The series premiered in
1960. Stopped in 1962 after 11 issues.
The two title characters are Beep
Beep the roadrunner and Wile E. Coyote the coyote,
and all the stories focus on Coyote's neverending
attempts to catch the superfast Beep for dinner.
All attempts are futile despite that he often
invests great sums in gadgets from a company
named Acme that should help him in his life's
The events unfold in an unspecified desert so
deserted that there are no other characters
Actually, Coyote made his comic book debut in
1949 in Looney Tunes as Kelsey Coyote.
The series is based on an animated
short cartoon series that ran from 1949 to 2010.