(January 1991)

A-Plus Comics, 1990 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
2.50; USD; 2.95 CAD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
A+ Comics
Barcode:
?
Editing:
?
Color:
Colour Cover; Black & White interior
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing series

["They're not so tough."] (Table of Contents)

Herbie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Trina Robbins (signed)
Inks:
Trina Robbins (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero; humour
Characters:
Herbie Popnecker [as the Fat Fury]
Synopsis:
The Fat Fury, walking on air, hold Spiderman's and Batman's costumes as they run away in their underwear.

Indexer Notes

Color cover art is signed Trina Robbins '90 for Ogden Whitney (artist for original Herbie series)

Herbie and the Spirits! (Table of Contents)

Herbie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard E. Hughes [as Shane O'Shea]
Pencils:
Ogden Whitney
Inks:
Ogden Whitney
Letters:
Ed Hamilton?
Editing:
Richard E. Hughes

Genre:
superhero; humour
Characters:
Herbie Popnecker; Mrs.Popnecker; Pincus Popnecker
Synopsis:
Herbie is the new kid in school.
He proves his bravery by going to a haunted house.
Supernatural beings (a witch, a ghost, a creep, and Frankenstein) cause havoc,
but prove to be no match for Herbie, his lollipops, or his magic.
Herbie looks and talks differently in this pre-Herbie reprint.
Reprints:

Make Way for the Fat Fury! (Table of Contents)

Herbie / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard E. Hughes [as Shane O'Shea]
Pencils:
Ogden Whitney
Inks:
Ogden Whitney
Letters:
Ed Hamilton?
Editing:
Richard E. Hughes

Genre:
superhero; humour
Characters:
Herbie Popnecker; Pincus Popnecker; Mrs. Popnecker
Synopsis:
The giant Mr. Horrible is a one-man crime wave,
leaving Senator Goldwater and President Johnson at wits end.
To help out, Herbie enrolls in a superhero school to become a licensed costume hero.
Herbie did not graduate, and when his father threatened to become a costume hero,
Herbie created the Fat Fury.
Not a licensed, graduate hero, but he'd do.
He wore red flannel underwear, a blue cape, a blue mask and a plunger on his head.
The Fat Fury rescues the Statue of Liberty and defeats Mr. Horrible.
Reprints:

DA Shadano (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Reprints:
  • from ? [unknown American Comics Group magazine]

Indexer Notes

Who knows what mush lurks in the minds of animals...DA Shadono

I Saw It with My Own Eyes! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard E. Hughes [as Lafcadio Lee]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Richard E. Hughes

Reprints:

Christopher Columbus Popnecker! (Table of Contents)

Herbie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard E. Hughes [as Shane O'Shea]
Pencils:
Ogden Whitney
Inks:
Ogden Whitney
Letters:
Ed Hamilton?
Editing:
Richard E. Hughes

Genre:
superhero; humour
Characters:
Herbie Popnecker; Pincus Popnecker; Christopher Columbus; Queen Isabella
Synopsis:
Herbie goes back in time to get Christopher Columbus' autograph. Herbie learns that the world is not round, after all, but still helps Columbus discover America.
Reprints:
Keywords:
time travel
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["They're not so tough."]
    Herbie
  2. 1. Herbie and the Spirits!
    Herbie
  3. 2. Make Way for the Fat Fury!
    Herbie
  4. 3. DA Shadano
  5. 4. I Saw It with My Own Eyes!
  6. 5. Christopher Columbus Popnecker!
    Herbie
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