Tip Top Comics #v8#9 (93)
(February 1944)

United Feature, 1936 Series
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Volume
8
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1944-01-03
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, 1944, New Series, Vol. 39, No. 1.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Rudolph Dirks
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Hans; Fritz; der Captain
Keywords
snowballs

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

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

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

Genre
humor

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

Hawkshaw the Detective / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; detective-mystery

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Senor Alvo, South American diplomat from Chalan, has brought a rare frozen flower to...
Genre
adventure

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pore Aunt Bessie! She is so mizzuble becuz we cain't find a rich husban' fo' her.
Genre
humor
Characters
Fosdick Flopp; Lucretia Revel

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This new assignment is a beaut, Slim.
Genre
war

The Sorcerer Statesman! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
John Hix
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Robert Houdin

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

Fritzi Ritz; Nancy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; domestic

Indexer Notes

The two strips share the 6 pages.

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Includes stamp ads.

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

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

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

Genre
western-frontier

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If dress suits for dinosaurs cost a dime a dozen I couldn't buy a bow tie for a bumblebee!
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Bill Bumlin; Genii
Synopsis
A broke Bill rubs a lamp and a genii emerges, but his wishes go awry. Bill wakes up--it was all a dream. He gets a job building "battleships and such" at a war plant.
Keywords
World War Two

Indexer Notes

This story is still set in the Bill Bumlin fantasy universe, where all the men have little angel wings. In Tip Top Comics v9 1 (97) (July 1944), the strip changes to a "realistic" setting and becomes a more conventional situation comedy.

[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
All that remains of Capitan Panther is in that burning ship.
Genre
adventure; aviation

[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
Characters
The Widow Gonzales
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    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. ["Senor Alvo, South American diplomat from Chalan, has brought a rare frozen flower to..."]
    The Triple Terror
  5. 4. ["Pore Aunt Bessie! She is so mizzuble becuz we cain't find a rich husban' fo' her."]
    Li'l Abner
  6. 5. ["This new assignment is a beaut, Slim."]
    The Mirror Man
  7. 6. The Sorcerer Statesman!
    Strange as It Seems
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Fritzi Ritz; Nancy
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Stamp Tips
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Jim Hardy
  11. 10. ["If dress suits for dinosaurs cost a dime a dozen I couldn't buy a bow tie for a bumblebee!"]
    Bill Bumlin
  12. 11. ["All that remains of Capitan Panther is in that burning ship."]
    Tailspin Tommy
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Gordo
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