Herbie #20
(September 1966)

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
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; satire-parody; superhero
Characters
Herbie Popnecker (as Fat Fury); Dracula
Synopsis
Fat Fury flying into oven as Dracula holds door open.

Pass a Piece of Pizza, Please! (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
Ed Hamilton

Genre
humor; satire-parody; superhero
Characters
Herbie Popnecker; Pincus Popnecker; Grim Reaper; Dracula; Fat Fury
Synopsis
On a suggestion by Herbie, the Grim Reaper sends Dracula down to Earth as a good will ambassador. After striking out with full-blooded women and having blood drawn instead of deposited at the blood bank, Dracula finds that what he really wants is pizza (although his staff prefer bagels). Only the Fat Fury can stop them.

Indexer Notes

Story: Masterpiece by Shane O'Shea!
Art: Stroke of Genius by Ogden Whitney!

Adventure at the Center of the Earth! (Table of Contents: 2)

Herbie / comic story / 12 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; Professor Flipdome; Satan
Synopsis
Herbie's teacher Dr. Plumduffle is in danger of being forced to retire because he can't handle Butch Nelson. Herbie goes with his neighbor, Professor Flipdome, to the center of the earth in the professor's Squirm-Worm. After some misdirections, including Hades, they make it to the center where they find that there is an exact fire-breathing duplicate for everyone on the surface. Herbie returns with Dr. Plumduffle's duplicate, who teaches Butch Nelson a lesson.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story: You were expecting Hemingway?
Art: Rembrandt it ain't!

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Herbie
  2. 1. Pass a Piece of Pizza, Please!
    Herbie
  3. 2. Adventure at the Center of the Earth!
    Herbie
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