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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.

New in May - Tributes and Space Ghost model sheets

Sat, May 13, 2006
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Tothfans has received some new tributes this month of Toth's own "The Fox" by J. Christopher Greulich and a keen "Zorro" by Dave Cook. Also not to be missed, Aron Arocho sent us a load of Space Ghost model sheets for the gallery. Thanks guys! --Jeff



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