(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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Mike Nielsen
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