(September 1952)

Toby, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1952-08-22
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Toby Press, Inc.
Brand:
Toby Press
Editing:
Mel Lazarus
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Al Capp used numerous writing and art assistants. Because they are not easily identifiable, credit for art and story is given to Al Capp. Credits will be updated as their identitities and contributions are discovered. The stories reprinted in this issue originally appeared during 1946.

On sale date is based on newsdealer's date written on cover. (Gene Reed, 10-24-2015)


Which Li'l Abner Is the Phoney? (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Al Capp
Inks:
Al Capp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Capp (balloons); ?

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

Amuse and Amaze Friends with the Library of Fun (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["You are the world's greatest plastic surgeon!"] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Abner; Daisy Mae; Mammy Yokum; Roger J. Creep; Gat Garson
Synopsis:
Roger J. Creep discovers what life can be like after he has plastic surgery that makes him look like Li'l Abner.
Reprints:
  • From newspaper strips. Exact date unknown.

["Groan-n!!! - Ah didn't make it t' West Po'k Chop agin', Presy-dunt!!"] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey Bones; Mammy Yokum; various Dogpatch citizens
Synopsis:
Mammy Yokum saves the local railroad from bankruptcy.

["Egad!! ONE Glance Will Make Up Her Mind!!"] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
J. Herringbone Tweed; Li'l Abner; Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; The Scraggs; Clandestine Van Romance; Salomey
Synopsis:
J. Herringbone Tweed enlists the aid of the Scraggs to kidnap Salomey from the Yokums.

["The Unhappy Home of Hubert McOx"] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Abner; Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; Clambert McOx; Hambert McOx; Mammy McOx
Synopsis:
Clambert McOx frames Li'l Abner for his kidnapping in order to collect a ransom of $64.00.

Make It a Christmas They'll Never Forget (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Peeping Tomahawk (Table of Contents)

A Memphis Smith Adventure / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Andrew Charles
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Memphis Smith
Reprints:

["There Goes Kid Science in his new pet jet!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
Kid Science.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The last two pages of this story do not seem to fit the first two pages. It could be an editorial mix-up, or it could just be bad writing.

Date Changes Automatically Every Day! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Look at These 4 Wonder Bargains (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

What's My Job? - I Manufacture Weaklings into Men! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)