(August 1953)

Toby, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Minoan Publishing Corp.
Brand:
A Minoan Magazine
Editing:
Elliot Caplin (uncredited); Mel Lazarus (Art Director)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing

The Treacherous Genie! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Treacherous Genie (Table of Contents)

A Tale of Horror / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rocco Mastroserio ?
Inks:
Rocco Mastroserio ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Jim; curio shop shop owner; Helen of Troy; Cleopatra; Marie Antoinette; male Genie (villain); female Genie (villain); Edgar Tilbert (villain)
Synopsis:
Edgar was a small, ungifted, simple man, who could not see himself being anything but a wage-slave all of his life, so he decided to do something about it, becoming a petty thief to earn extra money. One day, he visits an out-of-the-way shop and is shown glass bottles containing live tiny people inside of it, who are actually Genii. For $50 million, the bottle and any Genie is his to make whatever living from it he can. When Edgar tells the shop owner that he only has $5, the owner agrees and sells him the bottled Genie anyway......much to his disdain in the end!

Test of Terror! (Table of Contents)

A Tale of Horror / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Fiend of Flames (Table of Contents)

A Tale of Horror / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mel Keefer (signed)
Inks:
Mel Keefer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Weirdest Suicide Pact of All Times! (Table of Contents)

A Tale of Horror / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
An undead woman goes to visit her husband at the prison after he was executed. She reveals to the warden that she killed herself in a suicide pact she made with her convict husband before his execution and only went to the prison to find out why it took an extra hour for him to be executed.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story title corrected by Dick Sabo via the GCD Errors list, January 2010.

Special on Beet Soup (Table of Contents)

A Tale of Horror / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mel Keefer (signed)
Inks:
Mel Keefer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Brief Stop at Lambeau (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Treacherous Genie!
  2. 1. The Treacherous Genie
    A Tale of Horror
  3. 2. Test of Terror!
    A Tale of Horror
  4. 3. The Fiend of Flames
    A Tale of Horror
  5. 4. The Weirdest Suicide Pact of All Times!
    A Tale of Horror
  6. 5. Special on Beet Soup
    A Tale of Horror
  7. 6. Brief Stop at Lambeau
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike White
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein