(September 1949)

Toby, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1949-07-19
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Toby Press, Inc.
Editing
Mel Lazarus

Issue Notes

Distributed by American News Company (ANC logo on cover.)

Li'l Abner contents copyright 1949 United Feature Syndicate. All other material copyright 1949 by Toby Press, Inc.

On sale date from the publication date as reported to the U.S. Copyright Office in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Volume 3, Part 2, Number 1, Periodicals, January-June 1949. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B206504.

The Battle of the Century!! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Capp
Inks
Al Capp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Abner Yokum; Daisy Mae Scragg
Synopsis
Li'l Abner and Daisy Mae meet in a fighting ring.

Various Methods of Transporting One's Lunch to Work (Table of Contents: 1)

High Class Stuff / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mel Lazarus
Pencils
Mel Lazarus
Inks
Mel Lazarus
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Professor Noodnik
Synopsis
How to get your lunch safely to work.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Li'l Abner vs Daisy May The Battle of the Century!! (Table of Contents: 2)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Al Capp
Pencils
Al Capp
Inks
Al Capp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Abner Yokum; Daisy Mae Scragg; Gerta Girdlebuster; Mammy Yokum; members of the Lily-White League; Knuckles; Knuckles father; Ratsy Boy; Curmudgeon J. Skinflint (death); Harvey S. Timberwolf; Reactionary J. Repugnant; Hal Blockbuster; Dave Whopper
Synopsis
The Lily-White League arranges a goodness duel with the Sweet Innocence Society to be fought by the best examples of purity -- Li'l Abner and Daisy Mae.
Reprints
  • from Li'l Abner daily and Sundays (United Feature Syndicate) 194?-xx-xx [strip reformatted and portions redrawn to fit the comic book page]

Indexer Notes

Al Capp had a number of assistants on Li'l Abner. Until they can be positively identified and their contributions properly noted, writing and art credits will be attributed to Al Capp. Panels from Sunday and/or daily strips have been edited and re-arranged to tell a complete story (Gene Reed; 5 September 2015).

Tap, Tap Tap (Table of Contents: 3)

Memphis Smith, Private Eye / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Donald George
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Memphis Smith; Chick Andrews (death); Mrs. Andrews; Mischa Vladimir; Harold Sniffin
Synopsis
Memphis Smith investigates the murder of Chick Andrews.
Reprints

From Out of Town (Table of Contents: 4)

Seymour / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Art Helfant
Pencils
Art Helfant (signed)
Inks
Art Helfant (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Art Helfant

Genre
humor
Characters
Seymour; Nicky; Dick the Dip; Light Fingers Louie; Schnook the Crook
Synopsis
Seymour's friend Nicky keeps introducing him to people who keep robbing him.

Indexer Notes

On the second page, copyright 1949 by Toby Press, Inc.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Al Capp
Pencils
Al Capp (signed)
Inks
Al Capp (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There It Is!! - The Modern "House Beautiful"!!
Genre
humor
Characters
Abner Yokum; Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum
Synopsis
The Yokums switch signs on two model homes.
Reprints
  • from Li'l Abner Sunday (United Feature Syndicate) 194x-xx-xx [strip reformatted and portions redrawn to fit the comic book page]

Indexer Notes

Al Capp had a number of assistants on Li'l Abner. Until they can be positively identified and their contributions properly noted, writing and art credits will be attributed to Al Capp. Panels from Sunday and/or daily strips have been edited and re-arranged to tell a complete story (Gene Reed; 5 September 2015).

This appears to be a full Sunday strip.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Philo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mel Lazarus; ? [as Irving]
Pencils
Mel Lazarus; ? [as Irving]
Inks
Mel Lazarus; ? [as Irving]
Colors
?
Letters
Mel Lazarus

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Which one did you say is the gyp-artist, Auntie?
Genre
humor
Characters
Philo Jones; Auntie; Mrs. Jones
Synopsis
Five cartoons of Philo's antics.

Indexer Notes

On the page, copyright 1949 by Melvin Lazarus.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Kid Science / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Herman
Pencils
Vic Herman (signed)
Inks
Vic Herman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Vic Herman

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Kid Science! What are you up to now?
Genre
humor
Characters
Kid Science; Betty; Professor Kayo
Synopsis
A fighting hypnotist uses hypnosis to win his fights.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On the first page, copyright 1949 by Toby Press, Inc.

Best Buy for Fishing Fans! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Ador Products Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Rubber Masks (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Rubber-For-Molds, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Battle of the Century!!
    Li'l Abner
  2. 1. Various Methods of Transporting One's Lunch to Work
    High Class Stuff
  3. 2. Li'l Abner vs Daisy May The Battle of the Century!!
    Li'l Abner
  4. 3. Tap, Tap Tap
    Memphis Smith, Private Eye
  5. 4. From Out of Town
    Seymour
  6. 5. ["There It Is!! - The Modern "House Beautiful"!!"]
    Li'l Abner
  7. 6. ["Which one did you say is the gyp-artist, Auntie?"]
    Philo
  8. 7. ["Kid Science! What are you up to now?"]
    Kid Science
  9. 8. Best Buy for Fishing Fans!
    Ador Products Co.
  10. 9. Rubber Masks
    Rubber-For-Molds, Inc.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Gene Reed (R.I.P.)