Herbie #4
(September 1964)

American Comics Group, 1964 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly February, March, August, September; bi-monthly April-May, June-July, October-November, December-January
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Best Syndicated Features, Inc.
Brand
American Comics Group ACG
Editing
Richard Hughes [as Richard E. Hughes]
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

[Big Fat Mess at the Okay Corral!] (Table of Contents)

Herbie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; satire-parody; superhero
Characters
Herbie Popnecker; Marshal Wyatt Earp
Synopsis
Herbie and Wyatt Earp in gunfight
Reprints

"Big Fat Mess at the Okay Corral!" (Table of Contents: 1)

Herbie / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; satire-parody; superhero
Characters
Herbie Popnecker; Mrs. Popnecker; Pincus Popnecker; Marshal Wyatt Earp; Doc Holliday
Synopsis
Herbie goes back in time to get the shotgun Doc Holliday used in the Battle of the Okay Corral.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Traveling back in time, Herbie gets stuck around his house and sees himself as a baby, being adored by his parents; Herbie head looks the same, with bowl haircut, glasses, those eyes, and he is sucking on a lollipop.

Nellie No-Date (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

"Professor Flipdome's Screwy Machine!" (Table of Contents: 3)

Herbie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Richard E. Hughes
Pencils
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
humor; satire-parody; superhero
Characters
Herbie Popnecker; Pincus Popnecker; Mrs. Popnecker; Professor Flipdome
Synopsis
Herbie's neighbor, Professor Flipdome, transports Herbie and his father to Miniturea, where everyone has a miniature twin, even Herbie.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

There is no box of credits on the splash page, but the frame is signed by Ogden Whitney.
This is the first story featuring Herbie's eccentric neighbor, Professor Flipdome. He is featured in Herbie #4, #9, and #20, makes a cameo appearance in #15, and is mentioned in #19.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Big Fat Mess at the Okay Corral!]
    Herbie
  2. 1. "Big Fat Mess at the Okay Corral!"
    Herbie
  3. 2. Nellie No-Date
  4. 3. "Professor Flipdome's Screwy Machine!"
    Herbie
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  • Claus Simonsen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gary Perlman
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Lou Mazzella
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Gary Perlman