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June 25 - Happy Birthday
      Contributed by:totheri on Tue, June 25, 2013 / 3:06pm CDT in News
      Last updated: Sat, June 25, 2022 / 12:06am CDT

Shel Dorf interview with Alex Toth

      Contributed by:Tothfans on Thu, March 7, 2013 / 3:03pm CST in News

Here is an interview Shelf Dorf conducted with Alex Toth. Scan provided by John Hitchcock. Read the interview.

Some reviews of 'Genius, Illustrated: The Life and Art of Alex Toth'

      Contributed by:Tothfans on Sat, March 2, 2013 / 7:03am CST in News

Here are some reviews of "Genius, Illustrated: The Life and Art of Alex Toth". You can read the complete reviews by following the links.
"Now available from IDW Publishing and The Library of American Comics is Genius, Illustrated - the middle

High-res Batgirl from Andrew Whitehurst

      Contributed by:Tothfans on Fri, November 9, 2012 / 12:11pm CST in News

Tothfan Andrew Whitehurst send us this high resolution image of the Batgirl Underoos art to enjoy. Thanks Andrew!

Click on image for high-res.

Another Try...

      Contributed by:Tothfans on Thu, September 13, 2012 / 8:09pm CDT in News

Ok, I decided to roll back to the code I released back in 2008 rather that have this whole site end up filled with spam.
I spend time to migrate the user accounts and cleaned up a few things. The logins are now your email address. If you forgot your password you can have a new

Forum software and Server Migration

      Contributed by:tothfans on Tue, September 11, 2012 / 4:09pm CDT in News

Time marches on. I have been using the same forum software for ten years (with some small upgrades) . Unfortunately, I needed to move to a new server. Rather than get all technical here, what this meant is that I could no longer use the old forum software.
Luckily someone was kind enough to write a migration tool to another forum code that would work on this server. It

Eclipso begins today.

      Contributed by:tothfans on Fri, August 31, 2012 / 12:08pm CDT in News

The Fox!

      Contributed by:tothfans on Thu, August 30, 2012 / 12:08pm CDT in News

Alex Toth Fox drawing originaly posted to the web by artist and sculptor Rubén Procopio. You can find Rubén here and here.


Zorro from Dell Four Color Comic Book # 882

      Contributed by:tothfans on Sun, July 15, 2012 / 5:07pm CDT in News

Zorro from Dell Four Color Comic Book # 882 begins today.

Gun Glory from Dell Four Color Comic Book # 846

      Contributed by:tothfans on Sun, March 25, 2012 / 4:03am CDT in News

Gun Glory from Dell Four Color Comic Book # 846 begins today.

Rex Allen's Frontier Doctor from Dell Four Color Comic # 877

      Contributed by:tothfans on Wed, December 14, 2011 / 12:12am CST in News

Rex Allen's Frontier Doctor from Dell Four Color Comic # 877 begins today.

The Lennon Sisters Life Story from Dell Four Color Comics #951 (1958)

      Contributed by:tothfans on Sat, November 12, 2011 / 11:11pm CST in News

The Lennon Sisters Life Story from Dell Four Color Comics #951 (1958) begins today.

The Alex Toth books of 2011 - Genius, Isolated & Setting the Standard

      Contributed by:tothfans on Sat, November 12, 2011 / 10:11pm CST in News


Setting the Standard: Comics by Alex Toth 1952-1954
Product Details:
* Paperback: 416 pages
* Publisher: Fantagraphics Books (August 17, 2011)
* Language: English
* ISBN-10: 1606994085
* ISBN-13: 978-1606994085
* Product Dimensions: 10.4 x 7.6 x 1.1 inches

Alex Toth: Genius in three volumes - coming March 2011

      Contributed by:tothfans on Mon, December 13, 2010 / 2:12pm CST in News

In an example of Dean Mullaney and Bruce Canwell's dedication and hard work, the awaited biography of Alex Toth will be presented in three volumes starting in March 2011.
In an email back in October, Dean Mullaney reported that "Bruce Canwell's bio text is already over 30,000 words

The Last Horrors of Alex Toth on

      Contributed by:tothfans on Wed, November 10, 2010 / 9:11pm CST in News

"by James Romberger
Fear and suspense can be effectively created by the inference of the unknown. What is shown can be less harrowing than what is implied and then forms in the imagination of the reader. The late cartoonist Alexander Toth disliked drawing explicit horror and violence in the style of E.C., what he called “gore-gulping grind and grunge.” His preferred

Space Ghost And Dino Boy @

      Contributed by:tothfans on Tue, August 17, 2010 / 9:08pm CDT in News

With my new post of Toth's primer on TV Animation 'TV Cartoons',  I thought I would look for a few Toth cartoons online tonight.
There is no shortage of them on Youtube, etc. A

Toth Biography due in October

      Contributed by:tothfans on Mon, March 29, 2010 / 9:03am CDT in News

Alec Stevens posted this on the topic of the Toth Biography,
"Here's what Dean Mullaney had to say to Newsarama this month on the topic:

Mullaney: We're in the midst of a sprawling biography of Alex Toth, titled Genius, Isolated and due out in October. We view it as sort of a bookend to our 2008 Scorchy Smith & The Art of Noel Sickles, which I think would tickle Alex,

Roy Rogers comic strip book - request for scans

      Contributed by:tothfans on Wed, February 24, 2010 / 10:02pm CST in News

Hey folks, here is an email I received recently. Can anyone help find good scans of the Roy Rogers strips Toth ghosted in the 60s for an upcoming Roy Rodgers comic strip book?

Here is the email..

Saturday, February 20, 2010 1:20 PM

All Star tribute toToth podcast @

      Contributed by:tothfans on Wed, October 7, 2009 / 2:10pm CDT in News

Inazuma Tiger Posted,
"Hey all,

Just wanted to inform you that Part One of the All Star Toth tribute podcast on SiDEBAR has been posted. Part Two will be posted shortly. It all promises to be an absolutely epic thank you to Mr. Toth!

Please drop in for a listen under Episode 109:


Torpedo reprints this month.

      Contributed by:tothfans on Sun, September 13, 2009 / 8:09pm CDT in News

 Neil Polowin, posted;

"fyi, IDW is launching a new set of Torpedo reprints this month, with new english translations by Jimmy Palmiotti and book design by Darwyn Cooke. Each volume will be hardcover, 160 pp.

Volume 1 (Sept 15, 2009):

Official Alex Toth Store open for business

      Contributed by:tothfans on Sat, October 18, 2008 / 10:10pm CDT in News

The Toth Estate and Family have launched "The Alex Toth Store".
Dana Palmer (one of Toth's children) told us, "We have been working on the placement of some of Dad's artwork onto doodle pads, t-shirts, etc..  and

Page of the Day

      Contributed by:tothfans on Sun, September 7, 2008 / 10:09pm CDT in News

Hey All,
After being behind all summer, I finally have a new "page of the day" story for everyone. This is the Warren classic "The Hacker's Last Stand" and was contributed by Roberto Zaghi.
Thanks Roberto!


      Contributed by:tothfans on Tue, July 8, 2008 / 10:07pm CDT in News

 Some time in late 1969(?) or 1970, DC comics and ABC created product tie-in comic books and cartoon episodes based on the famous and very popular Mattel toys.
Hotwheels Cartoon
Rumor has it that the cartoon was canceled because it was not much more than a 1/2 hour commercial. As we know Toth

"The Short Circus"
      Contributed by:j_schmo_ on Mon, June 16, 2008 / 9:06am CDT in News
      Last updated: Mon, June 16, 2008 / 12:06am CDT

New code is really bad, huh?

      Contributed by:tothfans on Fri, June 13, 2008 / 7:06pm CDT in News

Ok, Perhaps my new code is a total failure.
No hard feelings on my part if you tell me so.
The site activity totaly dropped off after the new site code was put in place. Some people report having problems, and I'm not able to recreate them on my side to fix them.
The old forum is still available if people