(December 1953)

Toby, 1953 Series
 
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1953-09-22
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Toby Press Inc.
Brand
Toby Press
Editing
Mell Lazarus (credited as Mel Lazarus) (art director)

Issue Notes

On-sale date is publication date in Catalog of Copyright Entries, 1953 Periodicals, page 240.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Gabby Hayes / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Gabby Hayes

Junior Space Pilots on the Beam! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Company Cloverine Brand Salve / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Lionel Trains with Magne Traction (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Ambush at Terror Canyon (Table of Contents: 3)

Gabby Hayes / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gabby Hayes had been in tight spots before ...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Gabby Hayes; Tall Owl; Thunder Cloud
Synopsis
Gabby helps Comanches regain stolen horses from the Arapahoes, and reconciles Tall Owl with his father, chief Thunder Cloud.

The Sheriff and the Outlaw (Table of Contents: 4)

Gabby Hayes Tells / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling ?
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'Zounds! I know that strange passenger's face' thought the sheriff as he whipped out a poster
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Billy Shaw (outlaw); unnamed sheriff; Jose
Synopsis
On a stagecoach carrying a gold shipment, the sheriff recognizes one of the passengers as the wanted outlaw Billy Shaw. The stagecoach is ambushed at a ferry crossing by a large group of bandits. Shaw and the ferry owner sneak out and manage to start a landslide which scares off the bandits. In gratitude, the sheriff pretends he doesn't recognize Shaw.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The next two pages of ads are between pages 4 and 5 of this story.

Wrist Watches with Your Favorite Comic Stars (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

New Haven Clock & Watch Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Flash! All Prices Slashed! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Ideal Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Easy to Play Pan-American Band Instruments (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Pan-American Band Instruments / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Cowpoke's Nightmare (Table of Contents: 8)

Gabby Hayes Tells / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling ?
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There are many things that might disturb the sleep of a cowpoke when he sleeps out on the range
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Billy Shaw
Synopsis
Outlaw Billy Shaw has to deal with a gorilla that has escaped from a circus.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Ten-Gallon Allen / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Leon Winik (signed as Win)
Inks
Leon Winik (signed as Win)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The jigs up-- Dangerous Dan!
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Ten-Gallon Allen; Dangerous Dan
Synopsis
Dangerous Dan tells sheriff Allen he has an alibi for a murder at Vulture's Junction; he was murdering someone else at Coyote Bend.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Oldtimer / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wake up, Oldtimer, does this remind you of a story!
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Oldtimer; Hod Denim
Synopsis
The Oldtimer tells two children a tale of Hod Denim, who was trying to escape on foot from hostile Indians. Hod is saved when a dog that had been following him starts a land slide, driving the hostiles away.
Reprints

New! 1953 "Space Commander" (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Consumers Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Prized Foreign Stamps (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Littleton Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Friends! Here's How To Get - At Almost No Cost - Your Talking Parakeet! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Dean Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Gabby Hayes
  2. 1. Junior Space Pilots on the Beam!
    Wilson Chemical Company Cloverine Brand Salve
  3. 2. Lionel Trains with Magne Traction
    Lionel Trains
  4. 3. Ambush at Terror Canyon
    Gabby Hayes
  5. 4. The Sheriff and the Outlaw
    Gabby Hayes Tells
  6. 5. Wrist Watches with Your Favorite Comic Stars
    New Haven Clock & Watch Co.
  7. 6. Flash! All Prices Slashed!
    Ideal Co.
  8. 7. Easy to Play Pan-American Band Instruments
    Pan-American Band Instruments
  9. 8. Cowpoke's Nightmare
    Gabby Hayes Tells
  10. 9. ["The jigs up-- Dangerous Dan!"]
    Ten-Gallon Allen
  11. 10. ["Wake up, Oldtimer, does this remind you of a story!"]
    Oldtimer
  12. 11. New! 1953 "Space Commander"
    Consumers Mart
  13. 12. Prized Foreign Stamps
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  14. 13. Friends! Here's How To Get - At Almost No Cost - Your Talking Parakeet!
    Dean Studios
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Pat Conolly
  • Jim Van Dore