(September 1952)

Toby, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1952-08-22
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Toby Press, Inc.
Brand
Toby Press
Editing
Mel Lazarus

Issue Notes

Al Capp used numerous writing and art assistants. Because they are not easily identifiable, credit for art and story is given to Al Capp. Credits will be updated as their identitities and contributions are discovered. The stories reprinted in this issue originally appeared during 1946.

On sale date is based on newsdealer's date written on cover. (Gene Reed, 10-24-2015)

Which Li'l Abner Is the Phoney? (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Al Capp
Inks
Al Capp
Colors
?
Letters
Al Capp (balloons); ?

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Abner; Daisy Mae

Amuse and Amaze Friends with the Library of Fun (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You are the world's greatest plastic surgeon!
Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Abner; Daisy Mae; Mammy Yokum; Roger J. Creep; Gat Garson
Synopsis
Roger J. Creep discovers what life can be like after he has plastic surgery that makes him look like Li'l Abner.
Reprints
  • From newspaper strips. Exact date unknown.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Groan-n!!! - Ah didn't make it t' West Po'k Chop agin', Presy-dunt!!
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey Bones; Mammy Yokum; various Dogpatch citizens
Synopsis
Mammy Yokum saves the local railroad from bankruptcy.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Egad!! ONE Glance Will Make Up Her Mind!!
Genre
humor
Characters
J. Herringbone Tweed; Li'l Abner; Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; The Scraggs; Clandestine Van Romance; Salomey
Synopsis
J. Herringbone Tweed enlists the aid of the Scraggs to kidnap Salomey from the Yokums.

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

Li'l Abner / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Unhappy Home of Hubert McOx
Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Abner; Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; Clambert McOx; Hambert McOx; Mammy McOx
Synopsis
Clambert McOx frames Li'l Abner for his kidnapping in order to collect a ransom of $64.00.

Make It a Christmas They'll Never Forget (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Peeping Tomahawk (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Andrew Charles
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Memphis Smith
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There Goes Kid Science in his new pet jet!
Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Kid Science.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The last two pages of this story do not seem to fit the first two pages. It could be an editorial mix-up, or it could just be bad writing.

Date Changes Automatically Every Day! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Look at These 4 Wonder Bargains (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

What's My Job? - I Manufacture Weaklings into Men! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Which Li'l Abner Is the Phoney?
    Li'l Abner
  2. 1. Amuse and Amaze Friends with the Library of Fun
  3. 2. ["You are the world's greatest plastic surgeon!"]
    Li'l Abner
  4. 3. ["Groan-n!!! - Ah didn't make it t' West Po'k Chop agin', Presy-dunt!!"]
    Li'l Abner
  5. 4. ["Egad!! ONE Glance Will Make Up Her Mind!!"]
    Li'l Abner
  6. 5. ["The Unhappy Home of Hubert McOx"]
    Li'l Abner
  7. 6. Make It a Christmas They'll Never Forget
  8. 7. Peeping Tomahawk
    A Memphis Smith Adventure
  9. 8. ["There Goes Kid Science in his new pet jet!"]
    Kid Science
  10. 9. Date Changes Automatically Every Day!
  11. 10. Look at These 4 Wonder Bargains
  12. 11. What's My Job? - I Manufacture Weaklings into Men!
    Charles Atlas
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