(1988)

Kitchen Sink Press, 1988 Series
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Price
16.95 USD; 21.50 CAD
Pages
172
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Kitchen Sink Press
Brand
Kitchen Sink Press
ISBN
0-87816-043-4 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Dave Schreiner

Issue Notes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Al Capp
Inks
Al Capp
Colors
Peter Poplaski
Letters
typeset

Characters
Li'l Abner; Daisy Mae
Keywords
Hillbilly; Sadie Hawkins Day

Indexer Notes

Cover design and color by Peter Poplaski, from Al Capp artwork.

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

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

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

Pencils
Al Capp
Inks
Al Capp
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Li'l Abner Dailies Volume 3: 1937
Characters
Li'l Abner; Daisy Mae; Mammy Yokum

Indexer Notes

Title page; front matter; one panel repeated oversize from main body.

Them Thar Hillbillies: Abner, Leviticus, Snuffy -- a (Gasp!) Look at What Al Capp Unleashed (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Blackbeard
Pencils
Mel Cummin; Fred Fox; Billy DeBeck; Baldy Benton; Paul Webb; Reamer Keller; Don Dean; Ray Gotto
Inks
Mel Cummin; Fred Fox; Billy DeBeck; Baldy Benton; Paul Webb; Reamer Keller; Don Dean; Ray Gotto
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Widow Green; Lemuel Green; Guy Green; Mary Laffer; Orlando Allick; Aunt Effie; Snuffy Smith; Kennesaw; Cranberry Boggs; Ozark Ike; Dinah
Keywords
Hillbillies; hillbilly; newspaper comic strip

Indexer Notes

Bill Blackbeard reviews hillbillies in the comics, before and after the advent of Li'l Abner. Includes excerpts from Good Time Guy; Big Hearted Otis; Barney Google; Jasper Jooks; Kennesaw; Cranberry Boggs; and Ozark Ike.

1937: Sadie's First Run (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Schreiner
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Keywords
Great Depression

Indexer Notes

Dave Schreiner's review of 1937 in America and in the strip, including the dawn (and ensuing popularity) of Sadie Hawkins Day.

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

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

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

Li'l Abner / comic story / 157 pages (report information)

Script
Al Capp
Pencils
Al Capp
Inks
Al Capp
Letters
Al Capp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The scene shifts to the Cosmopolitan Art Galleries, New York City.
Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Abner; Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; Daisy Mae; old man; Oliver; Romeo Scragg; Bet-a-Million Bashby; Marryin' Sam; Eric Travers; Sandra Petwell
Keywords
Cross-dressing; hillbillies; hillbilly; newspaper comic strip; Sadie Hawkins Day

Indexer Notes

Collection of daily newspaper comic strips from December 11, 1936 through December 10, 1937. Notable story arcs include: Li'l Abner helps protect the Kashmiri pearls; Li'l Abner attends Rosebud Seminary in drag; Daisy Mae catches Li'l Abner on Sadie Hawkins Day, but gives him up when Pappy inherits Manhattan Island, lest she be seen as a gold-digger. This is the origin story and first appearance of Sadie Hawkins Day.

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

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Capp
Inks
Al Capp
Colors
Peter Poplaski
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Introducing... Sadie Hawkins and her Day...
Characters
Sadie Hawkins; Hekzebiah Hawkins

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Design and color by Peter Poplaski, from Al Capp artwork.

Editing
Related Scans
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 3: 1937"]
  4. 3. Them Thar Hillbillies: Abner, Leviticus, Snuffy -- a (Gasp!) Look at What Al Capp Unleashed
  5. 4. 1937: Sadie's First Run
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. ["The scene shifts to the Cosmopolitan Art Galleries, New York City."]
    Li'l Abner
  8. 7. ["The black and white daily Li'l Abner strips are being collected chronologically in their entirety."]
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. ["Introducing... Sadie Hawkins and her Day..."]
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