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Remembering Alex Toth @ the San Diego Comic-con

Sun, July 9, 2006
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The details of the memorial panel are now available on the San Diego Comic-con website: "6:00-7:30 Remembering Alex Toth— This unique artist was one of the true innovators in both the comic book and animation worlds. Alex died this May. To celebrate his life and career, his friends and colleagues share memories of his work and life. Join Golden Age legend and Toth mentor Irwin Hasen (Green Lantern, Wildcat), inker and Disney artist Mike Royer (Winnie the Pooh), internationally renowned sculptor and animator Ruben Procopio (The Little Mermaid, The Lion King), Disney animator Tom de Rosier (Mulan, Tarzan), author/publisher of the Toth book Dear John, John Hitchcock, and two of Alex’s four children: son Eric Toth (international automotive designer) and daughter Dana Palmer (photographer). The panel will be moderated by Toth’s long-time friend and AACC president, David Armstrong. There will be a display of original artwork commemorating Toth’s distinctive artistic vision on Sunday at the Omni San Diego Hotel Room 5, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Room 4" I have started a discussion thread in the forums here.

Alex Toth Biography

Mon, July 3, 2006
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By: Dave Cook Alex Toth was known for a dynamic minimal style that was the envy of every emerging graphic artist and many seasoned professionals. His style is often described in the jargon of graphic artists as “good” which actually means superlative and exemplary, top-notch, clean, perhaps even perfect – what most artists from the Fifties through the Nineties would associate as the ideal commercial style of The Famous Artists School of illustrators, and that makes sense considering Toth’s consistent admiration for Albert Dorne and Robert Fawcett and Noel Sickles, illustrators whose work in magazines such as LIFE, LOOK and Collier’s defined the ideal for illustration in the post-war and “Baby Boom” years. Toth (pronounced with a long “o” sound like both), born June 25, 1928, in New York City to Hungarian immigrants...Read the Alex Toth biography

Remembrances of Alex Toth

Mon, June 26, 2006
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Remembrances: - Alex Toth remembrance by Dave Cook - Remembrance tribute drawing by Aron Arocho - Remembrance tribute drawing by Nicolas_Blocteur - Remembrance tribute drawing by Mário Latino - Remembrance tribute drawing from Aron Arocho - Remembrance tribute drawing from Scott James - Remembrance tribute comic strip from Christine Harper. (Drawn for Comics International #197, June '06) For those who also wish to create remembrances and have them posted here, please e-mail them to me at my tothfans email address.

Alex Toth: June 25, 1928 - May 27, 2006

Sun, May 28, 2006
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DEAR JOHN-The Alex Toth Doodle Book

Sat, May 20, 2006
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$19.99 for 256 pages of rare Toth art? Yes, coming up in June 2006 you can pre-order John Hitchcock's "DEAR JOHN-The Alex Toth Doodle Book" from Octopus Press at your local comic shop. Here is a bit from the Diamond catalog description, "A new look inside the mind of one of comics' greatest creators! This collects 20 years worth of doodles, sketches and roughs from Space Ghost creator Alex Toth, never before in print. Also features 'director's commentary' by the artist on some of his classic comics stories, and correspondence full of insights on storytelling." So go and pre-order your's now under Diamond Preview code - JUN063296. Also spread the word far-and-wide; post the link in news groups, forums and e-mail it to friends.



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