicero and Porky find a strange plant that affects dogs like catnip does cats. However, they also find out that when eaten by humans, it causes them to act like dogs.
Reprints
Keywords
catnip

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You scared me, Cicero! My boss and I are the only ones...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Marvin Mouse; Mervin Mouse
Synopsis
At Christmastime, Porky is working late in the prop room of a department store. Two mice get inside a mechanical soldier and fool Porky into giving them his lunch of cheese sandwiches.
Keywords
Christmas

[Watchdog Is Stolen] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Letters
John Carey

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Chump: Thanks for the loot!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig
Synopsis
When his house is burglarized, Porky buys a watchdog. The burglar comes back and steals the dog, too.
Reprints
Keywords
burglar; watchdog

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Pantomime story. Lettering is on burglar's notes.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's the big rush, Petunia?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig
Synopsis
Petunia wants to buy a reducing machine but can't afford it. Porky makes a makeshift one using his old car.
Reprints
Keywords
reducing machine

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Inner Tube for Thin Ice]
    Porky Pig
  2. 1. ["Cicero, how many times do I have to tell you?"]
    Porky Pig
  3. 2. Porky Pig and the Renegades of Roaring Gulch
    Porky Pig
  4. 3. Grandma's Orchestra
    Porky Pig
  5. 4. Dognip Plant
    Porky Pig
  6. 5. ["You scared me, Cicero! My boss and I are the only ones..."]
    Porky Pig
  7. 6. [Watchdog Is Stolen]
    Porky Pig
  8. 7. ["What's the big rush, Petunia?"]
    Porky Pig
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