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Herbie Popnecker Examples:
Eating (not counting lollipops)

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Herbie was introduced as a fat boy who ate a lot, but in later issues, he is not often depicted as eating (except lollipops, of course).

Index terms: dinner, lunch, snack, breakfast, over-eating, obese, Richard E. Hughes, Ogden Whitney

It makes sense that Herbie would be eating in his debut in Forbidden Worlds #73. We meet him and he's eating...
Source: Forbidden Worlds #73 p.2 (1958-12)
Updated: 2005-02-02
It makes sense that Herbie would be eating in his debut in Forbidden Worlds #73 .
...and we say goodbye, and he's eating.
Source: Forbidden Worlds #73 p.8 (1958-12)
Updated: 2005-02-02
...and we say goodbye, and he's eating.
In Forbidden Worlds #94, he's eating while holding a lollipop. Two-fisted eater.
Source: Forbidden Worlds #94 p.2 (1961-03)
Updated: 2004-10-15
In Forbidden Worlds #94 , he's eating while holding a lollipop .
In Forbidden Worlds #110, Herbie is licking a lollipop while holding a spoon dripping with perhaps ice cream. He has a side dish of donuts.
Source: Forbidden Worlds #110 p.2 (1963-03)
Updated: 2004-11-02
In Forbidden Worlds #110 , Herbie is licking a lollipop while holding a spoon dripping with perhaps ice cream.
SLURP GOBBLE ... GR-RRR!
Source: Herbie #1b p.2 (1964-04)
Updated: 2005-03-14
SLURP GOBBLE ...
In #3a, he's sleeping while eating. Cinnamon roll on the side.
Source: Herbie #3a p.2 (1964-08)
Updated: 2004-10-15
In #3a , he's sleeping while eating.
In #3b, Herbie must drink a lot of milk to maintain his cover.
Source: Herbie #3b p.5 (1964-08)
Updated: 2004-11-09
In #3b , Herbie must drink a lot of milk to maintain his cover.
In #6b, his lollipop is on the table. He needs his hand free to slap his head in reaction to Dad's idea. If he was holding the lollipop, he'd bop himself. Or maybe his reaction is to Mom's remark about having no money to buy food.
Source: Herbie #6b p.1 (1964-12)
Updated: 2004-10-15
In #6b , his lollipop is on the table.
In #8a, after making his debut as the Fat Fury, he appears unusually gluttonous, although he appears to be eating something other than dessert for a change.
Source: Herbie #8a p.15 (1965-03)
Updated: 2004-10-15
In #8a , after making his debut as the Fat Fury, he appears unusually gluttonous , although he appears to be eating something other than dessert for a change.
In #9a, Herbie is eating while sleeping, to the dismay of Dad.
Source: Herbie #9a p.3 (1965-04)
Updated: 2004-10-15
In #9a , Herbie is eating while sleeping , to the dismay of Dad.
Later in #9a, Herbie's doubles move in on a large meal. What's that? Salad?!
Source: Herbie #9a p.6 (1965-04)
Updated: 2012-04-05
Later in #9a , Herbie's doubles move in on a large meal.
#9b starts with Herbie in a familiar two-handed pose.
Source: Herbie #9b p.1 (1965-04)
Updated: 2004-10-15
#9b starts with Herbie in a familiar two-handed pose.
In #10a, Herbie does not seem to be eating with his usual dedication.
Source: Herbie #10a p.2 (1965-06)
Updated: 2004-10-15
In #10a , Herbie does not seem to be eating with his usual dedication.
In #11a, he is sleeping while eating.
Source: Herbie #11a p.2 (1965-08)
Updated: 2004-10-15
In #11a , he is sleeping while eating.
Not really eating here in #14a. Just fell through ceiling.
Source: Herbie #14a p.2 (1965-12)
Updated: 2008-10-23
Not really eating here in #14a .
In #15b, Herbie is eating without a lollipop.
Source: Herbie #15b p.2 (1966-02)
Updated: 2008-11-10
In #15b , Herbie is eating without a lollipop.
Herbie passes on beetle pie, with consequences.
Source: Herbie #16b p.4 (1966-03)
Updated: 2008-12-06
Herbie passes on beetle pie, with consequences.
In #18b, Dad puts Herbie on a diet. WOE. It results in a binge.
Source: Herbie #18b p.2 (1966-06)
Updated: 2008-11-10
In #18b , Dad puts Herbie on a diet.
In #19b, Herbie is dozing while eating. The food spills from his spoon.
Source: Herbie #19b p.2 (1966-08)
Updated: 2004-10-18
In #19b , Herbie is dozing while eating.
In #21a, Herbie asks for food mostly for intimidation.
Source: Herbie #21a p.6 (1966-10)
Updated: 2008-11-10
In #21a , Herbie asks for food mostly for intimidation.
Poor Example: In "The Most Beautiful Mom in the World", Herbie is uncharacteristically upset at the prospect of there being no dinner.
Source: Dark Horse Herbie #1 (1992)
Updated: 2008-09-11
Poor Example : In "The Most Beautiful Mom in the World", Herbie is uncharacteristically upset at the prospect of there being no dinner.