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Li’l Abner Vol. 9: Complete Sundays and Dailies – 1951-1952 (Preview)

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Li’l Abner Vol. 9: Complete Sundays and Dailies – 1951-1952
Story by
Art by
Al Capp
Cover by
Al Capp
IDW Publishing

To millions of daily readers spanning five decades, Al Capp was the man whose biting satire made them laugh as he injected “Lower Slobbovia,” “the double whammy,” and “Sadie Hawkins Day” into our popular lexicon. This series is the first-ever comprehensive reprinting of the comic strip—including both dailies and meticulously-restored full-color Sundays.

At long last Li’l Abner and Daisy Mae get married in a story so big it earned the cover of Life magazine! But the course of true love never runs smoothly, especially when the newlyweds adopt Li’l Orphan Hammy. All in the complete daily and color Sunday comic strips from 1951 and ’52!

  • “Li’l Abner was a comic strip with fire in its belly and a brain in its head.”—John Updike
  • “Capp was a genius. You wanna argue about it? I’ll fight ya, and I’ll win.”—Ralph Bakshi
  • Advance solicited for November release!