(July 1952)

Toby, 1952 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Toby Press, Inc.
Brand
Toby Press
Editing
Benton J. Resnik (General Manager); Mel Lazarus (Art Director)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spike and Bat / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dames! How'd they know...
Genre
adventure; humor; war
Characters
Spike; Bat
Synopsis
Full-page, front cover illustration depicts Spike and Bat returning from the battlefield to find a troupe of showgirls arriving in camp.

[Action Toys Offer] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Lady Didn't Know It Was Loaded (Table of Contents: 2)

Spike and Bat / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
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Genre
adventure; humor; war
Characters
Spike; Bat; Maggie
Synopsis
A female photographer complicates full-scale war maneuvers in South Carolina for Spike and Bat.

The Terrible Turk (Table of Contents: 3)

Spike and Bat / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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Genre
adventure; humor; war
Characters
Spike; Bat; Mustapha; Kara
Synopsis
On a missionn behind the lines, Spike and Bat meet an old acquaintance, the Terrible Turk.
Reprints

The U.S. Marines on the Shores of Tripoli (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Article about early 19th century United States Marines Corps history.
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Tomorrow's Bomber (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction
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Indexer Notes

Article about bombers of the future.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Lover O'Leary and His Liberty Belles / illustration / 4 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
This malarky about Lover O'Leary...
Genre
humor; war
Characters
Lover O'Leary; Pokey Haunches; Chili Manners; Buffalo Bella; Water Lulu; two nerdy, young Marines
Synopsis
Two nerdy, young Marines accompany Lover O'Leary as he comments on Good Girls.

Mission to Venus (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Popsicle; Major Mars / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Electric Motor Offer] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Self-Defense Instruction Offer] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Merchandise Offer] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Dames! How'd they know..."]
    Spike and Bat
  2. 1. [Action Toys Offer]
  3. 2. The Lady Didn't Know It Was Loaded
    Spike and Bat
  4. 3. The Terrible Turk
    Spike and Bat
  5. 4. The U.S. Marines on the Shores of Tripoli
  6. 5. Tomorrow's Bomber
  7. 6. ["This malarky about Lover O'Leary..."]
    Lover O'Leary and His Liberty Belles
  8. 7. Mission to Venus
    Popsicle; Major Mars
  9. 8. [Electric Motor Offer]
  10. 9. [Self-Defense Instruction Offer]
  11. 10. [Merchandise Offer]
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Kathryn Wright
  • Gary L. Watson
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