(May 2003)

Dark Horse, 2003 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
18.95 USD
Pages:
136
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Dark Horse Comics [facing left]
ISBN:
1-56971-959-4 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Denis Kitchen; Dave Land (Dark Horse Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
9 1/4" x 12"
Paper Stock:
Slick paper
Binding:
Hardcover

Issue Notes

Art Director: Mark Cox; Designer: Lia Ribacchi; Publisher: Mark Richardson.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Frank Frazetta
Inks:
Frank Frazetta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moonbeam McSwine
Synopsis:
Pinup pose of Moonbeam McSwine in front of monochrome reprints of Sunday pages.

[blank pages] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 3 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Two red inside cover pages and one white page, all blank.

Al Capp Li'l Abner: The Frazetta Years Volume 1 1954-1955 (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Title page with book name and no illustration.

Al Capp 1909-1979 (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Al Capp (photo)
Synopsis:
Black and white portrait photo of Al Capp.

Al Capp Li'l Abner The Frazetta Years Volume 1 1954-1955 (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Frazetta
Inks:
Frank Frazetta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Li'l Abner
Synopsis:
Headshot of Li'l Abner with title information.

[Credits] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Credits.

Fame and Anonymity (Table of Contents)

text article / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Denis Kitchen (article); Al Capp (strip reprints)
Pencils:
Frank Frazetta
Inks:
Frank Frazetta
Letters:
typeset (article): ? (strip reprints)

Characters:
Andy Amato (photo); Al Capp (photo); Walter Johnson (photo); Li'l Abner; Daisy Mae; Tiny Yokum (intro); Honest Abe; Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; Frankie the Biker (intro); Granny Groggins; The Wolf Gal
Synopsis:
Article about Frank Frazetta's artwork on Li'l Abner with two daily strip sequences reprinted.
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner (United Features Syndicate) daily strips from 1954.09.02-1954.09.14, 1954.09.22-1954.10.09

[The Wrecker] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Frazetta
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Li'l Abner; Daisy Mae; Honest Abe; Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; "The Wrecker"; C. C. "Complete Control" Yokum
Synopsis:
"The Wrecker" is an otherwise average girl who drives men mad with lust when they see her. Mammy has to engage C.C. "Complete Control" Yokum to solve the mystery.
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner (United Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper pages 1953.11.15-1954.02.21

Indexer Notes

Pages numbered 15-29 in book. Tabloid format from Sunday Mirror (New York, N.Y.).

[Cousin Weakeyes the Babysitter] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Frazetta
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; Cousin Weakeyes; Ole Bucktooth (wolf)
Synopsis:
While baby-sitting, Cousin Weakeyes mistakes "Ole Bucktooth," the wolf for Pappy Yokum.
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner (United Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper page from 1954.02.28

Indexer Notes

Page 30 in the book. Tabloid page from the Sunday Mirror (New York, N.Y.).

[This is Your Wife] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Frazetta
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; Alf Egbert; Sally Sweetlips; Betsy Bellbottom
Synopsis:
Mammy and Pappy Yokum are featured on the "This Is Your Wife" television program.
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner (United Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper pages from 1954.03.07 to 1954.03.21

Indexer Notes

The TV program is a parody of "This is Your Life." Pages 31-33 of the book. Tabloid pages from the Sunday Mirror (New York, N.Y.).

[The Slobbovian Bald Iggle] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Frazetta
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Abner; Abijah Gooch; General Bullmoose; Senator Phogbound; Slobbovians; Bald Iggles
Synopsis:
In order to sell $5 billion of unwanted dog food, General Bullmoose arranges for an atomic bomb test that uproots Lower Slobbovia. The icy wasteland drifts to Florida where it becomes part of the United States. Bullmoose plans to sell the dog food to the starving Slobbovians, but the bald iggles, little beasts whose gaze forces anyone to tell the truth, disrupt the plan. The bald iggles invade the United States, forcing people to tell the truth and causing havoc.
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner (United Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper pages from 1954.03.28 to 1954.06.13

Indexer Notes

Pages 34-45 of the book. Tabloid pages from the Sunday Mirror (New York, N.Y.).

[Hairless Joe's and Lonesome Polecat's Insurance Policies] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Frazetta
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hairless Joe; Lonesome Polecat; Minnie Mustache
Synopsis:
An insurance salesman sells Hairless Joe and Lonesome Polecat life insurance policies so that each would receive $500 if the other would die.
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner (United Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper pages from 1954.06.20 to 1954.07.11

Indexer Notes

Kickapoo Joy Juice plays a part in the plot. Pages 46-49 of the book. Tabloid pages from Sunday Mirror (New York, N.Y.).

[Pappy's Tall Tales] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Frazetta
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; Honest Abe; The Wright Brothers; The Wrong Brothers; Jack Dempsey
Synopsis:
Pappy tells Honest Abe a tall tale about how he invented the airplane. In the second strip, Pappy claims to have fought Jack Dempsey.
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner (United Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper pages from 1954.07.18 to 1954.07.25

Indexer Notes

Pages 50-51 of the book. Tabloid pages from Sunday Mirror (New York, N.Y.).

[The Most Successful Wife in Dogpatch] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Frazetta
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Daisy Mae Yokum
Synopsis:
A reporter from "Wife" magazine interviews Daisy Mae.
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner (United Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper page from 1954.08.01

Indexer Notes

Page 52 of the book. Tabloid page from Sunday Mirror (New York, N.Y.).

[Pappy's Criminal Double] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Frazetta
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; Sharpie Yokum; The Tigress
Synopsis:
Pappy is mistaken for his cousin Sharpie Yokum, the "slickest racketeer east of the Mississippi."
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner (United Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper pages from 1954.08.08 to 1954.08.22

Indexer Notes

Pages 53-55 of the book. Tabloid pages from Sunday Mirror (New York, N.Y.).

[Lonesome Polecat and Hairless Joe go to Harvard] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Frazetta
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Lonesome Polecat; Hairless Joe; Harvard G. Polecat; Ondine Onusual
Synopsis:
Hairless Joe and Lonesome Polecat receive scholarships to Harvard. They take their pet dinosaur along and cause havoc at Yale and other places.
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner (United Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper pages from 1954.08.29 to 1954.10.10

Indexer Notes

Pages 56-62 of the book. Tabloid pages from Sunday Mirror (New York, N.Y.).

[Loverboynik the Pianist] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Frazetta
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Abner; Loverboynik; Don Crabsey
Synopsis:
When TV critic Don Crabsey gives TV pianist Loverboynik a bad review, Loverboynik plots to stage a catastrophe to get Crabsey's attention.
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner (United Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper pages from 1954.10.17 to 1954.10.31.

Indexer Notes

Pages 63-65 of the book. Tabloid pages from Sunday Mirror (New York, N.Y.). Loverboynik is a parody of Liberace.

[Moonbeam McSwine trades places with Gloria Van Welbilt] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Frazetta
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Abner Yokum; Daisy Mae Yokum; Moonbeam McSwine; Gloria Van Welbilt; C. C "Complete Control" Yokum
Synopsis:
Moonbeam McSwine trades places with socialite Gloria Van Welbilt, but C. C. "Complete Control" Yokum causes complications.
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner (United Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper pages from 1954,11.07 to 1954.11.28

Indexer Notes

Pages 66-69 of the book. Tabloid pages from Sunday Mirror (New York, N.Y.).

["Druthers," the Addictive Snack] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Frazetta
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Abner Yokum; Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; Daisy Mae Yokum; Honest Abe Yokum; Ernest Hummingbird; General Bullmoose; Weakfish Bullmoose
Synopsis:
An "X-Bomb" test results in strange plants growing on Bald Mountain. Their fruit is delicious, plentiful, and addictive. Mammy Yokum, who owns the mountain, sells the rights to package the snack to greedy financial genius Ernest Hummingbird, who will only charge for the packaging. Once Hummingbird has the populace addicted to the snack, he starts raising the price of the packaging.
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner (United Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper pages from 1954.12.05 to 1955.01.30

Indexer Notes

Pages 70-78 of the book. Tabloid pages from Sunday Mirror (New York, N.Y.). "Ernest Hummingbird" is a take-off on the name of author Ernest Hemmingway, but has nothing else in common.

[Nightmare Alice and the "Moonwinkle" Cloth] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Frazetta
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Nightmare Alice; Hernando Slideaway
Synopsis:
A New York fashion designer pretends to be in love with Nightmare Alice, the witch, in order to learn the secret of her radiant "Moonwinkle" cloth.
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner (United Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper pages from 1955.02.06 to 1955.02.27

Indexer Notes

Pages 79-82 of the book Tabloid pages from Sunday Mirror (New York, N.Y.). Hernando Slideaway's name is a take-off on the song title "Hernando's Hideaway."

[Professor Fleasong's Lectures] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Frazetta
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Abner Yokum; Daisy Mae Yokum; Honest Abe Yokum; Pappy Yokum; Mammy Yokum; Professor Fleasong
Synopsis:
Professor Fleasong gives a series of three lectures: "How to Jedge [sic] Character", "How Tragic is My Breakfast", and "Smiles."
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner (United Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper pages from 1955.03.06 to 1955.03.20

Indexer Notes

Pages 83-85 of the book. Tabloid pages from Sunday Mirror (New York, N.Y.).

[The Yokums on TV in New York] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Frank Frazetta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Abner Yokum; Daisy Mae Yokum; Honest Abe Yokum; Dave Grindaway; Mary Workhorse (cameo)
Synopsis:
TV personality Dave Grindaway's network execs think Li'l Abner is the world's greatest comedian, so Grindaway moves their home (mountain and all) to New York to film a series with him. When the network people decide Daisy Mae isn't the right type to "play" Li'l Abner's wife, and replace her with a hard-edged double, Abner decides to quit.
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner (United Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper pages from 1955.03.27 to 1955.04.16

Indexer Notes

Pages 86-89 of the book. Tabloid pages from Sunday Mirror (New York, N.Y.). Dave Grindaway is a parody of TV personality Dave Garroway. Mary Workhorse is a parody of comic strip character Mary Worth.

[Mammy and Race Driver "The Great Lasagna"] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Frazetta
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Abner Yokum; Daisy Mae Yokum; Pappy Yokum; Mammy Yokum; Luigi Lasagna (The Great Lasagna)
Synopsis:
Italian race driver Luigi Lasagna crashes into the Yokum's house and somehow he ends up in Mammy's bed and Mammy ends up in the race car, which continues on to finish the race.
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner (United Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper pages from 1955.04.24 to 1955.05.01

Indexer Notes

Pages 90-91 of the book. Tabloid pages from Sunday Mirror (New York, N.Y.).

[Nightmare Alice and Robert Midjutt] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Frazetta
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mammy Yokum; Nightmare Alice; Robert Midjutt; Daisy Mae Yokum (cameo); Li'l Abner Yokum (cameo); Honest Abe Yokum (cameo); Pappy Yokum (cameo)
Synopsis:
Nightmare Alice falls in love with fighter Robert Midjutt, but after she uses her voodoo magic to help win fights, she finds he's cheating on her with an old girlfriend.
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner (United Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper pages from 1955.05.08 to 1955.06.05

Indexer Notes

Pages 92-96 of the book. Tabloid pages from Sunday Mirror (New York, N.Y.). Robert Midjutt is apparently supposed to be a parody of movie star Robert Mitchum in name and appearance.

[Pappy the Financial Genius] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; Salome
Synopsis:
Pappy inadvertently causes the Stock Market Crash of 1929.
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner (United Feature Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1955.06.12

Indexer Notes

Page numbered 97 in book. Tabloid format from Sunday Mirror (New York, N.Y.).

[Tiny Gets Engaged] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Mammy Yokum; Tiny Yokum;
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner (United Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper pages 1955.06.19-1955.07.10

Indexer Notes

Pages numbered 98-101 in book. Tabloid format from Sunday Mirror (New York, N.Y.).

[Cousin Weakeyes and the Skunk] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; Tiny; Cousin Weakeyes; Milton Catnip (cat)
Synopsis:
Cousin Weakeyes accidentally brings a skunk to Mammy's trashbean supper.
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner (United Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper page from 1955.07.17

Indexer Notes

Page numbered 102 in book. Tabloid format from Sunday Mirror (New York, N.Y.).

[Raving Dove Goes to Washington] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Raving Dove; Flapping Tongue; Nervous Stomach
Synopsis:
Raving Dove convinces her Indian tribe to go to Washington, D.C. and take the country back from the white man.
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner (United Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper pages from 1955.07.24-1955.08.07

Indexer Notes

Pages numbered 103-105 in book. Tabloid format from Sunday Mirror (New York, N.Y.).

[The Nightmare Alice Hairdo Fad] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Nightmare Alice
Synopsis:
Teen girls copy Nightmare Alice's hairstyle, for a while.
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner (United Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper page from 1955.08.14

Indexer Notes

Page numbered 106 in book. Tabloid format from Sunday Mirror (New York, N.Y.).

[I Know Joe] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Li'l Abner; Daisy Mae; Honest Abe
Synopsis:
Li'l Abner, Daisy Mae, and Honest Abe are stranded in a strange city where the phrase to cure all problems seems to be "I know Joe."
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner (United Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper pages from 1955.08.21-1955.09.04

Indexer Notes

Pages numbered 107-109 in book. Tabloid format from Sunday Mirror (New York, N.Y.).

[Pappy the Joke Teller] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Pappy Yokum; Milton Berle (unnamed)
Synopsis:
The boys at the stable don't appreciate Pappy's jokes. Pappy tells them to a stranger and a week later the boys at the stable laugh at the same jokes when they're told by (an unnamed) Milton Berle.
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner (United Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper page from 1955.09.11

Indexer Notes

Page numbered 110 in book. Tabloid format from Sunday Mirror (New York, N.Y.).

[Jack Benny's Vacation] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; Jack Benny (unnamed)
Synopsis:
Jack Benny (not named) spends a week's vacation with the Yokums for $1.00.
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner (United Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper page from 1955.09.18

Indexer Notes

Page numbered 111 in book. Tabloid format from Sunday Mirror (New York, N.Y.).

[The Monstrosaurus Egg] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Lonesome Polecat; Hairless Joe; Raving Dove
Synopsis:
Lonesome Polecat and Raving Dove take a Monstrosaurus egg to the Smithsonian Institute for a $10,000 reward, but the egg hatches en route.
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner (United Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper pages from 1955.09.25-1955.10.02

Indexer Notes

Pages numbered 112-113 in book. Tabloid format from Sunday Mirror (New York, N.Y.).

[The Honest Abe Mix-up] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Li'l Abner; Daisy Mae; Honest Abe; The Cornpones; Pappy Yokum
Synopsis:
When the Cornpones bring their large family to visit the Yokums, one of their boys gets left behind and Honest Abe is taken home by the Cornpones.
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner (United Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper pages from 1955.10.09-1955-10.16

Indexer Notes

Pages numbered 114-115 in book. Tabloid format from Sunday Mirror (New York, N.Y.).

[The Time Capsule] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Li'l Abner; Daisy Mae; Honest Abe; Granny Skragg
Synopsis:
Li'l Abner accidentally gets locked in an indestructible time capsule and the government declares him legally dead.
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner (United Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper pages from 1955.10.23-1955.11.20

Indexer Notes

Kickapoo Joy Juice plays a part in the plot. Pages numbered 116-120 in book. Tabloid format from Sunday Mirror (New York, N.Y.). The plot of this strip was used in an unsuccessful pilot for a Li'l Abner TV series in 1966.

Annotations for Al Capp's LI'L ABNER: The Frazetta Sundays, Volume 1 (1954-55) (Table of Contents)

text article / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dennis Kitchen
Pencils:
Frank Frazetta
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Annotations explaining topical references in the strips, with small parts of panels reprinted.

Indexer Notes

Pages 121-126, 128 of the book.

[Jack and the Beanstalk is a Crime Story] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Li'l Abner
Synopsis:
When the "Dogpatch Mammy's Club" decides that comic strips are bad for children, Li'l Abner shows them that stories by Poe, Twain, Shakespeare, etc., were also full of violence.
Reprints:
  • from Li'l Abner (United Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper page from 1948.08.08

Indexer Notes

Full tabloid reprint from "The Standard" (Montreal, Canada). Used as part of annotation for Aug. 14, 1955 strip.

[Blank Pages] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 4 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Four blank pages. The two pages after the last sequence are white, the next two, including the inside back cover, are solid red.

Al Capp Li'l Abner: The Frazetta Years Volume 1 1954-1955 (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dennis Kitchen ?
Pencils:
Frank Frazetta
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Li'l Abner

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Promo for the book.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Li'l Abner
  2. 1. [blank pages]
  3. 2. Al Capp Li'l Abner: The Frazetta Years Volume 1 1954-1955
  4. 3. Al Capp 1909-1979
  5. 4. Al Capp Li'l Abner The Frazetta Years Volume 1 1954-1955
    Li'l Abner
  6. 5. [Credits]
  7. 6. Fame and Anonymity
  8. 7. [The Wrecker]
    Li'l Abner
  9. 8. [Cousin Weakeyes the Babysitter]
    Li'l Abner
  10. 9. [This is Your Wife]
    Li'l Abner
  11. 10. [The Slobbovian Bald Iggle]
    Li'l Abner
  12. 11. [Hairless Joe's and Lonesome Polecat's Insurance Policies]
    Li'l Abner
  13. 12. [Pappy's Tall Tales]
    Li'l Abner
  14. 13. [The Most Successful Wife in Dogpatch]
    Li'l Abner
  15. 14. [Pappy's Criminal Double]
    Li'l Abner
  16. 15. [Lonesome Polecat and Hairless Joe go to Harvard]
    Li'l Abner
  17. 16. [Loverboynik the Pianist]
    Li'l Abner
  18. 17. [Moonbeam McSwine trades places with Gloria Van Welbilt]
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  19. 18. ["Druthers," the Addictive Snack]
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  20. 19. [Nightmare Alice and the "Moonwinkle" Cloth]
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  21. 20. [Professor Fleasong's Lectures]
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  22. 21. [The Yokums on TV in New York]
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  23. 22. [Mammy and Race Driver "The Great Lasagna"]
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  24. 23. [Nightmare Alice and Robert Midjutt]
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  25. 24. [Pappy the Financial Genius]
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  26. 25. [Tiny Gets Engaged]
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  27. 26. [Cousin Weakeyes and the Skunk]
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  28. 27. [Raving Dove Goes to Washington]
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  29. 28. [The Nightmare Alice Hairdo Fad]
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  30. 29. [I Know Joe]
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  31. 30. [Pappy the Joke Teller]
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  32. 31. [Jack Benny's Vacation]
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  33. 32. [The Monstrosaurus Egg]
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  34. 33. [The Honest Abe Mix-up]
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  35. 34. [The Time Capsule]
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  36. 35. Annotations for Al Capp's LI'L ABNER: The Frazetta Sundays, Volume 1 (1954-55)
  37. 36. [Jack and the Beanstalk is a Crime Story]
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  38. 37. [Blank Pages]
  39. 38. Al Capp Li'l Abner: The Frazetta Years Volume 1 1954-1955
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