(1988)

Kitchen Sink Press, 1988 Series
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Price
16.95 USD; 21.50 CAD
Pages
164
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Kitchen Sink Press, Inc.
Brand
Tap
ISBN
0-87816-041-8 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Dave Schreiner (credited)

Issue Notes

Collects daily newspaper comic strips from January 8, 1936 to December 10, 1936.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Al Capp (signed as Al Capp)
Inks
Al Capp (signed as Al Capp)
Colors
Pete Poplaski (credited as Peter Poplaski)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Abner; Daisy Mae

Indexer Notes

Cover design and color by Peter Poplaski. The image of Li'l Abner is taken from the first panel of the 5 December 1936 comic strip reprinted on page 157. The image of Daisy Mae is from the second panel of the 4 May 1936 comic strip reprinted on page 65.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 3 pages (report information)

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Capp
Inks
Al Capp
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Li'l Abner Dailies Volume 2: 1936
Characters
Li'l Abner; Abijah Gooch

Indexer Notes

The title page spot art reprints the third panel of the 21 February 1936 comic strip reprinted on page 34.

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Colophon

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

blank page(s) / 2 pages (report information)

Nightowls in the Bullpen (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
R. C. Harvey (credited); Milton Caniff (credited); Al Capp (credited)
Pencils
Al Capp (signed as A. G. Caplin) (drawing); Milton Caniff (signed as Milton Caniff) (drawing); ? (photographs)
Inks
Al Capp (signed as A. G. Caplin) (drawing); Milton Caniff (signed as Milton Caniff) (drawing); ? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Al Capp; Milt Caniff; Mr. Gilfeather
Keywords
Artist; cartoonist; panel cartoon

Indexer Notes

Material cobbled together from the three authors. Photos of Capp, one with Milt Caniff. Cartoon of Capp by Caniff. Two panels of the "Mr. Gilfeather" feature, one by Capp dated 16 August 1932 and one by Caniff dated 23 March 1933.

1936: The Innocents Abroad and at Home (Table of Contents: 6)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Schreiner
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Keywords
1936; Cartoonist; newspaper comic strip

Indexer Notes

Review of the strip during 1936, along with the world and national context in which it was created and to which it spoke.

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

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

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

Li'l Abner / comic story / 145 pages (report information)

Script
Al Capp (credited) (signed as Al Capp)
Pencils
Al Capp (credited) (signed as Al Capp)
Inks
Al Capp (credited) (signed as Al Capp)
Letters
Al Capp (credited) (signed as Al Capp)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
2 A.M. -- Pappy's wanderings lead him into Chinatown --
Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Abner; Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; Daisy Mae; Sandra Petwell; Abijah Gooch; Gat Garson; Eric Travers; Salomey
Reprints
  • from Li'l Abner (United Feature Syndicate, Inc.) 1936-01-08 - 1936-12-10.
Keywords
Artist; Chinatown; Chinese-American; college; doppelganger; double; football; gangster; jealousy; mistaken identity; romance; Sino-American; stereotype; Tong; Yellow Peril

Indexer Notes

Collection of daily newspaper comic strips. Notable story arcs include: Chinese gangsters capture pappy; Eric Travers paints Daisy Mae; Li'l Abner is jealous; Gat Garson swaps places with lookalike Li'l Abner; Mammy inherits 10 million dollars, and contingent heirs try to do her in; city gal Sandra Petwell uses her panther eyes to make a play for Li'l Abner; Li'l Abner chooses Daisy Mae; a college football coach recruits Li'l Abner and Abijah Gooch.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Pencils
Al Capp
Inks
Al Capp
Colors
Pete Poplaski (credited as Peter Poplaski)
Letters
Al Capp; typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Abner; Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; Aunt Bessie

Indexer Notes

Back cover reprints the first panel of the 28 January 1936 comic strip (with color added) that is reprinted on page 23.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Li'l Abner
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. ["Li'l Abner Dailies Volume 2: 1936"]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. Nightowls in the Bullpen
  7. 6. 1936: The Innocents Abroad and at Home
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. ["2 A.M. -- Pappy's wanderings lead him into Chinatown --"]
    Li'l Abner
  10. 9. ["The black and white daily Li'l Abner strips are being collected chronologically in their entirety."]
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Li'l Abner
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