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Herbie Popnecker Examples:
Strength

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Despite having all he needs, Herbie seldom displays his superhuman strength.

Many of his other powers undoubtedly require great strength: swinging adversaries, breaking through walls, flying underground, punching, and perhaps bopping.

Index terms: strong, strength, powerful, Richard E. Hughes, Ogden Whitney

Strong, and fast, too!
Source: Herbie #1b p.2 (1964-04)
Updated: 2012-02-15
Strong, and fast, too!
In #3a, Herbie's grandfather shows us that strength runs in the family.
Source: Herbie #3a p.4 (1964-08)
Updated: 2005-09-22
In #3a , Herbie's grandfather shows us that strength runs in the family.
In #7a, Herbie uses his strength while pledging his father's old fraternity...
Source: Herbie #7a p.5 (1965-02)
Updated: 2005-09-22
In #7a , Herbie uses his strength while pledging his father's old fraternity...
...No matter what the task, Herbie finds a way to do it...
Source: Herbie #7a p.6 (1965-02)
Updated: 2005-09-22
...No matter what the task, Herbie finds a way to do it...
...But when he passes all the tests but was still not welcome, Herbie brought the frat house down.
Source: Herbie #7a p.10 (1965-02)
Updated: 2005-09-22
...But when he passes all the tests but was still not welcome, Herbie brought the frat house down.
In #8a, at superhero school, Herbie has the power, but not the style...
Source: Herbie #8a p.6 (1965-03)
Updated: 2005-09-22
In #8a , at superhero school, Herbie has the power, but not the style...
..but he still gets the job done.
Source: Herbie #8a p.13 (1965-03)
Updated: 2005-09-22
..but he still gets the job done.
Herbie strains when it's funny. UGH... OOF...
Source: Herbie #9b p.11 (1965-04)
Updated: 2008-11-04
Herbie strains when it's funny.
In #11b, Herbie has to be strong to hold on to Columbus' ships after they sail off the edge of the world.
Source: Herbie #11b p.8 (1965-08)
Updated: 2005-09-22
In #11b , Herbie has to be strong to hold on to Columbus' ships after they sail off the edge of the world.
How strong is the Fat Fury? Very strong. Muscles on his muscles even.
Source: Herbie #18a p.4 (1966-06)
Updated: 2012-02-15
How strong is the Fat Fury?
In #21b, Herbie straining. UGH! OOF!
Source: Herbie #21b p.9 (1966-10)
Updated: 2005-09-22
In #21b , Herbie straining.
In #23a, Herbie tires when he has to carry his lollipop chest away from his father. Maybe it was an endurance issue.
Source: Herbie #23a p.3 (1967-02)
Updated: 2005-09-22
In #23a , Herbie tires when he has to carry his lollipop chest away from his father.