(April 1948)

Harvey, 1947 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
every other month
On-sale date:
1948-02-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Harvey Enterprises, Inc.
Brand:
Harvey Publications H [Wings]
Editing:
Leon Harvey
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
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 identities and contributions are discovered.

On sale date based on ad in Li'l Abner Comics #62 (December, 1947).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Li'l Abner; Daisy Mae; Wolf Girl
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover is a composite of panels from stories. The main figures of Li'l Abner, Daisy Mae and the Wolf Girl are from page 13, panel 5 of "The Wolf Girl Becomes a Lady." The snarling figure of the Wolf Girl is taken from page 5, panel 4 of "Introducing Dateless Brown."

Reward for Capture (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Silas Martin; Bob Miller

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Captain Tootsie Saves the School Party (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Story of Wolf Girl (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Abner; Daisy Mae; Mammy Yokum; Wolf Girl; Stringbean McPole; Sugar-Plum; Earthquake McGoon; Cynthia O'Dandelion; Primrose McPath; Fumble McBlush; Romeo McHaystack
Synopsis:
The Wolf Girl tries to find the definition of love, only to become more confused the more she sees. McHaystack tries to bribe Daisy Mae with a Fearless Fosdick comic book.
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner Daily Newspaper Strip (United Feature Syndicate) 1945-11-19 to 1945-12-10

Introducing Dateless Brown (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dateless Brown; Li'l Abner; Daisy Mae; Mammy Yokum; Wolf Girl; Laurelyn Hardimore
Synopsis:
The Wolf Girl decides to travel to New York to learn how to be human-like.
Reprints:
  • From Li'l Abner Daily Newspaper Strip (United Feature Syndicate) 1945-12-12 to 1945-12-26 [except strip dated 1945-12-25]

The Wolf Girl Becomes a Lady (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dateless Brown; Wolf Girl; Li'l Abner; Daisy Mae
Synopsis:
The Wolf Girl finds it difficult to change her animalistic behavior after she moves back to Dogpatch.
Reprints:
  • From Li'l Abner Daily Newspaper Strip (United Feature Syndicate) 1945-12-27 to 1946-01-19

Every Li'l Abner Fan will want to read every issue of Li'l Abner Comics (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["That'll be all, Toots!"] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ricky Roony; The Professor
Synopsis:
Ricky is confused by a grammar lesson from the professor.

["For Heaven's sake, Pat Tween, stand still!"] (Table of Contents)

Tommy Tween / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell (signed)
Inks:
Bob Powell (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Marty Epp

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Tommy Tween; Pat Tween; The Governer; Buddy
Synopsis:
Tommy and Buddy help the Governor recover his stolen wallet.

Indexer Notes

Howard Nostrand may have assisted Powell on inks and backgrounds.

["Hey!"] (Table of Contents)

Ricky Roony / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ricky Roony
Synopsis:
Ricky gets lost.

["How much are your oranges?"] (Table of Contents)

Cartoons and Gags / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Vic Herman; ?
Pencils:
Vic Herman; ?
Inks:
Vic Herman; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vic Herman; ?

Synopsis:
Collection of gag panels and short jokes.

Indexer Notes

Some artist signatures are unreadable, hence the ? following Vic Herman's name.

Riddle: The More You Eat...The More You Want (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Crackerjack / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

3 in 1 Air Pistol (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Sensational Holly Star Turns Terror! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Black Cat / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

First Issue Sold Out (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Steve Canyon / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Desperate Gamble (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime

The Freedom Train (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Bobby Shelby and His Pals / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Greatest Ballpoint Pen and Billfold Bargain in America! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

What a Sweet Surprise! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth Candy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)