Tip Top Comics #v5#7 (55)
(November 1940)

United Feature, 1936 Series
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Volume
5
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)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now I pick off der red one!
Genre
humor
Characters
Hans; Fritz; Der Captain
Reprints
Keywords
apple; bow and arrow; William Tell

Sport Shorts (Table of Contents: 1)

Strange as It Seems / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
John Hix
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Willie Heston

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

The Mirror Man / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Unable to find work after his release from reform school, Corky joined Monk Manton's gang...
Genre
superhero
Reprints

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

The Captain and the Kids; Hawkshaw the Detective / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

The 2 strips share the 5 pages, with Hawkshaw taking up 1/3 of each.

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

Tailspin Tommy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Forrest
Pencils
Hal Forrest
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In a borrowed flivver, Tommy looks at his watch, as Skeets drives...
Genre
adventure; aviation

Postmark Collecting (Table of Contents: 5)

What's Your Hobby? / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Hix
Pencils
John Hix (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Will Chris ever get over the habit of posing to be someone else?
Genre
drama

Indexer Notes

The 2 strips share the 3 pages, with Crusty taking up 1/3 of each.

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

Tarzan / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Months later, when Tarzan arrived at the Golden Kingdom of the East, villains were plotting...
Genre
adventure; jungle

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

Fritzi Ritz; Phil Fumble / cover / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'd sure like to be going in!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

The 2 strips share the 5 pages.

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

Li'l Abner / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't yo' think yo' bin a-whistlin' long 'nough, Li'l Abner...
Genre
humor

Armistice Series (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Includes stamp ads.

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

Iron Vic / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bernard Dibble
Pencils
Bernard Dibble (signed) [as Dib]
Inks
Bernard Dibble [as Dib] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Following their big victory over the Condors, the Panther clubhouse celebration is marred
Genre
drama; sports
Characters
Iron Vic; Sam Burns; Doc; Mike; Jimmy Nolan; Mrs. Nolan
Synopsis
Iron Vic's young pal, newsboy Jimmy Nolan, helps him avoid being abducted by gangsters.

Indexer Notes

Signed on last page.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We'll find it, by'n'bye!
Genre
adventure

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

Abbie an' Slats / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Raeburn van Buren
Pencils
Raeburn van Buren (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah! Young Mrs. Greeple and young Mrs. Goomble.
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Bathless Groggins; Jasper Hagstone; J. Powerhouse Sawbuck [Jerry the Punk]

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After capturing one claim jumper Bill found Miss Fallon
Genre
domestic; western-frontier

Indexer Notes

The 2 strips share the 4 pages.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look at the mess you're making!
Genre
domestic

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

The Triple Terror / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Commissioner Strarret, friend of The Triple Terror, asks their aid in protecting a large...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Bruce Brandon [Menta]; Richard Brandon [Lectra]; Barton Brandon [Chemix]; The Glove (villain)
Reprints

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Scene: Crooked Creek Race Track.
Genre
crime
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Now I pick off der red one!"]
    The Captain and the Kids
  2. 1. Sport Shorts
    Strange as It Seems
  3. 2. ["Unable to find work after his release from reform school, Corky joined Monk Manton's gang..."]
    The Mirror Man
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Captain and the Kids; Hawkshaw the Detective
  5. 4. ["In a borrowed flivver, Tommy looks at his watch, as Skeets drives..."]
    Tailspin Tommy
  6. 5. Postmark Collecting
    What's Your Hobby?
  7. 6. ["Will Chris ever get over the habit of posing to be someone else?"]
    Ella Cinders; Chris Crusty
  8. 7. ["Months later, when Tarzan arrived at the Golden Kingdom of the East, villains were plotting..."]
    Tarzan
  9. 8. ["I'd sure like to be going in!"]
    Fritzi Ritz; Phil Fumble
  10. 9. ["Don't yo' think yo' bin a-whistlin' long 'nough, Li'l Abner..."]
    Li'l Abner
  11. 10. Armistice Series
    Stamp Tips on Turkey
  12. 11. ["Following their big victory over the Condors, the Panther clubhouse celebration is marred"]
    Iron Vic
  13. 12. ["We'll find it, by'n'bye!"]
    Frankie Doodle
  14. 13. ["Ah! Young Mrs. Greeple and young Mrs. Goomble."]
    Abbie an' Slats
  15. 14. ["After capturing one claim jumper Bill found Miss Fallon"]
    Broncho Bill; Bumps
  16. 15. ["Look at the mess you're making!"]
    Little Mary Mixup
  17. 16. ["Commissioner Strarret, friend of The Triple Terror, asks their aid in protecting a large..."]
    The Triple Terror
  18. 17. ["Scene: Crooked Creek Race Track."]
    Jim Hardy
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