(July 1967)

Tower, 1965 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
eight times a year
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Tower Comics, Inc.
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

Color Them Love! (Table of Contents)

Tippy Teen / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Tippy Teen; Tommy
Keywords:
coloring book

Indexer Notes

Figures and foreground taken from the cover of the Tippy Teen Coloring Book.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Samm Schwartz ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

One sentence description of each story and article.

Lamping Along Together (Table of Contents)

Tippy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Doug Crane (signed)
Inks:
Doug Crane
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Tippy Teen; Mrs Teen; Mr. Teen; Tommy Trippit; Aunt Emma; Mrs. Trippit
Synopsis:
Tippy breaks a lamp while dusting, the lamp that rich Aunt Emma gave the Teens when they got married.

Indexer Notes

Mrs Teen says that the Teens have been married for 22 years.

Stop that Steak! (Table of Contents)

Tippy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Tippy Teen; Tommy Trippit; Go-Go West; Animal; Ashley Hartburn
Synopsis:
Ashley is having a bbq at his place, when the grill rolls down the street.
Keywords:
BBQ

Indexer Notes

Hartburn house is located at 46 Oak Street. A character in the story is singing "Winchester Cathedral", a hit by The New Vaudeville Band in November and December 1966.

Masquerade Massacre (Table of Contents)

Go Go and Animal / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Doug Crane (signed)
Inks:
Doug Crane
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Go-Go West; Animal
Synopsis:
Dressed in a lion costume, Animal tries to flag a taxi but is mistaken by the police for a real lion and is chased into the Big Game Club's annual dinner.

Negative Results (Table of Contents)

Tippy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Doug Crane (signed)
Inks:
Doug Crane
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Animal; Tommy Trippit; Tippy Teen; Peggy Fleagle
Synopsis:
To make the school newspaper more interesting, Tommy plans to put cheesecake photos of Tippy on the front page, however Peggy insists that she be featured.

Wheel of Misfortune (Table of Contents)

Tippy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Doug Crane (signed)
Inks:
Doug Crane
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Tippy Teen; Go-Go West; Tommy Trippit
Synopsis:
Tippy gets her driver's license.

Age Before Duty (Table of Contents)

Tippy's Dad / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Tippy Teen; Mr. Teen; Mrs. Krumley
Synopsis:
Mrs Krumley tells Mr. Teen that he has a lovely daughter.

My Achin' Back! (Table of Contents)

Animal / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Go-Go West; Animal

Subscribe Now to Go-Go (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

A Special Money Saving Message From Tippy Teen (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["How many times should you date a boy before you kiss him?"] (Table of Contents)

Dear Tippy, Tell us, Please... / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

"Here's a little poem that we feel deserves first prize ..." (Table of Contents)

P.A.L. Club Bulletin Board / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
Reader's letter and article by Mariene Thorsky and Susan Brahin

Indexer Notes

Only art is a reproduction of the Tippy P.A.L. Club member card and button.

Tippy's Fashion Album (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

fashions sent in by readers.

King of the Road Party (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

How to hold a "Hobo Party" with suggested costumes, food and games.

["Swinging Slacks"] (Table of Contents)

Mad Fads / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Activities and crafts sent in by readers. Color spot illustrations.

Pen Pals (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
"Here's a chance to meet people from all over the continent and around the world. Dip your pen in friendship and start writing now."

Indexer Notes

List of names and addresses of readers seeking pen pals.

A Grapple a Day (Table of Contents)

Tippy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Doug Crane (signed)
Inks:
Doug Crane
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Tippy Teen; Ashley Hartburn; Tommy Trippit; Boo-Boo Branigan; Mad Turk; Animal
Synopsis:
Tippy goes with Ashley to the wrestling matches, because Tommy has a business deal that afternoon. He is selling peanuts at the wrestling match.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Color Them Love!
    Tippy Teen
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Lamping Along Together
    Tippy
  4. 3. Stop that Steak!
    Tippy
  5. 4. Masquerade Massacre
    Go Go and Animal
  6. 5. Negative Results
    Tippy
  7. 6. Wheel of Misfortune
    Tippy
  8. 7. Age Before Duty
    Tippy's Dad
  9. 8. My Achin' Back!
    Animal
  10. 9. Subscribe Now to Go-Go
  11. 10. A Special Money Saving Message From Tippy Teen
  12. 11. ["How many times should you date a boy before you kiss him?"]
    Dear Tippy, Tell us, Please...
  13. 12. "Here's a little poem that we feel deserves first prize ..."
    P.A.L. Club Bulletin Board
  14. 13. Tippy's Fashion Album
  15. 14. King of the Road Party
  16. 15. ["Swinging Slacks"]
    Mad Fads
  17. 16. Pen Pals
  18. 17. A Grapple a Day
    Tippy
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