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TOPS Magazine

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Tops was a Magic Periodical first published in January, 1936 by the Abbott Magic & Novelty Co. of Colon, Michigan.

Percy Abbott served as the magazine's first editor as well as publisher. In 1940, Howard "Mel" Melson began editing Tops, and continued doing so until his death, in 1957 when the magazine ceased publication.

It was later succeeded, in 1961, by The New Tops, also published by Abbott's. Abbott's printed, bound and mailed both Tops and The New Tops in its own printing plant.