(April 1966)

Tower, 1965 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
ten times a year January, March, April, June, July, August, September, October, November and December
On-sale date:
1966-02-21
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Tower Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Tower Comics
Editing:
Samm Schwartz
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
squarebound (1, 3, 5, 18); saddle-stitched (12)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing

Issue Notes

On sale date from a copy in the Bill Devine collection.


["Tommy! You scared the life out of me!"] (Table of Contents)

Tippy Teen / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz ?
Inks:
Samm Schwartz ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Tippy; Tommy; Dino, Desi and Billy (inset)

Frozen Fued (Table of Contents)

Tippy Teen / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Tippy; Tommy; Ashley Hartburn
Synopsis:
Tommy gets a lesson in ice skating.

Everybody Out Out of the Pool (Table of Contents)

Go-Go / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Go-Go; Harry (father); mother; Tippy
Synopsis:
Go-Go starts a car pool for her friends.

Indexer Notes

Subscription ad in the bottom third of page seven. The word "Out" is repeated in the title by mistake.

Are You Ready For Make-up? (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
fashion; teen

Weanie Meanie (Table of Contents)

Tippy Teen / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Tippy; Tommy; Go-Go; Animal; Ashley Hartburn; Peg
Synopsis:
Ashley sabotages Tommy's car on the way to a picnic.

Teacher's Pet (Table of Contents)

Tippy Teen / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Tippy; Ashley Hartburn; Animal
Synopsis:
Tippy gives advice to Animal about picking up girls.

["I have been going steady"] (Table of Contents)

Dear Tippy / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Tippy

Indexer Notes

Advice column.

Potions of Love (Table of Contents)

Tippy Teen / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Tippy; Go-Go; Elmo; Tommy; Mary Lou Leech
Synopsis:
Elmo gives Tommy a love potion to use on his date with Mary Lou.

Styles for Winter Sports (Table of Contents)

Tippy Teen / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fashion; teen
Characters:
Tippy; Go-Go; three unnamed girls

Indexer Notes

Fashion ideas from Marjorie Sloan, Joyce Manning, Bernice Hopkins, Rita Sheraton and Randy Forman.

Dino Desi and Billy (Table of Contents)

Star Time / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; teen
Characters:
Dean Paul Anthony Martin Jr. [Dino]; William Ernest Joseph Hinsche [Billy]; Desiderio Alberto Arnez IV [Desi]

Indexer Notes

Feature on the teen idol rock and roll band Dino Desi and Billy.

Rotten to the Core (Table of Contents)

Tippy Teen / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Tippy; Archer Phelps; Go-Go
Synopsis:
Archer carves his and Tippy's initials on a tree.

Thanks a Million! (Table of Contents)

From Our Readers / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fashion; teen
Characters:
Tippy; Go-Go

Indexer Notes

Fashion ideas from Patti Braun, Irene Selby, Jamie Plunkett, Pamela Donley, Judy Wax, Donna Rhyne, Amy Siegel and Denise Blank.

Cheers Dears (Table of Contents)

Tippy Teen / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Tippy; Go-Go; Tommy
Synopsis:
Tippy wants Tommy to try out for the cheering squad.

[Form two teams] (Table of Contents)

Party Games / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustrations)
Inks:
? (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
? (masthead); typeset

Genre:
teen

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

P.A.L. Club Bulletin Board / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Submissions from readers Joyce Gernon, Mitchell Newman and Barbara Jones, each of whom won a cash prize.

Headline Deadline (Table of Contents)

Animal / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Animal; Tippy; Go-Go; Rocky Maraschino; Sonny Siedupp
Synopsis:
Animal has to get a front page story for the student newspaper.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tippy Teen Pen Pals / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

List of 33 names and addresses for pen pals.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Tommy! You scared the life out of me!"]
    Tippy Teen
  2. 1. Frozen Fued
    Tippy Teen
  3. 2. Everybody Out Out of the Pool
    Go-Go
  4. 3. Are You Ready For Make-up?
  5. 4. Weanie Meanie
    Tippy Teen
  6. 5. Teacher's Pet
    Tippy Teen
  7. 6. ["I have been going steady"]
    Dear Tippy
  8. 7. Potions of Love
    Tippy Teen
  9. 8. Styles for Winter Sports
    Tippy Teen
  10. 9. Dino Desi and Billy
    Star Time
  11. 10. Rotten to the Core
    Tippy Teen
  12. 11. Thanks a Million!
    From Our Readers
  13. 12. Cheers Dears
    Tippy Teen
  14. 13. [Form two teams]
    Party Games
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    P.A.L. Club Bulletin Board
  16. 15. Headline Deadline
    Animal
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Tippy Teen Pen Pals
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