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Herbie Popnecker Examples:
Odd Forms of Communication

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In addition to his odd speech patterns, his ability to talk to animals, or just his ability to stare down an opponent, Herbie had others ways to communicate.

Index terms: communication, ticker-tape, sky banner, underwater telepathy, astral projection, Richard E. Hughes, Ogden Whitney

In FW #114, he is Tarzan-like, calling all animals.
Source: Forbidden Worlds #114 p.12 (1963-09)
Updated: 2005-03-14
In FW #114 , he is Tarzan-like, calling all animals.
Herbie uses a ticker-tape device on his wrist.
Source: Herbie #1a p.2 (1964-04)
Updated: 2005-03-14
Herbie uses a ticker-tape device on his wrist.
And then there's the ticker-tape again, in #5a.
Source: Herbie #5a p.2 (1964-10)
Updated: 2005-03-14
And then there's the ticker-tape again, in #5a .
Herbie sends a sky banner.
Source: Herbie #8b p.7 (1965-03)
Updated: 2005-03-14
Herbie sends a sky banner.
Herbie's rear very sore, so he "telephones" J. Edgar Hoover for assistance. Voice vibrations pass through hollowed pig's tails, renowned for their ability to maintain frequency and amplitude. Note the high-tech split-panel design.
Source: Herbie #10a p.7 (1965-06)
Updated: 2012-05-09
Herbie's rear very sore , so he "telephones" J.
Herbie communicates underwater telepathically.
Source: Herbie #16a p.7 (1966-03)
Updated: 2008-12-06
Herbie communicates underwater telepathically.
Herbie enlists the help of Richard Burton using some kind of contraption designed at Bell Labs. The curly tentacles are believed to supply oxygen to the user. Again, note the high-tech split panel-design.
Source: Herbie #16b p.4 (1966-03)
Updated: 2012-05-09
Herbie enlists the help of Richard Burton using some kind of contraption designed at Bell Labs .
Herbie uses some sort of projection to gather help.
Source: Herbie #21a p.12 (1966-10)
Updated: 2005-03-14
Herbie uses some sort of projection to gather help.