(September 1952)

Toby, 1952 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:
Elliot Caplin
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Myron Fass
Inks:
Myron Fass
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

The Thing in the Pool (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Myron Fass
Inks:
Myron Fass
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Ann Winsor; George Winsor; Sebastian Corday
Synopsis:
An architect loses his secretary (who he's secretly in love with) to a young good looking man. Wanting revenge on the couple he offers them a huge mansion complete with a beautiful swimming pool as a gift. It turn out that inside the pool is a prehistoric furry tentacled monster. The architect encountered this monster years ago in a small watering hole and built the swimming pool over the hole to destroy the couple. Unfortunately for him the monster also makes him a victim.
Reprints:

The Hand of Jao Tze (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lawrence Dresser
Inks:
Lawrence Dresser
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Ripper's Return (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
A. C. Hollingsworth
Inks:
A. C. Hollingsworth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Love from a Plant (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A lonely little horticulturist (who's constantly bullied by his hulking wife), finds a way to give life to a vine with a special spray. He can make the vine display both love and hate. He makes the vine hate and traps his wife in the greenhouse where she is strangled to death. Alone with his vine, he uses his spray to make the plant love. The vine hugs him but hugs him so tightly it kills him.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Thing in the Pool
  3. 2. The Hand of Jao Tze
  4. 3. The Ripper's Return
  5. 4. Love from a Plant
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mike White
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein