(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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tippy Teen / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tommy! You scared the life out of me!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Tippy; Tommy; Dino, Desi and Billy (inset)

Frozen Fued (Table of Contents: 1)

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: 2)

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: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
fashion; teen

Weanie Meanie (Table of Contents: 4)

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.
Reprints

Teacher's Pet (Table of Contents: 5)

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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I have been going steady
Characters
Tippy

Indexer Notes

Advice column.

Potions of Love (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Williams; Samm Schwartz (see notes)
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.

Indexer Notes

Wiliams pencils and splash page by Schwartz. Info per Martin O'Hearn's blog:

http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2017/05/bill-williams-draws-tippy-teen....

Styles for Winter Sports (Table of Contents: 8)

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: 9)

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: 10)

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: 11)

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: 12)

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: 13)

Party Games / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

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: 15)

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.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

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
Related Scans
Series Information
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
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bill Devine
  • Dan Stevenson
  • Nick Caputo
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