Tip Top Comics #v9#1 (97)
(July 1944)

United Feature, 1936 Series
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Volume
9
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly except May
On-sale date
1944-06-02
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. 3.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
See Mammy, ah said ah could stop it!
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Li'l Abner; Pansy Yokum; Lucifer Yokum

[The Letter From 1849] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Li'l Abner; Mammy Yokum

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

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

Script
Paul F. Berdanier ?
Pencils
Paul F. Berdanier
Inks
Paul F. Berdanier
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I, Abdul, Abdul, command you to give me your will.
Genre
war
Characters
The Triple Terror

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

Gordo / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mira, Pepito! One of these lanterns...
Genre
humor
Characters
Gordo
Keywords
Mexican

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

Tommy Tailspin / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Radiogram for El Doctor Herman Vermin!
Genre
war
Characters
Tommy Tailspin

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So you think my yard looks awfully bare?
Genre
humor
Characters
Fritzi Ritz; Nancy

Indexer Notes

The top half of the 6 pages feature Fritzi Ritz, while the bottom half of the 6 pages feature Nancy.

Pan American Stamp Tips (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Brrrrr-Hey wake up Cap Ve iss froze uppy...
Genre
humor
Characters
The Captain and the Kids

[Special Assignment in China] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Fred Methot ?
Pencils
Sam Singer ?
Inks
Sam Singer ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
The Mirror Man

[Origin of Slang Terms and Colloqual Phrases] (Table of Contents: 9)

How It Began / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul F. Berdanier (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

Funny Side Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Abner Dean (signed)
Pencils
Abner Dean (signed)
Inks
Abner Dean (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You've had a nice mud bath...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Comprised of six individual 1-panel gag cartoons.

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

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
It took me months to locate him ...
Genre
humor
Characters
Bill Bumlin; Wilbur Wolfbane
Synopsis
Bill visits former classmate Wilbur, now a mad scientist. Wilbur creates a "monster," but is disappointed when the hulking creature merely wants to roam the countryside and pick "fwowers" like "viowets" and "wild, wed woses."

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

Jim Hardy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I see your boy's okay...
Genre
sports
Characters
Jim Hardy
Synopsis
The story involves horse-racing.

Save Paper (Table of Contents: 13)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
PSA for paper salvage.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["See Mammy, ah said ah could stop it!"]
    Li'l Abner
  2. 1. [The Letter From 1849]
    Li'l Abner
  3. 2. ["I, Abdul, Abdul, command you to give me your will."]
    The Triple Terror
  4. 3. ["Mira, Pepito! One of these lanterns..."]
    Gordo
  5. 4. ["Radiogram for El Doctor Herman Vermin!"]
    Tommy Tailspin
  6. 5. ["So you think my yard looks awfully bare?"]
    Fritzi Ritz; Nancy
  7. 6. Pan American Stamp Tips
  8. 7. ["Brrrrr-Hey wake up Cap Ve iss froze uppy..."]
    The Captain and the Kids
  9. 8. [Special Assignment in China]
    The Mirror Man
  10. 9. [Origin of Slang Terms and Colloqual Phrases]
    How It Began
  11. 10. ["You've had a nice mud bath..."]
    Funny Side Up
  12. 11. ["It took me months to locate him ..."]
    Bill Bumlin
  13. 12. ["I see your boy's okay..."]
    Jim Hardy
  14. 13. Save Paper
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