alex toth Archives

It is meant to include the artists whose work was used to develop Midjourney's AI art offering. They include comic book creators such as Tim Bradstreet, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Art Spiegelman, Brian Bolland, Bill Sienkiewicz, Bill Watterson, Bill Willingham, Ben Templesmith, Adi Granov, Al Davidson, Alex Toth, Arthur Rackham, Arthur Suydam, Scott McCloud, Ryan North, Mort Drucker,[...]
Girls' Romances #13 (DC, 1952) cover by Alex Toth.
Alex Toth's earliest credited comic book work is from 1945-1946 on Eastern Color's Heroic Comics, but he more famously began working for DC Comics right after graduating from the School of Industrial Art in 1947.  Superhero work in Comic Cavalcade, All-American Comics, Green Lantern, and All-Star Comics were among his first assignments there.  As the[...]
Who Is Next? #5 (Standard, 1953)
This comic is an underappreciated gem that is quite a bit more sophisticated than most 1950s crime comic books, beginning from the lead Alex Toth story right through the end, and there's a Who Is Next? #5 (Standard, 1953) CGC FN+ 6.5 Off-white to white pages up for auction in the 2023 July 13 –[...]
All-American Comics #92
And it features a Green Lantern story written by Robert Kanigher and drawn by Alex Toth, The Icicle Goes South. The Icicle survives the previous issue's cliffhanger showing his apparent death, kidnaps Alan Scott, the Green Lantern to run a machine to jam broadcasts during a coup in the fictitious South American republic of Perumbia, so[...]
Frank Frazetta's Final Comic Book Story in Creepy #1
Created by Russ Jones, with Joe Orlando as illustrator and story editor, Archie Goodwin soon took over the managing editor role, and brought in the likes of Neal Adams, Dan Adkins, Reed Crandall, Johnny Craig, Steve Ditko, Frank Frazetta, Gray Morrow, John Severin, Angelo Torres, Alex Toth, Al Williamson and Wally Wood. In the seventies, Creepy would introduce the artists of the Barcelona Studio of Spanish agency Selecciones[...]
The Comic Creators With Special Thanks In Netflix's Sandman, And Why
First, here are all the credits as listed for Special Thanks: Episode 1:  Paul Levitz, Joe Orlando, Jack Oleck, Nestor Redondo, Jack Sparling. Episode 2: Gardner F Fox, Bob Haney, Paul Levitz, Joe Orlando, Jack Oleck, Nestor Redondo, Jack Sparling, Alex Toth, Mike Sekowsky, Mark Hanerfeld, Bill Draut Episode 3:  Stephen Bissette, Mike Carey, Steve Dillon, Gardner F[...]
Alex Toth was a comic book creator known for his use of spot black and white artwork in comics, creating pools of shadow and light, but also known for his animation designs for Hanna-Barbera, resurrected by the Cartoon Network Concentrating instead on such subjects as hot rod racing, romance, horror, and action-adventure, his work on[...]
Alex Toth's Bravo For Adventure To Be Collected By IDW
IDW is collecting Bravo for Adventure, the magnum opus from legendary creator Alex Toth The collection will include all three of pilot and reluctant swashbuckler Jesse Bravo's adventures including the original graphic novel that hasn't been in print in over 30 years. In addition to the complete published stories, there are never-before-seen pencil roughs, preliminary drawings, and[...]
Image Watch – Talking Outcast With Paul Azaceta
It's just a question of doing it in a way that my wife still knows what I look like and I'm not hiding in my cave the whole time [laughs]. DD: I'm curious, in terms of your artwork, when you look back at some of the comics you were reading growing up or some of the[...]
First Look At The Fox #5 – The End Is Here
We got quite the treasure-trove of first look images from Red Circle Comic's The Fox #5 this week including covers by Dean Haspiel, Howard Chaykin and Alex Toth Plus we see that comic writer extraordinaire J.M DeMatteis has come on board to write just in time for the last issue Hannah Means-Shannon also reviewed the[...]
Late Night Fun – When Alex Toth Designed The Fantastic Four
I figured with all the talk about the new Fantastic Four casting, it would be fun to look back at the designs Alex Toth did for the 1967 Hannah-Barbera cartoon ( from 1996's Alex Toth: By Design, by Alex Toth & Darrell McNeil.) Picked this up from Chris Samnee's tumblr I figured[...]
The Wild Variations Of Alice In Wonderland To Be Collected By IDW Publishing
Folks like  Alex Toth, Walt Kelly, The Simon and Kirby Studio, Dan DeCarlo, David Berg, George Carlson, Harvey Kurtzman, Jack Davis, R.F Outcault,Charles Schulz and more. This March, IDW Publishing and Yoe Books! are putting out Alice In Comicland The 160 page full-color book collect the wildly divergent versions from comic strips and comic books ranging from humor to horror[...]
Cover Variance: The Fox From Toth To Chaykin
Such as the finale to The Fox #5 with covers from Dean Haspiel, Howard Chaykin, Mike Cavallaro, Mike Norton and even Alex Toth, creating a variant cover from beyond the grave. The fantastically-foxy finale IS HERE in Freak Magnet pt 5: "Future's End"! Emmy Award winning writer/artist Dean Haspiel (Billy Dogma, HBO's Bored to Death) is[...]
Hanna-Barbera And The Designs Of Alex Toth
Alex Toth is an animation pioneer with his roots in the early generation of comics and his work should be appreciated. On hand was Gary Miereanu of WB Entertainment to moderate along with Danny Fingeroth and Matt Patterson They were there to promote Warner Home Archive and DVD programs, but their love of Toth and classic[...]