(October 1992)

Dark Horse, 1992 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
2.50 USD; 3.00 CAD
Pages:
40
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Dark Horse Comics [chess piece]
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Mike Richardson; Richard Hughes (original editor)
Color:
Color
Publishing Format:
Miniseries

Issue Notes

Consists of one new story by John Byrne and two reprints from the original series, with new colors by James Brown. Page count includes 36 pages plus Dr. Giggles center poster.


Herbie (Table of Contents)

Herbie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
John Byrne?
Colors:
James Brown?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Herbie Popnecker

The Most Beautiful Mom in the World! (Table of Contents: 1)

Herbie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
John Byrne?
Colors:
James Brown
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mike Richardson

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Herbie Popnecker; Pincus Popnecker; Mrs. Popnecker
Synopsis:
Mom takes on a career in television commercials and is sorely missed.

Indexer Notes

Colors different from original series. Herbie wears purple pants. Dad calls Herbie "fat little nothing" instead of "little fat nothing".

Make Way for the Fat Fury! (Table of Contents: 2)

Herbie / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes [as Shane O'Shea]
Pencils:
Ogden Whitney
Inks:
Ogden Whitney?
Colors:
James Brown
Letters:
Ed Hamilton?
Editing:
Richard Hughes

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Herbie Popnecker; Pincus Popnecker; Mrs. Popnecker
Synopsis:
The giant Mr. Horrible is a one-man crime wave, leaving Senator Goldwater and President Johnson at wits end. To help out, Herbie enrolls in a superhero school to become a licensed costume hero. Herbie did not graduate, and when his father threatened to become a costume hero, Herbie created the Fat Fury. Not a licensed, graduate hero, but he'd do. He wore red flannel underwear, a blue cape, a blue mask and a plunger on his head. The Fat Fury rescues the Statue of Liberty and defeats Mr. Horrible.
Reprints:

Dr. Giggles (Table of Contents: 3)

Dr. Giggles / insert or dust jacket / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Dr. Giggles
Synopsis:
2-page poster promoting Dr. Giggles, coming in October from Dark Horse Comics and Universal Pictures.

Professor Flipdome's Screwy Machine! (Table of Contents: 4)

Herbie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes [as Shane O'Shea]
Pencils:
Ogden Whitney
Inks:
Ogden Whitney?
Colors:
James Brown
Letters:
Ed Hamilton?
Editing:
Richard Hughes

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Herbie Popnecker; Pincus Popnecker; Mrs. Popnecker; Professor Flipdome
Synopsis:
Herbie's neighbor, Professor Flipdome, transports Herbie and his father to Miniturea, where everyone has a miniature twin.
Reprints:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Herbie
    Herbie
  2. 1. The Most Beautiful Mom in the World!
    Herbie
  3. 2. Make Way for the Fat Fury!
    Herbie
  4. 3. Dr. Giggles
    Dr. Giggles
  5. 4. Professor Flipdome's Screwy Machine!
    Herbie
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