(January 1953)

Toby, 1953 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1952
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Minoan Publishing Corp.
Brand
A Minoan Magazine
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Purple Claw / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ben Brown ?
Inks
Ben Brown ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Power of the Purple Claw (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Characters
The Purple Claw (introduction)
Reprints

The Devil Is a Dame! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Doctor Jonathan Weir
Synopsis
Brima Stone is a she-devil who uses an enchanted gun supplied by Satan as well as her demonic minions to commit crimes that overcomes the city. Luckily Doctor Jonathan Weir (aka The Purple Claw) arrives to stop her.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Purple Claw / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
David Gantz (layouts); Ben Brown
Inks
David Gantz
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stark terror filled the ancient streets...
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Purple Claw [Dr. Jonathan Weir]; Senor Garcia; Viceroy Don Francisco (death, flashback); Don Miguel (death, flashback); Donna Isabell (wife of Don Carlo, death, flashback); Don Carlo (villain)
Synopsis
Taking a holiday trip to Zocolo, Jonathan involves himself in the murders of people, the act tolled by the clock at midnight, supposedly by the ghost of Don Carlo.
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Keywords
Zocalo (town)

Indexer Notes

Layout credit by Craig Delich.

Doorway to Darkness (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Problems of Space Travel (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Smalle
Inks
Ed Smalle
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Purple Claw
  2. 1. The Power of the Purple Claw
    The Purple Claw
  3. 2. The Devil Is a Dame!
    The Purple Claw
  4. 3. ["Stark terror filled the ancient streets..."]
    The Purple Claw
  5. 4. Doorway to Darkness
  6. 5. Problems of Space Travel
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mike White
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin