([February] 2024)

Hermes Press, 2017 Series
Price
USD 60.00
Pages
224
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Hermes Press
Publisher's Brand
Hp
ISBN
978-1-61345-156-4 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781613451564 56000
Editing
Eileen Sabrina Herman

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Peter Wheat; The Wizard (morphed into a dragon)

Indexer Notes

Enlarged detail from page 147.

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

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Faint reproduction of Peter Wheat bread wrapper. On end papers.

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

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

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?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Title page and indicia.

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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?
Letters
typeset

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

Peter Wheat Bread / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?

Characters
Peter Wheat
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Peter Wheat illustration solely.

Introduction. The Adventure Continues! (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Eileen Sabrina Herman
Letters
typeset

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

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Front page solely.

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

The Adventures of Peter Wheat / comic story / 15.5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Keep watch, Beetle - remember we are without weapons
Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Peter Wheat; Dragonel; Beetle; Mouse; hornet knights
Synopsis
Peter, Dragonel and Beetle find a rabbit warren to stay in, but are seized upon by the hornet knights. Mouse helps reverse the action.
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Indexer Notes

Dragonel's right arm is hit by a spear on pg. 10, and she is unable to hold the spear, but on pg. 13 she lifts Peter to the ceiling of the warren using both hands.

[Peter Wheat Punch is Mightier] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Peter Wheat Bread / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

The Adventures of Peter Wheat / comic story / 15.5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Peter Wheat, Beetle, and Dragonel have been joined in their exile by the Mouse.
Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Peter Wheat; Dragonel; Beetle; Mouse; Frog; a pickerel; a muskrat
Synopsis
Peter, Dragonel, Beetle and Frog are on the run, and they encounter danger everywhere: In the pond is a vicious pickerel, and on land a muskrat feels possession of the entire island.
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[Let's be pals] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Peter Wheat Bread / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

The Adventures of Peter Wheat / comic story / 15.5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With this log in place, we'll be finished
Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Peter Wheat; Dragonel; Beetle; Mouse; Frog; Dragonfly; hornet knights; Blue Jay; the Grand Wizard; Sammy Sweet (cameo); the bakers (cameo)
Synopsis
Peter Wheat, Dragonel, and Beetle build a fort on the island. Beetle and Dragonfly fly for help, but are forced down by hornet knights, who discover the hiding place on the island. In the last minute Beetle returns with Sammy Sweet and the bakers.
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[Peter Wheat pull is stronger] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Peter Wheat Bread / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

The Adventures of Peter Wheat / comic story / 15.5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Peter, Dragonel, Beetle, Mouse and Sammy Sweet are busily making plans...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Peter Wheat; Beetle; Mouse; Sammy Sweet; Dragonel; The Wizard; hornet knights
Synopsis
Dragonel disguises as a hornet knight in order to enter the Wheatfield Castle. Dragonel and Beetle enter the bridge chain control room, so that the bridge can be lowered letting Peter Wheat and his cohorts in; but Beetle and Dragonel are both caught. The Wizard sets up a fight between Dragonel and Peter Wheat.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Peter Wheat Bread / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

The Adventures of Peter Wheat / comic story / 15.5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Harvest time has come to the wheat field.
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Peter Wheat; Beetle; Chicky; Blue Jay; Dragonel
Synopsis
The folk of the Wheat Field are harvesting. Chicky lets a cart go too fast and it gets out of control; they are swept down the river and captured by a hawk. Peter and Beetle rescue Chicky with the help of Blue Jay.
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Peter Wheat Pep (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Peter Wheat Bread / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

The Adventures of Peter Wheat / comic story / 15.5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Peter Wheat and his friends have harvested all the wheat....
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Peter Wheat; Beetle; Blue Jay; Baby Mouse; Grand Wizard; Dragonel; Wheat Queen; Sammy Sweet
Synopsis
Beetle and Baby Mouse go down to the dungeon to check on the Wizard. The Wizard tricks Beetle and manages to escape and disguise himself as Beetle. The Wizard tries to use his disguise to trick a Giant into attacking the Wheat Field; he fails but manages to escape. The Giant joins the Wheat Field folk for Thanksgiving Dinner.
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"The Body Builder" (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Peter Wheat Bread / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

The Adventures of Peter Wheat / comic story / 15.5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hurry, Beetle. We'll have to rush this special cake flour ...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Peter Wheat; Beetle; one of Santa's helpers; Grand Wizard; the wizard's hornet knights; the Wheat Queen (cameo); Dragonel; Sammy Sweet (cameo); Santa Claus (cameo)
Synopsis
Peter and Beetle's sleigh gets assaulted by the Wizard and his knights. Santa's helper fetches a rescue team from the Wheat field Castle, and Dragonel frees the captives.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On pg. 15 it appears that Santa is approx. ten times taller than Peter Wheat and the other little people, and that Santa's other helpers are approx. five times taller than the one participating in the action throughout the story. No explanation is given to this difference in the size of Santa's helpers.

[Peter Wheat Push Is Harder] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Peter Wheat Bread / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

The Adventures of Peter Wheat / comic story / 15.5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Although it is early in the year...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Peter Wheat; Beetle; Grand Wizard; Blue Jay; Wheat Queen (cameo); Dragonel (cameo)
Synopsis
The Grand Wizard hides in the water wagon when Peter and Beetle go searching for water. Two hornet knights attack the wagon and end up setting it on fire, causing the mice drawing the wagon to panic. The runaway wagon sets fire to the dry fields, threatening a complete disaster, and only a convenient rain shower saves the day.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The hornet knights and Grand Wizard for once seem receptive to reason when Peter explains why their prank will backfire on everyone.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Peter Wheat Bread / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

The Adventures of Peter Wheat / comic story / 15.5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bring the materials here, men
Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Peter Wheat; Beetle (cameo); Sammy Sweet (cameo); Turtle; The Wicked Wizard; two hornet knights: Mole
Synopsis
Peter and Turtle travel upstream to find out why no timber comes down from the logging camp. They get caught in the mole's burrows by the Wizard who has turned himself into a fire-breathing dragon.
Reprints

[The Smart Way to Buy] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

Peter Wheat Bread / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

The Adventures of Peter Wheat / comic story / 15.5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Peter and the little folk of the Wheat Field have planted...
Genre
adventure; children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Peter Wheat; Beetle; Bounce, a baker (cameo); Sammy Sweet; a fawn with a sweet tooth; the Fairy Queen; Durrock
Synopsis
A fawn has been stealing cream puffs from the bakery, and Peter and his friends try to trap him. Peter follows the fawn to Fairy Land where he meets the queen and promises to help fighting an evil wizard, turning out to be the Wizard of the Hornet Knights.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Durrock in this episode is an old man with bushy white eyebrows, a big white mustache and a big nose

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

Peter Wheat Bread / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

The Adventures of Peter Wheat / comic story / 15.5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That drawing of this mysterious wizard ...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Peter Wheat; the Fairy Queen; Dorrock; the Wizard of the Hornet Knights; four Ooglie-Booglie goblins
Synopsis
Peter sets out to once more defeat the Wizard, this time helped by the Fairy Queen and aided by several magic gadgets
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continuation of the story in the preceding issue, with the first frame of #25 recapturing the last frame of #24, but in #24 the old man's name is Durrock, he is humanoid, bald and has a white mustache and a big nose, while the old man in #25 is called Dorrock, is half human, half beetle, is semi-bald with brown hair at the sides, wears small brown cheek beards and has a medium-size nose.

[The Smart Way to Buy] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

Peter Wheat Bread / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

The Adventures of Peter Wheat / comic story / 15.5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Peter Wheat has been magically changed to a toad...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Peter Wheat; the wicked Wizard of the Hornet Knights; four Ooglie-Booglie goblins; the Fairy Queen; gnome guards of the Cave of Mystery; Chief Greybeard; Father Time
Synopsis
The Wicked Wizard and the goblins bring the Fairy Queen who is in a magic sleep, to the Caves of Mystery. The gnome guards chase off the wizard and the goblins and take care of the queen. Peter joins them, but his magic powders don't work on the queen, and the leading gnome takes the Queen and Peter to Father Time who is finally able to wake her up.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

Peter Wheat Bread / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

The Adventures of Peter Wheat / comic story / 15.5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Father Time has given Peter and the Fairy Queen...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Peter Wheat; the Fairy Queen; the Wily Wizard; goblins; Blue Jay; hornet knights; Dragonel (cameo)
Synopsis
The Wily Wizard captures the Fairy Queen and takes her to Crag Mountain. Peter joins forces with a goblin, deserted by the Wizard, and the Wizard and the hornet knights are outsmarted in the end.
Reprints

The Smart Way to Buy (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

Peter Wheat Bread / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[The Smart Way to Buy] (Table of Contents: 33)

Peter Wheat Bread / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (spot illustration)
Inks
? (spot illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Peter Wheat (cameo)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly

Indexer Notes

Faint reproduction of Peter Wheat bread wrapper. On end papers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Walt Kelly (Spot illustration)
Inks
Walt Kelly (Spot illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just as Kelly's work for Western was diminishing …

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Includes reproduction of frame from page 69.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Peter Wheat Bread
  6. 5. Introduction. The Adventure Continues!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. ["Keep watch, Beetle - remember we are without weapons"]
    The Adventures of Peter Wheat
  9. 8. [Peter Wheat Punch is Mightier]
    Peter Wheat Bread
  10. 9. ["Peter Wheat, Beetle, and Dragonel have been joined in their exile by the Mouse."]
    The Adventures of Peter Wheat
  11. 10. [Let's be pals]
    Peter Wheat Bread
  12. 11. ["With this log in place, we'll be finished"]
    The Adventures of Peter Wheat
  13. 12. [Peter Wheat pull is stronger]
    Peter Wheat Bread
  14. 13. ["Peter, Dragonel, Beetle, Mouse and Sammy Sweet are busily making plans..."]
    The Adventures of Peter Wheat
  15. 14. ["Let's be pals"]
    Peter Wheat Bread
  16. 15. ["Harvest time has come to the wheat field."]
    The Adventures of Peter Wheat
  17. 16. Peter Wheat Pep
    Peter Wheat Bread
  18. 17. ["Peter Wheat and his friends have harvested all the wheat...."]
    The Adventures of Peter Wheat
  19. 18. "The Body Builder"
    Peter Wheat Bread
  20. 19. ["Hurry, Beetle. We'll have to rush this special cake flour ..."]
    The Adventures of Peter Wheat
  21. 20. [Peter Wheat Push Is Harder]
    Peter Wheat Bread
  22. 21. ["Although it is early in the year..."]
    The Adventures of Peter Wheat
  23. 22. ["Let's be pals"]
    Peter Wheat Bread
  24. 23. ["Bring the materials here, men"]
    The Adventures of Peter Wheat
  25. 24. [The Smart Way to Buy]
    Peter Wheat Bread
  26. 25. ["Peter and the little folk of the Wheat Field have planted..."]
    The Adventures of Peter Wheat
  27. 26. ["Let's be pals"]
    Peter Wheat Bread
  28. 27. ["That drawing of this mysterious wizard ..."]
    The Adventures of Peter Wheat
  29. 28. [The Smart Way to Buy]
    Peter Wheat Bread
  30. 29. ["Peter Wheat has been magically changed to a toad..."]
    The Adventures of Peter Wheat
  31. 30. ["Let's be pals"]
    Peter Wheat Bread
  32. 31. ["Father Time has given Peter and the Fairy Queen..."]
    The Adventures of Peter Wheat
  33. 32. The Smart Way to Buy
    Peter Wheat Bread
  34. 33. [The Smart Way to Buy]
    Peter Wheat Bread
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
  36. 35. ["Just as Kelly's work for Western was diminishing …"]
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  • Claus Simonsen