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The Fox!

      Contributed by:tothfans on Thu, August 30, 2012 / 12:08pm CDT in News

Alex Toth Fox drawing originaly posted to the web by artist and sculptor Rubén Procopio. You can find Rubén here and here.


Zorro from Dell Four Color Comic Book # 882

      Contributed by:tothfans on Sun, July 15, 2012 / 5:07pm CDT in News

Zorro from Dell Four Color Comic Book # 882 begins today.

Gun Glory from Dell Four Color Comic Book # 846

      Contributed by:tothfans on Sun, March 25, 2012 / 4:03am CDT in News

Gun Glory from Dell Four Color Comic Book # 846 begins today.

Rex Allen's Frontier Doctor from Dell Four Color Comic # 877

      Contributed by:tothfans on Wed, December 14, 2011 / 12:12am CST in News

Rex Allen's Frontier Doctor from Dell Four Color Comic # 877 begins today.

The Lennon Sisters Life Story from Dell Four Color Comics #951 (1958)

      Contributed by:tothfans on Sat, November 12, 2011 / 11:11pm CST in News

The Lennon Sisters Life Story from Dell Four Color Comics #951 (1958) begins today.

The Alex Toth books of 2011 - Genius, Isolated & Setting the Standard

      Contributed by:tothfans on Sat, November 12, 2011 / 10:11pm CST in News


Setting the Standard: Comics by Alex Toth 1952-1954
Product Details:
* Paperback: 416 pages
* Publisher: Fantagraphics Books (August 17, 2011)
* Language: English
* ISBN-10: 1606994085
* ISBN-13: 978-1606994085
* Product Dimensions: 10.4 x 7.6 x 1.1 inches

Alex Toth: Genius in three volumes - coming March 2011

      Contributed by:tothfans on Mon, December 13, 2010 / 2:12pm CST in News

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

The Last Horrors of Alex Toth on

      Contributed by:tothfans on Wed, November 10, 2010 / 9:11pm CST in News

"by James Romberger
Fear and suspense can be effectively created by the inference of the unknown. What is shown can be less harrowing than what is implied and then forms in the imagination of the reader. The late cartoonist Alexander Toth disliked drawing explicit horror and violence in the style of E.C., what he called “gore-gulping grind and grunge.” His preferred

Space Ghost And Dino Boy @

      Contributed by:tothfans on Tue, August 17, 2010 / 9:08pm CDT in News

With my new post of Toth's primer on TV Animation 'TV Cartoons',  I thought I would look for a few Toth cartoons online tonight.
There is no shortage of them on Youtube, etc. A

Toth Biography due in October

      Contributed by:tothfans on Mon, March 29, 2010 / 9:03am CDT in News

Alec Stevens posted this on the topic of the Toth Biography,
"Here's what Dean Mullaney had to say to Newsarama this month on the topic:

Mullaney: We're in the midst of a sprawling biography of Alex Toth, titled Genius, Isolated and due out in October. We view it as sort of a bookend to our 2008 Scorchy Smith & The Art of Noel Sickles, which I think would tickle Alex,

Roy Rogers comic strip book - request for scans

      Contributed by:tothfans on Wed, February 24, 2010 / 10:02pm CST in News

Hey folks, here is an email I received recently. Can anyone help find good scans of the Roy Rogers strips Toth ghosted in the 60s for an upcoming Roy Rodgers comic strip book?

Here is the email..

Saturday, February 20, 2010 1:20 PM

All Star tribute toToth podcast @

      Contributed by:tothfans on Wed, October 7, 2009 / 2:10pm CDT in News

Inazuma Tiger Posted,
"Hey all,

Just wanted to inform you that Part One of the All Star Toth tribute podcast on SiDEBAR has been posted. Part Two will be posted shortly. It all promises to be an absolutely epic thank you to Mr. Toth!

Please drop in for a listen under Episode 109:


Torpedo reprints this month.

      Contributed by:tothfans on Sun, September 13, 2009 / 8:09pm CDT in News

 Neil Polowin, posted;

"fyi, IDW is launching a new set of Torpedo reprints this month, with new english translations by Jimmy Palmiotti and book design by Darwyn Cooke. Each volume will be hardcover, 160 pp.

Volume 1 (Sept 15, 2009):

Official Alex Toth Store open for business

      Contributed by:tothfans on Sat, October 18, 2008 / 10:10pm CDT in News

The Toth Estate and Family have launched "The Alex Toth Store".
Dana Palmer (one of Toth's children) told us, "We have been working on the placement of some of Dad's artwork onto doodle pads, t-shirts, etc..  and

Page of the Day

      Contributed by:tothfans on Sun, September 7, 2008 / 10:09pm CDT in News

Hey All,
After being behind all summer, I finally have a new "page of the day" story for everyone. This is the Warren classic "The Hacker's Last Stand" and was contributed by Roberto Zaghi.
Thanks Roberto!


      Contributed by:tothfans on Tue, July 8, 2008 / 10:07pm CDT in News

 Some time in late 1969(?) or 1970, DC comics and ABC created product tie-in comic books and cartoon episodes based on the famous and very popular Mattel toys.
Hotwheels Cartoon
Rumor has it that the cartoon was canceled because it was not much more than a 1/2 hour commercial. As we know Toth

"The Short Circus"
      Contributed by:j_schmo_ on Mon, June 16, 2008 / 9:06am CDT in News
      Last updated: Mon, June 16, 2008 / 12:06am CDT

New code is really bad, huh?

      Contributed by:tothfans on Fri, June 13, 2008 / 7:06pm CDT in News

Ok, Perhaps my new code is a total failure.
No hard feelings on my part if you tell me so.
The site activity totaly dropped off after the new site code was put in place. Some people report having problems, and I'm not able to recreate them on my side to fix them.
The old forum is still available if people

Dave Stevens

      Contributed by:Steveh on Mon, April 7, 2008 / 8:04am CDT in News

Sorry if I'm the last to hear this, as I see we lost Dave back in early March, but the Chicago Tribune published the news in their weekly obituary round-up only yesterday (April 6, 2008).
I'm very saddened to hear Dave was so sick and has succumed to his Lukemia, it's a sad loss to the comic world, I'll miss his work.

New Noel Sickles reprint book - Scorchy Smith And The Art Of Noel Sickles

      Contributed by:tothfans on Fri, February 8, 2008 / 9:02pm CST in News

I suppose this is old news, but I'll post it for those folks who may not have heard. IDW is publishing Scorchy Smith And The Art Of Noel Sickles.
Noel Sickles Scorchy Smith Comic Strip Reprint book

Adventure Comics Digest
      Contributed by:j_schmo_ on Sat, February 2, 2008 / 7:02pm CST in News
      Last updated: Sat, February 2, 2008 / 12:02am CST

You can participate in the new

      Contributed by:tothfans on Thu, January 31, 2008 / 9:01pm CST in News

After many hours of web development I present to you the new Tothfans version 2.0. This new Tothfans website code allows everyone to participate and contribute content of all sorts in a new and simpler way.

New features:
- Create galleries with images (called "image sets")
- Upload images to other people's image sets
- Post your own articles, news stories, etc.

We're back & no more ...

      Contributed by:tothfans on Tue, October 9, 2007 / 12:10am CDT in News

It's been a hard summer and fall for!

First, I had a bunch of issues with my internet hosting bandwidth going off-line multiple times, and then the company that hosts the domain name ( and also went permanently dark and unreachable.

I really thought I was going to lose domain name forever. So after a struggle of 6

Darwyn Cooke's - 'The Alex' tribute comic posted.

      Contributed by:tothfans on Tue, September 4, 2007 / 12:09am CDT in News

Darwyn Cooke has sent us his comic "The Alex" which he created to honor Alex Toth. If you missed this on free comic book day, it now has a home there on tothfans.

Thanks Darwyn!

Thanks also go to John Hitchcock for engaging Darwyn to share it with the site, and

Photos from the Toth Panel @ SDCC

      Contributed by:tothfans on Tue, August 21, 2007 / 12:08am CDT in News

Ruben Procopio sent along some photos of the Toth panel from this year's San Diego Comic con for those who missed it.

The line-up on the panel was; Alex Gray, Jon Mefford, Mark Chiarello, Ruben Procopio, Damon Toth, Eric Toth, David Armstrong & John Hitchcock.

And if you have