(September 1949)

Toby, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1949-07-19
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Toby Press, Inc.
Editing:
Mel Lazarus
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Distributed by American News Company (ANC logo on cover.)

Li'l Abner contents copyright 1949 United Feature Syndicate. All other material copyright 1949 by Toby Press, Inc.

On sale date from the publication date as reported to the U.S. Copyright Office in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Volume 3, Part 2, Number 1, Periodicals, January-June 1949. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B206504.


The Battle of the Century!! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Capp
Inks:
Al Capp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Abner Yokum; Daisy Mae Scragg
Synopsis:
Li'l Abner and Daisy Mae meet in a fighting ring.

Various Methods of Transporting One's Lunch to Work (Table of Contents)

High Class Stuff / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mel Lazarus
Pencils:
Mel Lazarus
Inks:
Mel Lazarus
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Professor Noodnik
Synopsis:
How to get your lunch safely to work.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Li'l Abner vs Daisy May The Battle of the Century!! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Capp
Pencils:
Al Capp
Inks:
Al Capp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Abner Yokum; Daisy Mae Scragg; Gerta Girdlebuster; Mammy Yokum; members of the Lily-White League; Knuckles; Knuckles father; Ratsy Boy; Curmudgeon J. Skinflint (death); Harvey S. Timberwolf; Reactionary J. Repugnant; Hal Blockbuster; Dave Whopper
Synopsis:
The Lily-White League arranges a goodness duel with the Sweet Innocence Society to be fought by the best examples of purity -- Li'l Abner and Daisy Mae.
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner daily and Sundays (United Feature Syndicate) 194?-xx-xx [strip reformatted and portions redrawn to fit the comic book page]

Indexer Notes

Al Capp had a number of assistants on Li'l Abner. Until they can be positively identified and their contributions properly noted, writing and art credits will be attributed to Al Capp. Panels from Sunday and/or daily strips have been edited and re-arranged to tell a complete story (Gene Reed; 5 September 2015).

Tap, Tap Tap (Table of Contents)

Memphis Smith, Private Eye / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Donald George
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Memphis Smith; Chick Andrews (death); Mrs. Andrews; Mischa Vladimir; Harold Sniffin
Synopsis:
Memphis Smith investigates the murder of Chick Andrews.
Reprints:

From Out of Town (Table of Contents)

Seymour / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Art Helfant
Pencils:
Art Helfant (signed)
Inks:
Art Helfant (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Art Helfant

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Seymour; Nicky; Dick the Dip; Light Fingers Louie; Schnook the Crook
Synopsis:
Seymour's friend Nicky keeps introducing him to people who keep robbing him.

Indexer Notes

On the second page, copyright 1949 by Toby Press, Inc.

["There It Is!! - The Modern "House Beautiful"!!"] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Capp
Pencils:
Al Capp (signed)
Inks:
Al Capp (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Abner Yokum; Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum
Synopsis:
The Yokums switch signs on two model homes.
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner Sunday (United Feature Syndicate) 194x-xx-xx [strip reformatted and portions redrawn to fit the comic book page]

Indexer Notes

Al Capp had a number of assistants on Li'l Abner. Until they can be positively identified and their contributions properly noted, writing and art credits will be attributed to Al Capp. Panels from Sunday and/or daily strips have been edited and re-arranged to tell a complete story (Gene Reed; 5 September 2015).

This appears to be a full Sunday strip.

["Which one did you say is the gyp-artist, Auntie?"] (Table of Contents)

Philo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mel Lazarus; ? [as Irving]
Pencils:
Mel Lazarus; ? [as Irving]
Inks:
Mel Lazarus; ? [as Irving]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mel Lazarus

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Philo Jones; Auntie; Mrs. Jones
Synopsis:
Five cartoons of Philo's antics.

Indexer Notes

On the page, copyright 1949 by Melvin Lazarus.

["Kid Science! What are you up to now?"] (Table of Contents)

Kid Science / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Vic Herman
Pencils:
Vic Herman (signed)
Inks:
Vic Herman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vic Herman

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Kid Science; Betty; Professor Kayo
Synopsis:
A fighting hypnotist uses hypnosis to win his fights.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

On the first page, copyright 1949 by Toby Press, Inc.

Best Buy for Fishing Fans! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Ador Products Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Rubber Masks (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Rubber-For-Molds, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Battle of the Century!!
    Li'l Abner
  2. 1. Various Methods of Transporting One's Lunch to Work
    High Class Stuff
  3. 2. Li'l Abner vs Daisy May The Battle of the Century!!
    Li'l Abner
  4. 3. Tap, Tap Tap
    Memphis Smith, Private Eye
  5. 4. From Out of Town
    Seymour
  6. 5. ["There It Is!! - The Modern "House Beautiful"!!"]
    Li'l Abner
  7. 6. ["Which one did you say is the gyp-artist, Auntie?"]
    Philo
  8. 7. ["Kid Science! What are you up to now?"]
    Kid Science
  9. 8. Best Buy for Fishing Fans!
    Ador Products Co.
  10. 9. Rubber Masks
    Rubber-For-Molds, Inc.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Karl Wilcox