Porky Pig #77
(July-August 1961)

Dell, 1952 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1961-06-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell [stamp]
Editing
?

Issue Notes

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

[Too-High Pogo Stick] (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig
Keywords
pogo stick

Bath Battle (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis
Porky promises Cicero some ice cream if he'll take a bath.
Keywords
bath; ice cream; mud

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Hypno Hoax (Table of Contents: 2)

Porky Pig / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
Steve Steere
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
P.P. #77-617
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Uncle Storky Pig; Swami Ami
Synopsis
Porky is campaign manager for his Uncle Storky, who is running for re-election for Mayor of Clinker Cove. The Mayor's opponent is Swami Ami, a carnival hypnotist. Porky goes undercover and finds that the Swami is hypnotizing voters and telling them to vote for him.
Keywords
carnival; election; helicopter; hypnotism; mayor; Navy; tape recorder; TV broadcast

Jet to Hollywood! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Just a Chick (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
Henery gets a hen to sit on a fake egg, but ends up being mistaken for her chick.
Reprints
Keywords
chick; glass egg; horoscope; nest

Start Trading Now (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Dell Trading Post; Dell / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Tree Spree (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis
A dishonest tree farm worker sells Porky a palm tree. Unfortunately the tree happens to be the one where the farm owner buried a box with $1,000 in it. The box bounces out of the root ball and when Porky and Cicero go looking for it, they run into a shady character with a box. However it turns out not to be the one they're looking for.
Keywords
cash box; palm trees; snare

The Mystery Mouse (Table of Contents: 7)

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
Synopsis
When Mary Jane's doll clothes disappear, she and Sniffles track them down to a little girl mouse.
Reprints
Keywords
doll clothes; party

The Postage Pickle (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis
After Cicero uses a rare stamp to mail a letter to a jingle contest, he and Porky try to retrieve the letter.
Reprints
Keywords
contest; letter; mail box; parade; stamp-collecting; truck

[Super Jets] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Red Ball Jets; Ball-Band / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Free Eveready Flashlight] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

General Tire & Rubber Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Win a "Diamond Hunting" Trip (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Dariy B-B Guns; Daisy Manufacturng Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

If I Were a Tugboat (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Kraft Fudgies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Too-High Pogo Stick]
    Porky Pig
  2. 1. Bath Battle
    Porky Pig
  3. 2. Hypno Hoax
    Porky Pig
  4. 3. Jet to Hollywood!
    Dell Comics
  5. 4. Just a Chick
    Henery Hawk
  6. 5. Start Trading Now
    Dell Trading Post; Dell
  7. 6. Tree Spree
    Porky Pig
  8. 7. The Mystery Mouse
    Mary Jane and Sniffles
  9. 8. The Postage Pickle
    Porky Pig
  10. 9. [Super Jets]
    Red Ball Jets; Ball-Band
  11. 10. [Free Eveready Flashlight]
    General Tire & Rubber Company
  12. 11. Win a "Diamond Hunting" Trip
    Dariy B-B Guns; Daisy Manufacturng Company
  13. 12. If I Were a Tugboat
    Kraft Fudgies
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