Tip Top Comics #v7#12 (84)
(April 1943)

United Feature, 1936 Series
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Volume
7
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1943-03-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
United Feature Syndicate, Inc.
Editing
?

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1943, New Series, Vol. 38, No. 2.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Nancy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ernie Bushmiller
Inks
Ernie Bushmiller
Colors
?
Letters
?; most typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Nancy; Fritzi Ritz

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

Tootsie Rolls / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Fritzi Ritz / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
While Fritzi's dressing, I'll read...
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Fritzi Ritz; Nancy; Phil Fumble
Reprints
  • Undated Sunday strips

Indexer Notes

The top halves of 6 pages.

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

Nancy / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sorry -- but my aunt Fritzi isn't home.
Genre
humor; domestic

Indexer Notes

The bottom halves of 6 pages.

[Fighting the Nazis in Russia] (Table of Contents: 4)

The Mirror Man / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Methot (credited)
Pencils
Reg Greenwood (credited)
Inks
Reg Greenwood (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After successfully effecting the escape of Jim Marsh...
Genre
adventure; war
Characters
The Mirror Man; Nazis

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

Tommy Tailspin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Forrest (credited)
Pencils
Hal Forrest (credited)
Inks
Hal Forrest (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He's gonna make it!
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Tommy Tailspin; Skeets; Don Casmetto

[A Victory Feast] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With the marines in a wild South Pacific isle...
Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Sergeant Iron Vic
Synopsis
On a "wild South Pacific isle," Iron Vic and his fellow Marines are invited to a feast at the local "native" village. The indigenous people plan to eat two Japanese prisoners, but Vic arranges to have them become prisoners of war instead.
Keywords
cannibals; Marines; World War II

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

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

Script
Rudolph Dirks (credited) (signed as R. Dirks)
Pencils
Rudolph Dirks (credited) (signed as R. Dirks)
Inks
Rudolph Dirks (credited) (signed as R. Dirks)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! How could a feller nap mit all dot dod-gasted refelry?
Genre
humor
Characters
The Captain and the Kids

Indexer Notes

The top halves of 6 pages.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Br-r-r-r! This Southern mountain trip is swell...
Genre
humor; domestic

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

The Captain and the Kids / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Barbary Coast (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Includes stamp ads.

[Mammy Yokum vs. Mother Ratfield] (Table of Contents: 11)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Th' rugged mount'in boys? Yes! Th' Ratfields an' th' Roys fueded fo' over a hunderd y'ar's.
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Li'l Abner; Mammy Yokum; Mother Ratfield; Julie Roy; Gran'pap McSkonk

Divisional Histories and Insignia (Table of Contents: 12)

Your War Library / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
The history of Army Divisions #84-88.

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

The Triple Terror / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Methot (credited)
Pencils
Reg Greenwood (credited)
Inks
Reg Greenwood (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tired from ceaseless tramping over the Aleutians is search of...
Genre
adventure; war
Characters
The Triple Terror

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

Small Change / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fo' ev'ry tree yo' chops down, ah pays yo' a dime!
Genre
humor; advocacy

Indexer Notes

Capp's name appears nowhere.
U.S. Treasury Department promo for War Bonds.

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

Jim Hardy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Moores (credited)
Pencils
Dick Moores (credited)
Inks
Dick Moores (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He kicked me! The beast kicked me!
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Jim Hardy; Paddles the horse; Doc Squid
Synopsis
Story involves horses being auctioned.

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

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

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

Gordo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gus Arriola (credited)
Pencils
Gus Arriola (credited)
Inks
Gus Arriola (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gordo has fallen in love at first sight...
Genre
humor
Characters
Gordo; Juan Pablo; Margarita
Keywords
Mexican
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Nancy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Rolls
  3. 2. ["While Fritzi's dressing, I'll read..."]
    Fritzi Ritz
  4. 3. ["Sorry -- but my aunt Fritzi isn't home."]
    Nancy
  5. 4. [Fighting the Nazis in Russia]
    The Mirror Man
  6. 5. ["He's gonna make it!"]
    Tommy Tailspin
  7. 6. [A Victory Feast]
    Iron Vic
  8. 7. ["Hey! How could a feller nap mit all dot dod-gasted refelry?"]
    The Captain and the Kids
  9. 8. ["Br-r-r-r! This Southern mountain trip is swell..."]
    Hawkshaw the Detective
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    The Captain and the Kids
  11. 10. The Barbary Coast
    Stamp Tips on Tripoli
  12. 11. [Mammy Yokum vs. Mother Ratfield]
    Li'l Abner
  13. 12. Divisional Histories and Insignia
    Your War Library
  14. 13. ["Tired from ceaseless tramping over the Aleutians is search of..."]
    The Triple Terror
  15. 14. ["Fo' ev'ry tree yo' chops down, ah pays yo' a dime!"]
    Small Change
  16. 15. ["He kicked me! The beast kicked me!"]
    Jim Hardy
  17. 16. ["Flash! Latest secret camouflage plans stolen!"]
  18. 17. ["Gordo has fallen in love at first sight..."]
    Gordo
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