(1989)

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
0-87816-052-3 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Dave Schreiner (credited)

Issue Notes

Hardcover edition has ISBN 0-87816-051-5.
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
Ray Fehrenbach (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Abner; Luke Scragg; chef; Salomey
Keywords
Chef; pig

Indexer Notes

Cover design by Peter Poplaski, from drawings by Al Capp. The image of Li'l Abner is taken from the third panel of the 18 November 1938 comic strip reprinted on page 155. The image of Luke Scragg is taken from the third panel of the 23 November 1938 comic strip reprinted on page 157. The image of the chef and Salomey is taken from the first panel of the 25 November 1938 comic strip reprinted on page 158.

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

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

[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 4: 1938
Characters
Li'l Abner; Strange Gal

Indexer Notes

Title page; front matter; The image of Li'l Abner and Strange Gal is an enlarged reprint of the third panel of the 24 October 1938 comic strip reprinted on page 144.

Introduction (Table of Contents: 3)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Williamson (credited)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When I started reading Li'l Abner at the age of seven or eight, I thought it was Mammy Yokum's strip.
Genre
non-fiction
Keywords
Bogota; Columbia; newspaper comic strip; South America

Indexer Notes

Introduction: Al Williamson's reverie on discovering the strip as a young boy in Bogota, Columbia.

1938: Soap and Slapstick (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Schreiner (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Keywords
1938

Indexer Notes

The editor's review of the year in the world, the nation, and the strip.

[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 / 158 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
New York City --
Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Abner; Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; Daisy Mae; Salomey; Gat Garson; Herkimer Hosschild; Angela Serpentina; Strange Gal; Dr. Michael Paradise; Ol' Man Mose (first appearance)
Keywords
Blind; Boston; doppelganger; double; hillbillies; hillbilly; lookalike; mistaken identity; newspaper comic strip; orphan; orphanage; pig; prison; swindle

Indexer Notes

Compilation of daily newspaper strips from December 11, 1937 through December 14, 1938. Notable story arcs include: the Yokums own New York City; Daisy Mae is a wild west dance hall girl; Daisy Mae loses her sight; Daisy Mae gets engaged in Boston, and the Scraggs try to cash in; Li'l Abner is mistakenly imprisoned in place of lookalike Gat Garson, then escapes; city slickers try to buy Salomey; Li'l Abner is sent to the orphan home; swindlers pursue Herkimer Hosschild's fortune; friends of Yancey; Li'l Abner meets Strange Gal in the swamp, becomes engaged, then gives her up.

[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) / 2 pages (report information)

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

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

Pencils
Al Capp
Inks
Al Capp
Colors
Ray Fehrenbach (credited)
Letters
Al Capp; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A bunch o' unarmed women-folks -- HUMAN LIKE ME -- surrounded by 'MEN-BEASTS!'
Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Abner; Strange Gal; Mammy Yokum

Indexer Notes

Back cover. The first panel of the 13 October 1938 comic strip reprinted on page 140 is repeated oversize and with color added.

Editing
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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 4: 1938"]
  4. 3. Introduction
  5. 4. 1938: Soap and Slapstick
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. ["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. ["A bunch o' unarmed women-folks -- HUMAN LIKE ME -- surrounded by 'MEN-BEASTS!'"]
    Li'l Abner
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