Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly #38

Published
June 1968
Page count
84
Cover price
0.20 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Black Vulture! (The Doom Patrol) Cover, 1 page

"You wanted to run the whole show, Chief? Okay-the DP is finished--and you're on your own!"

Featuring

Feature
The Doom Patrol
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Doom Patrol [The Chief [Niles Caulder]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]

Credits

Art
Bob Brown, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Doom Patrol (DC, 1964 series) #117 (February 1968)
The Black Vulture!
Show/hide 1. The Black Vulture (Part 1) (The Doom Patrol) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Doom Patrol
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Doom Patrol [The Chief [Niles Caulder]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Madame Rouge; Steve Dayton [Mento]; Brotherhood of Evil [The Brain; Monsieur Mallah] (villains); The Black Vulture [Mr. Decker] (villain)

Credits

Writing
Arnold Drake, scripter [credited]
Art
Bruno Premiani, line art [credited]
Text
Vivian Berg, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Doom Patrol (DC, 1964 series) #117 (February 1968)
The Black Vulture (part 1)
Also printed
United States
The Doom Patrol Archives (DC, 2002 series) #5 ([July] 2008)
The Black Vulture (part 1)

Synopsis

he Chief's new relationship with the now reformed Madame Rouge is putting a strain on the team, resulting in the team splitting up. Meanwhile, the Brain is planning to once again take over Madame Rouge's brain.

Show/hide 2. The Black Vulture (Part 2) (The Doom Patrol) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Doom Patrol
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Doom Patrol [The Chief [Niles Caulder]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Madame Rouge; The Black Vulture [Mr. Decker] (villain)

Credits

Writing
Arnold Drake, scripter
Art
Bruno Premiani, line art
Text
Vivian Berg, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Doom Patrol (DC, 1964 series) #117 (February 1968)
The Black Vulture (part 2)
Also printed
United States
The Doom Patrol Archives (DC, 2002 series) #5 ([July] 2008)
The Black Vulture (part 2)

Synopsis

The Black Vulture strikes now that the Doom Patrol has split up.

Show/hide 3. The Black Vulture (Part 3) (The Doom Patrol) Comic story, 7.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Doom Patrol
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Doom Patrol [The Chief [Niles Caulder]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Madame Rouge; White Feather; The Black Vulture [Mr. Decker] (villain)

Credits

Writing
Arnold Drake, scripter
Art
Bruno Premiani, line art
Text
Vivian Berg, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Doom Patrol (DC, 1964 series) #117 (February 1968)
The Black Vulture (part 3)
Also printed
United States
The Doom Patrol Archives (DC, 2002 series) #5 ([July] 2008)
The Black Vulture (part 3)
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Casey The Cop) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"A bloodhound in the police department. Hmm--"

Featuring

Feature
Casey The Cop
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #183 (May 1952)
Untitled
Also printed
Australia
Blackhawk (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #35 ([July 1968?])
Untitled
Show/hide 5. I Rode with a Bandit Chief Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Prentice, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original Associate Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #2 (March-April 1955)
I Rode with a Bandit Chief
Also printed
Australia
My Greatest Adventure (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #2 ([May 1955?])
I Rode with a Bandit Chief
Show/hide 6. The Amazing Animal Bandits (Hopalong Cassidy starring William Boyd) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hopalong Cassidy starring William Boyd
Genre
Western

Credits

Writing
Don Cameron, scripter
Art
Gene Colan, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
 
Sy Barry, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Hopalong Cassidy (DC, 1954 series) #87 (March 1954)
The Amazing Animal Bandits
Also printed
Australia
Hopalong Cassidy (Colour Comics, 1954 series) #65 ([November 1954?])
The Amazing Animal Bandits!
 
Australia
Colossal Comic Annual (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #nn [1] ([August 1956?])
The Amazing Animal Bandits
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Peter Puptent Explorer) Comic story, 1 page

"Professor Zooley disappeared in this jungle a number of years ago. Maybe we can find him!"

Featuring

Feature
Peter Puptent Explorer
Genre
Humour
Characters
Peter Puptent; Professor Zooley

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #72 (October 1962)
"Professor Zooley disappeared in this jungle a number of..."

Synopsis

When they finally find the disappeared Professor Zooley (shades of Livingstone), all the professor wants to know is who won the World Series.

Show/hide 8. How Many Times Can a Guy Die? (Deadman) Comic story, 23 pages

Featuring

Feature
Deadman
Genre
Occult

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller, scripter
Art
Neal Adams, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jack Miller, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #209 (February 1968)
How Many Times Can A Guy Die?
Also printed
United States
Deadman (DC, 1985 series) #3 (July 1985)
How Many Times Can a Guy Die? [Parts 3 & 4]

Notes

Parts 3 to 5.

Show/hide 9. Untitled (Sagebrush Sam) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Indians! They're havin' a big pow-wow!"

Featuring

Feature
Sagebrush Sam
Genre
Humour; western-frontier
Characters
Sagebrush Sam

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed]
 
Murray Boltinoff, original editor [attributed]
 
George Kashdan, original editor [attributed]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #51 (September 1957)
Untitled
Show/hide 10. Untitled (Chief Hot Foot) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Chief heap good guide. Find you bear!"

Featuring

Feature
Chief Hot Foot
Genre
Humour; western-frontier
Code
5011
Characters
Chief Hot Foot

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed]
 
Murray Boltinoff, original editor [attributed]
 
George Kashdan, original editor [attributed]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #54 (February 1958)
Untitled
Show/hide 11. Untitled (Teen Age) Comic story, 1 page

"I'm not going to help you with math homework anymore."

Featuring

Feature
Teen Age
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Mort Drucker, scripter
Art
Mort Drucker, line art
 
Mort Drucker , inker
Show/hide 12. The Island of Super-Monkeys (Blackhawk) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Blackhawk
Genre
Adventure; science fiction
Characters
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop]

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Dick Dillin, penciller
 
Sheldon Moldoff, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Blackhawk (DC, 1957 series) #184 (May 1963)
The Island of Super-Monkeys

Synopsis

A strange meteor lands on a Pacific Island, its radiation giving monkeys human-level intelligence.

Show/hide 13. General Beast Boy--of the Ape Brigade (Beast Boy) Comic story, 7.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Beast Boy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Beast Boy [Gar Logan]; Adolf Hitler (picture); Nicholas Gantry (villain); Herr Von Shimmel (villain)

Credits

Writing
Arnold Drake, scripter
Art
Bruno Premiani, line art
Text
Morris Waldinger, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Doom Patrol (DC, 1964 series) #115 (November 1967)
General Beast Boy -- of the Ape Brigade!
Also printed
United States
The Doom Patrol Archives (DC, 2002 series) #5 ([July] 2008)
General Beast Boy--of the Ape Brigade!

Synopsis

Nicholas Gantry finally finds Beast Boy.

Notes

Continuing the re-telling of Beast Boy's origin. Story continued from issue #114. The story ends with Beast Boy being taken back to the US by Nicholas Gantry, who would become his guardian.

Show/hide 14. Untitled (Cap's Hobby Hints) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"What are you doing? I'm fixing up my gondola car."

Featuring

Feature
Cap's Hobby Hints
Genre
Non-Fiction
Code
6562

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Doom Patrol (DC, 1964 series) #115 (November 1967)
No title recorded

Notes

Idea from William Read, Ontario, Canada.


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 2056

Entry created

  • 11/12/2004

Cover added

  • 20/10/2019

Index completed

  • 22/03/2009

Last updated

  • 20/10/2019