Porky Pig #68
(January-February 1960)

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
?

[Two on a Leash] (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig
Keywords
leash

Free Travel-O Game (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Arctic Journey (Table of Contents: 2)

Porky Pig / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Steve Steere
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
P.P. #68-601
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Elmer Fudd
Synopsis
Porky's ham radio friend Ahnu in the arctic finds flowers growing in the snow. When Ahnu's transmission is cutoff in mid-sentence while he's talking about the snowflowers, Porky and Cicero go to investigate.
Keywords
arctic; Eskimo; florist; flowers; ham radio; igloo; pumpkins

Indexer Notes

Story title is "Snowflowers" in Christensen's notes

Rescuing Robin (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Characters
Mary Jane; Sniffles
Synopsis
Mary Jane and Sniffles use a helium-filled balloon to help a robin tangled in kite string on telephone wires.
Reprints
Keywords
balloon; helium; robin; telephone wires

The Frame-up (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; Ollie Owl; Foghorn Leghorn
Synopsis
A jaguar plans on taking all the hens and placing the blame on Henery.
Reprints
Keywords
alibi; glue; jaguar; stilts

Magnetic Personality (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Deadbeat J. Bumrisk
Synopsis
Porky tries to collect a debt from a cranky farmer, but a cyclone picks him up in a barrel. The barrel gets caught in some high-power electric lines and temporarily turns Porky into a magnet.
Keywords
barrel; cyclone; debt; electricity; magnet; television

The Ghost Forest (Table of Contents: 6)

Porky Pig / comic story / 5.75 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Petunia Pig; Wistaria (witch)
Synopsis
Cicero accidentally invents a liquid that makes wood sprout. Petunia takes him to a "Ghost Forest" where all the trees died several years ago. The spray causes the trees to grow, but also attracts the witch who had originally cast the spell that killed the trees.
Keywords
broom; chemicals; magic spell; witch

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 7)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Helen Meyer (business manager)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1959. No circulation figures.

Dad! New Target Special Family B-B Rifle! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

[Plate Glass Havoc] (Table of Contents: 9)

Porky and his Pals / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil de Lara
Inks
Phil de Lara

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Sylvester; Petunia Pig; Daffy Duck
Synopsis
Porky and Sylvester are carrying a large sheet of plate glass. They avoid one accident, only to cause another.
Keywords
plate glass

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; pantomime story.

Bob's Christmas Gift! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Two on a Leash]
    Porky Pig
  2. 1. Free Travel-O Game
    Dell Comics
  3. 2. Arctic Journey
    Porky Pig
  4. 3. Rescuing Robin
    Mary Jane and Sniffles
  5. 4. The Frame-up
    Henery Hawk
  6. 5. Magnetic Personality
    Porky Pig
  7. 6. The Ghost Forest
    Porky Pig
  8. 7. Statement of Ownership
  9. 8. Dad! New Target Special Family B-B Rifle!
    Daisy Air Rifles
  10. 9. [Plate Glass Havoc]
    Porky and his Pals
  11. 10. Bob's Christmas Gift!
    Daisy Air Rifles
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