Tip Top Comics #v2#5 (17)
(September 1937)

United Feature, 1936 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
United Feature Syndicate, Inc.
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover: Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Capp
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Jim Hardy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Moores
Pencils
Dick Moores
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't know what to do, Nancy. I can't stay with Uncle Joe...
Genre
adventure

Ball Bangers (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alan Maver (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; sports
Characters
Lou Gehrig; Carl Hubbell

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Al Capp
Pencils
Al Capp
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fry me brown! Ah nevah heerd o' nuthin' so foolish as th' fellas...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Frankie Doodle / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Ben Batsford
Pencils
Ben Batsford
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
domestic

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Tip Top Ticklers / text story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

The Jewels of Janga-Ja -- Chapter 3 and Chapter 4 (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Hayle]
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Trigger Timmons

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Peter Pat; Percy Penguin / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mo' Leff
Pencils
Mo' Leff
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor

Indexer Notes

The 2 strips share 3 pages.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Benny; Opportunity Knox / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
J. Carver Pusey
Pencils
J. Carver Pusey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

The Use of Salt (Table of Contents: 9)

How It Began / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Berdanier (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Lead Pencils (Table of Contents: 10)

If You Want to Know / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Berdanier (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Little Mary Mixup / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
R. M. Brinkerhoff
Pencils
R. M. Brinkerhoff
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Mr. and Mrs. Beans; Bucky and His Pals / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robert Dickey
Pencils
Robert Dickey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; domestic

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Broncho Bill; Bumps / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Harry O'Neill
Pencils
Harry O'Neill
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
domestic; western-frontier

Indexer Notes

The two strips share 4 pages.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Joe Jinks; Divot Diggers / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Forsythe
Pencils
Vic Forsythe (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; sports

Indexer Notes

The two strips share 4 pages.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Danny Dingle / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bernard Dibble
Pencils
Bernard Dibble (credited)
Inks
Bernard Dibble
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where're ya takin' your sport suit?
Genre
humor
Characters
Danny Dingle; Pa Dingle
Synopsis
Danny decides to pawn his suit to buy his mother a birthday present. Pa collects a huge load of items to pawn so he can do likewise.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Dub Dabs / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bernard Dibble
Pencils
Bernard Dibble
Inks
Bernard Dibble
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bum dogs.
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Dub
Synopsis
Dub gives so generously to panhandlers that he's forced to become one himself.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Danny Dingle / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bernard Dibble
Pencils
Bernard Dibble (credited)
Inks
Bernard Dibble
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's the well-dressed man who always wins!
Genre
humor
Characters
Danny Dingle
Synopsis
Danny rents a formal outfit and applies for a job. He's hired--to pick up trash.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Dub Dabs / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bernard Dibble
Pencils
Bernard Dibble
Inks
Bernard Dibble
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I wanna balloon Papa!
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Dub
Synopsis
Dub gives in to his son's pleas for a balloon and buys a vendor's entire stock, only to be lifted into the sky by them while his son has a tantrum.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Looy Dot Dope / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Johnny Devlin
Pencils
Johnny Devlin
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

On the top half of 2 pages.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Colonel Wowser / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Johnny Devlin
Pencils
Johnny Devlin (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

Fritzi Ritz; Phil Fumble / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Ernie Bushmiller
Pencils
Ernie Bushmiller (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

The 2 strips share 4 pages.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Billy Make-Believe; How to Make It / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
H. E. Homan
Pencils
H. E. Homan
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

The 2 strips share 3 pages.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Tip Top Ticklers / text story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Tarzan / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Edgar Rice Burroughs
Pencils
Hal Foster (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When the surly, mysterious White man asked 'Who are you?", the ape-man answered boldly...
Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Dester Molu (John Drinker)

The Incas of Peru (Table of Contents: 25)

Stamp Tips / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

With stamp ads.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

Ella Cinders; Chris Crusty / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Conselman (signed)
Pencils
Charlie Plumb (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; domestic

Indexer Notes

The 2 strips share 3 pages.

Be a Cartoonist (Table of Contents: 27)

Tip Top Cartoon Club / activity / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; ?

Genre
humor; non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

The Captain and the Kids; Hawkshaw the Detective / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Rudolph Dirks
Pencils
Rudolph Dirks (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

The 2 strips share 4 pages.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Li'l Abner
  2. 1. ["I don't know what to do, Nancy. I can't stay with Uncle Joe..."]
    Jim Hardy
  3. 2. Ball Bangers
  4. 3. ["Fry me brown! Ah nevah heerd o' nuthin' so foolish as th' fellas..."]
    Li'l Abner
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Frankie Doodle
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Tip Top Ticklers
  7. 6. The Jewels of Janga-Ja -- Chapter 3 and Chapter 4
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Peter Pat; Percy Penguin
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Benny; Opportunity Knox
  10. 9. The Use of Salt
    How It Began
  11. 10. Lead Pencils
    If You Want to Know
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Little Mary Mixup
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Mr. and Mrs. Beans; Bucky and His Pals
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Broncho Bill; Bumps
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Joe Jinks; Divot Diggers
  16. 15. ["Where're ya takin' your sport suit?"]
    Danny Dingle
  17. 16. ["Bum dogs."]
    Dub Dabs
  18. 17. ["It's the well-dressed man who always wins!"]
    Danny Dingle
  19. 18. ["I wanna balloon Papa!"]
    Dub Dabs
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Looy Dot Dope
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Colonel Wowser
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Fritzi Ritz; Phil Fumble
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Billy Make-Believe; How to Make It
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Tip Top Ticklers
  25. 24. ["When the surly, mysterious White man asked 'Who are you?", the ape-man answered boldly..."]
    Tarzan
  26. 25. The Incas of Peru
    Stamp Tips
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Ella Cinders; Chris Crusty
  28. 27. Be a Cartoonist
    Tip Top Cartoon Club
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    The Captain and the Kids; Hawkshaw the Detective
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