(1991)

Kitchen Sink Press, 1988 Series
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Price
18.95 USD; 22.75 CAD
Pages
180
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Kitchen Sink Press
Brand
Kitchen Sink Press
ISBN
0-87816-092-2 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Dave Schreiner

Issue Notes

Hardcover edition (ISBN 0-87816-091-4) available 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; Wolf Gal; Gus Goosegrease; wolves
Keywords
Good girl art; hillbillies; hillbilly; wolf; wolves

Indexer Notes

Cover design by Ray Fehrenbach

[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
Al Capp; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Li'l Abner Dailies Volume Twelve: 1946
Characters
Li'l Abner; Dogpatchers; Lower Slobbovian

Indexer Notes

Title page; front matter; spot illustrations repeated from interior.

Al Capp and Li'l Abner in 1946: Schoolbook Lessons in Producing a Comic Strip (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Rick Marschall
Pencils
Al Capp; ? (photograph)
Inks
Al Capp; ? (photograph)
Letters
Typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Al Capp; Li'l Abner; Daisy Mae
Keywords
Cartoonist; marketing; newspaper comic strip; sheet music

Indexer Notes

Article on Al Capp's promotional efforts (most highly successful) in and around 1946. Photo of Capp. Self-portrait of Capp. Two pages of sheet music and cover to "Don't Marry That Gal!!", by Al Capp and Sam H. Stept.

Speaking of Pictures... 500,000 People Draw Lena the Hyena (Table of Contents: 4)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Boynansky; J. A. de Ricard; James Stewart; John Nardelli; A. H. Anderson; Arthur Appenfelder; Ralph Boden
Inks
Bill Boynansky; J. A. de Ricard; James Stewart; John Nardelli; A. H. Anderson; Arthur Appenfelder; Ralph Boden
Letters
Typeset

Genre
humor; non-fiction
Characters
Lena the Hyena
Keywords
Artist; cartoonist

Indexer Notes

Repasted story from Life magazine (Oct. 28, 1946) showing runner-up entries in the competition for artists to create Lena the Hyena.

1946: Hallo, Switty-Pie! (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Schreiner
Pencils
Basil Wolverton; ? (photograph)
Inks
Basil Wolverton; ? (photograph)
Letters
Typeset; Basil Wolverton

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Basil Wolverton; M.G. Frey; John L. Lewis; Thomas E. Dewey; Joseph Stalin; Noah; Noah's neighbors; Scoop Scuttle; Lester Fussfester; Frantic Fred, the managing ed; Powerhouse Pepper; apocalypse victims
Keywords
Apocalypse; artist; Bible; caricature; cartoonist; Noah's ark

Indexer Notes

Discussion of 1946 in the strip and in the world. Report on the Lena the Hyena contest, and on winner Basil Wolverton. Samples of Wolverton art include excerpts from Scoop Scuttle; Powerhouse Pepper; MAD; and The Bible Story.

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

Li'l Abner / comic story / 159 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
H-hain't thet Drusilla Pearson -- who makes pre-dick-shuns o' things t'come? --
Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Li'l Abner; Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; Daisy Mae; Wolf Gal (origin and first appearance); Bet-a-Million Bashby; Soft-Hearted John; Lester Gooch; Frank Sinatra (cameo); Kate Smith (cameo); Bob Hope (cameo); Jack Smith (cameo); Fred Waring (cameo); Danny Kaye (cameo); Walter Winchell (cameo); Lena the Hyena; Big Barnsmell; Miss Fortune; Smilin' Zack; Boris Karloff (cameo); Salvador Dali (cameo); Aunt Bessie; Lower Slobbovians
Keywords
hillbillies; Hillbilly; newspaper comic strip; radio; Sadie Hawkins Day; wolf; wolves

Indexer Notes

Compilation of daily newspaper strips from November 19, 1945 through November 23, 1946. Major story arcs include: Wolf Gal pursues men, both for romance and for wolf food; turnip termites menace Dogpatch; Lester Gooch creates a comic character to terrible to be shown; song writers turn Daisy Mae's lament into a song, "Don't Marry That Gal!!"; various radio stars perform the song on their broadcasts; Li'l Abner visits Lower Slobbovia (first appearance); fate always ruins Miss Fortune's weddings; Yokum men go wild under Yokum's Moon (first appearance); Boris Karloff, Frank Sinatra, and Salvador Dali select the face of Lena the Hyena (artwork by Basil Wolverton); Mammy corrals Aunt Bessie and forces her to run in the Sadie Hawkins Race.

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

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

Pencils
Al Capp
Inks
Al Capp
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's 12 volumes and counting in Kitchen Sink Press's complete reprinting of Al Capp's Li'l Abner!
Characters
Li'l Abner

Indexer Notes

Includes black-and-white cover thumbnails of volumes one through eleven.

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover

["He has seen her!!!] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Characters
Li'l Abner; Lester Gooch; Boris Karloff; Frank Sinatra; Salvador Dali; Lena the Hyena

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Design 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 Twelve: 1946"]
  4. 3. Al Capp and Li'l Abner in 1946: Schoolbook Lessons in Producing a Comic Strip
  5. 4. Speaking of Pictures... 500,000 People Draw Lena the Hyena
  6. 5. 1946: Hallo, Switty-Pie!
  7. 6. ["H-hain't thet Drusilla Pearson -- who makes pre-dick-shuns o' things t'come? -- "]
    Li'l Abner
  8. 7. ["There's 12 volumes and counting in Kitchen Sink Press's complete reprinting of Al Capp's Li'l Abner!"]
    Li'l Abner
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. ["He has seen her!!!]
    Li'l Abner
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