(October-November 1964)

American Comics Group, 1964 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly February, March, August, September; bi-monthly April-May, June-July, October-November, December-January
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Best Syndicated Features, Inc.
Brand:
American Comics Group ACG
Editing:
Richard Hughes [as Richard E. Hughes]
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

[Get Your Splints Now --- Herbie'll Fracture You!] (Table of Contents)

Herbie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks:
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; satire-parody; superhero
Characters:
Herbie Popnecker
Synopsis:
Herbie, in turban and not much else, charms a cobra as an officer looks on.
Reprints:

Sahib Herbie! (Table of Contents)

Herbie / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody; superhero
Characters:
Herbie; U Thant (UN Secretary General); Chairman Mao Tse-Tung of China
Synopsis:
At school, Herbie is assigned to report on his biggest adventure. He is then called to the United Nations by Secretary-General U Thant to stop a Communist threat to India through the Principality of Hanki-Panki. Herbie catches a rocket to China, drops worms (left over from fishing) into Mao's mouth, and uses his many abilities (including his legendary allure to women) to stop communism from getting a foothold, When he returns to his class, Herbie reports that he is too fat to have adventures.
Reprints:

Nellie No-Date (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Herbie, Boy "Beetle!" (Table of Contents)

Herbie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard E. Hughes
Pencils:
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks:
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Hamilton

Genre:
humor; satire-parody; superhero
Characters:
Herbie Popnecker [Eibreh Rekcenpop]; Pincus Popnecker; The Beatles [as the Beetles][Ringo Starr; George Harrison; Paul McCartney; John Lennon] (cameo); Frank Sinatra; Dean Martin
Synopsis:
Popcorn is making movie-goers whistle from their ears. Herbie's investigation leads him to a Beetles concert, and Herbie becomes a rock star (Eibreh Rekcenpop), who even Herbie's mother thinks is divine. Herbie finds out that a jealous man with a red nose is breaking up performances with Martin and Sinatra with special popcorn.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

There is no box of credits on the splash page, but the frame is signed by Ogden Whitney.
To look like the famous mop-tops, Herbie wears a mop-top, with a prominent metal clip. Eibreh Rekcenpop is Herbie Popnecker, backwards.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Get Your Splints Now --- Herbie'll Fracture You!]
    Herbie
  2. 1. Sahib Herbie!
    Herbie
  3. 2. Nellie No-Date
  4. 3. Herbie, Boy "Beetle!"
    Herbie
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