Porky Pig #64
(May-June 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
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[Trumpet for Watering Flowers] (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig
Keywords
flowers; trumpet

Kraft Candies (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Kraft Fudgies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Wide, Wide Westerners (Table of Contents: 2)

Porky Pig / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
P.P. #64-595
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Yosemite Sam
Synopsis
After losing weight in a workout center, Porky is talked into opening a weight-loss franchise in Stirrup Bend, a cattle town where the cowboys have gotten soft and fat due to automation. After finding the locals aren't interested in losing weight, Porky calls in Yosemite Sam to stir things up.
Keywords
amnesia; concussion; cowboys; posse; railroad; weight-loss

Indexer Notes

Story title is "Top Weight Western" in Christensen's notes

A Wet Solution (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Mary Jane; Sniffles
Synopsis
During a heavy rain, Mary Jane gives the tiny garden animals and bugs shelter in her dollhouse.
Reprints
Keywords
dollhouse; garden; rain

Eggs Mark the Spot (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Henery Hawk; Foghorn Leghorn
Synopsis
Henery tries to use a box of fake eggs to switch for real ones, but has to switch them back when he's caught by Foghorn and a watch dog.
Keywords
eggs

Porky Pig and the Wax-Works Bandits (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Bugs Bunny; Elmer Fudd; Sylvester; Petunia Pig (cameo)
Synopsis
Porky gets a job as a night watchman in a wax museum. After not getting any sleep during the day he falls asleep on the job and is mistaken for a wax statue by the "notorious museum bandits, Waxey and Maxey." Porky captures the bandits and becomes a celebrity.
Reprints
Keywords
night watchman; robbery; soundproof booth; wax museum

Subscribe Now for a Big Surprise! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

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

Gambles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

What Does a Dynamite Loader Drink to Quench His Thirst? (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

"Fresh up" Freddie Says; 7-Up / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Trumpet for Watering Flowers]
    Porky Pig
  2. 1. Kraft Candies
    Kraft Fudgies
  3. 2. The Wide, Wide Westerners
    Porky Pig
  4. 3. A Wet Solution
    Mary Jane and Sniffles
  5. 4. Eggs Mark the Spot
    Henery Hawk
  6. 5. Porky Pig and the Wax-Works Bandits
    Porky Pig
  7. 6. Subscribe Now for a Big Surprise!
    Dell Comics
  8. 7. ["Wow! It's the bike buy of the year...from Gambles"]
    Gambles
  9. 8. What Does a Dynamite Loader Drink to Quench His Thirst?
    "Fresh up" Freddie Says; 7-Up
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