Tip Top Comics #v8#1 (85)
(June 1943)

United Feature, 1936 Series
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Volume
8
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1943-04-20
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

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)

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

Pencils
Rudolph Dirks
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ride 'em cowboy!
Genre
humor
Characters
der Captain; Hans; Fritz

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

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

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

On the top half of 6 pages.

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

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

Script
Rudolph Dirks
Pencils
Rudolph Dirks
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

On the bottom half of 6 pages.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Carrying out their work of stalking Jap outposts in the Aleutians...
Genre
adventure; war

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

Gordo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gustavo Arriola
Pencils
Gustavo Arriola
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; domestic

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After weeks of warfare in the South Pacific, Marine sergeant Vic arrives home on leave
Genre
war
Characters
Iron Vic; Mac; Sgt. Barol
Synopsis
Vic comes home on leave and tells his old pal Mac about fighting in the Pacific. He says Japanese soldiers are different from American troops, and relates the tale of one who "surrendered" and claimed he was an American citizen forced into fighting for Japan. It's a ruse and Vic and his men are nearly fooled by it, but in the end they defeat the Japanese troops.
Keywords
World War Two

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

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

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

On the top half of 6 pages.

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

Nancy / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

On the bottom half of 6 pages.

On Norway - Norwegian Raider (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

With stamp ads.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Among his stage and screen offers for the now-famous Paddles...
Genre
adventure

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Called from frozen Russia to the North African coast by military intelligence...
Genre
war

Impossible Brown (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Al Capp
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

A 2-page strip promoting war bonds.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lieutenant Fernando is about to reveal to Don Casmetto the name of the person...
Genre
adventure; aviation

Your May Issue Went to War! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In their fight-to-a-finish (of the Ratfield-Roy fued) mother Ratfield and Mammy Yokum...
Genre
humor
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Ride 'em cowboy!"]
    The Captain and the Kids
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The Captain and the Kids
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Hawkshaw the Detective
  4. 3. ["Carrying out their work of stalking Jap outposts in the Aleutians..."]
    The Triple Terror
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Gordo
  6. 5. ["After weeks of warfare in the South Pacific, Marine sergeant Vic arrives home on leave"]
    Iron Vic
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Fritzi Ritz
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Nancy
  9. 8. On Norway - Norwegian Raider
    Stamp Tips
  10. 9. ["Among his stage and screen offers for the now-famous Paddles..."]
    Jim Hardy
  11. 10. ["Called from frozen Russia to the North African coast by military intelligence..."]
    The Mirror Man
  12. 11. Impossible Brown
    Small Change
  13. 12. ["Lieutenant Fernando is about to reveal to Don Casmetto the name of the person..."]
    Tailspin Tommy
  14. 13. Your May Issue Went to War!
    Tarzan
  15. 14. ["In their fight-to-a-finish (of the Ratfield-Roy fued) mother Ratfield and Mammy Yokum..."]
    Li'l Abner
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