(Summer 1957)

Pines, 1957 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
100
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Literary Enterprises Inc.
Brand
Pines Comics [horizontal text]

Issue Notes

Per indicia:

"Literary Enterprises, Inc., 10 East 40th St., New York 16, NY. Ned L. Pines, President; Frank P. Lualdi, Executive Vice Presuident; Victor F. Dee, Advertising Director. ©1957 by Terrytoons, a division of CBS Television Film Sales, Inc., 38 Centre Ave., New Rochelle, NY.

"Printed in the U.S.A."

CBS Television Presents Terrytoons Giant Summer Fun Book (Table of Contents)

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100 Pages! Stories! Puzzles! Games!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Mighty Mouse; Heckle and Jeckle; Gandy Goose; Sourpuss; Dinky Duck
Keywords
baseball

Washed Up Sourpuss (Table of Contents: 1)

Gandy Goose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Where are you going, Gandy?
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gandy Goose; Sourpuss
Synopsis
Sourpuss earns more trouble than he can handle when he suspects Gandy's sudden enthusiasm for washing windows is an attempt to move in on his girl.

Indexer Notes

This inside front cover also contains the issue's indicia, as well as the Pine's logo and tagline: 'Look for this seal when you buy a comic magazine. It guarantees quality and wholesome entertainment.'

Trail to Trouble (Table of Contents: 2)

Mighty Mouse / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Terrytown cheers its Junior Scouts as the start off for their annual hike.
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Mighty Mouse; Junior Scouts; Jimmy [a Junior Scout leader]; Mitzi Mouse; The Claw; unnamed bus driver; unnamed members of The Claw's gang; unnamed townspeople; unnamed mayor of Terrytown
Synopsis
When Mighty Mouse joins Jimmy and the Junior Scouts on their annual hike, it seems like the best day ever, at least until their picnic lunch is interrupted by rain, forcing Mitzi Mouse and the Scouts to seek shelter in a creepy, old home while Mighty Mouse flies back to town to grab a bus to transport the kids home. But when the Scouts discover the house is being used as a hideout by The Claw and his gang, all seems lost as they're marched through the forest to a place where they'll be the picnic lunch. Luckily, MM us able to track the cats thanks to Jimmy's scoutcraft in blazing a trail.
Keywords
camping; hiking; picnic; Terrytown

Indexer Notes

Connie Rasinski's signature is on the fifth panel of the last page.

Three pages into the story, Mitzi's hair turns from red to black.

The Eye of India (Table of Contents: 3)

Heckle and Jeckle / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Romancing raffles who rifles rich reported heading for our town.
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Heckle and Jeckle; Dopey Dog; Artie the Dip; unnamed police chief; unnamed society mavens
Synopsis
When a grifting master of disguise appears in town, Heckle and Jeckle scheme to lure him out and earn the million dollar reward for his capture by dressing up Dopey Dog as a society maven and outfitting him with a diamond ring crafted out of broken glass yet touted as the priceless Eye of India. And though the plan works and they get their reward, a chance tornado blows away their cash, leaving them with only the worthless ring.
Keywords
Diamond ring; disguise; society ball; tornado

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Heckle and Jeckle / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Draw lines from number to number and see what Hecle and Jeckle are laughing at.
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Heckel and Jeckle

Indexer Notes

This is a connect-the-dots activity page.

Fools Afloat (Table of Contents: 5)

Gandy Goose / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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The biggest boat afloat, and right in town!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gandy Goose; Sourpuss; unnamed ships captain and crew
Synopsis
When Gandy and Sourpuss head to the docks to eyeball a visiting ocean liner, they stumble into getting pulled on board with the cargo and, taken for stowaways, are put to work to earn their keep. Naturally, wacky hijinks ensure as the pair mess up one job after another.
Keywords
ocean liner

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Clint Clobber / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Oh, Mr. Clobber. [musical notes]
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Clint Clobber; Miss Rosebud; Stanley Storage
Synopsis
Cling Clobber helps an attractive neighbor by moving heavy furniture back and forth and forth and back at her whim, only to storm out when he learns the effort was just so she can show her boyfriend, who just happens to be a moving man, how the set-up will look in the new apartment she's moving into.

Fishermen's Folly (Table of Contents: 7)

Sourpuss / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Hurry and dig some bait or we'll miss the fish
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Sourpuss; Gandy Goose
Synopsis
Sourpuss and Gandy find buried treasure while digging for worms, but mistakenly throw it in the river when they assume what's in the trunk to worthless.

Gandy's Vacation Fun Back (Table of Contents: 8)

Gandy Goose / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Stand a friend with his heels against the wall and lay a dollar bill on the floor at his feet.
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gandy Goose; Sourpuss

Indexer Notes

A riddle is bookended with two ideas for how to make money from friends by betting on seemingly impossible feats, with instructions on how to actually perform the tricks.

Butting Bully (Table of Contents: 9)

Dinky / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Gangway!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dinky Duck; Rudy Rooster; Billy Goat; unnamed barnyard animals
Synopsis
When the animals threaten to oust Rudy Rooster from his job as barnyard boss if he does't calm an out-of-control goat, he and Dinky brainstorm ways to end the headbutting brouhaha. They hit on an scheme to trick the goat into wearing roller skates, thus robbing him of the leverage needed to knock people down, and though successful at first, the plan comes apart thanks to Rudy's victory hubris.

The Swiss cheese Family Robinson (Table of Contents: 10)

Mighty Mouse / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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This is your keyhole reporter with the latest news . . . FLASH!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Mighty Mouse; Bromo, King of the Cannibal Cats; Cookie [chef of the Cannibal Cats]; unnamed doctor; Robinson Family [presumably a father, son, and daughter, all unnamed except in the story title]; unnamed Miami Beach sunbathers; unnamed Cannibal Cats
Synopsis
While vacationing on Miami Beach, Mighty Mouse responds to a message in a bottle from a shipwrecked family of mice, arriving just in time to save them from a horde of cannibal cats.
Keywords
cannibals; desert island; Miami Beach; ship wreck

Indexer Notes

Art Bartsch's signature is in the last panel.

The location of Cannibal Cat Island is given as 25° N latitude by 50" W longitude, in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.

Color Page (Table of Contents: 11)

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Get acquainted with these new characters
Characters
Tom Terrific; Mighty Manfred; Gaston Le Crayon; De Witt Clinton Clobber

Indexer Notes

This is a coloring page featuring four Terrytoons characters.

Amateur Doctor (Table of Contents: 12)

Gandy Goose / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Gandy, Gandy, get the doctor -- get the doctor --
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gandy Goose; Sourpuss; unnamed doctor
Synopsis
Gandy costs Sourpuss a hefty medical bill when he tries to cure a kink in the cat's back without the aid of a doctor.

The Misdirected Scarcrow (Table of Contents: 13)

Heckle and Jeckle / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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What an odd idea! Why do you want to make a scarecrow?
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Heckle and Jeckle; Sparky [a telepathically-controlled robot scarecrow]; unnamed hippo housewife
Synopsis
Heckle and Jeckle's plan to make a million dollars off a telepathically-controlled robot scarecrow put to work as an interior decorator goes awry when the robot, failing to get Heckle's mental signals, fails to stop and re-doing walls and goes on to cover every object in an unsuspecting housewife's home in the gaudiest of wallpapers.

Puzzle Page (Table of Contents: 14)

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One day, Gandy laid 4 wooden matches on a table and asked Sourpuss, 'Can you move just one match and make a square?'
Characters
Gandy Goose; Sourpuss; Heckle and Jeckle

Indexer Notes

This page contains a series of four riddles and puzzles, with headshots of Terrytoons characters.

Wild Game Hunt (Table of Contents: 15)

Gandy Goose / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Sourpuss, do we have to go wild animal hunting?
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gandy Goose; Sourpuss; unnamed non-anthropomorphic animals
Synopsis
When Gandy and Sourpuss land a plane in a deeply forested area, hoping to capture wild animals they can sell to a circus, they are frustrated by a series of unfruitful, if comical, attempts, only to wind up arrested when it turns out they touched down inside a protected zoological garden.
Keywords
jungle; lion; monkey

Gandy Goose's Safety Message (Table of Contents: 16)

Gandy Goose / activity / 1 page (report information)

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To read, hold bottom of page to tip of nose and look along paper
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gandy Goose

Indexer Notes

The hidden message reads, "Always look both ways."

The Deep Freeze Gang (Table of Contents: 17)

Mighty Mouse / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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On the outskirts of Terrytown, a suspicious looking pair sneak through the back streets carrying a mysterious box.
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Mighty Mouse; The Claw; Slim [a member of The Claw's gang]; Dumpy [a member of The Claw's gang]; Mitzi Mouse; unnamed police chief; unnamed residents of Terrytown
Synopsis
Mighty Mouse foils The Claw's plan to capture Terrytown's children for "mousicles" by using the lure of a free Mighty Mouse movie.

Puzzle Page (Table of Contents: 18)

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I say it's impossible, Dinky!
Characters
Rudy Rooster; Dinky Duck; Gandy Goose; Papa Bear

Indexer Notes

This page features four mind-bending puzzles with solutions, accompanied by drawings of Terrytoons characters.

Luck (Table of Contents: 19)

Heckle and Jeckle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Come on, chum, it's time to get up.
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Heckle and Jeckle
Synopsis
Heckle defies bad luck omens to Jeckle's ultimate consternation.

Barnyard Babysitter (Table of Contents: 20)

Dinky / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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What are you doing, Mr. Rudy?
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dinky Duck; Rudy Rooster;Mrs. Leghorn; unnamed Leghorn triplets
Synopsis
When Rudy starts a babysitting service and puts inexperienced Dinky in charge of sitting for the babies while he drums up additional business, the young duck is driven to exhaustion by a terrible trio of chicks who put him through one harrowing experience after another, only to result in getting fired when the mother returns to find him asleep on the job.
Keywords
babysitter

Surprise Date (Table of Contents: 21)

Gandy Goose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Go downstairs and answer that doorbell, will you?
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gandy Goose; Sourpuss
Synopsis
When Candy answers the doorbell, his inexact message to Sourpuss makes the Casanova cat mistake the intentions of what he presumes to be a potential paramour at the door.

A Visit to Grandma's (Table of Contents: 22)

Heckle and Jeckle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Halt!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Heckle and Jeckle; Little Red Riding Hood [mentioned]; Grandmother; Big Bad Wolf
Synopsis
When Heckle and Jeckle attempt to seize the easy life by getting themselves adopted by Little Red Riding Hood's grandmother, they find the big bad wolf already in residence at her house, at which they proceed to wreck the place while repeatedly frustrating his ravenous appetite for magpie pie.
Keywords
Grandmother's House

Indexer Notes

Connie Rasinski's signature is in the last panel.

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Color this page of your favorite characters.
Characters
Terry Bears; Papa Bear; Sourpuss; Mighty Mouse; Gandy Goose; Heckle and Jeckle; Dinky Duck.

Indexer Notes

This is a coloring page featuring nine Terrytoons characters.

Although Dinky is colored completely black in this issue's comics stories, his contours are left open for this feature.

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Clint Clobber / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Mrs. O'Bleary? Are you in?
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Clint Clobber; Mrs. O'Bleary
Synopsis
Standing stark still in an attempt to hide from nearsighted Mrs. O'Bleary, who doesn't want him in her apartment fixing her sink when she's not there, Clint is mistaken for a dressmakers form due to be delivered, and ends up a pincushion for the old lady's latest creation.

Prospecting for Trouble (Table of Contents: 25)

Mighty Mouse / comic story / 9.5 pages (report information)

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Cruising lesisurely over Terrytown, Mighty Mouse, champion of the oppressed, is attracted by some excitement below.
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Mighty Mouse; Mitzi Mouse; The Claw; unnamed members of The Claw's gang; Mitzi's unnamed grandfather
Synopsis
When Mitzti's grandfather strikes uranium in his spent gold mine located in the Old West town of Red Gap, The Claw and his gang move in, forcing him to lure Mitzi to him by wiring that he's struck it rich. The gang succeeds in knocking Mighty Mouse out of commission during the train ride west, and hope kidnappig Mitzi will force the grandfather to sign over the mine, but Mighty Mouse recovers and arrives just in time to save the day.
Keywords
mine; old west; Terrytown; train; uranium

Indexer Notes

Connie Rasinski's signature is in the third panel of the last page.

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Dinky / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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Boy, this apple is delicious
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dinky Duck; Rudy Rooster
Synopsis
Dinky spots half a worm in the apple Rudy is eating, which causes the rooster the blanch when he realizes where the other half went.

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John Doormat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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My Ladies' Club president, Mrs. Spasm, is going to drop by.
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
John Doormat; Jane Doormat; Mrs. Spasm; Jane's parakeet.
Synopsis
While attempting to catch his wife's escaped parakeet, John confirms the suspicion of her Ladies' Club president that, 'all men are a trifle coo-coo.'
Keywords
butterfly net

Making Headway (Table of Contents: 28)

Dimwit / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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You don't want to buy a book, do you?
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dimwit Dog
Synopsis
Dimwit's attempt to follow advice in selling books gets him booked up side the head.

Pale Puss (Table of Contents: 29)

Little Roquefort / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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It's fun to pop empty bags!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Little Roquefort; Percy Cat
Synopsis
When Percy continually pops paper bags outside Little Roquefort's door, refusing to let him get any sleep, the redoubtable rodent conspires with the kitchen supplies to get the pesky cat ejected from the house.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. CBS Television Presents Terrytoons Giant Summer Fun Book
    Mighty Mouse
  2. 1. Washed Up Sourpuss
    Gandy Goose
  3. 2. Trail to Trouble
    Mighty Mouse
  4. 3. The Eye of India
    Heckle and Jeckle
  5. 4. ["Draw lines from number to number and see what Hecle and Jeckle are laughing at."]
    Heckle and Jeckle
  6. 5. Fools Afloat
    Gandy Goose
  7. 6. ["Oh, Mr. Clobber. [musical notes]"]
    Clint Clobber
  8. 7. Fishermen's Folly
    Sourpuss
  9. 8. Gandy's Vacation Fun Back
    Gandy Goose
  10. 9. Butting Bully
    Dinky
  11. 10. The Swiss cheese Family Robinson
    Mighty Mouse
  12. 11. Color Page
  13. 12. Amateur Doctor
    Gandy Goose
  14. 13. The Misdirected Scarcrow
    Heckle and Jeckle
  15. 14. Puzzle Page
  16. 15. Wild Game Hunt
    Gandy Goose
  17. 16. Gandy Goose's Safety Message
    Gandy Goose
  18. 17. The Deep Freeze Gang
    Mighty Mouse
  19. 18. Puzzle Page
  20. 19. Luck
    Heckle and Jeckle
  21. 20. Barnyard Babysitter
    Dinky
  22. 21. Surprise Date
    Gandy Goose
  23. 22. A Visit to Grandma's
    Heckle and Jeckle
  24. 23. ["Color this page of your favorite characters."]
  25. 24. ["Mrs. O'Bleary? Are you in?"]
    Clint Clobber
  26. 25. Prospecting for Trouble
    Mighty Mouse
  27. 26. ["Boy, this apple is delicious"]
    Dinky
  28. 27. ["My Ladies' Club president, Mrs. Spasm, is going to drop by."]
    John Doormat
  29. 28. Making Headway
    Dimwit
  30. 29. Pale Puss
    Little Roquefort
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Duke Harrington
  • Jim Van Dore