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29-October-2011 2:11 pm
Username: dbigwood
Comment: Entire issue by Walt Kelly

Issue: #172
Published: November 1947, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 52, Editing:
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: Cover titles is "Christmas with Mother Goose by Walt Kelly". Indicia title is "CHRISTMAS WITH MOTHER GOOSE, No. 172". Code number is C.M.G. #172-4711. Copyright 1947 by Oskar Lebeck. Initial information for this index from e-mail on the error list from Greg Theakston (June 2006).
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Christmas With Mother Goose
Genre: Anthropomorphic-funny Animals Children
Characters: The Three Blind Mice [Miney Meeney Moe]

Text Story (1 page) Remembering
Synopsis: Remembering to do chores becomes easier right before Christmas.
Genre: Children

Comic Story (10 pages) Mother Goose Helps Santa
Synopsis: With Christmas coming up, the Black Giant kidnaps Santa's helpers and is holding them for ransom. Mother Goose comes by and comes up with a plan where she will dress up as Santa to fool the Black Giant. She takes the Giant on a tour of the Candy Mine and tricks him into falling into the taffy springs.
Genre: Fantasy
Characters: Santa Claus Mother Goose The Black Giant

Text Story (1 page) My Little Pony
Synopsis: A father's attempt to stand on a rocking horse to trim the Christmas tree ends badly.
Genre: Children

Text Story (1 page) Old Granny Hipple Hopple
Synopsis: A nonsense verse about what would happen if Christmas came at Easter-time.
Genre: Humor
Characters: Old Granny Hipple Hopple Santa Claus Easter Bunny

Comic Story (7 pages) Goosey Gander's Gift
Synopsis: The farmer intends to have Goosey Gander for Christmas dinner. The Fox invites Goosey to stay at his house, but intends to have the gander for HIS dinner.
Genre: Anthropomorphic-funny Animals
Characters: Goosey Gander Pansy Pig Mr. Fox

Comic Story (4 pages) A Crooked Party
Synopsis: A Christmas-themed take-off on the nursery rhyme "There Was a Crooked Man."
Genre: Fantasy
Characters: Santa Claus

Text Story (2 pages) Tommy Tucker's Song
Synopsis: A poem called "If Every Day was Christmas".
Genre: Children

Text Story (1 page) A Bear For Bed
Synopsis: A little girl takes a stuffed bear to bed with her.
Genre: Children

Comic Story (8 pages) The Three Blind Mice and a Christmas Deed
Featuring: The Three Blind Mice
Synopsis: The Three Blind Mice, who aren't really blind, visit Mother Hubbard, only to find that she has no food. During the night they take some of her needlework to the butcher shop to trade for some meat, but are interrupted when they make too much noise.
Genre: Anthropomorphic-funny Animals
Characters: The Three Blind Mice [Miney Meeney Moe] Mother Hubbard Dan (her Dog) Morris

Text Story (1 page) Rub-a-Dub-Dub
Synopsis: A Christmas-themed version of the nursery rhyme "Rub-a-Dub-Dub".
Genre: Humor

Text Story (1 page) My Favorite Tree
Synopsis: A little girl's favorite tree is a Christmas tree.
Genre: Children

Comic Story (6 pages) Little Jack Horner's Christmas Pie
Synopsis: Little Jack Horner puts in an order for a pie at the Pieman's shop, where he meets Simple Simon. The two boys talk to Humpty Dumpty, but the egg falls off a window sill and cracks his head. Jack and Simon run off to get Jack and Jill to do repair work on Humpty, but find they are out of brown paper and vinegar--the materials they used to heal Jack when he fell down the hill. The Pieman comes to the rescue with a sticky pie that holds Humpty's head together.
Genre: Fantasy
Characters: Little Jack Horner The Pieman Simple Simon Humpty Dumpty Jack Jill

Text Story (1 page) What's the Day?
Synopsis: A boy and girl know it's Christmas, but their puppy doesn't.
Genre: Children

Comic Story (5 pages) Contrary Mary and the Angel
Synopsis: Mary is sent to her room for being contrary. There an angel takes her to "Contraria", a nightmarish land where every object can talk and always contradicts what Mary says. Mary learns her lesson and the angel brings her back to her room.
Genre: Children Fantasy
Characters: Contrary Mary

Text Story (1 page) Christmas Eve
Synopsis: A young boy tries to stay awake until Santa comes.
Genre: Children

Text Story (1 page) The Merry Pigs
Synopsis: A Christmas-themed version of the nursery rhyme "This Little Pig Went to Market."
Genre: Anthropomorphic-funny Animals

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