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Odd Forms of Locomotion

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In addition to flying by walking, in space, underground, underwater, or just time travel, Herbie has other ways of getting around. He can run, ride a bike, push a train, ride a rocket, or a flaming comet, or a horse, or a flaming horse.

Index terms: movement, travel, running, skating, bicycling, Richard E. Hughes, Ogden Whitney

In FW #94, look at him huff and puff as he runs.
Source: Forbidden Worlds #94 p.9 (1961-03)
Updated: 2005-03-14
In FW #94 , look at him huff and puff as he runs.
In FW #110, Herbie is running late, so he rides a bike, into space!
Source: Forbidden Worlds #110 p.10 (1963-03)
Updated: 2005-03-14
In FW #110 , Herbie is running late , so he rides a bike, into space !
In #1b, Herbie is pushing a train 195 miles an hour!
Source: Herbie #1b p.2 (1964-04)
Updated: 2005-03-14
In #1b , Herbie is pushing a train 195 miles an hour!
In #2a, Herbie gets a lift from some friends.
Source: Herbie #2a p.11 (1964-06)
Updated: 2005-03-14
In #2a , Herbie gets a lift from some friends.
In #3a, Herbie gets impatient with the slowness of the train, so he blows its stack.
Source: Herbie #3a p.3 (1964-08)
Updated: 2005-03-14
In #3a , Herbie gets impatient with the slowness of the train, so he blows its stack.
In #5a, Herbie catches a New York-bound eagle...
Source: Herbie #5a p.2 (1964-10)
Updated: 2005-03-14
In #5a , Herbie catches a New York-bound eagle...
...and then a rocket to China.
Source: Herbie #5a p.4 (1964-10)
Updated: 2005-03-14
...and then a rocket to China.
In #6b, Herbie's feet hurt, so he rides a bike, up into space!
Source: Herbie #6b p.4 (1964-12)
Updated: 2005-03-14
In #6b , Herbie's feet hurt, so he rides a bike, up into space !
Then, Herbie's in a hurry, so he hops on a comet to make time.
Source: Herbie #6b p.5 (1964-12)
Updated: 2008-11-23
Then, Herbie's in a hurry , so he hops on a comet to make time.
In #8b, Herbie rides a horse to warn about the British.
Source: Herbie #8b p.5 (1965-03)
Updated: 2005-03-14
In #8b , Herbie rides a horse to warn about the British.
A bucking missile is no match for Fat Fury's riding skills.
Source: Herbie #10a p.15 (1965-06)
Updated: 2008-11-23
A bucking missile is no match for Fat Fury's riding skills.
In #14b, Herbie uses skates to go faster.
Source: Herbie #14b p.4 (1965-12)
Updated: 2005-03-14
In #14b , Herbie uses skates to go faster.
A comet takes Dad and Herbie (in disguise) back to Earth, and then a change to a handy umbrella allows for a safe descent.
Source: Herbie #15a p.16 (1966-02)
Updated: 2008-11-23
A comet takes Dad and Herbie (in disguise ) back to Earth, and then a change to a handy umbrella allows for a safe descent.
A comet, riding like a bucking bronco, takes Fat Fury for a ride...
Source: Herbie #20a p.13 (1966-09)
Updated: 2008-11-23
A comet, riding like a bucking bronco, takes Fat Fury for a ride...
...so he breaks it and breaks through with it.
Source: Herbie #20a p.14 (1966-09)
Updated: 2008-11-23
...so he breaks it and breaks through with it.
In #22a, Herbie can't walk on air, so he gets help...
Source: Herbie #22a p.7 (1966-12)
Updated: 2005-03-14
In #22a , Herbie can't walk on air , so he gets help...
...and more help to get to the Unknown.
Source: Herbie #22a p.8 (1966-12)
Updated: 2005-03-14
...and more help to get to the Unknown.
In #23a, Herbie is pooped running from his dad.
Source: Herbie #23a p.3 (1967-02)
Updated: 2005-03-14
In #23a , Herbie is pooped running from his dad.