Title page, front matter
Collection of daily and Sunday newspaper comic strips. Notable story arcs include: Earl and Mooch try hibernating; a visitor's fur coat; the boys meet Guard Dog; Mooch falls in love; vacation at the beach; the dog show; Shtinky Puddin' is lost. Shtinky Puddin''s owner, Mr. Grey, is patterned after Daddy Warbucks, created by Harold Gray for Little Orphan Annie. Mr. Grey's attendant blends features of Daddy's followers, Punjab and the Asp.
Forms a two-panel sequence with the illustration in Seq. 3.
Back cover. Includes list of awards. Illustration forms a two-panel sequence with the front cover illustration.