Boys' and Girls' March of Comics #209 [Non-Advertisement]
(November 1960)

Western, 1946 Series
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Price
0.00 FREE
Pages
20
On-sale Date
1960-11-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Editing
Chase Craig (editor)

[Seat Cushions] (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis
Enterprising Cicero rents cushions to hapless skaters who tend to skid and slip on the ice and fall on their backsides. Porky is about to become his next customer.
Keywords
anticipation; cushions; enterprise; ice; skating; winter setting

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Mars Mix-Up (Table of Contents: 2)

Porky Pig / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
John Liggera
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Rome Siemen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh, Cicero, every time I see one of these travel films it makes me want to pack up and go on a trip somewhere!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Lerner Vanderbrain; movie director; prop man
Synopsis
Porky and Cicero agree to test a scientist's rocket to Mars, but the scientist forgets to add the special fuel and the ship never leaves Earth's atmosphere. And, naturally, they re-enter on the outdoor location set of a "Martian monster" movie.
Reprints
Keywords
dinosaur; inventor; Mars; movie props; quest for excitement; rocket ship; wrong impression

Porky's "W" Day (Table of Contents: 3)

Porky Pig / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The word work begins with the letter "W", and work is what Porky is doing today.
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis
Find the objects beginning with the letter "W".
Keywords
word puzzle

Professor Porky's Puzzlers (Table of Contents: 4)

Porky Pig / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What bean does not grow in soil?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig
Synopsis
Professor Porky offers-up five riddles.
Keywords
riddles

Porky's Nutty Quiz (Table of Contents: 5)

Porky Pig / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Clues to the questions below will be found in the scrambled names of the nuts.
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig
Synopsis
Porky offers nine joke or riddle questions, where the answers are the names of different nuts. But the names of those nuts are scrambled and are placed within a drawn outline of the shape of the particular nut in question. Unscramble the name of the nut (using the shape-outline as a clue), and apply it as an answer to the appropriate question.
Keywords
jokes; riddles; word puzzle

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

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[Floating Heads] (Table of Contents: 7)

Porky Pig / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ralph Heimdahl
Inks
Ralph Heimdahl
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Cicero Pig
Keywords
floating heads

Indexer Notes

Back cover advertising space for the vendor giving away this premium. Floating heads of Porky, Petunia, and Cicero comprise the top one-third of the page.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Seat Cushions]
    Porky Pig
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Mars Mix-Up
    Porky Pig
  4. 3. Porky's "W" Day
    Porky Pig
  5. 4. Professor Porky's Puzzlers
    Porky Pig
  6. 5. Porky's Nutty Quiz
    Porky Pig
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. [Floating Heads]
    Porky Pig
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