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Herbie Archives, Volume 2

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Make way for the Fat Fury! Legendary comics publisher ACG had a hit on its hands in the mid-1960s with the adventures of Herbie Popnecker, a plump lump-of-a-kid who secretly possesses nearly unlimited super powers! Join Herbie as he takes on goofy cavemen, joins George Washington's army, gets the better of pop-culture figures like Gregory Peck and the Queen of England, and dons the unassuming costume of the Fat Fury for the very first time!

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Overview

Make way for the Fat Fury! Legendary comics publisher ACG had a hit on its hands in the mid-1960s with the adventures of Herbie Popnecker, a plump lump-of-a-kid who secretly possesses nearly unlimited super powers! Join Herbie as he takes on goofy cavemen, joins George Washington's army, gets the better of pop-culture figures like Gregory Peck and the Queen of England, and dons the unassuming costume of the Fat Fury for the very first time!

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Editorial Reviews

Douglas Wolk
…the vogue for tuxedoed hardcover editions of 12-cent newsprint oddities has thankfully reached Richard E. Hughes and Ogden Whitney's daffy little 1960s series Herbie, which took the idea of heroic wish-fulfillment to its natural conclusion…Hughes took a while to perfect his stories' tone of deadpan absurdity, but Whitney's slightly stiff, matter-of-fact artwork improves the gags by understating them.
—The New York Times
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781595822161
  • Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
  • Publication date: 12/3/2008
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 10.40 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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