(1988)

Kitchen Sink Press, 1988 Series
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Price
16.95 USD; 20.35 CAD
Pages
180
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Kitchen Sink Press
Brand
Tap
ISBN
0-87816-059-0 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Dave Schreiner (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

Hardcover edition has ISBN 0-87816-058-2 (price 27.95 USD).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Abner; Gat Garson; Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; Daisy Mae; Marryin' Sam; Warden; Widder Wilecat
Keywords
Doppelganger; double; hillbillies; hillbilly; lookalike; mistaken identity; wedding

Indexer Notes

Cover design by Ray Fehrenbach and Peter Poplaski, from original art by Al Capp. The figures of Li'l Abner, Gat Garson and Mammy Yokum are from the first panel of the second comic strip reprinted on page 111.

[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 Six: 1940
Characters
Li'l Abner; Daisy Mae

Indexer Notes

Title page, front matter. The first panel of the first comic strip on page 94 is reprinted oversize.

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

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

Pencils
Al Capp
Inks
Al Capp

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Abner

Indexer Notes

Illustration begins on facing front matter page.

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

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

Pencils
Al Capp; ? (photograph)
Inks
Al Capp; ? (photograph)
Letters
Al Capp; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lobby card for the 1940 Li'l Abner movie incorporated Al Capp's art with pictures of the leads, Granville Owen and Martha O'Driscoll
Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Abner; Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; Daisy Mae; Li'l Abner (photo of Granville Owen); Daisy Mae (photo of Martha O'Driscoll)

Indexer Notes

Movies

Abner Goes Hollywood; Gets Lost in Shuffle (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Michael H. Price; George E. Turner
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Li'l Abner (photo of Granville Owen); Mammy Yokum (photo of Mona Ray); Pappy Yokum (photo of Johnnie Morris); Hairless Joe (photo of Bud Jamison); Lonesome Polecat (photo of Buster Keaton); Earthquake McGoon (photo of Charles Post [Man Montain Dean]); Sheriff (photo of Lucien Littlefield); Hannibal Hoops (photo of Doodles Weaver); Daisy Mae (photo of Martha O'Driscoll)
Keywords
hillbilly; Hillbilly; movies; Sadie Hawkins Day

Indexer Notes

Discussion of the 1940 film Li'l Abner and its creation. Includes eight publicity stills. Includes two sidebars: "Almost a Lost Film" and "The Players." Article states that Capp modeled Earthquake McGoon on Charles Post [Man Mountain Dean], who plays Earthquake McGoon in the film.

1940: On the Road (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Schreiner (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Keywords
1940

Indexer Notes

Review of the year in the country and the strip.

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

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

Pencils
Al Capp
Inks
Al Capp

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Abner; Mammy Yokum

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And if you cheap crooks ever try your rackets in this town again -- I won't bother to protect you from the tar-and-feathers mob!
Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Li'l Abner; Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; Daisy Mae; Salomey; Fantastic Brown; James Tobin (cameo); Aunt Bessie; Basil Bassoon; Lucretia Revel; "Pants" Mockby; "Rotten Joe" Rattigan; Young Eddie McSkonk; James Farley (cameo); Widder Wilecat; Gat Garson; detective; Adam Lazonga; gas station owner; Queenie; governor; Fruitful McGulp; Frightful McGulp; Marryin' Sam; Marryin' Dan; Charlie Chitlins; Clark Gable (cameo); Vivien Leigh (cameo)
Reprints
  • from Li'l Abner dailies (United Feature Syndicate, Inc.) 1939-12-18 - 1940-12-17.
Keywords
Blood transfusion; Boston; cross-dressing; doppelganger; double; drag; hillbillies; hillbilly; lookalike; mail; Massachusetts; mistaken identity; New York City; orange; post office; Sadie Hawkins Day; transvestite; Washington DC

Indexer Notes

Compilation of daily newspaper comic strips running from mid-December 1939 through December 17, 1940. Notable story arcs include: Dogpatchers mortgage their town; the Yokums go to Boston to pick oranges; Abner saves Aunt Bessie from an unsuitable suitor, then bankrupts her, then restores her fortune; Lucretia Revel tries to disfigure Daisy Mae; con men turn Daisy Mae into a hit radio singer, the Frail of the Lonesome Pine; Gat Garson tries to escape prison, disguised as Li'l Abner; Li'l Abner narrowly escapes marrying Widder Wilecat; Pappy Yokum helps save an innocent man; Adam Lazonga teaches Li'l Abner how to woo, Dogpatch Style; Abner escapes, in drag; Li'l Abner and Marryin' Sam both escape being caught on Sadie Hawkins Day. James Tobin was mayor of Boston; Jim Farley was postmaster general. Rotten Joe Rattigan is drawn to resemble comedian Robert Woolsey.

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

Li'l Abner / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Al Capp (art); ? (photograph)
Inks
Al Capp (art); ? (photograph)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Abner; Li'l Abner (photo of Granville Owen); Daisy Mae; Daisy Mae (photo of Martha O'Driscoll); Mammy Yokum; Mammy Yokum (photo of Mona Ray); Pappy Yokum; Pappy Yokum (photo of Johnnie Morris); Salomey
Keywords
Movies

Indexer Notes

Movie poster and lobby card -- both with Capp art as well as photographs.