Herbie #7
(February 1965)

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
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Herbie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ogden Whitney
Inks
Ogden Whitney
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; satire-parody; superhero
Characters
Herbie Popnecker

Indexer Notes

Herbie slicing pants off of pirates.

Good Old Peepwhistle! (Table of Contents: 1)

Herbie / comic story / 13 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; Pincus Popnecker; Harry S Truman, Mr. Owl; Mrs. Popnecker; Nikita Khruschev; Mao Tse-Tung
Synopsis
After graduation from P.S. 45, Herbie sets his sights on his father's old school, Peepwhistle Prep. Herbie pledges his father's fraternity, Tappa Kegga Koke, and passes all the tests, but is still not admitted. With Peepwhistle Prep in financial ruin, Herbie helps them strike it rich with oil.

Indexer Notes

Page 4 contains a reference to Herbie Popneckner, an error attributed in #13 "Here's Herbie!" (letters) to "crazy mixed-up letterer Ed Hamilton". Ed Hamilton was the main letterer for ACG from the late 1940s on.

This is the first issue in which the credits are spiced up.
Story: Shane O'Shea, who else? /
Art: Ogden Whitney, of course!

High Spirits! (Table of Contents: 2)

Herbie / comic story / 11 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; Jow Gidgy; Hortense McWitch; Eric the Red; Catain Skullbones; Pincus Popnecker; Mrs. Popnecker; Herbert Hoover
Synopsis
The Unknown is over-crowded and four inhabitants come down to Earth to haunt a mansion, just purchased by Herbie's dad. Herbie takes care of them one by one.

Indexer Notes

Story: Real funny, by Shane O'Shea /
Art: Ogden Whitney (How that man can draw!)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Herbie
  2. 1. Good Old Peepwhistle!
    Herbie
  3. 2. High Spirits!
    Herbie
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