Herbie's dad, Pincus Popnecker, is a failed businessman with one terrible business idea after another. When Dad gets into trouble with his idea, he is bailed out by Herbie
, makes a pile of money
, and thinks that he is a business genius.
Herbie never gets any credit for helping, but just shrugs it off.
Dad might be the worst dad ever (in comics).
Index terms: business failure, bankrupt, get-rich-quick scheme, bad investment, money, Richard E. Hughes, Ogden Whitney