(August 1948)

Harvey, 1947 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1948-06-08
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 identitities and contributions are discovered.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

["Oh, unhappy Sadie Hawkins Day!!"] (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:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Abner; Daisy Mae; Dateless Brown

Indexer Notes

Cover most likely composed of elements from story panels. Unable to identify any of those elements in one of the interior stories. They are most likely from issue #63 or #64.

Leader Ride Roadmasters (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Captain Tootsie Tames a Tornado (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Can You Find the 7 Hidden Features? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Monark Bicyles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Li'l Abner Must Get 6000 Ham Sandwiches to Save Dogpatch (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:
adventure; drama; humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Li'l Abner; Bet-a-Million Bashby; Mammy Yokum; Soft-Hearted John; Pappy Yokum
Synopsis:
Li'l Abner struggles to deliver food to Dogpatch before the citizens die of hunger.
Reprints:
  • From Li'l Abner Daily Newspaper Strip (United Feature Syndicate) 1946-03-12 to 1946-03-23 [except last half dropped from strip dated 1946-03-12].

Li'l Abner Becomes the Swoon King Part One (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Abner; Concertino Constiato; Daisy Mae
Synopsis:
A frustrated crooner teams with Li'l Abner and promises to make him a famous crooner...using Abner's looks and his voice.
Reprints:
  • From Li'l Abner daily newspaper strips (United Feature Syndicate) 1943-12-43 to 1944-14-44 [with the following exceptions: Splash panel of story is from strip dated 1/5/44 panel 1. Strip dated 1-1-44 omitted; Strip dated 1-4 panel 1 omitted; Strip dated 1-5 panel 1 omitted; Strip dated 1-7 panel 3 omitted; Strip dated 1-14 panel 1 omitted]

Indexer Notes

Al Capp pokes fun at Frank Sinatra.

Daydream Mike and His Wonderful Bike (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Columbia Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Look! Boys' Wear You Guys Really Go For! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Bike-Hike Quiz (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Fisk Bike Tires / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Li'l Abner Becomes the Swoon King Part Two (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Abner; Concertino Constiato; Daisy Mae
Synopsis:
Li'l Abner is kidnapped by the Freddie McGurgle Fan Club and abandoned by Constiato when the old crooner falls in love.
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner Daily newspaper strip (United Feature Syndicate) 1944-01-15 to 1944-02-03 [with the following exceptions: Strip dated 1-18 panels 1 and 2 omitted; Strip dated 2-1 panels 1 and 2 omitted; Strip dated 2-2 panel 1 omitted; Strip dated 2-3 panel 1 omitted]

If It's Laughter You're After (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Li'l Abner / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["When Steve Canyon discovers that he has been tricked..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Art of Baby-Sitting (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
Marty Epp

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Tommy Tween; Cooper family
Synopsis:
Tommy learns about baby-sitting the hard way.

Cartoon Laughs (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Gag cartoons and short jokes.

["You ain't nice to me!"] (Table of Contents)

Flossie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Flossie

["La De Da-a-a!"] (Table of Contents)

Flossie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Flossie

Green Hornet Fights Crime (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Jail House Jam (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime

Telephone Trouble (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Gosh! There goes another hit off my pitching!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Adventure of Popsicle Pete with Bob Feller / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Get Your Free Movie Star Pictures (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Schwinn Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Here's a Funsational Value (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Daisy Announces an Entirely New 128 Page, Pocket Size Handbook (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Daisy BB Gun / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Oh, unhappy Sadie Hawkins Day!!"]
    Li'l Abner
  2. 1. Leader Ride Roadmasters
  3. 2. Captain Tootsie Tames a Tornado
    Captain Tootsie
  4. 3. Can You Find the 7 Hidden Features?
    Monark Bicyles
  5. 4. Li'l Abner Must Get 6000 Ham Sandwiches to Save Dogpatch
    Li'l Abner
  6. 5. Li'l Abner Becomes the Swoon King Part One
    Li'l Abner
  7. 6. Daydream Mike and His Wonderful Bike
    Columbia Bicycles
  8. 7. Look! Boys' Wear You Guys Really Go For!
  9. 8. Bike-Hike Quiz
    Fisk Bike Tires
  10. 9. Li'l Abner Becomes the Swoon King Part Two
    Li'l Abner
  11. 10. If It's Laughter You're After
    Li'l Abner
  12. 11. ["When Steve Canyon discovers that he has been tricked..."]
    Steve Canyon
  13. 12. The Art of Baby-Sitting
    Tommy Tween
  14. 13. Cartoon Laughs
  15. 14. ["You ain't nice to me!"]
    Flossie
  16. 15. ["La De Da-a-a!"]
    Flossie
  17. 16. Green Hornet Fights Crime
    Green Hornet
  18. 17. Jail House Jam
  19. 18. Telephone Trouble
  20. 19. ["Gosh! There goes another hit off my pitching!"]
    Adventure of Popsicle Pete with Bob Feller
  21. 20. Get Your Free Movie Star Pictures
    Schwinn Bicycles
  22. 21. Here's a Funsational Value
  23. 22. Daisy Announces an Entirely New 128 Page, Pocket Size Handbook
    Daisy BB Gun
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