Tip Top Comics #v3#5 (29)
(September 1938)

United Feature, 1936 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1938-08-02
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

Issue Notes

On sale date from Tip Top Comics (United Features, 1936 series) #28 (August 1938) at the end of that issues continuing stories, "Continued in Tip Top Comics No. 29 to be published Tuesday, August 2, 1938."


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Captain and the Kids / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rudolph Dirks
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

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

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; detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

The 2 strips share the 4 pages.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Tarzan / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As bullets whistled past, Tarzan no longer sought victory over Kon-Gah...
Genre
adventure; jungle

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

Jim Hardy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah, yes, Mr. Cubb. I received your wire. Everything is set...
Genre
adventure

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

Tip Top Ticklers / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

The Volcano Vulture - Chapter Three (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Methot [as Lieut. Fred A. Methot]
Pencils
? [as Peter]
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Chuck Newton (adventurer); Doc Vulture (villain)

Indexer Notes

Concluded in the next issue.

Diamond Chips (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; sports
Characters
Eddie Collins, Jr.; Bill Terry, Jr.

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

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

Script
Harry O'Neill
Pencils
Harry O'Neill (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier

Indexer Notes

The 2 strips share the 4 pages.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; sports

Indexer Notes

The 2 strips share the 4 pages, with Divot Diggers on the bottom third.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Little Mary Mixup / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
R. M. Brinkerhoff
Pencils
R. M. Brinkerhoff (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; domestic

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Stamp Tips / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

With stamp ads.

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

Ella Cinders / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Conselman
Pencils
Charlie Plumb
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
drama; domestic

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

Benny; Opportunity Knox / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
J. Carver Pusey
Pencils
J. Carver Pusey (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

The two strips share the 3 pages, with Benny on the top two-thirds.
At various places in the comic.

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

Fritzi Ritz; Phil Fumble / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Ernie Bushmiller
Pencils
Ernie Bushmiller
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; domestic

Indexer Notes

The two strips share the 3 pages.

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

Frankie Doodle / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama; domestic

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

Home Towners / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ed Dodd
Pencils
Ed Dodd
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; domestic

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

Buster Beans; Bucky and His Pals / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

The two strips share the 3 pages.

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

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

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

Genre
humor; non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Includes 2 pages of black & white cartoons submitted by readers.

The Amethyst; Birthstones (Table of Contents: 18)

How It Began / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Two half-pages.

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

Twice Told Tales / comic story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Berdanier
Pencils
Paul Berdanier
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; history

Indexer Notes

Three half-pages.

Don't Miss It! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Al Capp
Pencils
Al Capp (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mammy Yokum, disguised as a jockey, escapes from her would-be executioners.
Genre
humor
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Captain and the Kids
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The Captain and the Kids; Hawkshaw the Detective
  3. 2. ["As bullets whistled past, Tarzan no longer sought victory over Kon-Gah..."]
    Tarzan
  4. 3. ["Ah, yes, Mr. Cubb. I received your wire. Everything is set..."]
    Jim Hardy
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Tip Top Ticklers
  6. 5. The Volcano Vulture - Chapter Three
  7. 6. Diamond Chips
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Broncho Bill; Bumps
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Joe Jinks Featuring Dynamite Dunn; Divot Diggers
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Little Mary Mixup
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Stamp Tips
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Ella Cinders
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Benny; Opportunity Knox
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Fritzi Ritz; Phil Fumble
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Frankie Doodle
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Home Towners
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Buster Beans; Bucky and His Pals
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Tip Top Cartoon Club
  19. 18. The Amethyst; Birthstones
    How It Began
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Twice Told Tales
  21. 20. Don't Miss It!
  22. 21. ["Mammy Yokum, disguised as a jockey, escapes from her would-be executioners."]
    Li'l Abner
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