Herbie #2
(March 1991)

A-Plus Comics, 1990 Series
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Volume
1
Price
2.50 USD; 2.95 CAD
Pages
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Sword In Stone Productions
Brand
A+ Comics
Editing
Roger Broughton ?

Herbie Wants You! (Table of Contents)

Herbie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humour; superhero
Characters
Herbie
Synopsis
Herbie, dressed as Uncle Sam, points at the reader with one hand and holds a patriotic lollipop in the other.

A+ Comics Presents March 1991 (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

A+ Comics Presents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Herbie's Quiet Saturday Afternoon! (Table of Contents: 2)

Herbie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes
Pencils
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks
Ogden Whitney
Letters
Ed Hamilton ?
Editing
Richard Hughes (original editor)

Genre
humour; superhero
Characters
Herbie Popnecker; Pincus Popnecker; Mrs. Popnecker
Synopsis
Herbie's father thinks his son will never amount to anything or do anything. Herbie goes to the zoo where he takes on a tiger. Then, he saves Senator Stevens who is lost at sea. Finally, he stops an alien invasion.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story is the first appearance of Herbie and features his peculiar way of flying and his ability to talk to animals and aliens. Herbie looks and talks differently in this pre-Herbie reprint.

Popnecker the Pilgrim! (Table of Contents: 3)

Herbie / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes [as Shane O'Shea]
Pencils
Ogden Whitney
Inks
Ogden Whitney
Letters
Ed Hamilton ?
Editing
Richard Hughes (original editor)

Genre
humour; superhero
Characters
Herbie Popnecker; Pincus Popnecker; Mrs. Popnecker
Synopsis
Herbie's family owes money dating back to the Mayflower. Herbie travels back in time to set things straight.
Reprints

Mussel-Man (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Q? (signed)
Inks
?
Letters
?
Editing
? (Original Editor)

Genre
superhero; humour

Withering Heights (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Nicola Cuti
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
John Byrne
Letters
John Byrne
Editing
George Wildman (original editor)

Job Number
D-6597
Reprints

Indexer Notes

(c) ROG 2000, TM, Roger Broughton/SIS Prod. 1990. Credit for art: John Byrne

George Washington's Teeth! (Table of Contents: 6)

Herbie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes [as Shane O'Shea]
Pencils
Ogden Whitney
Inks
Ogden Whitney
Letters
Ed Hamilton ?
Editing
Richard Hughes (original editor)

Genre
humour; superhero
Characters
Herbie Popnecker; Pincus Popnecker; George Washington; Paul Revere
Synopsis
Herbie goes back in time to settle a dispute about how the US Revolutionary War started.
Reprints

Who? (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Herbie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Hard Day of Murgatroyd Minch! (Table of Contents: 8)

Herbie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes ?
Pencils
Ogden Whitney ?
Inks
Ogden Whitney ?
Letters
Ed Hamilton ?
Editing
Richard Hughes (original editor)

Genre
humour; superhero
Characters
Herbie Popnecker
Synopsis
A skinny fan wants to be just like Herbie.
Reprints

The Space Broomstick (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes [as Brad Everson]
Pencils
Lloyd Cynwald
Inks
Lloyd Cynwald
Letters
?
Editing
Richard Hughes (Original Editor)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
No one can explain the strange abilities of Archie Worple's broomstick.
Reprints

Leaping Lizards (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Schanes Products & Services / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

A+ Comics Presents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Frank Frazetta; Frazetta Museum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Herbie Wants You!
    Herbie
  2. 1. A+ Comics Presents March 1991
    A+ Comics Presents
  3. 2. Herbie's Quiet Saturday Afternoon!
    Herbie
  4. 3. Popnecker the Pilgrim!
    Herbie
  5. 4. Mussel-Man
  6. 5. Withering Heights
  7. 6. George Washington's Teeth!
    Herbie
  8. 7. Who?
    Herbie
  9. 8. The Hard Day of Murgatroyd Minch!
    Herbie
  10. 9. The Space Broomstick
  11. 10. Leaping Lizards
    Schanes Products & Services
  12. 11. ["Adventures of Dr. Graves #1"]
    A+ Comics Presents
  13. 12. ["Feel the Power of Frazetta!"]
    Frank Frazetta; Frazetta Museum
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