(1993)

Kitchen Sink Press, 1988 Series
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Price
18.95 USD; 22.80 CAD
Pages
172
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Kitchen Sink Press, Inc.
Brand
Kitchen Sink Press
ISBN
0-87816-144-9 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Dave Schreiner

Issue Notes

Hardcover edition (ISBN 0-87816-143-0) available at $34.95.

[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

Indexer Notes

Ghost montage of women's faces from the strip.

[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 Sixteen: 1950
Characters
Li'l Abner; Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; senoritas of El Passionato

Indexer Notes

Title page, front matter; spot illustrations.

The Girl With the Irresistible Knee (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Stack
Pencils
Al Capp
Inks
Al Capp
Letters
Al Capp; typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Li'l Abner
Keywords
Cartoonist; newspaper comic strip

Indexer Notes

Commentary on the strip in 1950, and in the larger society of America.

Capp Got His Idea From "Life" (Table of Contents: 4)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Mrs. Guinn Granbury; Jeanine Comer; Marion Lee Comer; Delores Ann Comer

Indexer Notes

Photos (from "Life" magazine) which originally inspired the "knees" story line.

The Kneecap and Al Capp (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Two excerpts from "Life" magazine (March 20, 1950).

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

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

Pencils
Al Capp
Inks
Al Capp

Characters
Li'l Abner

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah'll miss thet li'l shadow.
Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Li'l Abner; Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; Daisy Mae; space aliens; Evil-Eye Fleagle [Evil-Eye Fleegle]; Inspector Blugstone; Hatpin Harriet; Prairie Rose; Professor; Elderberry Eggnog; Felix Fandango; senoritas of El Passionato; Granny Scragg; Available Jones; Surprisin' Smith; aliens of Pincus Number 7; Big Stanislouse; Lady Hotfoot; Headless Horror; Lopya Haddoff; Lillian Bustle
Keywords
Alien; ballet; El Passionato; flying saucer; hillbillies; hillbilly; Latin America; newspaper comic strip; robot; rocket ship; Sadie Hawkins Day; space travel

Indexer Notes

Compilation of daily newspaper comic strips running from January 12, 1950 to January 11, 1951. Notable story arcs include: Li'l Abner falls in love with a pair of beautiful knees; Li'l Abner's good eye beats Evil-Eye Fleagle; Prairie Rose pursues Li'l Abner; presidential hopeful Elderberry Eggnog loves Fearless Fosdick; aliens judge that Earthlings are in the Idiot Age; El Passionato men need Goombo; Surprisin' Smith woos Daisy Mae; Mammy visits another planet; Pappy is buried alive; Lady Hotfoot pursues Li'l Abner; Lopya Haddoff is dangerous.

[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) (Expand) /

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

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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 Sixteen: 1950"]
  4. 3. The Girl With the Irresistible Knee
  5. 4. Capp Got His Idea From "Life"
  6. 5. The Kneecap and Al Capp
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Li'l Abner
  8. 7. ["Ah'll miss thet li'l shadow."]
    Li'l Abner
  9. 8. ["Capp-tivating!"]
    Li'l Abner
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. ["In 1950, Al Capp took Li'l Abner on a year-long journey in search of... the perfect woman!"]
    Li'l Abner
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