(June 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
Mel Lazarus (art director)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going series

Issue Notes

Indexed from scanned copy at http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/


The Experimental Kiss (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
?

Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

Looks like actress Ann Sheridan on the cover but actor is unidentified.

Buy Me That Man! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Myron Fass (signed)
Inks
Myron Fass (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Hamilton Ross; Marcia Ross; Paul Dennis; Tracy Trent
Synopsis
Architect Paul falls in love with Marcia, daughter of rich Hamilton Ross. Paul goes to work for Ross but quits when his design ideas are constantly changed. Marcia asks him to change his mind, but Paul refuses and breaks their engagement. Marcia then dates Tracy but rejects him because he’s a “yes-man” for her father. She tracks down Paul and they reconcile.
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Mr. Tough (Table of Contents: 2)

Dr. Anthony King, Hollywood Psychiatrist / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Dr. Anthony King; Sam Gagney; Dee Dee Dalton; Reggie Sykes; J.B.; Mr. Gagney
Synopsis
Actor Sam plays tough guys on screen but is meek in real life. While on a date with reporter Dee Dee, Sam accidentally knocks out a crook. However, when his true nature is later revealed, Dee Dee dumps him. Sam consults with Dr. King, who explains that Sam’s father caused his problem because of his unrealistic expectations for his son. After treatments with Dr. King, Sam becomes “a normally aggressive well adjusted young man” and is reunited with Dee Dee.
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Indexer Notes

Art credit from Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. index card.

Young Lovers of the Past (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
historical; romance
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credit from Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. index card.

Slightly Perfect (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
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The Experimental Kiss (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Walsh
Inks
Dick Beck
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Professor Lark; Sandford "Sandy" Horn; Marsha Tilbey
Synopsis
Professor Lark says the odds of a couple getting married increase each time they kiss, and asks students Sandy and Marsha to demonstrate. They kiss enough times that they fall in love, thus validating his theory. “Kiss me skidillion times!” Marsha says.
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Indexer Notes

Art credits from Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. index card.

The History of the Engagement and Wedding Rings (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; romance
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credit from Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. index card.

Ode to a Brute (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Elizabeth Barnes; Larry; Kent Read
Synopsis
Elizabeth loves romantic poetry and gets a job in a library to be near her “friends on the printed page.” She falls in love with poet Kent, who writes an “Ode to a Brute” in honour of Elizabeth’s erstwhile boyfriend, truck driver Larry. Elizabeth is outraged by Kent’s poem and decides Larry is the man she really loves.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Experimental Kiss
  2. 1. Buy Me That Man!
  3. 2. Mr. Tough
    Dr. Anthony King, Hollywood Psychiatrist
  4. 3. Young Lovers of the Past
  5. 4. Slightly Perfect
  6. 5. The Experimental Kiss
  7. 6. The History of the Engagement and Wedding Rings
  8. 7. Ode to a Brute
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