(1990)

Kitchen Sink Press, 1988 Series
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Price
18.95 USD; 22.75 CAD
Pages
172
On-sale Date
1990-11-30
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Kitchen Sink Press
Brand
Tap
ISBN
0-87816-079-5 Search at WorldCat
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
Dave Schreiner (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

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

A hardcover edition (ISBN 0-87816-078-7) was published with a cover price of $29.95.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Abner; Fearless Fosdick
Keywords
Crime; detective; hillbilly

Indexer Notes

Cover design and colors by Ray Fehrenbach from art by Al Capp. The image of Li'l Abner is taken from the fourth panel of the 1944-06-27 comic strip reprinted on page 99 of the book. Other images come from: the 1944-06-19 comic strip (panels one and two) and 1944-06-20 (panel two), both reprinted on page 96; 1944-06-30 (panel one), which is reprinted on page 101; and 1944-07-13 (panel three), reprinted on page 106 of the book.

[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 / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Capp (illustration)
Pencils
Al Capp (illustration)
Inks
Al Capp (illustration)
Letters
typeset; ? (illustration)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Li'l Abner Dailies Volume Ten: 1944
Characters
Li'l Abner; Daisy Mae

Indexer Notes

Title page includes the first panel of the 1944-06-20 strip that is reprinted on page 96.

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

Li'l Abner / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Al Capp ?
Inks
Al Capp ?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Li'l Abner
Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Abner [Freddie McGurgle]; Concertino Constiato

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

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

Pencils
Al Capp (illustration)
Inks
Al Capp (illustration)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Li'l Abner Dailies Volume Ten: 1944 by Al Capp is copyright 1990 by Capp Enterprises, Inc....
Characters
Dogpatchers

Indexer Notes

Colophon includes an illustration taken from the first panel of the 1944-10-18 comic strip reprinted on page 146.

The Strip Within a Strip (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Max Allan Collins (credited); Al Capp (credited) (illustrations)
Pencils
Al Capp (illustrations); Dick Locher (credited) (illustration); Chester Gould (illustration)
Inks
Al Capp (illustrations); Dick Locher (credited) (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Li'l Abner; Fearless Fosdick; Lester Gooch; the Chair; Rhodent; Dick Tracy; Anyface; Putty Puss
Keywords
Crime; detective; newspaper comic strip; parody; satire

Indexer Notes

Collins (at the time the writer of Dick Tracy) comments on Al Capp's Tracy parody, Fearless Fosdick. Includes several excerpts from Tracy strips. Includes the two 1942 Li'l Abner Sunday strips in which Fosdick was introduced. Includes Wildroot Hair Tonic ad featuring Fosdick.

1944: Capp's Way (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Schreiner (credited)
Pencils
Al Capp (illustration); ? (photograph)
Inks
Al Capp (illustration); ? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Frank Sinatra; Li'l Abner [Freddie McGurgle]
Keywords
1944; Newspaper comic strip

Indexer Notes

The editor's survey of 1944, in the year and in the strip. Full-page photo of Frank Sinatra.

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

Li'l Abner / comic story / 151 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
Yo' Pappy's pee-kool-yar talent fo' de-teck-tin' th' diffrunt feel o' one phiz-eek fum another when they smacks him square in the face is responsible fo' yo' being' free, son!
Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Li'l Abner [Freddie McGurgle]; Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; Daisy Mae; Concertino Constiato; Available Jones; Beulah McBugle; Hotka; O.W. Uproar; Mr. McGenius; Ronald Lovelace; Soft-Hearted John; Lester Gooch; Fearless Fosdick; Rattop; Appassionata van Climax; T. Heathcliffe McMarvel; Monster; Bat-a-Million Bashby; Marryin' Sam
Reprints
  • from Li'l Abner (United Feature Syndicate, Inc.) 1943-12-17 - 1944-12-01.
Keywords
Disguise; giant; hillbillies; hillbilly; impersonation; New York City; newspaper comic strip; Sadie Hawkins Day; skonk works; skunk works

Indexer Notes

Compilation of daily newspaper comic strips from December 17, 1943 through December 1, 1944. Notable story arcs include; Concertino Constiato starves Abner, then fronts him as a crooner while supplying the voice himself; Li'l Abner becomes inside man at the skonk works; Daisy Mae is the epitome of beauty; Daisy Mae and Li'l Abner are each lost in New York City; turnip termites attack Dogpatch; Li'l Abner adores Fearless Fosdick; desperate to win Appassionata van Climax, T. Heathcliffe McMarvel switches his mind into Abner's perfect body; a nine-foot Monster gal catches Li'l Abner on Sadie Hawkins Day. Freddie McGurgle is a parody of Frank Sinatra. Fearless Fosdick and Lester Gooch are parodies of Dick Tracy and his creator, Chester Gould.

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

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover

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

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

Pencils
Al Capp ?
Inks
Al Capp ?
Colors
Ray Fehrenbach
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The year is 1944.
Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Abner [Freddie McGurgle]; adoring fans

Indexer Notes

Back cover repositions and crops the elements from the second page of the two-page illustration in the front matter. Design and colors by Ray Fehrenbach.

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 Ten: 1944"]
  4. 3. ["Li'l Abner"]
    Li'l Abner
  5. 4. ["Li'l Abner Dailies Volume Ten: 1944 by Al Capp is copyright 1990 by Capp Enterprises, Inc...."]
  6. 5. The Strip Within a Strip
  7. 6. 1944: Capp's Way
  8. 7. ["Yo' Pappy's pee-kool-yar talent fo' de-teck-tin' th' diffrunt feel o' one phiz-eek fum another when they smacks him square in the face is responsible fo' yo' being' free, son!"]
    Li'l Abner
  9. 8. ["Don't fiddle around!"]
    Li'l Abner
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. ["The year is 1944."]
    Li'l Abner
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