(August 1966)

Tower, 1966 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Tower Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Tower Action Series
Editing:
Sam Schwartz
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dynamo / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wally Wood
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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Menace from the Moon (Table of Contents)

Dynamo / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Wally Wood (signed)
Inks:
Wally Wood (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Characters:
Dynamo [Leonard Brown]; Noman; Alice
Synopsis:
Observatories on Earth are being mysteriously destroyed. The President of the United States calls Noman and Dynamo in for a mission to investigate the suspected source of the destruction, a military base on the moon. Noman discovers a civilization living on the dark side of the moon who wishes their existence to remain unknown to mankind.

A Day in the Life of Dynamo (Table of Contents)

Dynamo / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Ralph Reese
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Characters:
Dynamo [Leonard Brown]; Red Dragon; Red Star; THUNDER; Iron Maiden; Subterraneans; Overlord
Synopsis:
Len Brown plan on asking the Chief for a raise, but before he can get to it, adventure whisks him away. First to Hong Kong, where he is at the mercy of the Red Dragon, then to the subterranean world, where he must stop the Overlord's ambition of creating nuclear Armageddon on the surface world. Help comes in the unlikely guise of the Iron Maiden. By the end of the adventure, Len finds that his chance to ask for a raise has passed him by.
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Indexer Notes

Reese credit from Martin O'Hearn at http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/

Back to the Stone Age (Table of Contents)

Dynamo / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Reed Crandall
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Dynamo [Leonard Brown]; V: Dr. Sparta; Demo; Wilbur [lackey of Dr. Sparta]
Synopsis:
THUNDER makes the mistake of putting Demo in the same prison cell as Dr. Sparta. The two pool their resources, and are sprung from prison by Dr. Sparta's minion, Wilbur. The combination of Demo's cavemen and Sparta's dinosaurs are enough to keep Dynamo's hands full.
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Indexer Notes

vs. Demo & Dr. Sparta

Dynamo Meets the Amazing Andor (Table of Contents)

Dynamo / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
Wally Wood ?

Characters:
Dynamo [Leonard Brown]; Andor (first appearance; villain); Subterraneans (villains); Overlord [leader of Subterraneans]; Lord Uru [Subterranean scientist, dies]
Synopsis:
The subterranean scientist Lord Uru reports on his latest project to overthrow the surface dwellers to the Overlord. His project involved raising an abandoned surface baby, and subjecting the child to treatments to control its mind and give it super-human strength. The human, named Andor, infiltrates THUNDER, and nearly kills Dynamo before freeing himself from mind control. Andor returns to the subterranean world and kills Lord Uru.

Wonder Weed, Super Hero (Table of Contents)

Agent Weed / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Giunta
Inks:
John Giunta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Weed [William Wylie]; Dynamo [Leonard Brown]; Lightning [Guy]; Chief; Noman; V: Doctor Oom
Synopsis:
Weed is an ordinary THUNDER agent with no special suit or powers, and he envies the others. Doctor Oom, a villainous master of telepathy and hypnotism, exploits Weed's envy by planting the hypnotic suggestion that he really has super-powers. Oom lures the super-powered members of THUNDER into a trap, and it takes Weed's wit and bravery to save the day for THUNDER.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dynamo
  2. 1. Menace from the Moon
    Dynamo
  3. 2. A Day in the Life of Dynamo
    Dynamo
  4. 3. Back to the Stone Age
    Dynamo
  5. 4. Dynamo Meets the Amazing Andor
    Dynamo
  6. 5. Wonder Weed, Super Hero
    Agent Weed
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony Oliva
  • Lou Mougin
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Nick Caputo
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