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Herbie Talks to Animals

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Herbie helps and is helped by animals everywhere, throughout time, even in space! It helps that he can speak their language and knows them by name. They are constantly asking for his autograph.

Index terms: funny talking animal, communication, cooperation, lookout, Richard E. Hughes, Ogden Whitney

Herbie knows all animals by name, and they know him.
Source: Forbidden Worlds #73 p.4 (1958-12)
Updated: 2005-02-02
Herbie knows all animals by name, and they know him .
Animals are Herbie's eyes and ears.
Source: Forbidden Worlds #94 p.6 (1961-03)
Updated: 2004-10-07
Animals are Herbie's eyes and ears.
In Forbidden Worlds #110, Herbie could show concern in his face, but he always showed it by his actions.
Source: Forbidden Worlds #110 p.6 (1963-03)
Updated: 2004-11-02
In Forbidden Worlds #110 , Herbie could show concern in his face , but he always showed it by his actions.
Forbidden Worlds #114 is not the first time Herbie says this.
Source: Forbidden Worlds #114 p.6 (1963-09)
Updated: 2004-10-07
Forbidden Worlds #114 is not the first time Herbie says this .
Herbie calls to all animals for help.
Source: Forbidden Worlds #114 p.12 (1963-09)
Updated: 2004-10-07
Herbie calls to all animals for help.
In Forbidden Worlds #116, Herbie asks animals for advice on contract law.
Source: Forbidden Worlds #116 p.9 (1963-11)
Updated: 2004-10-07
In Forbidden Worlds #116 , Herbie asks animals for advice on contract law.
In #1a, Herbie rides a loyal eagle.
Source: Herbie #1a p.3 (1964-04)
Updated: 2004-10-07
In #1a , Herbie rides a loyal eagle.
In #2a, Herbie gathers information from a dog, a cat, ...
Source: Herbie #2a p.3 (1964-06)
Updated: 2004-10-07
In #2a , Herbie gathers information from a dog, a cat, ...
and a bird.
Source: Herbie #2a p.4 (1964-06)
Updated: 2004-10-07
and a bird.
Later in #2a, Herbie calls over some friends, Otto and Boscobel.
Source: Herbie #2a p.11 (1964-06)
Updated: 2004-10-07
Later in #2a , Herbie calls over some friends, Otto and Boscobel.
Animals, vegetables, whatever.
Source: Herbie #2b p.5 (1964-06)
Updated: 2008-11-20
Animals, vegetables, whatever.
In #4b, Herbie is smaller than a familiar ant (but he's still tougher).
Source: Herbie #4b p.7 (1964-09)
Updated: 2004-10-07
In #4b , Herbie is smaller than a familiar ant (but he's still tougher).
Herbie is so famous, animals ask him for his autograph, like in #5a.
Source: Herbie #5a p.9 (1964-10)
Updated: 2004-10-07
Herbie is so famous , animals ask him for his autograph, like in #5a .
In #5a, Herbie has one of many conversations in the air. this one with lightning bolts.
Source: Herbie #5a p.12 (1964-10)
Updated: 2004-10-07
In #5a , Herbie has one of many conversations in the air.
#5b features Herbie in his underwear, walking on air, eating a lollipop, wearing a disguise, in a conversation with an animal.
Source: Herbie #5b p.6 (1964-10)
Updated: 2004-10-07
#5b features Herbie in his underwear , walking on air , eating a lollipop , wearing a disguise , in a conversation with an animal.
Source: Herbie #6a p.9 (1964-12)
Updated: 2008-11-20
Herbie #6a9
In #7a, Herbie seeks advice on continuing education.
Source: Herbie #7a p.3 (1965-02)
Updated: 2004-10-07
In #7a , Herbie seeks advice on continuing education.
Herbie on his school team gets help from Fosdick.
Source: Herbie #7a p.8 (1965-02)
Updated: 2004-10-07
Herbie on his school team gets help from Fosdick.
#7a has Herbie talking to a baseball, which would not count as talking to animals, except for it being made from Herbie's grandfather's horse!
Source: Herbie #7a p.9 (1965-02)
Updated: 2004-10-07
#7a has Herbie talking to a baseball, which would not count as talking to animals, except for it being made from Herbie's grandfather's horse!
Source: Herbie #7b p.10 (1965-02)
Updated: 2008-11-20
Herbie #7b10
#8b is not the last appearance of a patriotic cow.
Source: Herbie #8b p.8 (1965-03)
Updated: 2004-10-07
#8b is not the last appearance of a patriotic cow.
Source: Herbie #9b p.4 (1965-04)
Updated: 2004-10-07
Herbie #9b4
Source: Herbie #9b p.8 (1965-04)
Updated: 2004-10-07
Herbie #9b8
It's not Herbie. It's his prehistoric twin, Ticklepuss.
Source: Herbie #10b p.7 (1965-06)
Updated: 2008-11-20
It's not Herbie.
It's a short conversation.
Source: Herbie #11b p.8 (1965-08)
Updated: 2008-11-20
It's a short conversation.
In #12a, Herbie is flattened while disguised as the Fat Fury (his uniform says "FLAT FURY") and one animal comments that he could speak their language.
Source: Herbie #12a p.6 (1965-09)
Updated: 2004-10-07
In #12a , Herbie is flattened while disguised as the Fat Fury (his uniform says "FLAT FURY") and one animal comments that he could speak their language.
Source: Herbie #12b p.4 (1965-09)
Updated: 2004-10-07
Herbie #12b4
Source: Herbie #12b p.7 (1965-09)
Updated: 2004-10-07
Herbie #12b7
Herbie argues with an octopus underwater in #13a.
Source: Herbie #13a p.7 (1965-10)
Updated: 2004-10-07
Herbie argues with an octopus underwater in #13a .
Source: Herbie #13a p.12 (1965-10)
Updated: 2004-10-07
Herbie #13a12
Source: Herbie #13b p.3 (1965-10)
Updated: 2004-10-07
Herbie #13b3
Just saying "Hi"
Source: Herbie #14a p.7 (1965-12)
Updated: 2004-10-07
Just saying "Hi"
Source: Herbie #15a p.14 (1966-02)
Updated: 2004-10-07
Herbie #15a14
Source: Herbie #15b p.4 (1966-02)
Updated: 2004-10-07
Herbie #15b4
Talks to a whale, underwater, telepathically, as the mermaid gushes and the fish recognizes him.
Source: Herbie #16a p.7 (1966-03)
Updated: 2008-12-06
Talks to a whale, underwater , telepathically , as the mermaid gushes and the fish recognizes him .
Source: Herbie #16a p.8 (1966-03)
Updated: 2004-10-07
Herbie #16a8
Herbie's friend Gilmartin the gorilla always has good ideas.
Source: Herbie #16b p.4 (1966-03)
Updated: 2004-10-07
Herbie's friend Gilmartin the gorilla always has good ideas.
Sometimes, even Gilmartin is stumped. That's one smart ape, by George! Are you reminded of another smart ape, named Ape?
Source: Herbie #16b p.8 (1966-03)
Updated: 2004-10-07
Sometimes, even Gilmartin is stumped.
In #17a, Herbie gets into a fight with a turkey who is about to lose his feathers.
Source: Herbie #17a p.5 (1966-04)
Updated: 2004-10-07
In #17a , Herbie gets into a fight with a turkey who is about to lose his feathers.
In #18a, Herbie helps out a little mouse...
Source: Herbie #18a p.2 (1966-06)
Updated: 2004-10-07
In #18a , Herbie helps out a little mouse...
...who helps Herbie in his darkest hour.
Source: Herbie #18a p.9 (1966-06)
Updated: 2004-10-07
...who helps Herbie in his darkest hour.
Source: Herbie #18a p.12 (1966-06)
Updated: 2004-10-07
Herbie #18a12
Source: Herbie #18a p.13 (1966-06)
Updated: 2004-10-13
Herbie #18a13
Source: Herbie #18b p.6 (1966-06)
Updated: 2004-10-07
Herbie #18b6
In #18b, skinny Herbie is UGLY to women, and not recognized by his animal friends. Herbie can still talk with them, but only to his disadvantage.
Source: Herbie #18b p.7 (1966-06)
Updated: 2004-10-07
In #18b , skinny Herbie is UGLY to women, and not recognized by his animal friends.
Source: Herbie #19a p.3 (1966-08)
Updated: 2004-10-07
Herbie #19a3
Source: Herbie #19a p.4 (1966-08)
Updated: 2004-10-07
Herbie #19a4
Source: Herbie #19a p.6 (1966-08)
Updated: 2004-10-07
Herbie #19a6
Source: Herbie #20a p.11 (1966-09)
Updated: 2004-10-07
Herbie #20a11
Source: Herbie #20b p.8 (1966-09)
Updated: 2008-11-20
Herbie #20b8
Source: Herbie #20b p.9 (1966-09)
Updated: 2008-11-20
Herbie #20b9
In #21a, Herbie recruits "players" for the football team.
Source: Herbie #21a p.12 (1966-10)
Updated: 2004-10-07
In #21a , Herbie recruits "players" for the football team.
Source: Herbie #21b p.9 (1966-10)
Updated: 2008-11-20
Herbie #21b9
In #22a, Herbie has lost his powers and needs animal help getting to the "Unknown." First, he gets a boost from a goat...
Source: Herbie #22a p.7 (1966-12)
Updated: 2004-10-07
In #22a , Herbie has lost his powers and needs animal help getting to the "Unknown." First, he gets a boost from a goat...
...and then a relay of birds gets him the rest of the way there.
Source: Herbie #22a p.8 (1966-12)
Updated: 2004-10-07
...and then a relay of birds gets him the rest of the way there.
#22b features a patriotic cow, just like in #8b.
Source: Herbie #22b p.4 (1966-12)
Updated: 2004-10-07
#22b features a patriotic cow, just like in #8b .
#23 has a lot of dialog with animals, particularly bears.
Source: Herbie #23a p.3 (1967-02)
Updated: 2004-10-07
#23 has a lot of dialog with animals, particularly bears.
In the 1996 "Pass the Puck Herbie", Herbie is helped out by a mouse named Sam.
Source: ACG Return of Herbie #1 p.8 (1996)
Updated: 2008-09-11
In the 1996 "Pass the Puck Herbie", Herbie is helped out by a mouse named Sam.
Herbie's dad is sleeping?
Source: ACG Return of Herbie #1 p.12 (1996)
Updated: 2008-09-11
Herbie's dad is sleeping ?