Spunky #1
(August 1957)

Farrell, 1957 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
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Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
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Brand
Ajax; A Farrell Publication
Editing
Ruth Roche (Editor); S.M. Iger (Art Editor)

Issue Notes

NB. If Spunky is a ghost he does not actually appear anywhere in the book, apart from on the cover. There is a character called Spunky inside, but he's a Kangaroo. Book is just called Spunky in indicia. "The Smiling Spook" only appears on the cover above the title.

Chess Board (Table of Contents)

Spunky / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Spunky (?)

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

Zany Giraffe / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
July Fourth is the greatest holiday.
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Zany

Hiawatha And The Fire Magician (Table of Contents: 2)

Dopsy Durvy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Dopsy Durvy; Hiawatha
Synopsis
Dopsy Durvy, a Fire-Extinguisher selling rabbit, takes a break and falls into a storybook world, where he helps Hiawatha fight the evil Fire Magician.
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Clement Gets The Right Time (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; children

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustrated header.

Safety Matches (Table of Contents: 4)

Spunky / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Spunky The Kangaroo; Koko; Mr. Whiskers; Mr. Elephant
Synopsis
Spunky gives Mr. Whiskers a hot foot, and starts a forest fire which quickly gets out of hand. Mr. Elephant comes to the rescue.

A Date with Effie (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
advocacy
Characters
Betty; Stan
Synopsis
Betty is in a huff with Stan after she hears he had a date with Effie. Effie turns out to be a Radio System for broadcasting in a hospital.

Indexer Notes

Public service strip to encourage volunteer workers in the Health Care System.

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

Zany Giraffe / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mrs. Wren's house was destroyed.
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Zany; Orpheus Owl
Synopsis
The animals put on a benefit play and raise enough money to help Mrs. Wren rebuild her house.

In-Tro-Ducing (Table of Contents: 7)

Tick, Tack, And Toe / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Tick; Tack; Toe
Synopsis
The three kittens (Tick, Tack, and Toe) sneak into the circus and wind up becoming part of the show.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Chess Board
    Spunky
  2. 1. ["July Fourth is the greatest holiday."]
    Zany Giraffe
  3. 2. Hiawatha And The Fire Magician
    Dopsy Durvy
  4. 3. Clement Gets The Right Time
  5. 4. Safety Matches
    Spunky
  6. 5. A Date with Effie
  7. 6. ["Mrs. Wren's house was destroyed."]
    Zany Giraffe
  8. 7. In-Tro-Ducing
    Tick, Tack, And Toe
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