(April 2011)

IDW, 2011 Series
 
Price:
49.99 USD
Pages:
336
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
IDW Publishing
Brand:
The Library of American Comics; IDW
ISBN:
9781600108280 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978160010828054999
Editing:
Dean Mullaney (edited and designed by); Bruce Canwell (associate editor); Lorraine Turner (associate art director); David Armstrong (contributing editor); Scott Dunbier (contributing editor)
Color:
Color cover; Black and White / Color Interior
Dimensions:
34 cm x 25 cm.
Paper Stock:
smythe-sewn
Binding:
Hardcover
Publishing Format:
Graphic Novel

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Preface (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dean Mullaney
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Letters:
typeset

Introduction (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Chiarello
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Space Angel / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
Alex Toth

Indexer Notes

Animation cel from Space Angel TV program

Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Toth
Letters:
typeset

Prologue: Swashbuckler (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bruce Canwell
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; biography

Part One: Youth (Table of Contents)

text article / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bruce Canwell
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Letters:
typeset; Alex Toth

Genre:
non-fiction; biography
Characters:
Sloppy Joe Vogl (wrestler); Count Drakulla (wrestler)

Part Two: Treasures Untold (Table of Contents)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bruce Canwell
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; biography
Characters:
The Shadow

Part Three: Tutelage (Table of Contents)

text article / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bruce Canwell
Pencils:
Alex Toth; Milton Caniff; Roy Crane; Frank Robbins; Noel Sickles; Alfred Andriola
Inks:
Alex Toth; Milton Caniff; Roy Crane; Frank Robbins; Noel Sickles; Alfred Andriola
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; biography
Characters:
Wash Tubbs; Terry Lee; Burma; Johnny Hazard; Scorchy Smith; Charlie Chan

Indexer Notes

Reprints newspaper strips Wash Tubbs (3/10/38); Terry and the Pirates (2/23/41); Johnny Hazard (6/5/41 to 6/7/41); and Scorchy Smith (7/10/36; 8/8/36; 8/20/36)

Part Four: Influences (Table of Contents)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bruce Canwell
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; biography

Indexer Notes

Reprints movie posters & magazine covers.

Part Five: First Steps (Table of Contents)

text article / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bruce Canwell
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Genre:
non-fiction; biography

Indexer Notes

Reprints excerpts and original art from Heroic Comics #32, 35, 36, 44 (Eastern Color, 1943); Juke Box Comics #1 (Eastern Color, 1948); and Catholic Pictorial #1 (George A. Pflaum, 1947).

Part Six: Going National (Table of Contents)

text article / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Bruce Canwell
Pencils:
Alex Toth; Sheldon Mayer
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Genre:
non-fiction; biography

Indexer Notes

Includes excerpts and original art from Jimmy Wakely #12 (DC, 1949); All-Star Comics #38 (DC, 1940); All-American Comics #92, 96, 99 (DC, 1939); Green Lantern #30, 33, 37 (DC, 1941); Comic Cavalcade #23 (DC, 1942); Dale Evans Comics #7 (DC, 1948); Sugar Bowl Comics #1 (Eastern Color, 1948); All-American Western #103, 105, 106, 107, 121 (DC, 1948); Secret Hearts #2 (DC, 1949); Girls' Love Stories #3 (DC, 1949); True Crime V2 #1 (Magazine Village, 1947); Danger Trail #2 (DC, 1950); and Thrilling Romance #24 (Standard, 1949)

Battle Flag of the Foreign Legion (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Alex Toth [as Alexander Toth] (signed)
Inks:
Alex Toth [as Alexander Toth] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Alex Toth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sergeant LeJac; John Douglas (an American Legionnaire); Desert Hawk (villain, commander of the Touregs, death); the Touregs (villains, all die)
Synopsis:
Sgt. LeJac leads his forces out into the desert to face the enemy force of Touregs......but mysteriously find them all dead, with the French Regimental flag flying over their bodies.....a flag carried into battle by American Legionnaire Douglas and who had been branded a coward!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fort Valor; French Foreign Legion; Igidi (desert sands); La Belle (French Regimental flag); Mt. Tusido (extinct volcano)

Part Seven: Mystery Date (Table of Contents)

text article / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Bruce Canwell
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Genre:
non-fiction; biography

Indexer Notes

Includes excerpts and original art from Personal Love #11 (Eastern Color, 1950); Casey Ruggles (5/16/50; 6/16/50; 6/30/50; 7/5/50); Big Town #9, 11, 12 (DC, 1951); Strange Adventures #13, 18 (DC, 1950); All-Star Western #64 (DC, 1951); Jimmy Wakely #12 (DC, 1949); All-American Western #109, 118, 120 (DC, 1948)

Thunderjet! (Table of Contents)

Frontline Combat / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
aviation; war
Reprints:

Part Eight: High Standards (Table of Contents)

text article / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Bruce Canwell
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Genre:
non-fiction; biography

Indexer Notes

Includes excerpts and original art from The Unseen #6 (Standard, 1952); Destroyer Duck #1 (Eclipse, 1982); Intimate Love #21 (Standard, 1950); Jet Fighters #7 (Standard, 1952); This Is War #6 (Standard, 1952); Exciting War #8 (Standard, 1952); Fantastic Worlds #6 (Standard, 1952); Lost Worlds #6 (Standard, 1952); 3-D Romance #1 (Mikeross Publications, 1954); Crime and Punishment #66, 68 (Lev Gleason, 1948); and Buster Crabbe #2 (Eastern Color, 1951).

Unknown (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Alex Toth [signed Alexander Toth]
Pencils:
Alex Toth [signed Alexander Toth]
Inks:
Alex Toth [signed Alexander Toth]
Letters:
Alex Toth [signed Alexander Toth]

Genre:
aviation; science fiction; war
Synopsis:
In World War I, German pilot von Mueller has a close encounter with a UFO.

Indexer Notes

Original art to an unfinished, previously unpublished story (no inks on pages 3-6)

The Crushed Gardenia (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alexander Toth (signed)
Inks:
Alexander Toth (signed)
Letters:
Alexander Toth ?
Job Number:
B-1579 or B-1379

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
The story of Johnny Faber: a young man who "had no control of his rages". Turned down by his girl Ellie, Johnny kills her in a jealous fit.
Reprints:

I Fooled My Heart (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks:
Alex Toth (signed)
Letters:
Alex Toth
Job Number:
R-790

Genre:
romance
Reprints:

Alice in Terrorland (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Mike Peppe
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1217

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

The Hands of Don José (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Mike Peppe
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-14**

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Barcelona in Spain. Cruel general Martinez cuts off the hands of bull fighter Don José for ogling his girl. But when Martinez is confronted by a vicious bull, the crippled matador cannot help him.
Reprints:

Free My Heart! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gary Jennings
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Mike Peppe (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
RS-758

Genre:
romance
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script: Jennings credit added by Stephan Friedt (error 8838)
Confirmed by Alex Toth.

Inks: Signed by Peppe on page 3

Grip on Life (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Mike Peppe
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1725

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A corrupt district attorney is brought to poetic justice by his wife who returned from the dead after a car accident. When she finds out that he doesn't love her anymore, she goes back to the grave - taking him with her.
Reprints:

Murder Mansion (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Mike Peppe
Letters:
Herb Field

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Gangster couple hides in an abandoned mansion and conjures up the demon Teneshad to do their bidding. But there's a price to pay. Teneshad grows ever larger and takes them prisoner.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

signed by Peppe on page 2 panel 1

Blinded by Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Mike Peppe
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Reprints:

The Phantom Ship (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Mike Peppe
Letters:
Herb Field
Job Number:
B-1200 ?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The vicious sorceress Circe lures treasure hunters aboard her gold-filled phantom ship - and transforms them into giant rats.
Reprints:

Images of Sand (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks:
Mike Peppe (signed)
Letters:
Herb Field ?
Job Number:
BS-1798

Genre:
detective-mystery
Synopsis:
French gambler Henri Monard is washed up in Northern Africa, but learns about a Tuareg treasure in the Sahara desert. He kills for it and returns to Paris, indulging in luxury. But the curse of the Djenoun is upon him...
Reprints:

Five State Police Alarm (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks:
Alex Toth (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Alex Toth

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

Part Nine: Uniform Days (Table of Contents)

text article / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bruce Canwell
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; biography

About Jon Fury... (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Alex Toth
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:
  • From Wonderworld fanzine, 1973

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jon Fury / comic story / 45 pages (report information)

Script:
Alex Toth [signed Alexander Toth]
Pencils:
Alex Toth [signed Alexander Toth]
Inks:
Alex Toth [signed Alexander Toth]
Letters:
Alex Toth [signed Alexander Toth]

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • Reprinted from QM Depot Diary, 1955-1956

More Than A Wife (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks:
Alex Toth (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-305

Genre:
romance
Reprints:

Part Ten: We Are Family (Table of Contents)

text article / 26 pages (report information)

Script:
Bruce Canwell
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Genre:
non-fiction; biography

Indexer Notes

Includes excerpts and original art from Four Color #822, 845, 846, 877, 889, 920, 933, 960, 1014, 1024, 1085 (Dell, 1942); Buffalo Bill, Jr. and Calamity Coloring Book; Tonto Coloring Book; Maverick children's novel.

Zorro's Secret Passage (Table of Contents)

Zorro / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:

Safari in Troublesville (Table of Contents)

77 Sunset Strip / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Kookie; Stuart Bailey
Synopsis:
Kookie subs for Stu Bailey in an investigation involving a beautiful young woman and a supposedly "cursed" painting.
Reprints:

Part Eleven: Old Haunts & New Horizons (Table of Contents)

text article / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bruce Canwell
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Letters:
typeset; ?

Genre:
non-fiction; biography

Indexer Notes

Includes excerpts and original art from Brave and the Bold #53 (DC, 1955); Roy Rogers (12/27/60; 12/28/60; 1/12/61); Space Angel decal & production drawing

Part Twelve: The Ties Unbind (Table of Contents)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bruce Canwell
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; biography

Bibliography of First Publication Dates (Table of Contents)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Francisco San Millan; Axel Kahlstorff; Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.; Philippe Angeli; Jean-Michel Blanc; Manuel Auad; Al Dellinges; Steve Holland
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes excerpts and original art from All-American Comics #98 (DC, 1939); All-Star Comics #41 (DC, 1940); Dale Evans Comics #9 (DC, 1948); Jimmy Wakely #13 (DC, 1949); Rex the Wonder Dog #1 (DC, 1952); Danger Trail #2 (DC, 1950); The Unseen #13 (Standard, 1952); Jet Fighters #5 (Standard, 1952); and Rockets and Range Riders #1 (Richfield Boron, 1957).