Porky Pig #70
(May-June 1960)

Dell, 1952 Series
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0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell
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[Bird Sanctuary] (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ralph Heimdahl
Inks
Ralph Heimdahl
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig
Keywords
birdbath

Gambles Outdoor Fun Specials (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Gambles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bitter Bushmen (Table of Contents: 2)

Porky Pig / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
P.P. #70-605
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Shorty Lightfingers (villain)
Synopsis
Porky and Cicero win a trip to Paris. The pair get involved in a plot by a gang of jewel thieves to evade the jungle tribesmen who have been trailing them since their sacred diamond was stolen.
Keywords
bushmen; diamond; France; jewel thieves; oxcart; Paris; walnuts

Something to Crow About (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Cicero Pig; Yosemite Sam; Elmer Fudd
Synopsis
Porky builds a scarecrow that looks like Petunia to keep the crows out of her garden. Sam accidentally douses the scarecrow with a hose, causing it to look ugly, and Petunia gets mad at Porky.
Reprints
Keywords
garden; hose; peddler; scarecrow

Wolf Woes (Table of Contents: 4)

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
In the mountains, Mary Jane and Sniffles save a little snow bunny from a wolf.
Reprints
Keywords
bear; mountains; snow; wolf

The Heroic Villain (Table of Contents: 5)

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
Henery uses a trick egg to get a hen to take a boat on the pond, where he plans to grab her. Instead, he ends up saving her from a whirlpool and is hailed as a hero.
Keywords
fishing pole; horoscope; pond; waterwheel; whirlpool

Jumping Jimjams (Table of Contents: 6)

Porky Pig / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
Fred Abranz
Inks
Fred Abranz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Elmer Fudd; Cicero Pig (cameo); Petunia Pig (cameo)
Synopsis
Porky and Elmer go to the mountains to check on a gold claim. They find an isolated vein of common salt that turns out to contain an anti-gravity element. It makes them almost weightless after they use it to season their food.
Reprints
Keywords
anti-gravity; bears; hiccups; hillbillies; mountains; salt

Free! Magnetic Key Hider! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Newly Designed Walt Disney Squeeze Toys (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Dell Distributing / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Home Run Hero (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Frisky Fudgie; Kraft Fudgies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Bird Sanctuary]
    Porky Pig
  2. 1. Gambles Outdoor Fun Specials
    Gambles
  3. 2. Bitter Bushmen
    Porky Pig
  4. 3. Something to Crow About
    Porky Pig
  5. 4. Wolf Woes
    Mary Jane and Sniffles
  6. 5. The Heroic Villain
    Henery Hawk
  7. 6. Jumping Jimjams
    Porky Pig
  8. 7. Free! Magnetic Key Hider!
    Dell Comics
  9. 8. Newly Designed Walt Disney Squeeze Toys
    Dell Distributing
  10. 9. Home Run Hero
    Frisky Fudgie; Kraft Fudgies
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