Porky Pig #46
(May-June 1956)

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
Editing
?

[Leaning Ice Cream Cone] (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig
Reprints
Keywords
ice cream cone

Another Outstanding Award for Dell Comics (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Grandpa Gruntly's Telephone Mystery (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Job Number
P.P. #46-565
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Grandpa Gruntly
Synopsis
Porky and Petunia go to Cooley Corners to help Grandpa Gruntly, who is laid up with a broken leg. Grandpa is the town's constable, lamp lighter, dog catcher, and telephone company operator. The three mistake a radio program as a threat on the town's banker, who is holding a "Hard Times" party.
Keywords
broken leg; deputy; governor; hard times party; radio program; telephone switchboard

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Henery Hawk / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vivie Risto
Inks
Vivie Risto
Colors
?
Letters
Vivie Risto

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You better run, you scalawag!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Henery Hawk; Foghorn Leghorn; Porji Pelican; Ollie Owl
Synopsis
Henery hires a pelican to swoop down over the chicken pen so Henery can net a hen.
Reprints
Keywords
black eyes; net; pelican; unicycle

The Mischievous Moths (Table of Contents: 4)

Mary Jane and Sniffles / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
John Liggera
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Mary Jane; Sniffles
Synopsis
Mary Jane and Sniffles use a camera to capture some moths that are intending to eat clothes in a closet.
Keywords
camera; closet; coat; moths

Porky Pig and the Hooked Crook (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig
Synopsis
Porky picks a fishing spot that happens to be the same place a crook stashed the loot from a jewel robbery.
Reprints
Keywords
diving; fishing; jewels; robbery

Porky Pig and the Swamp Giants (Table of Contents: 6)

Porky Pig / comic story / 10 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; Yosemite Sam
Synopsis
Porky, Cicero, and Sam get lost in Deep Swamp, where they find two little men trying to scare people with Madri Gras balloons.
Keywords
balloons; giants; Mardi Gras; swamp

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

Cicero / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
John Liggera
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I told you to come right back!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis
Cicero finds a way to keep the hot sun from melting ice cream cones.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; ice cream cones; shade

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[Preventive Work] (Table of Contents: 8)

Porky / comic story / 0.875 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
John Liggera
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis
Porky hurriedly brings in antiques from an outdoor shelf when he sees Cicero wobbling his way on roller skates.
Keywords
antiques; roller skates; store

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Pantomime story. Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents."

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Leaning Ice Cream Cone]
    Porky Pig
  2. 1. Another Outstanding Award for Dell Comics
    Dell
  3. 2. Grandpa Gruntly's Telephone Mystery
    Porky Pig
  4. 3. ["You better run, you scalawag!"]
    Henery Hawk
  5. 4. The Mischievous Moths
    Mary Jane and Sniffles
  6. 5. Porky Pig and the Hooked Crook
    Porky Pig
  7. 6. Porky Pig and the Swamp Giants
    Porky Pig
  8. 7. ["I told you to come right back!"]
    Cicero
  9. 8. [Preventive Work]
    Porky
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