(September 1963)

American Comics Group, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly July, August, September, October; bi-monthly Jan.-Feb., March-April, May-Jun, Nov.-Dec.
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Best Syndicated Features, Inc.
Brand:
American Comics Group ACG
Editing:
Richard Hughes
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

A Little Fat Nothing Named Herbie! (Table of Contents)

Herbie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks:
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; Ed Hamilton (Herbie logo design)

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Herbie Popnecker
Synopsis:
Merangans throwing spears at Herbie.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is the first comic featuring Herbie on the cover.

Logo design credit from Mark Evanier via Todd Klein's Facebook page, used with permission.

A Little Fat Nothing Named Herbie! (Table of Contents)

Herbie / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes [as Shane O'Shea]
Pencils:
Ogden Whitney
Inks:
Ogden Whitney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Herbie Popnecker; Pincus Popnecker; Mrs. Popnecker; John F. Kennedy; Jackie Kennedy; Adlai Stevenson
Synopsis:
JFK and Adlai Stevenson need Herbie's help in Africa. Jackie Kennedy swoons as Herbie visits the White House. In the African province of Meranga, Herbie faces the god, Karod, who Herbie defeats by summoning the animals of the jungle.
Reprints:

Face of the Specter (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes [as Pierre Alonzo]
Pencils:
Pete Costanza
Inks:
Pete Costanza
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Tod Rayburn; Roger Rayburn
Reprints:
  • from ?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

From Your Editor- To You! / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from James H. Palmer, Terry Byrne, Ann McGinnis, John Page, and Rick Wood.

Send Up M-14 to Welcome It! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes [as Pierre Alonzo]
Pencils:
Ogden Whitney
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Andrew Moss

Experience in a Swamp (Table of Contents)

Mysteries of the Unknown / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Ed Lambert; Barnaby; Jessica Lambert; Dirk Jennings; Sheriff Clark
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. A Little Fat Nothing Named Herbie!
    Herbie
  2. 1. A Little Fat Nothing Named Herbie!
    Herbie
  3. 2. Face of the Specter
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    From Your Editor- To You!
  5. 4. Send Up M-14 to Welcome It!
  6. 5. Experience in a Swamp
    Mysteries of the Unknown
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gary Perlman
  • Lou Mazzella
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes
  • Gary Perlman
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome