After the senseless murder of Squirrel Girl’s first partner Monkey Joe
, Tippy Toe as well as many other squirrels came to the aid of a heartbroken yet angry Squirrel Girl
. Together they, along with the Great Lakes Avengers
, battled and defeated Batroc’s Brigade and their benefactor Maelstrom
. Tippy Toe remained by Squirrel Girl’s side after the event and became her new partner.