Genius, Isolated: The Life and Art of Alex Toth [Hardcover]
Dean Mullaney (Author), Bruce Canwell (Author)
* Hardcover: 328 pages
* Publisher: IDW Publishing (May 10, 2011)
* Language: English
* ISBN-10: 1600108288
* ISBN-13: 978-1600108280
* Product Dimensions: 13.2 x 9.6 x 1.5 inches
Roy Rogers: The Collected Daily and Sunday Newspaper Strips [Hardcover]*
* NOTE: As mentioned in the forums, Alex ghosted on this strip for less than a month (12-19-1960 to 1-12-1961). So this book may be for the Toth completists only..
In an example of Dean Mullaney and Bruce Canwell's dedication and hard work, the awaited biography of Alex Toth will be presented in three volumes starting in March 2011.
In an email back in October, Dean Mullaney reported that "Bruce Canwell's bio text is already over 30,000 words and he still has a little ways to go!"
Also thanks to cooperation of Fans, Lorraine Turner (Associate Art Director) and the Toth Family, this series of volumes will be filled with detail and art from Alex Toth that will likely never be surpassed.
Well, I've scanned a page here or there to email to someone for reference but scanning the whole book would probably destroy the book binding. The way the book is put together to be able to get really good scans of every image you'd completely wreck the binding. Besides, that's a hell of a lot of scans and a website that would put all those images up would probably run into the same problem the original publisher had in the first place, a cease and desist order from H&B and probably DC as
Great Creepy pages. Interesting combo of the two artists. Leo did incredible work for Warren. I wish his work had caught on more here in the states. He did some freelance storyboarding at ILM, then later did work for Guillermo Del Toro on the first Hellboy movie. A very kind, softspoken old gentleman. Last I'd heard, he'd left L.A. and moved back to Europe. There was one incredible period piece he did for Eerie about two vampire twins. Great stuff! The work here Toth certainly made his
It's nice that someone besides myself has contributed to the Roy Rogers collection ( thanks Wally Harrington! ) I spent some time scouring microfilms
at the Los Angeles Public Library trying to find a newspaper at the time that even carried the Roy Rogers strip. I wish there were a way to find out what newspapers carried which strips during that era. Ever try to speed scan with those old microfilm machines? I made myself nauseous! I found out that Roy Rogers lived in Riverside county at