(January 1953)

Toby, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Toby Press, Inc.
Brand:
Toby Press
Editing:
Benton J. Resnik (General Manager); Mel Lazarus (Art Director)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Last Spike and Bat issue.


["O.K. fer now, Bat..."] (Table of Contents)

Spike and Bat / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
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?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war; humor; adventure
Characters:
Spike; Bat; Good Girl
Synopsis:
Full-page, front cover illustration depicts Spike and Bat wooing a young woman.

[Rock Garden Offer] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Full-page, inside front cover offer for a rock garden from Honor House Products Corp. of New York, New York.

[Lionel Train Catalog Offer] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Full-page Lionel Train catalog offer from Lionel Trains of New York, New York.

Hypnotized Hero (Table of Contents)

Spike and Bat / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war; humor; adventure
Characters:
Spike; Bat
Synopsis:
Spike is sent on a dangerous mission behind enemy lines after being hypnotized by Bat.

Week-End in Paris (Table of Contents)

Spike and Bat / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
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?
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?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war; humor; adventure
Characters:
Spike; Bat; Yvonne; Comrade Armand; Waiter; Apache Dancers; Francois (Yvonne's husband)
Synopsis:
Spike and Bat encounter a cadre of communists in Paris.

[Christmas Ornaments Offer] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Full-page plastic Christmas ornaments offer from Plastic Glow of New York, New York. Ad interrupts and follows page 6 of "Week-End in Paris".

[Combat Action Toys Offer] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Half-page offer for 50 plastic combat action toys from Fighting Force of New York, New York. Ad interrupts and precedes page 7 of "Week-End in Paris".

[Band Instruments Offer] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Half-page offer for band instruments from Pan-American Band Instruments of Elkhart, Indiana. Ad interrupts and precedes page 7 of "Week-End in Paris".

Coney Island Caper (Table of Contents)

Spike and Bat / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war; humor; adventure
Characters:
Spike; Bat; Guthrie (child); Faye (Guthrie's aunt); George Maxwell (Faye's fiance); Tattooed Lady; Bearded Lady
Synopsis:
Spike and Bat are asked to tend a brat who leads them on a wild goose chase around Coney Island.

"Here comes Lover O'Leary..." (Table of Contents)

Lover O'Leary and His Liberty Belles / illustration / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
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?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war; humor; adventure
Characters:
Lover O'Leary; Flying Fanny; Mighty Myrtle; Daredevil Dora; Cannonball Kate; young, nerdy Marines
Synopsis:
Lover O'Leary takes a couple of nerdy, young Marines to the circus and expounds upon Good Girls.

[Model Airplane Offer] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Full-page offer for a model airplane from Jetex Javelin of New York, New York.

[Physique Development Offer] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Full-page, inside back cover offer for physique development instruction from Jowett Institute of Physical Training of New York, New York.

[Photo Enlargement Offer] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
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?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Full-page, back cover photo enlargement offer from Dean Studios of Des Moines, Iowa.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["O.K. fer now, Bat..."]
    Spike and Bat
  2. 1. [Rock Garden Offer]
  3. 2. [Lionel Train Catalog Offer]
  4. 3. Hypnotized Hero
    Spike and Bat
  5. 4. Week-End in Paris
    Spike and Bat
  6. 5. [Christmas Ornaments Offer]
  7. 6. [Combat Action Toys Offer]
  8. 7. [Band Instruments Offer]
  9. 8. Coney Island Caper
    Spike and Bat
  10. 9. "Here comes Lover O'Leary..."
    Lover O'Leary and His Liberty Belles
  11. 10. [Model Airplane Offer]
  12. 11. [Physique Development Offer]
  13. 12. [Photo Enlargement Offer]
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