Porky Pig #73
(November-December 1960)

Dell, 1952 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1960-10-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell
Editing
?

Issue Notes

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

[Elephant Steals Drink] (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fred Abranz
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig
Keywords
elephant; gun; jungle; straws

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

Kraft Peanut Brittle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Watch Chain Mystery (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Job Number
P.P. #73-6011
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Yosemite Sam; Can'n Crook; Sneely Krug
Synopsis
Yosemite Sam is heir to the estate of Count Toonine of Alagon if he can prove his identity with an inscribed silver watch chain. Unfortunately, he lost the watch chain in a castle in the Larbados Islands. Porky and Sam go to the Larbados, only to find the castle is now a hotel, owned by a old man with a mysterious secret.
Keywords
castle; disguise; hotel; inheritance; London; moat; pawn shop; pirates; swan; watch chain; window-washers

Fellow Fiddlers (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Mary Jane; Sniffles
Synopsis
When Mary Jane gets discouraged while practicing her violin, she gets some good advice from a cricket in the fireplace.
Reprints
Keywords
cricket; fireplace; practice; violin

Trick or Treatment (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; Ollie Owl
Synopsis
Ollie plays a trick on Henery to keep him from raiding the chicken pen on Halloween.
Keywords
disguise; Halloween

The Hairdo Switcheroo (Table of Contents: 5)

Porky Pig / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis
When Porky teases Petunia about never changing her hairstyle, Petunia gets a blonde wig in an extreme style just to see how he'll react.
Keywords
hairstyle; wig

Backwoods Bungle (Table of Contents: 6)

Porky Pig / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Elmer Fudd
Synopsis
Elmer and Porky are on hunting trip in the woods. Elmer has his gun and Porky has his camera. After Porky takes all the bullets from Elmer's gun, Porky has to rescue him from a bear.
Keywords
bear; bullets; camera; fireplace; guns; hunting; moose; moosehead

The Easy Way (Table of Contents: 7)

Cicero / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Cicero Pig
Synopsis
Cicero uses a unicycle to help carry his bass violin to his music lesson.
Keywords
bass violin; unicycle

Jumping-Jacks, The Young People's Choice (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Jumping-Jacks / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Nichols "Blue Steels" are True-Blue Guns of the Old West (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Nichols Industries / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hey Fellows! Ride the Best! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Schwinn Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Elephant Steals Drink]
    Porky Pig
  2. 1. ["An Eskimo known as Big Fred..."]
    Kraft Peanut Brittle
  3. 2. The Watch Chain Mystery
    Porky Pig
  4. 3. Fellow Fiddlers
    Mary Jane and Sniffles
  5. 4. Trick or Treatment
    Henery Hawk
  6. 5. The Hairdo Switcheroo
    Porky Pig
  7. 6. Backwoods Bungle
    Porky Pig
  8. 7. The Easy Way
    Cicero
  9. 8. Jumping-Jacks, The Young People's Choice
    Jumping-Jacks
  10. 9. Nichols "Blue Steels" are True-Blue Guns of the Old West
    Nichols Industries
  11. 10. Hey Fellows! Ride the Best!
    Schwinn Bicycles
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