(November 1951)

Toby, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Toby Press, Inc.
Brand:
Toby Press
Editing:
Mel Lazarus (art director)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Al Capp had numerous assistants at various times throughout the run of Li'l Abner. They are not easily identifiable. The story and art credits listed as Al Capp should more accurately be ascribed to Al Capp Studios. Until everyone who contributed to the art and story can be identified, story and art credits will read Al Capp.

Distributed by American News Company.


Is Dogpatch Doomed? (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Al Capp; Mel Lazarus (touch-ups)
Inks:
Al Capp; Mel Lazarus (touch-ups)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Abner; Daisy Mae

Indexer Notes

Cover is composed of composites of photostats from daily strip panels. From left to right: Girl 1 is from strip dates 1-6-49 panel 1. Girl 2 is from strip dated 1-7-49 panel 1. Girl 3 is from strip dated 1-8-49 panel 1. The Li'l Abner is reversed and retouched from strip dated 3-1=49 panel 1. Daisy Mae figure is from strip dated 3-11-49 panel 2 with the head retouched to face a different direction.

Uncle Bernie's Fun Shop (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Novelty Mart Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Li'l Abner Meets Dumpington van Lump (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; drama; humor; romance; satire-parody
Characters:
Li'l Abner; Daisy Mae; Dumpington van Lump; Carlotta' Allyn McFairie; Sigrid; Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum
Synopsis:
Daisy Mae is presented as a possible mate for Dumpington van Lump, but she wants no part of it. Meanwhile, the Dogpatchers battle the terrible turnip termites once again. Mammy has a vision to locate Daisy Mae and sends Li'l Abner to rescue her.
Reprints:
  • From Li'l Abner Daily Newspaper Strip (United Feature Syndicate) 1949-01-03 to 1949-03-09 [with the following exceptions: Strip dated 1-4-1949 panel 1 dropped
  • Strip dated 1-5-49 panel 2 dropped
  • Strip dated 1-6-49 not reprinted
  • Strip dated 1-7-49 panel 2 dropped
  • Strip dated 1-8-49 not reprinted
  • Strip dated 1-12-49 panel 1 dropped
  • Strip dated 1-13-49 panel 1 dropped
  • Strip dated 1-15-49 not reprinted
  • Strip dated 1-16-49 panels 1-3 dropped
  • Strip dated 1-20-49 not reprinted
  • Strip dated 1-22-49 panel 3 dropped
  • Strip dated 1-24-49 panels 3 and 4 dropped
  • Strip dated 1-25-49 panel 2 dropped
  • Strip dated 1-26-49 panels 3 and 4 dropped
  • Strip dated 1-31-49 not reprinted
  • Strip dated 2-1-49 not reprinted
  • Strip dated 2-2-49 not reprinted
  • Strip dated 2-3-49 panel 3 dropped
  • Strip dated 2-4-49 panel 1 dropped
  • Strip dated 2-7-49 not reprinted
  • Strip dated 2-9-49 not reprinted
  • Strip dated 2-10-49 not reprinted
  • Strip dated 2-11-49 panels 1-3 dropped
  • Strip dated 2-16-49 panels 1 and 4 dropped
  • Strip dated 2-19 panel 2 face changed
  • Strip dated 2-21-49 not reprinted
  • Strip dated 2-23-49 panels 3 and 4 dropped
  • Strip dated 2-28-49 not reprinted

The Signet Ring (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Donald George
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime

Tookie Takes the Cake! (Table of Contents)

Tookie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

["Drink up folks"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Li'l Abner's Orange Drink / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Terrific Bargains (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Consumers Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

New Silk-Finish Enlargement, Ivory Gold-Tooled Frame (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Hollywood Film Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

And to Think They Used to Call Me Skinny! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Is Dogpatch Doomed?
    Li'l Abner
  2. 1. Uncle Bernie's Fun Shop
    Novelty Mart Co.
  3. 2. Li'l Abner Meets Dumpington van Lump
    Li'l Abner
  4. 3. The Signet Ring
  5. 4. Tookie Takes the Cake!
    Tookie
  6. 5. ["Drink up folks"]
    Li'l Abner's Orange Drink
  7. 6. Terrific Bargains
    Consumers Mart
  8. 7. New Silk-Finish Enlargement, Ivory Gold-Tooled Frame
    Hollywood Film Studios
  9. 8. And to Think They Used to Call Me Skinny!
    Charles Atlas
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Karl Wilcox