(September 1963)

American Comics Group, 1951 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly July, August, September, October; bi-monthly Jan.-Feb., March-April, May-Jun, Nov.-Dec.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Best Syndicated Features, Inc.
Brand
American Comics Group ACG
Editing
Richard Hughes
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

A Little Fat Nothing Named Herbie! (Table of Contents)

Herbie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?; Ed Hamilton (Herbie logo design)

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Herbie Popnecker
Synopsis
Merangans throwing spears at Herbie.
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Indexer Notes

This is the first comic featuring Herbie on the cover.

Logo design credit from Mark Evanier via Todd Klein's Facebook page, used with permission.

A Little Fat Nothing Named Herbie! (Table of Contents: 1)

Herbie / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes [as Shane O'Shea]
Pencils
Ogden Whitney
Inks
Ogden Whitney
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Herbie Popnecker; Pincus Popnecker; Mrs. Popnecker; John F. Kennedy; Jackie Kennedy; Adlai Stevenson
Synopsis
JFK and Adlai Stevenson need Herbie's help in Africa. Jackie Kennedy swoons as Herbie visits the White House. In the African province of Meranga, Herbie faces the god, Karod, who Herbie defeats by summoning the animals of the jungle.
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Face of the Specter (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes [as Pierre Alonzo]
Pencils
Pete Costanza
Inks
Pete Costanza
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Tod Rayburn; Roger Rayburn

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

From Your Editor- To You! / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from James H. Palmer, Terry Byrne, Ann McGinnis, John Page, and Rick Wood.

Send Up M-14 to Welcome It! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes [as Pierre Alonzo]
Pencils
Ogden Whitney
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Andrew Moss
Reprints

Experience in a Swamp (Table of Contents: 5)

Mysteries of the Unknown / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Ed Lambert; Barnaby; Jessica Lambert; Dirk Jennings; Sheriff Clark
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. A Little Fat Nothing Named Herbie!
    Herbie
  2. 1. A Little Fat Nothing Named Herbie!
    Herbie
  3. 2. Face of the Specter
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    From Your Editor- To You!
  5. 4. Send Up M-14 to Welcome It!
  6. 5. Experience in a Swamp
    Mysteries of the Unknown
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Gary Perlman
  • Lou Mazzella
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes
  • Gary Perlman
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome