Tip Top Comics #v6#1 (61)
(May 1941)

United Feature, 1936 Series
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Volume
6
Price
0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD
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

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The Captain and the Kids; Looy Dot Dope / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

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

The Captain and the Kids / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Rudolph Dirks [as R. Dirks]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

The Captain and the Kids splits six pages with Hawkshaw the Detective.

The Singular Affair of the Purloined Pants (Table of Contents: 2)

Hawkshaw the Detective / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Rudolph Dirks [as R. Dirks]
Pencils
Rudolph Dirks [as R. Dirks]
Inks
Rudolph Dirks [as R. Dirks]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Hawkshaw the Detective splits three six pages with The Captain and the Kids.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Al McWilliams
Inks
Al McWilliams
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Having found Dr. Yung's cave-laboratory...
Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Story is unsigned but compare with the artwork in issue 60.

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

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

Script
Al Capp
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Screwbauls to play last game

Indexer Notes

The features Advice for Chillun and Advice for Gals occupy one panel of each page.

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

Looy Dot Dope / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
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Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
In San Doza, when revolution threatens,...

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

Tarzan / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Don Garden [as Edgar Rice Burroughs] (credited)
Pencils
Burne Hogarth [as Hogarth] (signed)
Inks
Burne Hogarth [as Hogarth] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Finding Flint's army too strong for his apes...
Characters
Tarzan [John Clayton, Lord Greystoke]; Lethor (a lion), Loyya (a lioness)
Synopsis
Tarzan calms the attacking lions and they, with Lethor and Loyya, head north to fight Flint's attacking forces. En route they encounter a herd of stampeding elephants. Several of the lions are trampled underfoot, but Tarzan leaps on the back of the leading elephant in hopes of controlling the stampede.
Reprints
  • From Tarzan Sundays (United Feature Syndicate) 1937-08-15 - 1937-08-29. Tarzan in the City of Gold sequence.
    8-15 - title obliterated by text
    8-22 - King of the Lions
    8-29 - Challenge

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Fritzi Ritz / comic story / 2.5 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Fritzi Ritz splits five pages with Phil Fumble.

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

Phil Fumble / comic story / 2.5 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Phil Fumble splits five pages with Fritzi Ritz.

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

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

Script
Raeburn Van Buren
Pencils
Raeburn Van Buren
Inks
Raeburn Van Buren
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

Script
Fred Methot
Pencils
Reg Greenwood
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pignalli has distributed thousands of patriotic statues, which are cleverly designed bombs...
Genre
superhero
Reprints

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

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

Script
Dick Moores
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Ella Cinders / comic story / 1.7 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Conselman; Charlie Plumb
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
?

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

Chris Crusty / comic story / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Bill Conselman; Charlie Plumb
Pencils
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Colors
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Letters
?

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

Broncho Bill / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

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

Tailspin Tommy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Forrest
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Little Mary Mixup / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

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

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

Script
Ben Batsford
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
?

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just before en-training north
Genre
sports
Characters
Iron Vic
Keywords
baseball

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Funny Side Up / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Abner Dean
Pencils
Abner Dean
Inks
Abner Dean
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Captain and the Kids; Looy Dot Dope
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The Captain and the Kids
  3. 2. The Singular Affair of the Purloined Pants
    Hawkshaw the Detective
  4. 3. ["Having found Dr. Yung's cave-laboratory..."]
    The Triple Terror
  5. 4. ["Screwbauls to play last game"]
    Li'l Abner
  6. 5. ["In San Doza, when revolution threatens,..."]
    Looy Dot Dope
  7. 6. ["Finding Flint's army too strong for his apes..."]
    Tarzan
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Fritzi Ritz
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Phil Fumble
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Abbie an' Slats
  11. 10. ["Pignalli has distributed thousands of patriotic statues, which are cleverly designed bombs..."]
    The Mirror Man
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Jim Hardy
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Ella Cinders
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Chris Crusty
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Broncho Bill
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Tailspin Tommy
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Little Mary Mixup
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Frankie Doodle
  19. 18. ["Just before en-training north"]
    Iron Vic
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Funny Side Up
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
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