Porky Pig #62
(January-February 1959)

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
?

[Seawater in Soup] (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig
Keywords
porthole; soup

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

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

Porky Pig and the Maharajah's Messengers (Table of Contents: 2)

Porky Pig / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
P.P. #62-591
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Bugs Bunny
Synopsis
Bugs and Porky are running a messenger service. The Maharajah of Wishawasha, one of the richest men in the world, sends the pair to Wishawasha to retrieve a "Bad Luck Charm" of an ivory elephant that he uses to counteract his fabulous good luck. Thieves steal the charm and Bugs and Porky have to trail them into the desert.
Keywords
bad luck; camels; carrots; charm; coconuts; desert; elephant; flying carpet; good luck; ivory; maharajah; messengers; oasis

Indexer Notes

Story title is "Messed Up Messengers" in Fallberg's notes

The Poet Plot (Table of Contents: 3)

Henery Hawk / comic story / 3.75 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Henery Hawk; Ollie Owl; Foghorn Leghorn
Synopsis
Ollie is reading poetry to the chickens. Henery disguises himself as Ollie to try to lure one of the chickens away from the pen.
Keywords
disguise; glue; poetry

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 4)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Helen Meyer (business manager)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1958. No circulation figures given.

The Amazing Overalls (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig
Synopsis
Porky and Petunia find that her great-grandfather's overalls and her great-grandmother's bonnet are made of an indestructible fabric that protects the wearer from harm. Two crooks steal the clothes and use them to rob a bank. Petunia finds that the indestructible fabric comes a plant on a remote island. When she and Porky go there, the crooks stowaway on their ship.
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Keywords
Army; bank robbery; bonnet; cloth; extinct; indestructible; overalls; poison ivy; remote island; rocket; weeds

M-G-M Presents the colorsome Tom Thumb (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Perfect Pet (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
John Liggera
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Mary Jane; Sniffles
Synopsis
Mary Jane makes a pet out of a caterpillar.
Keywords
butterfly; caterpillar; pet

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Seawater in Soup]
    Porky Pig
  2. 1. ["Christmas comes only once a year..."]
    Dell
  3. 2. Porky Pig and the Maharajah's Messengers
    Porky Pig
  4. 3. The Poet Plot
    Henery Hawk
  5. 4. Statement of Ownership
  6. 5. The Amazing Overalls
    Porky Pig
  7. 6. M-G-M Presents the colorsome Tom Thumb
  8. 7. ["Dad! Here's a handy Daisy Christmas catalog!"]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  9. 8. The Perfect Pet
    Mary Jane and Sniffles
  10. 9. ["Man! It's the Most!"]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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