(March 1952)

Toby, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Toby Press, Inc.
Brand
Toby Press
Editing
Mell Lazarus (editor)

Issue Notes

Al Capp had numerous assistants during the run of Li'l Abner. Because they are not easily identifiable, story and art credits are given as Al Capp, although it might be more accurate for the credit to read Al Capp Studio.

Flash! Li'l Abner Elected President -- (of El Passionato!) (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Al Capp
Inks
Al Capp
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Mell Lazarus

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Cover appears to be a composite of enlarged images from the story within.

Free...10 Hitler Stamps (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Return of Dr. Narsty (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

El Passionato (Table of Contents: 3)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • From Li'l Abner Daily Newspaper Strip (United Feature Syndicate) 1950-07-24 to 1950-08-30 [with the following exceptions: Strip dated 8-19 panel 3 dropped; Strip dated 8-21 panels 1, 2, and 4 dropped; Strip dated 8-30 panel 1 dialogue altered and panels 2 and 3 to twice their original printed size]

Silks 'n' Stiffs (Table of Contents: 4)

Memphis Smith / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Benton Rice
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Memphis Smith

Common Scents (Table of Contents: 5)

Planet Pete / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Milt Story
Pencils
Milt Story
Inks
Milt Story
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; science fiction

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

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Merrylen Townsend (signed as merrylen)
Pencils
Merrylen Townsend (signed as merrylen)
Inks
Merrylen Townsend (signed as merrylen)
Colors
?
Letters
Merrylen Townsend (signed as merrylen)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, if you can't be handsome or cute...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Two gag panels.

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

Herman the Turtle / comic story / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Pieto (signed)
Pencils
Pieto (signed)
Inks
Pieto (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Pieto (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's the matter?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Herman

Statement of the Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents: 8)

statement of ownership / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Benton Resnick (business manager)
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Listed owners are Toby Press, Inc., Elliott A. Caplin, Jerome B. Capp and Alfred O. Capp.

Amazing Values (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Aren't You as Sick and Tired as I Was of Being Skinny? (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Prizes for Everyone (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Flash! Li'l Abner Elected President -- (of El Passionato!)
    Li'l Abner
  2. 1. Free...10 Hitler Stamps
  3. 2. The Return of Dr. Narsty
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
  4. 3. El Passionato
    Li'l Abner
  5. 4. Silks 'n' Stiffs
    Memphis Smith
  6. 5. Common Scents
    Planet Pete
  7. 6. ["Well, if you can't be handsome or cute..."]
  8. 7. ["What's the matter?"]
    Herman the Turtle
  9. 8. Statement of the Ownership, Management and Circulation
  10. 9. Amazing Values
  11. 10. Aren't You as Sick and Tired as I Was of Being Skinny?
  12. 11. Prizes for Everyone
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