Tip Top Comics #v12#9 (141)
(April 1948)

United Feature, 1936 Series
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Volume
12
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
R. Dirks
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

[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)

Scoopy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jerry DeMott
Pencils
Jerry DeMott
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

A one-page strip that's also a promo for UFS's comics.

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

Nancy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor

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

Fritzi Ritz / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Road Markers (Table of Contents: 5)

How it Began! / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

Curly Kayoe / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Sam Leff
Pencils
Sam Leff
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports

'Carried as a Favour' Covers (Table of Contents: 7)

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: 8)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After modeling for a pill ad, Daisy Mae is held captive!
Genre
humor

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

El Bombo / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bernard Dibble
Pencils
Bernard Dibble [as DIB] (signed)
Inks
Bernard Dibble
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sure, in another century or so we may be able to reach the moon!
Genre
humor
Characters
El Bombo; P.T. Biltybux; Copperwaite; Witherspoon
Synopsis
Mr. Biltybux tells Bombo how he imagines it would be if they'd travel to the moon.

Indexer Notes

Signed in last panel.

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

The Young Idea / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Arnie Mossler
Pencils
Arnie Mossler
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
two 1-panel jokes

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

Abbie an' Slats / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Raeburn van Buren
Pencils
Raeburn van Buren
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Crabtree Corners lacks just $700 of going over the top!
Genre
drama

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

Gordo / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama; humor

Robert Louis Stevenson (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Ernest Hix
Pencils
Ernest Hix
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
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]
    Scoopy
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Nancy
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Fritzi Ritz
  6. 5. Road Markers
    How it Began!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Curly Kayoe
  8. 7. 'Carried as a Favour' Covers
    Stamp Tips
  9. 8. ["After modeling for a pill ad, Daisy Mae is held captive!"]
    Li'l Abner
  10. 9. ["Sure, in another century or so we may be able to reach the moon!"]
    El Bombo
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    The Young Idea
  12. 11. ["Crabtree Corners lacks just $700 of going over the top!"]
    Abbie an' Slats
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Gordo
  14. 13. Robert Louis Stevenson
    Strange as It Seems
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