(1989)

Kitchen Sink Press, 1988 Series
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Volume
8
Price
16.95 USD [Softcover]; 29.95 [Hardcover]; 20.35 CAD [Softcover]
Pages
188
On-sale Date
1990-04-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Kitchen Sink Press, Inc.
Brand
Kitchen Sink Press
ISBN
0-87816-069-8 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Dave Schreiner

Issue Notes

(Softcover version)

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in the U. S. Copyright Office filing. The filing states the copyright year is 1989.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Capp
Inks
Al Capp
Colors
Ray Fehrenbach
Letters
Typeset

Characters
Li'l Abner; Joe Btfsplk; Big Barnsmell; Available Jones

Indexer Notes

Cover design and colors by Ray Fehrenbach, from drawings by Al Capp. The cover misspells Btfsplk as Bfstplk.

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

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

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

Li'l Abner / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Al Capp
Inks
Al Capp
Letters
Al Capp; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Li'l Abner Dailies Volume Eight: 1942
Characters
Li'l Abner; Mammy Yokum

Indexer Notes

Title page, front matter. Illustrations repeated from interior.

Li'l Abner in Wartime: The Mystery of the Dog That Didn't Bark in the Night (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Maurice Horn
Pencils
Al Capp; ? (photograph)
Inks
Al Capp; ? (photograph)
Letters
Al Capp; typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Al Capp; Li'l Abner; Dangerous Dan McPew
Keywords
Army; rationing; Second World War; World War II

Indexer Notes

Maurice Horn's discussion of Capp's approach to World War II in Li'l Abner... essentially, to touch it only lightly... and his possible motivations. Includes Capp's Li'l Abner story for an army morale poster, "A Sign of Comradeship" (on saluting). Includes a Li'l Abner gas rationing cartoon.

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

illustration / 2.5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Small Change
Genre
humor; advocacy
Characters
Lil Abner; Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; Daisy Mae; Hairless Joe; Small Change [Small Fry]; Moonbeam McSwine; Impossible Jones; Frivolous Sal
Keywords
Hillbillies; hillbilly; Second World War; war bonds; World War II

Indexer Notes

Al Capp posters and comic strips promoting investment in defense bonds.

1942: War Work (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 2.5 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Schreiner
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
Typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Al Capp; Veronica Lake; Sadie Hawkins
Keywords
1942; Newspaper comic strip; Second World War; World War II

Indexer Notes

The editor's review of life in 1942, in the strip and in the world. Includes photo of Capp in Hollywood, and copy of Sadie Hawkins Day proclamation.

The Two Lorna Goons (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dave Schreiner
Pencils
Al Capp
Inks
Al Capp
Letters
Al Capp; typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Lorna Goon; Lorna Goon; O'Droolihan

Indexer Notes

The editor's comparison (with illustrations) of two identically-named characters in the strip.

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

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

Pencils
Al Capp
Inks
Al Capp

Characters
Li'l Abner; Daisy Mae

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

Li'l Abner / comic story / 166 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Honk!!
Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Li'l Abner; Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; Daisy Mae; Cherry Blossom; Available Jones; Orville Wolf; Big Barnsmell; J. Sweetlips Garks [Jeb Scragg]; Disgustin' Jones; Salomey; Boar Scarloff; Joe Btfsplk; Ol' Man Mose; Tiny Mite; Hairless Joe; Lonesome Polecat; Lorna Goon; T.T. Wolfnagle; Salomey; Aunt Bessie
Keywords
Alamo; doppelganger; double; hillbillies; hillbilly; Hollywood; jinx; mistaken identity; movies; newspaper comic strip; pig; radio; rationing; Sadie Hawkins Day; skonk works; skunk works

Indexer Notes

Compilation of daily newspaper comic strips running from December 9, 1941 through December 30, 1942. Notable story arcs include: Li'l Abner searches for Cherry Blossom; a hog breder tries to kidnap Salomey; Abner goes to Hollywood; Daisy Mae's double marries Disgustin' Jones, and Li'l Abner misunderstands; the Scraggs and Yokums fight it out at the Alamo; Daisy Mae apparently marries Big Barnsmell; Joe Btfsplk is a jinx, and cheerfully visits Axis leaders; Li'l Abner faces the gallows; Dogpatch gals go all out for Sadie Hawkins Day.

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

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

Pencils
Al Capp
Inks
Al Capp

Characters
Li'l Abner

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

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Pencils
Al Capp
Inks
Al Capp
Colors
Ray Fehrenbach
Letters
Typeset

Characters
Li'l Abner; Young Yancey
Keywords
Grandfather clock

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Design and colors by Ray Fehrenbach, from original drawing by Al Capp.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. ["Li'l Abner Dailies Volume Eight: 1942"]
    Li'l Abner
  4. 3. Li'l Abner in Wartime: The Mystery of the Dog That Didn't Bark in the Night
  5. 4. ["Small Change"]
  6. 5. 1942: War Work
  7. 6. The Two Lorna Goons
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Li'l Abner
  9. 8. ["Honk!!"]
    Li'l Abner
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Li'l Abner
  11. 10. ["Oh, happy day"]
    Li'l Abner
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Li'l Abner
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