Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly #33

Published
January 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

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (The Maniaks) Cover, 1 page

"We got nothing against that billionaire you're marryin', chick…"

Featuring

Feature
The Maniaks
Genre
Humour; teen
Characters
The Maniaks [Jangle [Gilbert Jeffries]; Silver Shannon; Pack Rat [Byron Williams]; Flip [Philip Folger]]

Credits

Art
Mike Sekowsky, penciller
 
Mike Esposito, inker
Colours
Jack Adler , colourist
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer
Editing
Jack Miller, original Editor
 
Barbara Friedlander, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #69 (July-August 1967)
No title recorded
Show/hide 1. Poor Richard's Maniak! [Part I] (The Maniaks) Comic story, 24 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Maniaks
Genre
Humour
Characters
The Maniaks [Jangle [Gilbert Jeffries]; Silver Shannon; Pack Rat [Byron Williams]; Flip [Philip Folger]]

Credits

Writing
E. Nelson Bridwell, scripter [credited]
Art
Mike Sekowsky, penciller [credited]
 
Mike Esposito, inker [credited]
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Jack Miller, original Editor
 
Barbara Friedlander, original Associate Editor

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First print
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #69 (July-August 1967)
Poor Richard's Maniak!

Synopsis

Flip, the acrobat, jumps off a building to promote their show, but the stadium only holds three guys! Richard Pipdyke XIV bought out the show. He's the son of the richest man in the world - and gold-digging Shannon is intrigued. "Tell me more!"

Notes

Part I

Show/hide 2. Part II... Happiness Is Just a Thing Called Dough! (The Maniaks) Comic story, 8.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Maniaks
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
E. Nelson Bridwell, scripter
Art
Mike Sekowsky, penciller
 
Mike Esposito, inker
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Jack Miller, original Editor
 
Barbara Friedlander, original Associate Editor

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First print
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #69 (July-August 1967)
Part II: Happiness Is Just a Thing Called Dough!

Synopsis

Richard Pipdyke takes the Maniaks to his "modest" mansion. Everything is super-expensive, from the giant cars to imported Playboy Bunnies to the cavernous wine cellar. Pack Rat shows off a goofy gadget to open a cask. And Shannon has agreed to be Richard's bride!

Show/hide 3. Part III... If You're Going to Trot Down the Bridal Path, You Need a Groom! (The Maniaks) Comic story, 5.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Maniaks
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
E. Nelson Bridwell, scripter
Art
Mike Sekowsky, penciller
 
Mike Esposito, inker
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Jack Miller, original Editor
 
Barbara Friedlander, original Associate Editor

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First print
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #69 (July-August 1967)
If You're Going to Trot Down the Bridal Path, You Need a Groom!

Synopsis

The guys confer. Shannon is just after Richard's gold. "It can only lead to misery." They must break up the engagement, even though "We'll still be stuck with her ourselves!" Jangle impersonates Richard, but flunks the mustache test. The guys hire an actress to claim she's Richard's wife at the wedding, but she runs off to the horse races. The wedding goes ahead, until Shannon hears "for richer or for POORER" and balks. And "That's the end of our second Showcase ish!"

Show/hide 4. The Return of the Faceless Creature! Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Chun Yull [Faceless Creature]; Klee Pan; Jim Boone; Bob Colby

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Murphy Anderson, inker
Text
Gaspar Saladino , letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

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First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #142 (July 1962)
The Return of the Faceless Creature!

Synopsis

The Faceless Creature attempts to take revenge on his own planet and the Earth, as well as the two policemen who previously foiled his plans.

Notes

The Faceless Creature previously appeared in Strange Adventures #124 (reprinted in Five-Score Plus Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #37), next in #153 (reprinted in All Star Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #23), and later became a member of the Forgotten Villains in the 1980s (DC Comics Presents (DC, 1978 series) #77, not reprinted in Australia).

Show/hide 5. Kor--the Conqueror (Doom Patrol) Comic story, 15.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Doom Patrol
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Doom Patrol [The Chief [Niles Caulder]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Governor Driscoll; Kor [Professor Anton Koravyk] (villain)

Credits

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

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Based on
United States
The Doom Patrol (DC, 1964 series) #114 (September 1967)
Kor -- The Conqueror
First print
United States
The Doom Patrol Archives (DC, 2002 series) #5 ([July] 2008)
Kor--the Conqueror

Synopsis

A scientist tries to send himself back in time to get away from his government. But he accidentally turns himself into a caveman, and tries to destroy the city.

Show/hide 6. My Cargo Was Death… Comic story, 6 pages

Credits

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

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First print
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #1 (January-February 1955)
My Cargo Was Death...
Also printed
Australia
My Greatest Adventure (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #1 ([April 1955])
My Cargo Was Death...
Show/hide 7. Ambush! (The Durango Kid) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Durango Kid

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Fred Guardineer, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
, original Editor

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First print
United States
Charles Starrett as the Durango Kid (Magazine Enterprises, 1949 series) #26 (November-December 1953)
Ambush!
Show/hide 8. I Jumped from Eight Miles Up Comic story, 8 pages

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor
 
Jack Schiff, original Associate Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor

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First print
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #4 (July-August 1955)
I Jumped from Eight Miles Up
Also printed
Australia
My Greatest Adventure (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #3 ([June 1955?])
I Jumped from Eight Miles Up
Show/hide 9. The Buildings That Went Berserk (Blackhawk) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Blackhawk
Genre
Adventure; science fiction
Characters
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chop Chop; Hendrickson; Olaf]; Blackie (hawk); Alvin Acorn (villain)

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller, scripter
Art
Dick Dillin, penciller
 
Chuck Cuidera, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor

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First print
United States
Blackhawk (DC, 1957 series) #174 (July 1962)
The Buildings That Went Berserk

Synopsis

Eccentric genius Alvin Acorn designs a business center, where the buildings and decorations have a sinister purpose.

Show/hide 10. Untitled (Cap's Hobby Center) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"I'll buy that Aurora Thunderjet…"

Featuring

Feature
Cap's Hobby Center
Genre
Humour
Code
6525

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jack Miller, original Editor
 
Barbara Friedlander, original Associate Editor

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First print
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #69 (July-August 1967)
No title recorded
Show/hide 11. Untitled (Cap's Hobby Hints) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Dad, can I have this…"

Featuring

Feature
Cap's Hobby Hints
Genre
Humour
Code
6553

Credits

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

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First print
United States
The Doom Patrol (DC, 1964 series) #114 (September 1967)
Untitled

Notes

Idea from Mike Grazier, San Marcos, Texas.

Show/hide 12. Untitled (Lucky, World's Greatest Stunt Man) Comic story, 1 page

"Lucky, you're the only man who can go down deep enough to find the sunken ship!"

Featuring

Feature
Lucky, World's Greatest Stunt Man
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

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First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #60 (October 1957)
Untitled
Also printed
United States
Aquaman (DC, 1962 series) #8 (March-April 1963)
Untitled
Show/hide 13. Untitled (Little Pete) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"I'll bring this animal I…"

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humour

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 1958 series) #40 (October-November 1964)
Untitled
Show/hide 14. Untitled (Little Pete) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Those signs! All over the house."

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer [signed]
Editing
George Kashdan, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Aquaman (DC, 1962 series) #23 (September-October 1965)
Untitled
Also printed
United States
House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #74 (September-October 1965)
No title recorded

Notes

This version refers to Brandnu Custom Finish. There are other variants of this strip advertising other brands such as Testor's Custom Finish. The US original has Testor's Custom Finish.

Show/hide 15. Untitled (Little Pete) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"What are you doing?"

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

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First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #85 (June 1965)
Untitled

Synopsis

Pete's friend makes cookies with Silly Putty.

Show/hide 16. Free! Big New 112 Page "Explorer" Stamp Album (Free Stamp Album) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Free Stamp Album
Code
KGMTTC1/68

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 2853

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