Top Cat (Gold Key) 4 is an issue of the Top Cat comics series from Gold Key Comics. Its issue date is October 1962 and its cover price is twelve cents.

Although it is the first issue published by Gold Key, it continues the numbering from the Dell Comics series.


It's Magic

Starring: Top Cat
Guest starring: Officer Dibble
Summary: TC spies Dibble's apple and offers to do magic, but when he makes it disappear it's a real trick.

The Calamity Car

Starring: Top Cat
Guest starring: Officer Dibble and The Gang
Summary: The cats want to get away from Dibble for a while, so they pool their seventeen cents and set out to buy a car. After a series of misadventures both fortunate and unfortunate, they speed down the road only to learn that Dibble's been promoted to traffic cop.

The Talented Twosome

Starring: Top Cat
Summary: TC practices his comedy routine for a talent show. His dog rival, Foodo, accuses him of stealing his act, but they've both stolen it from Whackie Fleason.

Parade Pranks

Starring: Top Cat
Guest starring: Mr. Shacklett, Mr. Schultz and The Gang
Summary: TC is dreaming of a boat when Mr. Shacklett the baker tells him about the "Good Example" parade and its $200 prize. The cats figure they're a good example of a bad example and build a float to reflect this. However, a wrong turn from Benny may be just what they were looking for.

Luck of the Duck

(story feature)
Starring: Yakky Doodle
Summary: Yakky's bad luck might be just what his new friend needs.

Quiz Fizzle

Starring: Augie Doggie
Guest starring: Doggie Daddy
Summary: When Daddy brags about being smart, Augie enters him in a quiz show. Daddy happens to overhear the answers beforehand, and does the right thing with the information.

Getting the Business

Starring: Top Cat
Guest starring: Mr. Schultz and The Gang
Summary: Mr. Schultz can't afford to advertise so his delicatessen is going out of business. TC decides to help. He tells Benny to walk around with a sandwich board while the rest of the gang does the real work, but it's Benny's sandwich board that really brings in the customers.

A Shady Deal

Starring: Top Cat
Guest starring: The Gang
Summary: Trying to beat the heat, the cats transplant a tree into the alley, but in breaking the law they also thwart two lawbreakers.