Porky Pig #12
(May 1967)

Western, 1965 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1967-03-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10140-705. On-sale date from 1967 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

Geronimo the Genie (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; buzzard
Synopsis
A buzzard has snatched a thread from Porky’s flying carpet and begins to unravel it, while Porky is in mid-flight.
Reprints
Keywords
buzzard; flying carpet; unexpected intrusion

[Burgled by Black Jack Joe] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Letters
John Carey

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; watchdog
Synopsis
When his house is burglarized, Porky buys a watchdog. Next night, the burglar comes back and steals the dog.
Reprints
Keywords
burglar; watchdog

Indexer Notes

Pantomime. Black and white on inside front cover.

Arctic Trickery (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Phil De Lara
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Rome Siemen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yo-ho-ho! And I’ll scuttle you, Sam!
Feature Logo
Porky Pig
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Yosemite Sam; Hetch-Hetchy Dan (rival pirate)
Synopsis
Pirate Yosemite Sam has hidden a treasure somewhere in the arctic, but has forgotten where due to a case of temporary amnesia. Porky accidently burns-up the map, so he and Cicero are obligated to help Sam find his treasure from Porky’s memory of the map. A rival pirate follows them northward.
Keywords
amnesia; hidden treasure; ice; igloo; pirate ships; pirates; treasure map

Indexer Notes

New story.

The Easter Egghead (Table of Contents: 3)

Tweety / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
John Liggera
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What are you doing, Puddy Tat?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tweety Bird; Sylvester Pussycat; two hoboes
Synopsis
Tweety is excited over joining an Easter Egg Hunt, in a local park. Scheming Sylvester hopes to lure Tweety off the marked trail by hiding himself inside a giant prop egg.
Reprints
Keywords
canary; cat; Easter; Easter egg hunt; Easter eggs; hoboes

Indexer Notes

"Reprinted by popular demand".

Grandma's Orchestra (Table of Contents: 4)

Porky Pig / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil De Lara
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The real estate man said, if I sell this house next door, he’ll give me a commission!
Feature Logo
Porky Pig [Dell Tilted Block Letters]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Mr. Pinchpenny; lady with 40 dogs; Grandma Rugcutter and her Hep Cat Five (swing band)
Synopsis
Porky thinks he's sold the house next door to a quiet old lady, but she turns out to be the leader of a noisy band.
Reprints
Keywords
band; dogs; real estate

Indexer Notes

"Reprinted by popular demand".

Jack Pot (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Henery Hawk; Ollie Owl; ticket booth duck-lady; man drawing prize-winning tickets
Synopsis
Henery wants to spend his savings on two tickets to a space movie matinee for himself and Ollie, while Ollie is saving for a book. Both end up getting what they wanted in the end.
Reprints
Keywords
book; movie; saving vs. spending

Indexer Notes

Tony Strobl draws the "ticket booth duck-lady" in his familiar style seen in his many Donald Duck comics.

Gold Key Comics Club News (Table of Contents: 6)

Gold Key Comics Club / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Monsters On the Loose!
Keywords
editorial feature

Indexer Notes

Requests for reader-submitted jokes and drawings. “Gold Key Comics Club Membership Card” to sign, cut out, and carry. There are four consecutive Gold Key Comics Club pages, comprising the centerfold.

Comic Book Election Official Ballot (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Gold Key Comics Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

What's Your Line? (Table of Contents: 8)

Gold Key Comics Club / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Readers are invited to submit gag captions for a series of provided single-panel cartoon illustrations.

Can You Create a Monster? (Table of Contents: 9)

Gold Key Comics Club / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Readers are invited to submit drawings of monsters for possible publication.

Porky Pig and Geronimo, the Genie (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
Fred Abranz
Inks
Fred Abranz
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Golly, Cicero… these cliff dwellings are proof that a wonderful Indian civilization existed here hundreds of years ago!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Geronimo the Genie; cliff dwelling Indians; Slake and Jake (outlaws); sheriff; two deputies; Daily Gazette publisher; various townspeople
Synopsis
Inside an ancient Indian cliff dwelling, Porky and Cicero find a dusty lamp containing an “Indian Genie”.
Reprints
Keywords
cliff dwellings; genie; Indians; magic lamp; outlaws

Indexer Notes

"Reprinted by popular demand".

Complete the Comic (Table of Contents: 11)

Gold Key Comics Club / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Readers are invited to create and submit a "final gag panel" drawing to complete an "unfinished" comic strip. One completed example is provided.

The Joke's on You (Table of Contents: 12)

Gold Key Comics Club / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, gang! Got any favorite jokes?
Characters
Gold Key Kid
Keywords
jokes; riddles

Indexer Notes

Jokes and riddles submitted by readers.

3 Complete Fishing Outfits (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Niresk Discount Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Make Money Get Prizes with Fast Selling American Seeds (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Geronimo the Genie
    Porky Pig
  2. 1. [Burgled by Black Jack Joe]
    Porky Pig
  3. 2. Arctic Trickery
    Porky Pig
  4. 3. The Easter Egghead
    Tweety
  5. 4. Grandma's Orchestra
    Porky Pig
  6. 5. Jack Pot
    Henery Hawk
  7. 6. Gold Key Comics Club News
    Gold Key Comics Club
  8. 7. Comic Book Election Official Ballot
    Gold Key Comics Club
  9. 8. What's Your Line?
    Gold Key Comics Club
  10. 9. Can You Create a Monster?
    Gold Key Comics Club
  11. 10. Porky Pig and Geronimo, the Genie
    Porky Pig
  12. 11. Complete the Comic
    Gold Key Comics Club
  13. 12. The Joke's on You
    Gold Key Comics Club
  14. 13. 3 Complete Fishing Outfits
    Niresk Discount Sales
  15. 14. Make Money Get Prizes with Fast Selling American Seeds
    American Seed Co.
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