Frisky Fables #v2#9 [12]
(December 1946)

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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1946-10-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Novelty Press Division of the Premium Service Co. Inc.
Editing
Robert Wheeler (credited as Robert D. Wheeler) (editor and general manager); Jane Spaulding Nye (credited) (managing editor); Mel Cummin (credited) (art director); Helen Schmid (credited as Helen Doig Schmid) (associate editor); Al Fago (credited as Alfred V. Fago) (art consultant)

Issue Notes

On-sale date is publication date in Catalog of Copyright Entries, 1946-1947 Periodicals, page 149.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Neddy Bear / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Fago (signed)
Inks
Al Fago (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Honk!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Neddy

Frisky Fables Foolishness--and Sense (Table of Contents: 1)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Fago ?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Characters
Neddy

Indexer Notes

The top 3/4ths of the page is a hand-lettered and illustrated Thanksgiving message to readers. The bottom quarter of the page is a typeset "Dear Parents" message from "The Editors," asking parents and children to write in and comment on the comic book.
Inside front cover, black and white.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Neddy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Fago (signed)
Inks
Al Fago (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Neddy Bear...you and Squire Squirrel must be back in an hour for your turkey dinner!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Neddy; Squire Squirrel; Mommy Bear; Pilgrims; Indians
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Tick, Tack, and Toe / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jason Comic Art [as JCA] (signed)
Inks
Jason Comic Art [as JCA] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When Tick, Tack, and Toe go after a pesty parrot, they soon discover that it takes more than a cracker to crack down on their fine-feathered friend!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tick; Tack; Toe; Polly Parrot
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Diggy the Derrick / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
C. W. Winter (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Every afternoon, after his work at Mr. Doodle's construction yard was through, Diggy would hurry down to Mr. Turnbull's dairy farm...
Genre
humor
Characters
Diggy the Derrick; Mr. Doodle

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Spunky / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Hudson (signed as JCA)
Inks
Bill Hudson (signed as JCA)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If gold is where you find it, there's only one way to get it...Look for it!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Spunky; Spunky's mother; Wilfred Skunk; Gany, a bear
Synopsis
Spunky goes looking for gold with a treasure map purchased from Wilfred Skunk.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Bear and lion characters are consistent with those in Hudson’s signed art from Barnyard Comics #2 and Circus Comics #1 (1944-1945).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Milt Hammer (signed)
Inks
Milt Hammer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Conceited--why he works a cross word puzzle with a pen!!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Four one-panel joke cartoons.

The Twisty Trunk (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mickey Klar Marks
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Icicle Ike / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Fago (signed)
Inks
Al Fago (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look! Ice Cube...I've got some "bait"...I'm going fishing!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Icicle Ike; Ice Cube
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Bill and Koo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jason Comic Art [as JCA] (signed)
Inks
Jason Comic Art [as JCA] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now, look at the birdie, Koo!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bill; Koo

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

Sniffy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Milt Hammer (signed)
Inks
Milt Hammer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's a pretty neat trick--but not on me!!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Sniffy; Beppo

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Myrtle and Jocko / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Fago (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ha! You are in my power!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Myrtle; Jocko
Reprints

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

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Milt Hammer (signed)
Inks
Milt Hammer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Every time we give you an inch, you think you're a ruler!!!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Three one-panel joke cartoons.

Drawing Fun (Table of Contents: 13)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

A drawing of a rabbit in a numbered grid; two blank numbered grids are provided so readers can "Duplicate the rabbit's picture, actual size and four times its size."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Sniffy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Milt Hammer (signed)
Inks
Milt Hammer (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's th' last time I'll dig so deep for a bone!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Sniffy
Synopsis
Sniffy the dog digs a deep hole to find a bone, discovers irate Chinese man at the bottom.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Honk!"]
    Neddy Bear
  2. 1. Frisky Fables Foolishness--and Sense
  3. 2. ["Neddy Bear...you and Squire Squirrel must be back in an hour for your turkey dinner!"]
    Neddy
  4. 3. ["When Tick, Tack, and Toe go after a pesty parrot, they soon discover that it takes more than a cracker to crack down on their fine-feathered friend!"]
    Tick, Tack, and Toe
  5. 4. ["Every afternoon, after his work at Mr. Doodle's construction yard was through, Diggy would hurry down to Mr. Turnbull's dairy farm..."]
    Diggy the Derrick
  6. 5. ["If gold is where you find it, there's only one way to get it...Look for it!"]
    Spunky
  7. 6. ["Conceited--why he works a cross word puzzle with a pen!!"]
  8. 7. The Twisty Trunk
  9. 8. ["Look! Ice Cube...I've got some "bait"...I'm going fishing!"]
    Icicle Ike
  10. 9. ["Now, look at the birdie, Koo!"]
    Bill and Koo
  11. 10. ["That's a pretty neat trick--but not on me!!"]
    Sniffy
  12. 11. ["Ha! You are in my power!"]
    Myrtle and Jocko
  13. 12. ["Every time we give you an inch, you think you're a ruler!!!"]
  14. 13. Drawing Fun
  15. 14. ["That's th' last time I'll dig so deep for a bone!"]
    Sniffy
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Pat Conolly
  • Peter Croome
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Daniel Martinez
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt