(1991)

Kitchen Sink Press, 1988 Series
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Price
18.95 USD; 22.75 CAD
Pages
172
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Kitchen Sink Press
Brand
Kitchen Sink Press
ISBN
0-87816-083-3 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Dave Schreiner

Issue Notes

Hardcover edition available (ISBN 0-87816-082-5) at $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
Letters
Typeset

Characters
Li'l Abner; Timberwolf McHowl; Moonshine McSwine; Moonbeam McSwine; Fleabrain; Salomey

Indexer Notes

Cover design and colors by Ray Fehrenbach, from art by Al Capp.

[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)

Pencils
Al Capp
Inks
Al Capp
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Li'l Abner Dailies Volume Eleven: 1945
Characters
Li'l Abner; Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum

Indexer Notes

Title page. One panel repeated oversize from interior.

"Li'l Abner" (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Pencils
Al Capp
Inks
Al Capp
Letters
Typeset

Characters
Li'l Abner

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

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

Pencils
Al Capp
Inks
Al Capp
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Li'l Abner Dailies Volume Eleven: 1945 is copyright 1991 by Capp Eneterprises, Inc.....
Characters
Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum

Indexer Notes

Front matter with illustration

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

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Madeline Gardner
Pencils
Al Capp; ? (photograph)
Inks
Al Capp; ? (photograph)
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When Franklin Roosevelt died in April of 1945, it was the end of our youth.
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Al Capp; Tillie Caplin; Madeline Caplin Gardner; Martin Davidsen; Julie Capp; Catherine Capp; Louis Gardner; Elliott Caplin; Ruth Caplin; Rabbi Isadore Davidsen; Jerry Caplin [Bense]
Keywords
Cartoonist; wedding; World War II

Indexer Notes

Introduction by Al Capp's sister. Al Capp's 1920s sketch of his mother. Family photos from 1938 through 1988.

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

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mistah Capp was bawn in Noo Haven, Corn-etty-kut in 1909.
Genre
biography
Characters
Al Capp; Li'l Abner; Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum
Synopsis
Al Capp and a friend practice for a hitchhiking trip by jumping on and off of moving vehicles, until Al lands in the path of a trolley car.
Keywords
Connecticut; New Haven; Red Cross; streetcar; trolley

Indexer Notes

Excerpt from a Red Cross booklet in which Al tells how he lost his left leg. Distributed to amputee servicemen during and after World War II. Al in the story is about ten years older than the Al of real life who lost his leg.

1945: Busy Days (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Schreiner
Letters
Typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Keywords
1945; Amputee; Second World War; veteran; World War II

Indexer Notes

The editor's comments on 1945, in the world and in the strip. Includes a lengthy excerpt describing one of Al Capp's many visits to talk with amputees at veterans' hospitals.

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

Li'l Abner / comic story / 151 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It is only because you are one of the world's greatest chemists, Professor Machiavelli, that I've consented to this fantastic interview --
Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Li'l Abner; Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; Daisy Mae; Fangbottom; Dr. Rasputin; Aunt Bessie; Prudence Pebblefeather; the Ineffable; Orson Waggon; Inspector Blugstone; Barbara Seville; Timberwolf McHowl; Westbrook P. Buckingham [Scorned-by-Swine]; Marryin' Sam
Keywords
Oil industry; radio; rationing; Sadie Hawkins Day; Scotland Yard; wedding

Indexer Notes

Compilation of daily newspaper comic strips from December 2, 1944 through November 17, 1945. Notable story arcs include: a formula to replace gasoline without cost; Dr. Rasputin tries to exploit Mammy's belief in spirits; Li'l Abner loses all of Aunt Bessie's money; Aunt Bessie arranges for him to marry with a 10 million dollar settlement, then finesses him out of the marriage and the money; Asian assassins pursue Li'l Abner; Inspector Blugstone pursues Li'l Abner; Orson Waggon tortures Li'l Abner for the sake of radio realism; Li'l Abner marries a tailor's dummy; Westbrook Buckingham is a Polecat Indian in disguise; Marryin' Sam insists that all the men run the Sadie Hawkins Race with their eyes and faces covered. Orson Waggon is a parody of Orson Welles.

[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) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover

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

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
In 1945, World War II ended and a new age dawned.
Characters
Li'l Abner; assassins

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Design and color by Ray Fehrenbach from art by Al Capp.

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 Eleven: 1945"]
  4. 3. "Li'l Abner"
    Li'l Abner
  5. 4. ["Li'l Abner Dailies Volume Eleven: 1945 is copyright 1991 by Capp Eneterprises, Inc....."]
  6. 5. ["When Franklin Roosevelt died in April of 1945, it was the end of our youth."]
  7. 6. ["Mistah Capp was bawn in Noo Haven, Corn-etty-kut in 1909."]
  8. 7. 1945: Busy Days
  9. 8. ["It is only because you are one of the world's greatest chemists, Professor Machiavelli, that I've consented to this fantastic interview -- "]
    Li'l Abner
  10. 9. ["Come a runnin'!"]
    Li'l Abner
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. ["In 1945, World War II ended and a new age dawned."]
    Li'l Abner
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