As noted in below past posts, the first appearance of the Big Bad Wolf in the comics medium was in a 1936 'Silly Symphony' Sunday half-page continuity titled as 'The Further Adventures of the Three Little Pigs' which was also carried out in several major European comics magazines in the same year. Among these, Mickey Mouse Weekly of Britain stand out for its excellent-quality prints as it utilized the 'photogravure' technique. Below is the second installement of the continuity from MMW no. 10, dated Apr. 11, 1936 (click over the image to view it in its original size):
In 1941, 'The Further Adventures of the Three Little Pigs' was also carried out in the Walt Disney's Comics of the US. However, the original half-page format of the newspaper printing was modified with panels being remounted to fit full pages of standart comics magazine page layout of WDC, with the unavoidable result that the design of the original creators being hampered with. 'The Further Adventures of the Three Little Pigs' would be reprinted in its original form only in 1980 in a large-sized hardback collection from the 'Best Comics' series. Unfortunately, the color palette of this reprint book is far from appealing:
In the coming days, I intend to post an analysis of 'The Further Adventures of the Three Little Pigs' , utilizing scans from the wonderful prints of 1936's MMW, so stay tuned.