(Summer 1968)

Tower, 1968 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Tower Comics, Inc.
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia: Teen-In, Summer Issue, 1968. Published by Tower Comics, Inc. Executive and editorial offices at 185 Madison Ave., N.Y. Copyright pending. Single copies 25ยข.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sonny and Cher / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; black and white photo pinup of the singers.

Beach Ball Up (Table of Contents)

Tippy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
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?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen

The Music Explosion (Table of Contents)

Jamie Lyons / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

The Music Explosion was an American music group best known for a 1967 Top 10 hit, "Little Bit O'Soul." Lead singer Jamie Lyons died in 2006 at age 57. Black and white photo of The Music Explosion accompanies the article.

Secret Family Feuds of the Cowsills (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

The Cowsills are an American performing family who were the inspiration for the fictional Partridge Family on TV. The band was signed by MGM records in 1967, and the band's first album included the hit single "The Rain, The Park and Other Things." Black and white photo of the Cowsills accompanies the article.

Go Going Gone (Table of Contents)

Go-Go / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen

Tune in on Teens (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

Fashion tips submitted by readers, with black and white line drawings.

Summertime Parties (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

Black and white line drawings accompany article.

Just A Second (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen

How to Handle Boys -- and Romance (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
teen

Eric Burdon and the Animals (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

Eric Burdon was frontman for the group The Animals, an English music group of the 1960s best known for their hit "The House of the Rising Sun." Black and white photo accompanies the article.

Hair Styled for Summer (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

Line drawings accompany article.

Scientifically Yours (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen

Will He See You in September? (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

Line drawings accompany article.

The Girl That I Marry (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Peter Noone (from band Herman's Hermits); Bill Cowsill (from band The Cowsills); Mickey Dolenz (from band The Monkees); Dino Danelli (from band The Young Rascals); Davy Jones (from band The Monkees); Eric Clapton (from band The Cream); Tim Buckley; Jim Morrison (from band The Doors)
Synopsis:
Top recording stars speak out about the girl of their dreams. How well do you measure up?

Indexer Notes

Black and white photo head shots accompany article.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Teens Ask Tippy / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
teen

Doodles by Jeannemarie Volk (Table of Contents)

Fashioned for Fall / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

line drawings of fashions

Dream Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Chic Stone (signed)
Inks:
Chic Stone (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Donovan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; black and white photo pinup of the singer Donovan (born Donovan Phillips Leitch, 1946, Glasgow, Scotland). He is a singer-songwriter who emerged from the British folk scene of the 1960s.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Herman's Hermits / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

back cover; black and white photo pinup of the group.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Sonny and Cher
  3. 2. Beach Ball Up
    Tippy
  4. 3. The Music Explosion
    Jamie Lyons
  5. 4. Secret Family Feuds of the Cowsills
  6. 5. Go Going Gone
    Go-Go
  7. 6. Tune in on Teens
  8. 7. Summertime Parties
  9. 8. Just A Second
  10. 9. How to Handle Boys -- and Romance
  11. 10. Eric Burdon and the Animals
  12. 11. Hair Styled for Summer
  13. 12. Scientifically Yours
  14. 13. Will He See You in September?
  15. 14. The Girl That I Marry
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Teens Ask Tippy
  17. 16. Doodles by Jeannemarie Volk
    Fashioned for Fall
  18. 17. Dream Love
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Donovan
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Herman's Hermits
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Katie
  • Mickey Coalwell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig