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New in May - Tributes and Space Ghost model sheets

      Contributed by:tothfans on Sat, May 13, 2006 / 12:05am CDT in News

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

Welcome Penny Arcade Fans

      Contributed by:tothfans on Sat, March 11, 2006 / 12:03am CST in News

For those folks from Penny Arcade who are are stopping by for the first time, you have arrived at the official Alex Toth website. (also reachable via

All new Alex Toth Tributes

      Contributed by:tothfans on Wed, March 1, 2006 / 12:03am CST in News

We have some new Alex Toth tributes for the site from Federico Zilli, Paul Smith & Franck Biancarelli.

Franck's mentioned that his tribute is "..a song's adaptation : '

Interesting quote

      Contributed by:tothfans on Sat, January 28, 2006 / 12:01am CST in News

"You know you've achieved perfection in design, not when you have nothing more to add, but when you have nothing more to take away."
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Alex Toth

      Contributed by:tothfans on Mon, December 19, 2005 / 12:12am CST in News

Alex Toth has his first ever "One Man Art Show" running Sterling Collage Art Gallery from November 1st 2005-January 31st 2006. The show put on by Dave Cook and his students to help expose new people to Toth's work.

So in order to give it a more permanent "virtual home", Dave has sent scans of the pieces to be displayed here

The Case of the Curious Classic Anotated

      Contributed by:tothfans on Fri, December 2, 2005 / 12:12am CST in News

It's the "AnnoToth" we've all been waiting for, The Case of the Curious Classic". Josh B. Malks, editor of the Auburn/Cord/Duesenberg Newsletter, has offered to publish an article with 4 pages of color commemorating Alex's "casting" of the Cord in several stories. Dave Cook sent "The Case of the Curious Classic" to Toth saying, "Hey, we haven't

      Contributed by:tothfans on Thu, November 10, 2005 / 12:11am CST in News

Tothfans 4th anniversary

      Contributed by:tothfans on Mon, October 10, 2005 / 12:10am CDT in News

October celebrates our 4th anniversary of! And what better way to celebrate than a birthday package loaded with images for the Gallery and a new Tribute? And some fresh things for The Page Of the Day! The Toth proves he still has it in the new millennium as artwork from 2000 thru 2005

June Tributes!

      Contributed by:tothfans on Tue, July 19, 2005 / 12:07am CDT in News

A new batch of has arrived for June. This month we have tributes from Marco Fodera, Scott James and Franck Biancarelli.

Check out their Batman, Space Ghost and Comic pages in the


      Contributed by:tothfans on Mon, June 6, 2005 / 12:06am CDT in News

Welcome, Alex Toth, to your own official web site!

Tribute Updates!

      Contributed by:tothfans on Sat, May 28, 2005 / 12:05am CDT in News

The tributes keep rolling in. And from what I have heard, Toth appreciates them!

Scott James sends us a pair of "Toth inspired" illustrations including Toth's famous "Fox" character as well as "Torpedo" in color.


New Tributes!

      Contributed by:tothfans on Sun, May 15, 2005 / 12:05am CDT in News

Two more new tributes! This week we have added art from Aaron Arocho and Dave Cook.

Aaron's goal was to, " pay a small portion back for what he's meant to his admirers. It took me a while to come up with a sketch that served its purpose in paying tribute to Mr. Alex Toth."

First Tribues added!

      Contributed by:tothfans on Sun, May 8, 2005 / 12:05am CDT in News

Well folks, the first few tributes have been added to the Tribues Gallery. We have a fine pair from Nicolas Blocteur of Jesse Bravo and The Fox! Greg Gates sent along a "..recent example of my always Toth-inspiired work" from "Jane Digby". Thanks guys!

New Tothfans Feature - Tributes!

      Contributed by:tothfans on Wed, April 27, 2005 / 12:04am CDT in News

Well, this may have been bought up before, but recently fellow Tothfan Roberto Zaghi proposed the following in an e-mail to me; "How do you think about starting a gallery where artists can post their tributes to Alex?"

Roberto mentions that he was inspired by the last holiday cards and though it might make a nice feature for the


      Contributed by:tothfans on Sun, May 8, 2005 / 12:05am CDT in News

Send wishes to Alex for the Holidays!

      Contributed by:tothfans on Sun, March 6, 2005 / 12:03am CST in News

In Today’s world, it is sometimes hard to take the time to slow down and reflect on what is most important; friends and family. I sure know that I fall behind on this. But at this time of year, we all have an excuse to take that time and remember to send greetings and spend time with friends and family. In that spirit we of course have the 3rd annual Holiday card for Alex.

So for the

Gallery Update

      Contributed by:tothfans on Sat, December 11, 2004 / 12:12am CST in News

The Gallery update this time around includes a model sheet from Dino Boy and The Fantastic Four as well as a page from Rip Hunter and some Toth doodle pages. You can find it in the 2004 gallery section.

Tothfans is 3 years old!

      Contributed by:tothfans on Tue, October 19, 2004 / 12:10am CDT in News

Well, Murphy has been working against me lately.

First, Tothfans went down sometime last night. Then as I was building up a new Server today, I realized that I had missed announcing our Third Anniversary on October 18th! What a day for the server to crash…

So Happy Third Anniversary everyone! And once again thanks to Alex and all of Tothfans’ contributors and

Batman Annotated returns!

      Contributed by:tothfans on Tue, October 5, 2004 / 12:10am CDT in News

Batman is back! We gave you a brief one-month look at this last spring and at some Toth fans' requests we've brought it back -- Alex Toth's one and only Batman comic book story with his annotations, "Death Flies the Haunted Sky". There are insights from Alex about how the story originated, about comics layout and "insider's" knowledge from the

Postponed Honeymoon & No Love for Me Annotated

      Contributed by:tothfans on Tue, August 10, 2004 / 12:08am CDT in News

Looking back through time at comics done 50 years ago Toth is the only person who could really give us an insight into what it was like to draw for the comics, panel after panel, page after page, day after day.

These two Lev Gleason romance stories are from Boy Loves Girl #47: "Postponed Honeymoon" (6/1954) and "

Black Canary - Part II

      Contributed by:tothfans on Tue, July 20, 2004 / 12:07am CDT in News

Well, the the wait is over! The Black Canary annotated Part II is here.. Enjoy!

Read Black Canary - Part II Annotated

Black Canary Annotated - Part I!

      Contributed by:tothfans on Mon, June 21, 2004 / 12:06am CDT in News

No matter who created her, no one's ever put such a sexy mark on her as Toth, and in the Seventies his deliniation of The Black Canary for Adventure Comics upstaged the cover girl, Supergirl. How could one comics title have so much to stir up pubescing adolescent boys?

TV's "Kung Fu" may have had the moves but Toth's Black

Update: Toth issue of the Comics Journal

      Contributed by:tothfans on Sat, June 19, 2004 / 12:06am CDT in News

Dirk Deppey, Managing Editor of "The Comics Journal" has sent us an update on the contents of the upcoming Comics Journal Toth issue.

“TCJ #262 will contain over 30 pages of Toth's comics from the 1950s, including several classic tales from the Gleason comics series "Crime and Punishment," plus a romance strip from the same era. The interview is an archival conversation with

Toth issue of the Comics Journal

      Contributed by:tothfans on Thu, June 17, 2004 / 12:06am CDT in News

As mentioned in the Forums, the Comics Journal #262 will be spotlighting Alex Toth! The June 2004 Diamond Previews Catalog has the details, so don't miss out on preordering you issue now!. Look for more details on this site soon!

Release date: August 18 2004

America's Greatest Comics AD

      Contributed by:tothfans on Sat, May 22, 2004 / 12:05am CDT in News

Bill Black sent this sample of what is appearing on the back cover of June issues of AC Comics. The shipping date for "America's Greatest Comics" is July / August.

Our congratulations to Tothfan James Ritchey III for his newest incarnation of The Green Lama. (and where can we get the name and phone number of the