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Issue Details

Issue #12
Published January 1952
Frequency bi-monthly
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 36
Editing ?
Notes Indicia: BUSTER BUNNY, a magazine published bi-monthly and copyright 1951 by ANIMATED CARTOONS, INC., 163 Pratt St., Meriden, Conn. Editorial and executive offices, 10 East 40th Street, New York 16, N. Y. Subscription (12) issues, $1.20; single copies, 10ยข; Foreign and Canadian postage extra. Entered as second-class matter at the Post Office, Meriden, Conn., February 6, 1950, under the Act of March 2, 1879. Names of all characters used in cartoons, stories and articles are ficticious. If the name of any living person or existing institution is used, it is a coincidence. In corresponding with this magazine, please be sure to include your local postal zone number, if any. Manuscripts and drawings must be accompanied by a stamped, self-addressed envelope and are submitted at the author's risk. No. 12. January, 1952. PRINTED IN THE U.S.A.

Cover Details

Characters Buster Bunny
Synopsis Buster Bunny delivers newspapers with a slingshot.
Genre Funny animals

1 page advertisement Blackheads "Pet Hate"

Synopsis Ad for Vacutex blackhead remover from Ballco Products Company.
Letters Typeset; ?
Notes Inside front cover; includes indicia

12 page Buster Bunny story "Let's Talk Turkey"

Characters Buster Bunny; Pop Bunny; Mom Bunny; Mayor Whiffle; Chumley; Sergeant Floop; Miss Blodgett; Dean Fumbledud; P. T. Farnum
Synopsis Buster Bunny gives the Thanksgiving turkey a growth serum. The turkey grows huge and runs amok through town with Buster on his back. Buster is almost thrown into the reformatory, but is saved when P. T. Farnum buys the giant turkey for his circus, so that Buster can pay off the damages.
Genre Funny animals

Half page Dubble Bubble advertisement "What's the line-up for?"

Characters Pud; Butch
Synopsis Pud gives away Dubble Bubble gum when he sells lemonade.
Script Ray Thompson?
Pencils Ray Thompson?
Inks Ray Thompson?
Colors Ray Thompson?
Letters Ray Thompson?
Notes Ad for Fleer Dubble Bubble bubble gum in comic-strip format

Half page activity "Puzzles"

Synopsis Fill in the Xs and a word puzzle

1 page Goofy Gander story "The Live Wire"

Characters Goofy Gander; Wally Wolf
Synopsis Goofy Gander electrocutes himself trying to prove that he's a "live wire" to get a job.
Genre Funny animals

Half page Pinky Pig story "Hey, how's this trick, Goofy!"

Characters Pinky Pig; Goofy Gander
Synopsis The boss catches Pinky Pig standing on his head during work, so stamps his head "This end up".
Genre Funny animals

Half page advertisement "Slinky"

Characters Billy; Bea; Slinky
Synopsis Ad to mail-order Slinky from James Industries, Inc.
Notes Ad in comic-strip format

3 page Tommy Turtle story "Toy Trouble"

Characters Tommy Turtle; Digby Dog; Harry Hyena
Synopsis Tommy Turtle gets in trouble trying to buy a present for Harry Hyena's baby.
Genre Funny animals

1 page Lionel Trains advertisement "The Greatest Railroad Show on Earth"

Synopsis Illustrated ad for Lionel Train Sets
Letters Typeset; ?

2 page text story "High and Mighty"

Characters Leo Lion; Tawn the Tiger
Synopsis Tawn the Tiger just couldn't help being a braggart.
Script Pat Cherr
Letters Typeset; ?

1 page Butch and Buttercup story "Desert Sons"

Characters Butch (Mouse?); Buttercup (Gorilla)
Synopsis Butch and Buttercup sell lemonade at a movie about a desert.
Genre Funny animals

1 page Erector advertisement "Getting an Erector is like having your own Toy Factory"

Synopsis Ad for Erector sets from Gilbert Hall of Science
Letters Typeset; ?
Notes Ad in comic-strip format

8 page Buster Bunny story "Lucky Day"

Characters Buster Bunny
Synopsis Buster and his dim-witted pal have bad luck on Friday the 13th, but it turns into good luck when Buster accidentally saves a girl from a burning building.
Genre Funny animals

1 page advertisement "Roy Rogers-- America's Favorite Cowboy Idol"

Characters Roy Rogers
Synopsis Ad for Roy Rogers merchandise and Spec-Toys from Crown Gifts
Letters Typeset; ?
Notes Crude drawings and photographs

1 page advertisement "How Jimmy got his new bike!"

Characters Jimmy
Synopsis Ad for Television Bank from Seagee Co.
Letters Typeset; ?
Notes Ad in crude comic-strip format; inside back cover

1 page Daisy Air Rifles (backcovers) *do not use* / *please fix* "Speaking of Christmas, Pardner, I'd sure send for Daisy's Air Rifleman Book!"

Characters Red Ryder
Synopsis Ad for Red Ryder Cowboy Carbine from Daisy Manufacturing Company
Pencils Fred Harman
Inks Fred Harman?
Letters Typeset; ?
Notes Illustrated ad on back cover