Herbie Popnecker

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Herbie Popnecker Examples:
Herbie's Amazing Powers:
Herbie Breaks Through

Created: 2004-11-06     Updated: 2012-05-29  
Stories: 15     Examples: 21     Links: 33  

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Like in many cartoons, the shape of the hole in the wall matches what's gone through. Unlike most cartoons, Herbie often goes through walls butt first, sometimes falling.

Index terms: breakthrough, silhouette, breakout, Richard E. Hughes, Ogden Whitney

In Forbidden Worlds #110, walls can not stop Herbie. CRAK CRASH!
Source: Forbidden Worlds #110 p.5 (1963-03)
Updated: 2004-11-07
In Forbidden Worlds #110 , walls can not stop Herbie.
In Forbidden Worlds #116, Herbie is breaking through the earth, although it's at the end of a flight through the earth. CRUNCH!
Source: Forbidden Worlds #116 p.13 (1963-11)
Updated: 2004-11-07
In Forbidden Worlds #116 , Herbie is breaking through the earth, although it's at the end of a flight through the earth .
In #2a, a wall does not stop Herbie from getting where he wants. CRASH!
Source: Herbie #2a p.4 (1964-06)
Updated: 2004-11-07
In #2a , a wall does not stop Herbie from getting where he wants.
Also in #2a, Herbie notices something in a pocket as he is breaking out of jail. CR-RASH!
Source: Herbie #2a p.7 (1964-06)
Updated: 2004-11-07
Also in #2a , Herbie notices something in a pocket as he is breaking out of jail.
In #4a, Herbie is breaking out of jail again. Sturdy hat. No sound-effect.
Source: Herbie #4a p.11 (1964-09)
Updated: 2004-11-07
In #4a , Herbie is breaking out of jail again.
WHAM! Combined with butt joke.
Source: Herbie #6b p.6 (1964-12)
Updated: 2008-11-11
WHAM!
In #9a, it is one of Herbie's plastic doubles who breaks through the floor. POP!
Source: Herbie #9a p.4 (1965-04)
Updated: 2004-11-07
In #9a , it is one of Herbie's plastic doubles who breaks through the floor.
Later in #9a, Herbie breaks out of hardened lollipop. CR-RASH!
Source: Herbie #9a p.12 (1965-04)
Updated: 2004-11-07
Later in #9a , Herbie breaks out of hardened lollipop.
In #9b, Herbie breaks -- er, falls through. WHAM! Imminent butt joke.
Source: Herbie #9b p.10 (1965-04)
Updated: 2004-11-07
In #9b , Herbie breaks -- er, falls through.
CRASH! Herbie is holding his nose as if he was jumping into water. Combined with butt joke.
Source: Herbie #11b p.7 (1965-08)
Updated: 2008-11-11
CRASH!
In 14a, more falling through. CRASH! Combined with butt joke.
Source: Herbie #14a p.1 (1965-12)
Updated: 2004-11-07
In 14a, more falling through.
CRASH! (through the window) KER-POW! (through the ceiling, holding his nose). Combined with butt joke.
Source: Herbie #14a p.7 (1965-12)
Updated: 2008-11-11
CRASH!
KER-POW! (through the plane)
Source: Herbie #16a p.9 (1966-03)
Updated: 2008-11-11
KER-POW!
CRASH! (through the plane)
Source: Herbie #18a p.4 (1966-06)
Updated: 2008-11-11
CRASH!
In 18a, more falling through WHAM! (borderline butt joke), but later...
Source: Herbie #18a p.8 (1966-06)
Updated: 2004-11-07
In 18a, more falling through WHAM!
Prime Example: ...Herbie -- er, Fat Fury -- breaks out of jail. WHAM! Plunger does not seem to damage wall.
Source: Herbie #18a p.10 (1966-06)
Updated: 2004-11-07
Prime Example : ...Herbie -- er, Fat Fury -- breaks out of jail.
Source: Herbie #19a p.11 (1966-08)
Updated: 2008-11-24
CRASH!
In #20a, Fat Fury breaks through. CRASH! Plunger damages wall.
Source: Herbie #20a p.12 (1966-09)
Updated: 2013-01-12
In #20a , Fat Fury breaks through.
CR-RASH! (riding through the wall)
Source: Herbie #20a p.14 (1966-09)
Updated: 2013-01-12
CR-RASH!
CR-RASH! (through the wall)
Source: Herbie #21a p.4 (1966-10)
Updated: 2008-11-11
CR-RASH!
In #22b, Herbie breaks out when Mom suggests he get a girlfriend. CRASH! Mom shrugs.
Source: Herbie #22b p.11 (1966-12)
Updated: 2004-11-07
In #22b , Herbie breaks out when Mom suggests he get a girlfriend.
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