(February 1954)

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
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:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

The Son of Satan (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Olesen
Inks:
George Olesen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Satan replaces the newly born son of a simple countryfolk couple with an evil imp of his making. By showing this creature parental love, Satan will be able to ascend to earth and rule. But things go not according to plan.
Reprints:

It Came from the Bottom of the World! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
When crossing the equator for a first time aboard a ship, all passengers take part in a ceremonial dunking in the ship's swimming pool. One man refuses. He is visited by Neptune himself.

Indexer Notes

Cover story.

Too Much Steam! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A killer relaxes after a hit in a steam room. When the steam gets hotter by the minute, the man realizes where he's really gone to.
Reprints:

The Power of the Purple Claw (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
How Dr. Jonathan Weir comes into possession of the powerful artefact known as "The Purple Claw".
His first opponent is fiendish Dr. Gool, who injects deceased people with his radioactive living fluid and forms an army of the undead.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Origin story

The Devil Is a Dame! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Weir's second opponent is gun moll Brima Stone, who is a witch commanding demonic powers.
Reprints:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Son of Satan
  3. 2. It Came from the Bottom of the World!
  4. 3. Too Much Steam!
  5. 4. The Power of the Purple Claw
    Purple Claw
  6. 5. The Devil Is a Dame!
    Purple Claw
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein