Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly #37

Published
May 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 Untitled (The Teen Titans) Cover, 1 page

"Twang!! Speedy's back! Teen Titans"

Featuring

Feature
The Teen Titans
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy, line art

Reprint history

First print
United States
Teen Titans (DC, 1966 series) #11 (September-October 1967)
Twang!! Speedy's Back!
Also printed
United States
DC Super Stars (DC, 1976 series) #1 (March 1976)
Untitled
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Teen Titans (DC, 2006 series) #1 ([April] 2006)
Teen Titans #11
Show/hide 1. Monster Bait! [Part 1] (Teen Titans) Comic story, 7.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Teen Titans
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Teen Titans [Robin [Dick Grayson]; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Wonder Girl [Donna Troy]; Aqualad [Garth]]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Willie Gregson; Dr. Simon Finley

Credits

Writing
Bob Haney, scripter
Art
Irv Novick, penciller
 
Nick Cardy, inker
Text
Stan Starkman, letterer
Editing
George Kashdan, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Teen Titans (DC, 1966 series) #11 (September-October 1967)
Monster Bait! [Part 1]
Also printed
United States
DC Super Stars (DC, 1976 series) #1 (March 1976)
Monster Bait
 
Australia
Superman Presents Superboy Comic (Murray, 1976 series) #103 ([February 1977?])
 
Australia
Superman Presents Superboy Comic (Murray, 1976 series) #103 ([February 1977?])
Monster Bait!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Teen Titans (DC, 2006 series) #1 ([April] 2006)
Monster Bait!

Synopsis

The Titans help a boy genius who is being blackmailed into turning a secret Nerve Gas formula over to a gang of crooks.

Show/hide 2. Monster Bait Part 2 (Teen Titans) Comic story, 7.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Teen Titans
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bob Haney, scripter
Art
Irv Novick, penciller
 
Nick Cardy, inker
Text
Stan Starkman, letterer
Editing
George Kashdan, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Teen Titans (DC, 1966 series) #11 (September-October 1967)
Monster Bait Part 2
Show/hide 3. Monster Bait Part 3 (Teen Titans) Comic story, 6.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Teen Titans
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bob Haney, scripter
Art
Irv Novick, penciller
 
Nick Cardy, inker
Text
Stan Starkman, letterer
Editing
George Kashdan, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Teen Titans (DC, 1966 series) #11 (September-October 1967)
Monster Bait Part 3
Show/hide 4. Honeymoon in Space Comic story, 6 pages

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Murphy Anderson, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #16 (October-November 1953)
Honeymoon In Space
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #9 (January 1966)
Honeymoon in Space

Notes

Cover story

Show/hide 5. How Many Times Can a Guy Die! [Part 1], (Deadman) Comic story, 7.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Deadman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Deadman; the Eagle; Tiny; Lorna Hill

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller, scripter
Art
Neal Adams, line art
Text
Ray Holloway , letterer
Editing
Jack Miller, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #208 (January 1968)
How Many Times Can a Guy Die? [Part 1]
 
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #209 (February 1968)
How Many Times Can a Guy Die? [Parts 3 & 4]
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #38 ([June 1968])
How Many Times Can a Guy Die?
 
United States
Deadman (DC, 1985 series) #3 (July 1985)
How Many Times Can a Guy Die? [Parts 3 & 4]

Synopsis

Deadman tracks the Eagle, believing that he murdered Boston Brand, but instead uncovers a different set of criminal acts.

Notes

Story across 23 pages in three parts of 7.5 and 14.5 pages. Story continues from previous issue.

Show/hide 6. How Many Times Can a Guy Die! Part 2 Comic story, 8.5 pages

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller, scripter
Art
Neal Adams, line art
Text
Ray Holloway , letterer
Editing
Jack Miller, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #208 (January 1968)
How Many Times Can a Guy Die? Part 2
Show/hide 7. The Great Space-Train Robbery! Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #19 (April-May 1954)
The Great Space Train Robbery
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #9 (January 1966)
The Great Space-Train Robbery!

Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed by Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (12 August 2007)

Show/hide 8. Showdown Battle! (The Durango Kid) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Durango Kid
Genre
Western-frontier

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Joe Certa, penciller
 
John Belfi, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Raymond C. Krank, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Charles Starrett as the Durango Kid (Magazine Enterprises, 1949 series) #10 (April-May 1951)
Showdown Battle!
Show/hide 9. The Riddle of the Four Clues (Blackhawk) Comic story, 11.67 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Dick Dillin, penciller
 
Chuck Cuidera, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Blackhawk (DC, 1957 series) #186 (July 1963)
The Riddle of the Four Clues

Synopsis

Underworld boss King Keene dies in Monte Carlo, but leaves clues to a hidden cache of loot to two gangs. The Blackhawks intercept two clues and have to decipher them to beat the gangs to the cache.

Show/hide 10. The Kid Who Was King of Crooks (Beast Boy) Comic story, 7.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Beast Boy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Beast Boy [Gar Logan]; Nicholas Gantry (villain); Stokes (villain); Kurt (villain)

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Doom Patrol (DC, 1964 series) #114 (September 1967)
The Kid Who Was King of Crooks
Also printed
United States
The Doom Patrol Archives (DC, 2002 series) #5 ([July] 2008)
The Kid Who Was King of Crooks

Synopsis

Two criminals "rescue" Gar from the jungle, and use him to commit their crimes.

Show/hide 11. Untitled (Cap's Hobby Hints) Activity, 0.5 pages

"How do you get the…"

Featuring

Feature
Cap's Hobby Hints
Code
6556

Credits

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

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First print
United States
Teen Titans (DC, 1966 series) #11 (September-October 1967)
Untitled
Show/hide 12. Untitled (Varsity Vic) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Good evening, is Carol in?"

Featuring

Feature
Varsity Vic
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #15 (July-August 1951)
Untitled
Also printed
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #66 ([May 1968?])
Varsity Vic
 
Australia
Blackhawk (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #35 ([July 1968?])
Untitled
Show/hide 13. Untitled (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 0.66 pages

"A bloodhound in the police…"

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
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #38 ([June 1968])
Untitled
 
Australia
Blackhawk (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #35 ([July 1968?])
Untitled
Show/hide 14. Untitled (Chief Hot Foot) Comic story, 1 page

"Missed the duck!"

Featuring

Feature
Chief Hot Foot
Genre
Humour; western-frontier
Code
6395

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
Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #111 (July-August 1967)
Untitled
Show/hide 15. Untitled (Varsity Vic) Comic story, 1 page

"I'll see you tonight, Sugar!"

Featuring

Feature
Varsity Vic
Genre
Humour
Characters
Varsity Vic; Dick

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Leave it to Binky (DC, 1948 series) #52 (January-February 1956)
Untitled

Synopsis

Vic asks his friend what it's like dating one half of twin girls.


Notes

The Boltinoff shorts in this issue are grouped at the end of this list, not in the correct position.

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 2305

Entry created

Cover added

Index completed

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