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    Li'l Abner #61 (Harvey Publications, 1947). 12/1947 - This is the first issue of the hillbilly's own title, the eclectic numbering system notwithstanding. The character had made his first comic book appearance in Tip Top Comics #1 some eleven years prior, and had appeared regularly in other titles over the years. Basil Wolverton and Bob Powell provide artwork that ensure this premier issue was something to celebrate. The Sadie Hawkins Day Race is run with many bachelors being caught, but Li'l Abner once more manages to avoid being caught by Daisy Mae.

    Publisher: Harvey
    Category: Universal
    Page Quality: WHITE
    Pedigree: Central Valley
    Artists/Writers: Basil Wolverton and Bob Powell art
    Significance: 1st issue. Wolf Gal appearance. Sadie Hawkins Day cover.
    CGC census 1/20: 2 in 8.5, 10 higher.

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