Herbie Popnecker

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Advertisements for Herbie

Created: 2012-02-17     Updated: 2013-01-14  
Examples: 17     Links: 24  
Herbie ads ran in other ACG comics such as Forbidden Worlds (FW), Adventures into the Unknown (AITU), and Unknown Worlds (UW). Herbie ads in Herbie comics gave a preview of the next issue.

Index terms: advertisements, promotion, preview, Richard E. Hughes, Ogden Whitney

Prime Example: Ad shows walking on water, talking animals, Herbie the lover and Herbie flying. First Herbie comic was released April-May 1964.

Appeared in FW #119, UW #31, #39

Source: Herbie ad #1 (1964-05)
Updated: 2012-02-17
Prime Example : Ad shows walking on water , talking animals , Herbie the lover and Herbie flying .
Ad shows Herbie's hypnotic eyes.

Appeared in FW #120, UW #32

Source: Herbie ad #2 (1964-07)
Updated: 2012-02-17
Ad shows Herbie's hypnotic eyes .
Ad shows result of bopping with this here lollipop.

Appeared in FW #121, UW #33

Source: Herbie ad #3 (1964-08)
Updated: 2012-02-17
Ad shows result of bopping with this here lollipop .
Ad shows talking animals, flying, the Unknown, and famous people throughout time.

Appeared in FW #122, UW #34

Source: Herbie ad #4 (1964-09)
Updated: 2012-02-17
Ad shows talking animals , flying , the Unknown , and famous people throughout time .
Ad shows Herbie's eyes, his physique, and what happens to crooks, creeps, and spies when he bops them with this here lollipop.

Appeared in FW #123, AITU #152, UW #35

Source: Herbie ad #5 (1964-10)
Updated: 2012-02-17
Ad shows Herbie's eyes , his physique , and what happens to crooks, creeps, and spies when he bops them with this here lollipop .
Ad shows Herbie as famous throughout history, adored by women, and he'll bop any wise guys who don't know him.

Appeared in FW #124, UW #36

Source: Herbie ad #6 (1964-11)
Updated: 2012-03-08
Ad shows Herbie as famous throughout history , adored by women , and he'll bop any wise guys who don't know him.
Ad shows cultural stereotypes and Herbie, breaking the fourth wall to tell you to start buying or he'll bop you with this here lollipop!

Appeared in FW #125, UW #37

Source: Herbie ad #7 (1965-02)
Updated: 2012-02-17
Ad shows cultural stereotypes and Herbie, breaking the fourth wall to tell you to start buying or he'll bop you with this here lollipop!
Ad shows fat Herbie, disguised as the Fat Fury. First Fat Fury story appeared in Herbie #8 March 1965.

Appeared in FW #126, UW #38

Source: Herbie ad #8 (1965-03)
Updated: 2012-03-08
Ad shows fat Herbie, disguised as the Fat Fury.
Source: Herbie #3 (1964-08)
Updated: 2012-02-22
Herbie #3
Source: Herbie #4 (1964-09)
Updated: 2012-02-22
Herbie #4
Source: Herbie #5 (1964-10)
Updated: 2012-02-22
Herbie #5
Source: Herbie #6 (1964-12)
Updated: 2012-02-22
Herbie #6
Source: Herbie #7 (1965-02)
Updated: 2012-02-22
Herbie #7
Source: Herbie #8 (1965-03)
Updated: 2012-02-22
Herbie #8
Source: Herbie #9 (1965-04)
Updated: 2012-02-22
Herbie #9
Original art sold 2013-01-13 on eBay for $993! Panels 4 and 5 made from photostats of panels from stories in #11a and #11b, as are the word balloons from panel 2.
Source: Herbie #10 (1965-06)
Updated: 2012-02-22
Original art sold 2013-01-13 on eBay for $993!
If not Herbie, who? If not now, when?
Source: Herbie ad #9 (2012-02)
Updated: 2012-02-21
If not Herbie, who?