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Toth Tribute Tuesday - Mark Chiarello

Mon, March 3, 2014
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Today begins a new feature on Tothfans.com. Simply put it is a weekly tribute created by Artists who admire and are influenced by Toth's art and work in some way.

This feature is being brought to us courtesy of Paul Fricke who has been reaching out to many people kindly asking them to volunteer time from thier busy lives to produce and send along art for the tributes.

Kicking this off, we have an Alex Toth Portrait by Mark Chiarello (website / wiki page).

 

Portrait of Alex Toth by Mark Chiarello


Update on Genius, Animated: The Cartoon Art of Alex Toth

Wed, February 26, 2014
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I just contacted Dean Mullaney to get a quick update on "Genius, Animated: The Cartoon Art of Alex Toth".

In an interview given by Tom Spurgeon back in late December 2013, Dean mentioned that Bruce Canwell had recently turned in the final manuscript and that the next step was to collect together all the art and lay it out into the final book. No small feat.

Currently Dean is even re-working some layouts to including last minute submissions of more art. All this so the book can be the very best it can be.

Here is the write up from IDW's website. "Featuring never-before-seen work from Toth, Genius, Animated unearths a trove of lost treasures from the Hanna-Barbera archives. From character designs to storyboards, Toth helped shape favorites likeSpace Ghost, Shazzan, and Super Friends. This oversized extensive look at his legacy is accompanied by commentary from Toth himself as well as insights and observations from professionals throughout the animation industry."


 
"You can't overstate Alex Toth's influence on animation," says Dean Mullaney. "This book will stand as the definitive statement on his animation artwork."
 
As with the other books in the Harvey award winning series, biography, the attention to detail, reproduction and choice of art will make it an excellent volume to wrap it all up.

Soliciting now (Diamond order number FEB140355) for a May release.


Variant cover for The Fox #5 by Alex Toth

Tue, November 19, 2013
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Archie comics Superhero brand Red Circle Comics recently brought back thier Superhero character "The Fox". Issue #5 will feature, ""...FIVE different variant covers, including one by legendary Fox artist Alex Toth."

Dean Haspiel and Mark Waid are bringing a fresh approach as well as paying homage to Toth's version of the character.

 

The Fox Number 5 Comic Book cover - Alex Toth


June 25 - Happy Birthday

Tue, June 25, 2013
By: totheri
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Happy Birthday Dad! Your memory and legacy lives on!

--Eric

 

 


Shel Dorf interview with Alex Toth

Thu, March 7, 2013
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Here is an interview Shelf Dorf conducted with Alex Toth. Scan provided by John Hitchcock. Read the interview.

 

 

 




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bentonjew
Reply to this message   on 19-Jun-2008 10:38 am CDT:

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

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collectingfool
Reply to this message   on 26-May-2008 11:59 am CDT:

I picked up this piece done by Alex in 1975. It's on the front page of my website:

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Steveh
Reply to this message   on 13-May-2008 12:41 pm CDT:

I'm sure it's been said before, but that's a heckuva collection CF. I especially like that unfinished comics page -- great study.

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Steveh
Reply to this message   on 12-May-2008 6:38 am CDT:

Best drawing and composition overall.

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Steveh
Reply to this message   on 07-May-2008 11:45 am CDT:

Thanks Mr. N., and welcome aboard.

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