(August 1965)

American Comics Group, 1964 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Herbie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody; superhero
Characters:
Herbie Popnecker

Indexer Notes

Herbie riding sea serpent before Columbus's boats

Beware of the B-Bomb, Buster! (Table of Contents)

Herbie / comic story / 15 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 Popnecker; Pincus Popnecker; Mrs. Popnecker; Abraham Lincoln; President Lyndon Johnson; Adlai Stevenson; Lovely Horowitz; Mr. Periwinkle; Charles de Gaulle
Synopsis:
Secrete agent X-413 1/2 has stolen the plans to the B-bomb, which gets its mighty power from beans. LBJ and Adlai Stevenson enlist the help of Herbie, who gets on the trail of Lovely Horowitz. To explain his absence, Adlai Stevenson tells Herbie's dad he will be at a camp for little fat nothings.

Indexer Notes

Story: -Writ by Shane O'Shea (who admits he's scared of Herbie)
Art: - Drew by Ogden Whitney (who won't admit it, but is even scareder!).
Includes a 4th-wall-breaking recounting of American history by Herbie's dad in which Herbie climb's into the story's thought balloon while an appreciative statue of Abraham Lincoln looks on.

Christopher Columbus Popnecker! (Table of Contents)

Herbie / comic story / 10 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 Popnecker; Pincus Popnecker; Christopher Columbus; Queen Isabella
Synopsis:
Herbie goes back in time to get Christopher Columbus' autograph. Herbie learns that the world is not round, after all, but still helps Columbus discover America.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Crazy story by Shane O'Shea /
Art even crazier... Ogden Whitney

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Herbie
  2. 1. Beware of the B-Bomb, Buster!
    Herbie
  3. 2. Christopher Columbus Popnecker!
    Herbie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Gary Perlman
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Gary Perlman