Porky Pig #72
(September-October 1960)

Dell, 1952 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1960-08-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell
Editing
?

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1961 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[Cicero the Carpenter's Helper] (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ralph Heimdahl
Inks
Ralph Heimdahl
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig
Reprints
Keywords
saw

Flash! Special Offer from Dell Comics (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Goony Goony Island (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
Steve Steere
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
P.P. #72-609
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Bugs Bunny
Synopsis
Porky and Bugs go to Goony Goony island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean to pick up a package of diamonds. The job is complicated by the fact the island submerges and re-emerges on a regular basis and the diamonds are in an underwater cave guarded by sharks.
Reprints
Keywords
diamonds; island; sharks; sponges; tropics

Battle Royal (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 encourages the bugs in the garden to cooperate in order to hold a fair.
Reprints
Keywords
bugs; fair

Henny Pennies (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
Ollie gives Henery a bag of pennies to not chase the chickens. Foghorn overhears Henery call the pennies "chicken feed," and thinks he's swiped some of the chickens' corn. Foghorn tails Henery as he tries to find a good place to hide the bag of pennies.
Keywords
pennies

Indexer Notes

"Chicken feed" was slang for a small amount of money.

Perilous Pursuit (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Elmer Fudd
Synopsis
A storekeeper accidentally sells Elmer explosive oil instead of stove oil for his houseboat. Porky and Cicero try to track Elmer to warn him of the danger, but get mixed up with a motorcycle bandit and get delayed by backwoods characters.
Keywords
bandit; houseboat; motorcycle; oil; party line telephone; rifle; stove

The Graduate (Table of Contents: 6)

Porky Pig / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig
Synopsis
Porky graduates from a "School of Public Speaking," to get a job hailing taxis as a doorman.
Keywords
diploma; doorman

Indexer Notes

The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents."

Absentee Dentistry (Table of Contents: 7)

Porky Pig / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Abranz
Inks
Fred Abranz
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig
Synopsis
After hearing advice to "see your dentist twice a year," Porky decides that viewing him with a telescope would be sufficient.
Keywords
dentist; telescope; television

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Win a Captain's Ride (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Kraft Marshmallows / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Cicero the Carpenter's Helper]
    Porky Pig
  2. 1. Flash! Special Offer from Dell Comics
    Dell Comics
  3. 2. Goony Goony Island
    Porky Pig
  4. 3. Battle Royal
    Mary Jane and Sniffles
  5. 4. Henny Pennies
    Henery Hawk
  6. 5. Perilous Pursuit
    Porky Pig
  7. 6. The Graduate
    Porky Pig
  8. 7. Absentee Dentistry
    Porky Pig
  9. 8. Win a Captain's Ride
    Kraft Marshmallows
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