Porky Pig #75
(March-April 1961)

Dell, 1952 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1960-02-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell
Editing
?

Issue Notes

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

[Premature Treehouse] (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Steve Steere
Colors
?

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

If I Were a Tugboat (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Kraft Fudgies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hassle at Horseshoe Castle (Table of Contents: 2)

Porky Pig / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
John Liggera ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
P.P. #75-613
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Petunia Pig; Count de Ringer; Igor
Synopsis
After winning a big horseshoes tournament, Porky receives an invitation to visit former champion Count de Ringer at his remote castle. Cicero stumbles across a compound where anyone who has ever beaten the Count is kept prisoner. The Count forces Porky to play him. He'll give Porky his freedom if he beats him, but Cicero discovers a gimmick that always lets the Count win.
Keywords
castle; electromagnet; horseshoes; prisoners

Shipshape (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Petunia Pig; Yosemite Sam; Sidney Snout
Synopsis
Petunia is infatuated with snobbish Sidney Snout and his speedboat. Porky bribes Sam to let him pretend to be captain of Sam's sailing ship for a few days to try to impress Petunia.
Reprints
Keywords
hoax; sailing ship; shark; speedboat

The House Hunt Hullabaloo (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hubbard
Inks
Al Hubbard
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Mary Jane; Sniffles; Shellby Snail
Synopsis
Mary Jane and Sniffles find a snail that doesn't want to wear a shell.
Reprints
Keywords
shell; snail

Chick Tricks (Table of Contents: 5)

Henery Hawk / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Henery Hawk; Ollie Owl (cameo)
Synopsis
Henery gets out-witted by a bunch of baby chicks.
Keywords
arrows; bows; chicks

Just Playful (Table of Contents: 6)

Henery Hawk / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vivie RIsto
Inks
Steve Steere
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Henery Hawk; Foghorn Leghorn
Synopsis
Henery lassoes a hen, but when Foghorn catches him, pretends he's just jumping rope.
Keywords
jump rope; lasso

Beginner's Luck (Table of Contents: 7)

Porky Pig / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Petunia Pig
Synopsis
Porky tries to give Petunia driving lessons.
Keywords
bank robbery; driving lessons

Tale of the Mail (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Bugs Bunny
Synopsis
Porky gets a job as a mail carrier, but a scheme to make Petunia think he's a hero gets him fired.
Reprints
Keywords
disguise; mail carrier; post office

Pound Problem (Table of Contents: 9)

Porky Pig / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig
Synopsis
After weighing himself, Porky raises his bandanna over his eyes when he passes an ice cream shop.
Keywords
bandanna; ice cream; scale

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story. Only two panels.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 10)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Helen Meyer (business manager)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1960. Average number of paid subscribers for past 12 months was 455,734.

Nationally Famous Prizes for You (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Follow the Adventures of Twinkles (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Twinkles; General Mills / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Premature Treehouse]
    Porky Pig
  2. 1. If I Were a Tugboat
    Kraft Fudgies
  3. 2. Hassle at Horseshoe Castle
    Porky Pig
  4. 3. Shipshape
    Porky Pig
  5. 4. The House Hunt Hullabaloo
    Mary Jane and Sniffles
  6. 5. Chick Tricks
    Henery Hawk
  7. 6. Just Playful
    Henery Hawk
  8. 7. Beginner's Luck
    Porky Pig
  9. 8. Tale of the Mail
    Porky Pig
  10. 9. Pound Problem
    Porky Pig
  11. 10. Statement of Ownership
  12. 11. Nationally Famous Prizes for You
    Junior Sales Club of America
  13. 12. Follow the Adventures of Twinkles
    Twinkles; General Mills
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