Porky Pig #79
(November-December 1961)

Dell, 1952 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1961-10-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell [stamp]
Editing
?

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1962 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[Dog and Bone] (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fred Abranz
Inks
Fred Abranz ?
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig
Keywords
bone; dog

Hey Kids! Trade Now! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Dell Trading Post; Dell / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Triple Trouble (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Job Number
P.P. #79-6111
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Santos Karpa
Synopsis
Crooks in a remote castle use a recording of a woman screaming for help to lure unwary sailors into leaving their boats and trying to rescue her. Porky and Cicero fall for the scheme and the crooks take their boat and dump them into the castle dungeon.
Keywords
boats; castle; disguise; dungeon; flour; ghosts; morse code; smoke signals; tape-recorder

Turkey Feast (Table of Contents: 3)

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
Synopsis
Henery tries to capture a turkey, but the turkey ends up eating Ollie and Henery's Thanksgiving dinner.
Keywords
hot dogs; Thanksgiving; turkey; worm

The Doughnut Game (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig
Synopsis
Porky knows Petunia is on a diet, so he offers to buy her fattening treats.
Keywords
diet; doughnuts

Win This Complete Home Movie Outfiet (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Kool-Aid / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Bag Tag (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis
While in Venice, Italy, to write a travel article, Porky's suitcase gets switched with that of a dealer in valuable postage stamps. Two crooks pull a switch on Porky, who ends up with a suitcase full of clothes. With the help of a friendly dog, Porky and Cicero are able to track down the crooks.
Keywords
gondolas; Italy; postage stamps; tourists; Venice

The Spat Patchers (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
After two lovebirds have an argument, Mary Jane and Sniffles rescues one from a cat.
Keywords
argument; cage; cat; lovebirds; pigeon

Tomato Miracle (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Petunia Pig
Synopsis
Petunia leaves her prize tomato plant with Porky while she's at her aunt's. Porky accidently spills the special plant food Petunia left and when he mixes up some on his own, he ends up with a tomato the size of a bowling ball.
Reprints
Keywords
bowling ball; hydroponics; plant food; sun lamp; tomato

The Easy Way (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig
Synopsis
When Porky's scooter runs out of gas, he decides it's easier to carry the scooter to the gas station than to bring gas back.
Keywords
gas station; scooter

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Cadet; Stewart-Warner Corp. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Educational Basketball (Table of Contents: 11)

Cicero / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis
Cicero is supposed to be studying geography, so he uses a world globe as a basketball.
Keywords
basketball; globe

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

204 Revolutionary War Soldiers (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Dog and Bone]
    Porky Pig
  2. 1. Hey Kids! Trade Now!
    Dell Trading Post; Dell
  3. 2. Triple Trouble
    Porky Pig
  4. 3. Turkey Feast
    Henery Hawk
  5. 4. The Doughnut Game
    Porky Pig
  6. 5. Win This Complete Home Movie Outfiet
    Kool-Aid
  7. 6. Bag Tag
    Porky Pig
  8. 7. The Spat Patchers
    Mary Jane and Sniffles
  9. 8. Tomato Miracle
    Porky Pig
  10. 9. The Easy Way
    Porky Pig
  11. 10. ["Riding your bike is more fun with a Cadet bike speedometer"]
    Cadet; Stewart-Warner Corp.
  12. 11. Educational Basketball
    Cicero
  13. 12. 204 Revolutionary War Soldiers
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