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Scanned from a comic I found on EBAY. It was very brittle, dried out and barely survived the scan process.
Volume: #2, Issue: #8 [11]
Published: November 1946, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 52, Editing: Robert D.Wheeler (Editor and General Manager); Mel Cummin (Art Director); Jane Spaulding Nye (Managing Editor); Helen Doig Schmid (Associate Editor); Alfred V. Fago (Art Consultant)
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover, Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Neddy Bear
Genre: Anthropomorphic-funny Animals
Characters: Neddy Bear Squire Squirrel Tick, Tack And Toe Dopsy Durvy Jocko

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Neddy Bear
Synopsis: Greedy Grunts the pig tries to monopolise all of the games and treats at Neddy's Halloween party but he learns his lesson.
Genre: Anthropomorphic-funny Animals
Characters: Neddy Bear Squire Squirrel Grunts Mommy Bear

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Dopsy Durvy
Synopsis: Dopsy sells "Never Fail Cosmetics" door-to-door. If he can make the ugly Beast (from the story "Beauty and the Beast") handsome, his business will improve. The Beast says only a kiss from a beautiful woman will break the curse. Dopsy makes the Beast up to look like crooner "Hank Swoonatra" (a caricature of Frank Sinatra) but they're mobbed by bobby-soxers. Plastic surgeon Dr. Fixit converts the Beast into a double for movie star Chuck Doya, but an ugly woman kisses him and makes him ugly again. The Beast finally gets a kiss from a beautiful girl and is cured.
Genre: Humor Anthropomorphic-funny Animals
Characters: Dopsy Durvy Beast

Comic Story (3 pages) Zany Starts a Trading Post
Featuring: Zany Giraffe
Synopsis: Zany Giraffe tries to solve the mystery of who has been stealing possessions from the other forest animals and leaving odd objects behind. He discovers it is Trade Rat, who opens a Trading Post so he can stay in the community.
Genre: Anthropomorphic-funny Animals
Characters: Zany Giraffe Trade Rat

Cartoon (1 page)
Synopsis: 8 one-panel gag cartoons featuring children.
Genre: Humor Children

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Animated Antics Johnny and Woof
Synopsis: Johnny's dog pal Woof finds a treasure map. Mr. Artist draws them into a treasure hunt story, but after they unearth the treasure chest they are accosted by pirates. Mr. Artist comes to the rescue with his eraser.
Genre: Humor Anthropomorphic-funny Animals Children
Characters: Johnny Woof Mr. Artist

Text Story (1 page) The Easy Life
Synopsis: Herbie runs away and joins the circus but discovers (since he has no special talent) that circus life is hard work, not fun.
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Anthropomorphic-funny Animals
Characters: Herbie Hare Big Bear Murgatroyd Mole

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Tick, Tack, and Toe
Synopsis: The kittens discover their toys and dolls come to life at midnight and are angry at how they've been abused by rough play.
Genre: Anthropomorphic-funny Animals
Characters: Tick Tack Toe Judge Owl Little Miss Bo-Peep

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Niffy
Synopsis: Niffy is attracted to a female Dalmatian but she is not impressed. He deliberately contracts measles so he'll also have spots (at least temporarily) and wins her affection.
Genre: Humor Anthropomorphic-funny Animals
Characters: Niffy (dog)

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Icicle Ike
Synopsis: A statue of Thor comes to life and takes penguin Icicle Ike to Valhalla. Ike and Thor decide to visit the hostile Ice Giants to stave off war. Thor is defeated in the feats of strength contest, but Ike saves the day and prevents war.
Genre: Humor Anthropomorphic-funny Animals
Characters: Icicle Ike Thor Odin

Text Story (1 page) The Chicken Who Said He Couldn't Swim
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Anthropomorphic-funny Animals

Comic Story (5 pages) "Welcome to the Aldorf Wastoria, sir!"
Featuring: Pidgy and the Magic Paint
Synopsis: Pidgy spends a week at the luxurious Aldorf Wastoria hotel, using his magic paint to make himself appear to be rich, but can't pay the bill because he's unable to paint money.
Genre: Humor Anthropomorphic-funny Animals
Characters: Pidgy Meadows Hank Zanitra Mae North Portchester Joe E. Green

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