not often Bugs Bunny – the flagship character of the Looney Tunes – gets a
starring role in the lead story. But that’s the nature of a good leading man:
allowing the supporting characters to do their jobs.
himself at the market, running afoul of Black Jacque Shellacque. One beanstalk
later, they find themselves in the castle of a lonely and dim-witted giant, who
no doubt would love a pet bunny rabbit – to hold and pet and name George.
Story #2 is
a riff on the Three Little Pigs story, featuring Porky (of course) as well as
seldom-seen Petunia, with Charley Dog as a stand-in for the Big Bad Wolf.
Later, it’s a return to the A-list, with Daffy Duck and Wile E. Coyote in
“Mighty Insure of Himself.”
I love the
obscure, and the Looney Tunes have a broader range of characters than most
people realize. I enjoy seeing them given screen time. The latest issue begins
with appearances by Miss Prissy, Wicked Wanda and others.