(1991)

A-Plus Comics, 1990 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
2.95 CAD; 2.50 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
A+ Comics
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Roger Broughton ?
Color:
Colour Cover; Black & White interior
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Herbie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
David Day (signed); Dan Day (signed)
Inks:
David Day (signed); Dan Day (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero; humour
Characters:
Herbie Popnecker
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover shows Herbie, disguised as Star Trek's Mr. Spock, using one hand to hold a lollipop and the other to give the Vulcan sign for "Live Long and Prosper".

Race Through Space! (Table of Contents)

Herbie / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard E. Hughes [as Shane O'Shea]
Pencils:
Ogden Whitney
Inks:
Ogden Whitney?
Letters:
Ed Hamilton?
Editing:
Richard E. Hughes (original editor)

Genre:
humour; superhero
Characters:
Herbie Popnecker; Pincus Popnecker
Synopsis:
To win money to build a swimming pool, Herbie gets his father to enter a space race. When Herbie finds that his neighbor, Professor Flipdome is away, he builds his own rocket and gets his animal friends to power it. Herbie races Black Bumby who does his best to stop Herbie's rocket.
Reprints:

The Bestest League of America (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Gary Friedrich
Pencils:
Grass Green
Inks:
Grass Green
Letters:
Grass Green
Editing:
Dick Giordano (original editor)

Genre:
superhero; humour
Reprints:
  • From ?

Simple Samson (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Arr
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
humour
Reprints:

Space-Age Herbie! (Table of Contents)

Herbie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard E. Hughes [as Shane O'Shea]
Pencils:
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks:
Ogden Whitney?
Letters:
Ed Hamilton?
Editing:
Richard E. Hughes (original editor)

Genre:
superhero; humour
Characters:
Herbie Popnecker; Pincus Popnecker; Mrs. Popnecker
Synopsis:
Herbie's father opens a balloon company. While trying to get a job to help out, Herbie finds Planet Percival, where lollipops have uplifting powers.
Reprints:

Fatman: The Human Flying Saucer (Table of Contents)

Fatman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder [as O. O. Binder]
Pencils:
C. C. Beck
Inks:
C. C. Beck ?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Wendell Crowley ? (original editor)

Genre:
superhero; humour
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the GCD index for the original printing of this story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Herbie
  2. 1. Race Through Space!
    Herbie
  3. 2. The Bestest League of America
  4. 3. Simple Samson
  5. 4. Space-Age Herbie!
    Herbie
  6. 5. Fatman: The Human Flying Saucer
    Fatman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gary Perlman
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Gary Perlman