Thursday, May 31, 2012
"Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" (Dell) #36: October 1944
In this opening story from Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies # 36 (October, 1944), Porky Pig's imagination runs away with him as he pretends to be a bomber in World War II, dropping bombs on Tokyo. The story that follows is all about imagination, particularly Bugs Bunny's use of it for mischief. The author and artist are unknown, but the designs of the characters are reminiscent of the Robert McKimson model sheets from the cartoons of the same era.