Dennis the Menace

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Dennis the Menace by Hank Ketcham  (0370-)  1st Appearance March 12, 1951, 1st Sunday January 1952 - Hank Ketcham created Dennis the Menace in 1951 amidst a post-war baby-boom and the advent of television. Dennis Mitchell was a typically mischievous five-year-old who was always getting into trouble with his grumpy neighbor Mr. Wilson. The tandem always made for wonderful hilarity.   Even though Dennis was not groundbreaking in it’s concept, it was somewhat of a pioneer when it was adapted for television. Dennis the Menace was one of the most successfully adapted comic strips.  Played by Jay North, the series ran quite a long time and was very popular. The revelation of Dennis the Menace on the airwaves would lead to many more opportunities for other comics characters.    Because Dennis the Menace is relatively new (1951 was NOT that long ago - was it?) and very popular, the supply of these is quite good.  They dailies were a single panel strip for much of it’s daily days, they sell well at modest prices. Sundays which are usually half-size or smaller are also quite good sellers.
Sunday Comics Links ---> Dennis the Menace -Sundays Dennis the Menace - Dailies

Sunday Comics

Item # Date-#-size* Condition* Price Notes
S0370-0001 1953 - 1H, 12TH G/FR-G/VG $7.00 on reverse Bringing Up Father(1H), Judge Parker(1TH), Let's Explore(1TH), Moon Mullins(1TH), Henry(1TH), Mary Worth(1TH) (3/1, 3/15, 3/29, 4/26, 5/10, 6/21, 8/2, 8/9, 8/23, 8/30, 9/18, 10/25, 11/20)
S0370-0002 1953 - 3T FR/FR-P/G $1.50 on reverse Little Sport(5T), Mark Trail(1T) (4/5, 4/19, 4/26)
S0370-0003 1954 - 2T, 3TH G/FR-G/G $3.50 on reverse Grin an Bear It(2HT), King Aroo(2TH), Mostly Malarky(1TH) (6/6, 6/13 +3)
S0370-0004 1955 - 2T, 5H, 19TH G/FR-G/G $16.00 on reverse Blondie(1TH), Little Iodine(1TH), Gasoline Alley(1TH), Little Orphan Annie(1H), Mary Worth(1TH), Beetle Bailey(2TH), Bringing Up Father(1TH), Winnie Winkle(2TH) Dotty Dripple(2T), Smilin' Jack(1TH), Off the Record(1TH), Little Debbie(1TH) (1/23, 1/30, 6/5, 7/3-9/11, 9/25, 11/6-12/4 +5)
S0370-0005 1956 - 2T, 4H, 23TH G/G/G $17.50 on reverse Moon Mullins(2TH), Brenda Starr(1TH), Jed Cooper(1TH), Mostly Malarky(2TH), Dotty Dripple(2T), Little Orphan Annie(2H) (1/1, 1/15-1/29, 2/26, 3/18, 4/1, 4/8, 4/22, 5/6-5/20, 6/3, 6/17-7/1 7/22, 7/29, 9/23-10/7, 10/21, 12/2, 12/9 +5)
S0370-0006 1957 - 7H, 18TH FR-G/FR-G/FRG $16.00 on reverse Smitty(1TH), They'll do it ev'ry time(2TH), Jed Cooper(1TH), Winnie Winkle(1TH), Judge Parker(1TH), Grin an' Bear It(1H), Capt Easy(1TH), Blondie(1TH), Moon Mullins(1TH) (1/6, 1/20, 4/14-7/21, 8/4, 8/25, 9/1, 9/15, 9/29, 12/8, +2)
S0370-0007 1958 - 1H, 15TH G/G/G $8.50 on reverse Blondie(1TH), Brenda Starr(1TH), Let's Explore your mind(2TH) (1/13, 4/6, 4/20, 5/11, 5/18, 6/8, 6/29, 7/20, 7/27, 8/10, 8/24 10/5-10/26 +1)
S0370-0008 1959 - 1T, 3H, 10TH G/G/G $9.00 on reverse Gasoline Alley(1TH), Jack's Diary(1TH), Dotty Dripple(1T), Abbie an' Slats(1H)  (1/11, 1/18, 2/8, 2/15, 3/1, 3/8, 4/5, 4/12, 6/7, 6/21, 8/23, 11/1, 11/29, 12/20)
S0370-0009 1960 - 1H, 12TH, 3Q, 24SX G/G/G $11.00 on reverse Mutt & Jeff(1TH), Joe Palooka(2TH), Mark Trail(1TH), David Crane(3SX), Mary Worth(1TH), Freddy(1TH), Capt Easy(1TH), Jackson Twins(1TH), Dixie Dugan(2SX), Smith Family(1SX) (1/3-1/24, 2/7-2/21, 3/6-3/20, 4/17, 5/1, 5/15, 5/29-6/12, 6/26-7/17, 7/31, 8/7, 8/21-9/11, 9/25-11/27, 12/25 +1)
S0370-0010 1961 - 1H, 5TH, 2Q, 24SX G/G/G $8.00 on reverse Mary Worth(2TH), Freddy(1SX) (1/8, 1/22, 1/29, 2/12-3/5, 3/19-4/16, 4/30, 5/21, 6/4-6/18, 7/9, 7/16, 7/30, 8/6, 8/20, 8/27, 9/17, 10/8, 11/5-11/19, 12/3-12/31)
S0370-0011 1962 - 13TH FR-G/FR-G/G $4.00 on reverse Blondie(13TH) (6/3-7/8, 8/5, 8/26, 9/9, 9/23, 9/30, 12/2, 12/16)
S0370-0012 1963 - 8H, 17TH G/FR-G/G $9.75 on reverse Blondie(14TH) (1/6, 1/13, 2/3, 3/10-3/24, 4/14, 4/28-5/12, 5/26, 6/2, 7/7, 8/11-8/25, 9/29, 10/6, 10/27, 11/3, 11/17, 11/24, 12/8, 12/15, 12/29)
S0370-0013 1964 - 3H, 12TH G/FR-G/G $5.50 on reverse Blondie(8TH), Mickey Finn(1TH) (1/5, 2/9, 3/1, 3/15, 3/22, 4/5, 5/10, 5/24, 6/28, 7/5, 9/20, 10/18, 10/25, 11/8, 11/29)
S0370-0014 1965 - 1H, 14TH G/G/G $4.50 on reverse Kerry Drake(1TH) Blondie(6TH), Gasoline Alley(1TH), Priscilla's Pop(1TH), Rex Morgan(1TH), Little Woman(1TH) (1/11, 2/7, 2/21, 2/28, 3/13, 5/2, 6/6-6/27, 10/3, 11/7-11/28)
S0370-0015 1966 - 6TH G/G/G $2.00 on reverse Steve Roper(1TH) (7/17, 11/6-11/27, 12/18)
S0370-0016 1967 - 8TH G/G/G $2.75 on reverse Blondie(5TH) (1/29, 5/14, 11/26-12/31)
S0370-0017 1968 - 5TH G/G/G $1.75 on reverse Mark Trail(1TH), Rex Morgan(1TH), Blondie(1TH), Little Joe(1TH) (1/28, 4/14, 6/2, 11/17, 12/22)
S0370-0018 1969 - 2H, 3TH G/G/G $2.00 on reverse Andy Capp(1TH) (8/3, 9/28, 10/26, 12/7, 12/14)
S0370-0019 1970 - 2H, 4TH G/G/G $2.00 on reverse Steve Roper(3TH), Rex Morgan(1TH) (3/1, 3/8, 3/22, 3/29, 5/17, 12/13)
S0370-0020 1973 - 4TH G/G/G $1.00 on reverse Steve Roper(1H, 3TH) (2/18, 6/3, 6/10, 9/9)
S0370-0021 1974-80 - 5TH G/G/G $1.00 on reverse Steve Roper(1TH), Blondie(1TH) (1974:8/18, 1977: 6/26, 12/18, 12/25 1980:1/20)

Daily Comics Sets

Item # Title Date-# Size* Condition* Price Notes
D0370-0001 Dennis the Menace 1953/01 - 27 4x5R G $8.00 by Hank Ketcham
D0370-0002 Dennis the Menace 1953/08 - 26 4x5R G $8.00 by Hank Ketcham
D0370-0003 Dennis the Menace 1968/06 - 24 4x5R G $8.00 by Hank Ketcham
D0370-0004 Dennis the Menace 1973/06 - 26 4x5R G $8.00 by Hank Ketcham
D0370-0005 Dennis the Menace 1974/02 - 24 3x5R G $8.00 by Hank Ketcham
D0370-0006 Dennis the Menace 1976/03 - 27 3x4R G $8.00 by Hank Ketcham
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