Ricky #5
(September 1953)

Pines, 1953 Series
 
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Visual Editions, Inc.
Brand
Standard Comics
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ricky / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Williams
Inks
Bill Williams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Ricky; Honey Bunch

Need Extra Spending Money? (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Stuart Greetings, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Watch My Smoke (Table of Contents: 2)

Ricky / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Williams
Inks
Bill Williams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1678
Genre
teen
Characters
Ricky; Honey Bunch; Mr. Bunch; Albie
Synopsis
After accidentally knocking Mr. Bunch down the stairs, Ricky tries a peace offering with a box of cigars Albie gives him. Unfortunately they are exploding cigars. Albie tries to influence Mr. Bunch with a tin of pipe tobacco, but Ricky spikes it with sawdust to ruin that plan.

I Wanted to be an Artist (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Big Birthday Present (Table of Contents: 4)

Ivy and Mervin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Roy (signed)
Inks
Mike Roy (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1688
Genre
teen
Characters
Ivy; Mervin
Synopsis
Mervin lines up several part-time jobs so he can earn $20 to spend on a birthday present for Ivy.

The Splintered Alibi (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Seeger
Pencils
Hal Seeger
Inks
Hal Seeger
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-1720; C-1670
Genre
teen

Indexer Notes

Text story with two illustrations. There are two job numbers in the title illustration.

A-Weigh We Go! (Table of Contents: 6)

Ricky / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Williams
Inks
Bill Williams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1689
Genre
teen
Characters
Ricky; Honey Bunch
Synopsis
Honey goes on an exercise spree after gaining three pounds, but after Ricky's car upsets a load of hay, he's the one doing all the work.

Ever Since Eve! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Roy ?
Inks
Mike Roy ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1703
Genre
humor; teen
Synopsis
Two girls engage in catty remarks about a popular girl to disguise their jealousy.

Spring Fever (Table of Contents: 8)

Ricky / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Williams
Inks
Bill Williams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1679
Genre
teen
Characters
Ricky; Honey Bunch; Miss Luvlost; Dean Matthews
Synopsis
Honey knocks over a cabinet and breaks a spring in Miss Luvlost's chair. She has to stay after school to fix it. Despite being fixed by several different people, the spring keeps coming loose at the most inconvenient times.

"Uncle Bernie's" Toy Shop (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Novelty Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Do You Need Money? (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Cheerful Card Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Best Values Under the Sun! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Young Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Exciting, Thrilling Races! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Ricky
  2. 1. Need Extra Spending Money?
    Stuart Greetings, Inc.
  3. 2. Watch My Smoke
    Ricky
  4. 3. I Wanted to be an Artist
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  5. 4. The Big Birthday Present
    Ivy and Mervin
  6. 5. The Splintered Alibi
  7. 6. A-Weigh We Go!
    Ricky
  8. 7. Ever Since Eve!
  9. 8. Spring Fever
    Ricky
  10. 9. "Uncle Bernie's" Toy Shop
    Novelty Mart
  11. 10. Do You Need Money?
    Cheerful Card Co.
  12. 11. Best Values Under the Sun!
    Young Products
  13. 12. Exciting, Thrilling Races!
    Cracker Jack
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Matthew Thompson
  • Merlin Haas
  • Michael Hoskin
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