Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies Comics 1 is the first issue of the series of Looney Tunes comic books from Dell Publishing. The issue date is January 1941 and the cover price is ten cents.


The Wild Hare

(Adapted from the 1940 cartoon "A Wild Hare")
Starring: Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd
Summary: Elmer is hunting for "wabbits." When he finds one, Bugs gives him the rabbit treatment.

Porky's Hired Hand

(Adapted from the 1940 cartoon "Porky's Hired Hand")
Starring: Porky Pig
Summary: Porky hires Gregory Grunt to watch his henhouse. Freddy Fox talks his way past the dimwitted guard, but makes his own stupid mistake.


Starring: Sniffles and Mary Jane
Summary: Mary Jane meets Sniffles while waiting for the sandman.

Tom Thumb in Trouble

(Adapted from the 1940 cartoon "Tom Thumb in Trouble")
Summary: A bird saves Tom from drowning, but Tom's father thinks it's attacking and chases it away. When Tom runs away to find his new friend, he winds up in trouble and the bird saves him yet again.

Porky's Hollywood Sketchbook

Starring: Porky Pig
Summary: Porky draws caricatures of Mickey Rooney, Jane Withers, Virginia Weidler, Jackie Cooper, Judy Garland, Charlie McCarthy, Gene Autry, Carolyn Lee, Shirley Temple, and Baby Dumpling's dog, Daisy.

Pat Patsy and Pete

Starring: Pat, Patsy, and Pete
When cannibals capture the threesome, Pete the penguin holds them off until The Cap can save them.

Elmer and His Magic Wand

Starring: Elmer Fudd and Bugs Bunny
Summary: Bugs pops out of a magician's hat and convinces Elmer to buy a magic wand, and that it really works. But when Elmer conjures up some trouble, Bugs disappears.

Model Airplane Contest

Starring: Bugs Bunny
Guest starring: Daffy Duck and Porky Pig
Summary: Too lazy to build his own plane for the contest, Bugs sneaks into an airplane factory. He catches a spy who was trying to steal one, then steals it for himself!

Pokerhuntas and Captain Johnny Smith

(Adapted from the 1938 cartoon "Johnny smith and Poker-Huntas")
Starring: Egghead
Captain Johnny Smith (Egghead) sails the Mayflower to America, but the natives prepare to scalp him. Pokerhuntas helps him escape back to England.

Bugs Bunny and His Secret Six

(Story feature)
Starring: Bugs Bunny
Guest starring: Porky Pig, Petunia Pig, Sniffles, Little Blabbermouse, Daffy Duck
Summary: Five members of the Secret Six club want to go swimming, but Bugs would rather go steal apples.

Believe It Or Else

(Adapted from the 1939 cartoon "Believe It or Else")
Cameo: Egghead
The host presents oddities he discovered on his travels around the world.

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