Herbie #11
(August 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 (signed)
Inks
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; satire-parody; superhero
Characters
Herbie Popnecker

Indexer Notes

Herbie riding sea serpent before Columbus's boats

Beware of the B-Bomb, Buster! (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; Pincus Popnecker; Mrs. Popnecker; Abraham Lincoln; President Lyndon Johnson; Adlai Stevenson; Lovely Horowitz; Mr. Periwinkle; Charles de Gaulle
Synopsis
Secrete agent X-413 1/2 has stolen the plans to the B-bomb, which gets its mighty power from beans. LBJ and Adlai Stevenson enlist the help of Herbie, who gets on the trail of Lovely Horowitz. To explain his absence, Adlai Stevenson tells Herbie's dad he will be at a camp for little fat nothings.

Indexer Notes

Story: -Writ by Shane O'Shea (who admits he's scared of Herbie)
Art: - Drew by Ogden Whitney (who won't admit it, but is even scareder!).
Includes a 4th-wall-breaking recounting of American history by Herbie's dad in which Herbie climb's into the story's thought balloon while an appreciative statue of Abraham Lincoln looks on.

Christopher Columbus Popnecker! (Table of Contents: 2)

Herbie / comic story / 10 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; 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

Indexer Notes

Crazy story by Shane O'Shea /
Art even crazier... Ogden Whitney

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Herbie
  2. 1. Beware of the B-Bomb, Buster!
    Herbie
  3. 2. Christopher Columbus Popnecker!
    Herbie
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