(January 1953)

Toby, 1953 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Minoan Publishing Corp.
Brand:
A Minoan Magazine
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Purple Claw / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ben Brown ?
Inks:
Ben Brown ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

The Power of the Purple Claw (Table of Contents)

The Purple Claw / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ben Brown (signed)
Inks:
David Gantz (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Purple Claw (introduction)
Reprints:

The Devil Is a Dame! (Table of Contents)

The Purple Claw / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ben Brown (signed)
Inks:
David Gantz (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Doctor Jonathan Weir
Synopsis:
Brima Stone is a she-devil who uses an enchanted gun supplied by Satan as well as her demonic minions to commit crimes that overcomes the city. Luckily Doctor Jonathan Weir (aka The Purple Claw) arrives to stop her.
Reprints:

["Stark terror filled the ancient streets..."] (Table of Contents)

The Purple Claw / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
David Gantz (layouts); Ben Brown
Inks:
David Gantz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Purple Claw [Dr. Jonathan Weir]; Senor Garcia; Viceroy Don Francisco (death, flashback); Don Miguel (death, flashback); Donna Isabell (wife of Don Carlo, death, flashback); Don Carlo (villain)
Synopsis:
Taking a holiday trip to Zocolo, Jonathan involves himself in the murders of people, the act tolled by the clock at midnight, supposedly by the ghost of Don Carlo.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Zocalo (town)

Indexer Notes

Layout credit by Craig Delich.

Doorway to Darkness (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Problems of Space Travel (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Smalle
Inks:
Ed Smalle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Purple Claw
  2. 1. The Power of the Purple Claw
    The Purple Claw
  3. 2. The Devil Is a Dame!
    The Purple Claw
  4. 3. ["Stark terror filled the ancient streets..."]
    The Purple Claw
  5. 4. Doorway to Darkness
  6. 5. Problems of Space Travel
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Mike White
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin