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TIFFANY TINSELY

Real Name: Tiffany Tinsely (see comments)

Identity/Class: Normal human

Occupation: Professional singer

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Bruce (last name unrevealed)

Enemies: None

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Mobile across the USA

First Appearance: Our Love Story#16/4 (April, 1972)

Powers/Abilities: Tiffany Tinsely was a powerful blues singer who was very focused on her singing career, although this conflicted with her suppressed romantic nature.

Height: 5'4" (by approximation)
Weight: 125 lbs. (by approximation)
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Strawberry blond

History:

(Our Love Story#16/4 (fb) - BTS) - Tiffany Tinsely was a hard-working blues singer managed by Bruce, who was secretly in love with her and waited for her after each performance. Her talent brought her increasing recognition and fame.

(Our Love Story#16/4 (fb)) - After a particularly stellar stage performance, she passionately embraced Bruce and realized that she was drawn to him, yet still went out on an unexciting date with a local jock. The next day, Bruce arrived excitedly with a multi-million dollar recording contract and the two finally kissed passionately. Bruce declared that he wished to marry her, but she rejected him, saying that her career came first. Wealth and fame wasn't enough for her, she needed international recognition that she was the best, and he walked away, both heartbroken. That night, she sang the blues more intensely than ever and, emotionally pained, changed her mind, wanting to be with Bruce after all. Instead, she went back to an empty room with a note from Bruce that he had quit as her manager and left.

(Our Love Story#16/4) - Two years later, Tiffany had still not heard from Bruce, but she hoped that he would eventually hear her songs to him from the stage and respond.

 

 

Comments: Created by Gary Friedrich, Sal Buscema, John Verpoorten.

Tiffany Tinsely may have been her stage name - although such a flamboyant name seems incongruous with blues music.

These romance stories often had the flavor of the time in which they were written, and nothing else to tie them into Marvel's sliding timescale. As such, it's likely that the stories took place at the time of publication rather than being part of the sliding timescale.

Profile by Grendel Prime.

CLARIFICATIONS :
Tiffany Tinsely has no known connections to:


Bruce

Bruce was Tiffany Tinsely's music manager, helping to organize her tours. He was wildly in love with her, but held back due to her pursuit of her blues singing career. He secured a million-dollar contract, finally gaining a passionate kiss with her, and he declared his desire to marry her. But she refused, feeling that it would interfere with her career, so he quit by leaving a note at her Hollywood Bowl concert. However, he didn't realize that Tiffany had changed her mind during that performance and she would henceforth always sing the blues for him.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

--Our Love Story#16/4 (fb)


images: (without ads)
Our Love Story#16, cover (main image)
Our Love Story#16/4, p5, pan3 (headshot)
Our Love Story#16/4, cover (Bruce)


Appearances:
Our Love Story#16/4 (April, 1972) - Gary Friedrich (writer), Sal Buscema (pencils), John Verpoorten (inks), Stan Lee (editor)


First posted: 12/08/2020

Last updated: 12/08/2020

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