(September 1968)

Tower, 1965 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Tower Comics, Inc.
Editing:
Sam 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

Indicia: Tippy Teen, No. 20, Sept. 1968. Published by Tower Comics, Inc. Editorial and executive offices at 185 Madison Ave., N.Y. All rights reserved. No actual person is named or delineated in this magazine. Single copies 25ยข.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tippy Teen / cover / 1 page (report information)

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?
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?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Tippy Teen

Indexer Notes

Partial photo cover. Black and white head shots of Peter Noone and the other four members of the pop music group Herman's Hermits are pictured popping out of a cartoon submarine.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jefferson Airplane / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (Photo)
Inks:
? (Photo)

Characters:
Jefferson Airplane (Photo)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Taking the Plunge (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
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?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Tippy; Go-Go; Tommy; Peggy Fleagle
Synopsis:
Tommy takes a job as a lifeguard and Tippy is worried about all the other girls on the beach.

Beachy Peachy (Table of Contents)

Tippy Teen / filler / 1 page (report information)

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?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Synopsis:
Various fashion designs submitted by the following: Darlene Gallagher, Gilda Robinson, Nancy Lehman, Gretchen Geiger.

I Want To Be Part of the "In" Crowd (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Advice to kids who want to be part of the "in" crowd.

Crossed Wires (Table of Contents)

Tommy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Tommy; Cynthia Swinger; Myra Gloop; Animal
Synopsis:
Tommy has two blind dates at the same time so he pays Animal to take out one of the girls.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dear Tippy, ...tell us, please.. / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Advice column.

Tennis the Menace (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Tippy; Go-Go; Pancho Gomez; Ashley Hartburn
Synopsis:
Tippy wants to be Pancho Gomez's new tennis partner.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Call Us Hip, Not Hippie! (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Harpers Bizarre (Photo)
Synopsis:
Photo of the band Harpers Bizarre and a text article about the group.

A Switch in Time (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Tippy; Tommy; Dudley; Peggy Fleagle; Dr. Whipple
Synopsis:
Tippy has to find a date for Tommy's cousin Dudley or Tippy and Tommy can't go to the dance.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fashion Bulletin / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
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?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Fashion page with designs by: Henrietta Paymer, Eva Ng, Catherine Hemingway, and Susan Snowden.

Think Slim...Drink Slim! (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Recipes for various diet-friendly drinks.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tippy's Toppers / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Tippy; Tommy; Ashley Hartburn
Synopsis:
4 one-panel gag cartoons.

P.A.L. Club Bulletin Board (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Fan Club information.

Mad Fads (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Various fashion tips from readers.

Peter Noone (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Peter Noone (Photo)
Synopsis:
Information on the musician Peter Noone, aka "Herman" of the British pop group Herman's Hermits.

Sprung Fever (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Tommy; Animal; Ashley Hartburn
Synopsis:
Tommy has to stay home from the dance because his mother thinks he's sick.

Pen Pals (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

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."

Engelbert Humperdinck (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)

Characters:
Engelbert Humperdinck (photo)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

The Cowsills Exclusively on MGM Records (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)

Characters:
The Cowsills (Photo)

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tippy Teen
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jefferson Airplane
  3. 2. Taking the Plunge
    Tippy Teen
  4. 3. Beachy Peachy
    Tippy Teen
  5. 4. I Want To Be Part of the "In" Crowd
  6. 5. Crossed Wires
    Tommy
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Dear Tippy, ...tell us, please..
  8. 7. Tennis the Menace
    Tippy Teen
  9. 8. Call Us Hip, Not Hippie!
  10. 9. A Switch in Time
    Tippy Teen
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Fashion Bulletin
  12. 11. Think Slim...Drink Slim!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tippy's Toppers
  14. 13. P.A.L. Club Bulletin Board
  15. 14. Mad Fads
  16. 15. Peter Noone
  17. 16. Sprung Fever
    Tippy Teen
  18. 17. Pen Pals
  19. 18. Engelbert Humperdinck
  20. 19. The Cowsills Exclusively on MGM Records
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mickey Coalwell
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Mike Nielsen