Tip Top Comics #v8#8 (92)
(January 1944)

United Feature, 1936 Series
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Volume
8
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
United Feature Syndicate
Editing
A. Moody
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)

Li'l Abner / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Capp
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If we keep Pappy in the middle, we won't lose him!!!
Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Abner; Mammy Yokum

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Yokums finally landed in Boston and are living on Bunker Hill.
Genre
humor

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

The Mirror Man / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Major Alder (The Mirror Man) and his aide Slim have discovered the Jap-dominated colony...
Genre
war

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

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

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Appears on the top halves of 6 pages

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Appears on the bottom halves of 6 pages

Longfellow (Table of Contents: 5)

Strange as It Seems / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
John Hix
Pencils
John Hix
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

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

The Triple Terror / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lectra has been given the duty of escorting an arriving Chalan diplomat...
Genre
war

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

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

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Appears on the top halves of 6 pages

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

nancy / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Appears on the bottom halves of 6 pages

Our Good Neighbors (Table of Contents: 9)

Pan-American Stamp Tips / text article / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

includes stamp ads

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

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
A. Moody (business manager)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At The Black Panther's death, Ynez learns it was her brother...
Genre
adventure

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

Gordo / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Gus Arriola
Pencils
Gus Arriola
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

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

Jim Hardy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm supposed to meet Mr. Plunk for lunch at the Sugar Club..
Genre
adventure

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

Bill Bumlin / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Santa faces a labor problem!
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Christopher K. Santa Claus; Bill Bumlin; Joe; Bobby
Synopsis
Since "many of his gnome workmen have left for war jobs," Santa can't produce enough toys. Bill convinces the President of Bumbonia to give him power to draft Bumbonians into an "army" of workers to help out. Christmas is successful after all.

Indexer Notes

Another fantasy-oriented Bill Bumlin strip, partially set in "Bumbonia" where everyone has little white angel wings.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["If we keep Pappy in the middle, we won't lose him!!!"]
    Li'l Abner
  2. 1. ["The Yokums finally landed in Boston and are living on Bunker Hill."]
    Li'l Abner
  3. 2. ["Major Alder (The Mirror Man) and his aide Slim have discovered the Jap-dominated colony..."]
    The Mirror Man
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Captain and the Kids
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Hawkshaw the Detective
  6. 5. Longfellow
    Strange as It Seems
  7. 6. ["Lectra has been given the duty of escorting an arriving Chalan diplomat..."]
    The Triple Terror
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Fritzi Ritz
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    nancy
  10. 9. Our Good Neighbors
    Pan-American Stamp Tips
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. ["At The Black Panther's death, Ynez learns it was her brother..."]
    Tailspin Tommy
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Gordo
  14. 13. ["I'm supposed to meet Mr. Plunk for lunch at the Sugar Club.."]
    Jim Hardy
  15. 14. ["Santa faces a labor problem!"]
    Bill Bumlin
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