Porky Pig #30
(June 1970)

Western, 1965 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1970-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
Chase Craig; Del Connell

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10140-006

[Go Fish a Kite!] (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig
Synopsis
Porky flies a kite on a fishing line.
Reprints
Keywords
alternative uses; fishing; kite

Giant Play Zoo Animal Collection (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Colonial Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Birds of a Feather (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Drat it! I missed him!
Feature Logo
Porky Pig
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Sylvester Pussycat; Yosemite Sam, dodo bird; butterfly, Tweety Bird
Synopsis
Each working separately and unaware of the others, Porky, Sylvester, and Sam are on the trail of the rarest quarry of all – a dodo bird.
Reprints
Keywords
disguise; dodo bird; feathers; get-rich-quick; reward; shotgun; working-at-cross-purposes

Indexer Notes

New story.

Beach Buffoonery (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This looks like a good spot, Cicero, let’s park here!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; big shoeless guy; life guard; beachgoers
Synopsis
Cicero inadvertently makes trouble for Porky at the beach.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; sand; series of mishaps; surfboard

Indexer Notes

"Reprinted by popular demand".

The Close Call (Table of Contents: 4)

Tweety and Sylvester / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Rome Siemen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This wubber band Gwanny tied on my cage for an exerciser is making me awfully stwong! Uh-oh!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tweety Bird; Sylvester Pussycat; Granny
Synopsis
Sylvester knows that he’ll get the blame, when Tweety accidently breaks Granny’s window. While Sylvester hides-out, Tweety only makes things worse while trying to help.
Reprints
Keywords
best of intentions; brass button; broken window; fishing; rubber band; slingshot; unwanted help

Indexer Notes

"Reprinted by popular demand".

Gold Key Comics Club News (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Reader's Page Monsters (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Five drawings of monsters submitted by readers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Mark Jewelers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Jokes on You (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why are some kids like flannel?
Characters
Gold Key Kid
Keywords
jokes; riddles

Indexer Notes

Jokes and riddles submitted by readers.

On Guard (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
“Oh, dear, Sniffles!” sighed Mary Jane to her little friend one day as she was gathering up her toys from the playroom floor.
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mary Jane; Sniffles; captain of the French guard (toy soldier); other toy soldiers; Mary Jane’s kitten
Synopsis
With her magic words, Mary Jane shrinks herself to the size of Sniffles and the pair help the captain of the French guard of Mary Jane’s toy soldiers become a hero to his toy troops.
Reprints
Keywords
heroism; kitten; magic words; shrinking; toy soldiers

Passport Pickle (Table of Contents: 10)

Porky Pig / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cicero! My… my wallet… it’s gone!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; J.P. Moneybock (nearsighted rich passenger); Hannibal (shaggy dog); ship's kennel-master; mischievous monkey; other dogs in ship's kennel; ship's purser; Silky (jewel thief); Melvin (pickpocket/jewel thief); Polly Pickering (rich passenger); attendees of the captain's ball; various ship's crew members and passengers
Synopsis
Porky's pocket is picked, resulting in the loss of his wallet containing his money and passport, just as he and Cicero are about to board a homebound cruise ship. He gets a job as an assistant in the kennel on the ship, hoping to find the culprit, but gets framed in a scheme to steal a pearl necklace.
Reprints
Keywords
cruise ship; dog disguise; dogs; framed; hypnotism; jewel thieves; kennel; monkey; passport; pearl necklace; pickpocket; wallet

Indexer Notes

"Reprinted by popular demand".

Reader's Page Doodles (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Reader-submitted "doodles", made from various letters of the alphabet and numbers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Western Publishing; Golden Magazine Jokes by Cracky / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Amazing $1 Art Offer (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Colonial Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

3 Complete Fishing Outfits (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Go Fish a Kite!]
    Porky Pig
  2. 1. Giant Play Zoo Animal Collection
    Colonial Studios
  3. 2. Birds of a Feather
    Porky Pig
  4. 3. Beach Buffoonery
    Porky Pig
  5. 4. The Close Call
    Tweety and Sylvester
  6. 5. Gold Key Comics Club News
    Gold Key Comics Club
  7. 6. Reader's Page Monsters
    Gold Key Comics Club
  8. 7. ["25 Years Service to Military Personnel"]
    Mark Jewelers
  9. 8. Jokes on You
    Gold Key Comics Club
  10. 9. On Guard
    Mary Jane and Sniffles
  11. 10. Passport Pickle
    Porky Pig
  12. 11. Reader's Page Doodles
    Gold Key Comics Club
  13. 12. ["No joke...Here's the happiest new happening of the season!!"]
    Western Publishing; Golden Magazine Jokes by Cracky
  14. 13. Amazing $1 Art Offer
    Colonial Studios
  15. 14. 3 Complete Fishing Outfits
    Niresk Discount Sales
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