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The Harvey Comics Companion PDF

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He was inducted into the comic book industry’s Jack Kirby Hall of Fame in 1990. Alex Toth’s talent was noticed early, and a teacher from his poster class in junior high school urged him to devote himself to art. Enrolling in the School of Industrial Art, Toth studied illustration. For a brief time in 1950, Toth was able to realize his dream of working on newspaper comic strips by ghost illustrating Casey Ruggles with Warren Tufts.

In 1952 Toth ended his contract with DC Comics and moved to California. Space Ghost, one of Toth’s most famous designs. Returning to the United States in 1956, Toth settled in the Los Angeles area and worked primarily for Dell Comics until 1960. In that year, Toth became art director for the Space Angel animated science fiction show. He continued to work in comic books, contributing to Warren Publishing’s magazines Eerie, Creepy and The Rook. Toth died at his drawing table on May 27, 2006 from a heart attack. His ashes were scattered into the Pacific Ocean.

Alex Toth was the father of four, sons Eric and Damon and daughters Dana and Carrie. His marriage to Christina Schraber Hyde ended in divorce in 1968 and his second wife Guyla Avery died in 1985. Toth did much of his comics work outside superhero comics, concentrating instead on such subjects as hot rod racing, romance, horror, and action-adventure. His work on Disney’s Zorro has been reprinted in trade paperback form several times. Journalist Tom Spurgeon wrote that Toth possessed „an almost transcendent understanding of the power of art as a visual story component“, and called him „one of the handful of people who could seriously enter into Greatest Comic Book Artist of All-Time discussions“ and „a giant of 20th-century cartoon design“. Toth was known for his exhaustive study of other artists and his outspoken analysis of comics art past and present.

For example, in a 2001 interview he criticized the trend of fully painted comics, saying „It could be comics if those who know how to paint also knew how to tell a story! Who knew what pacing was, and didn’t just jam a lot of pretty pictures together into a page, pages, and call it a story, continuity! In the 1990s and 2000s, he contributed to the magazines Comic Book Artist and Alter Ego, writing the columns „Before I Forget“ and „Who Cares? Inducted into the comic book industry’s Jack Kirby Hall of Fame in 1990. Archived from the original on June 5, 2014. Alex Toth, 77, Comic Book Artist and Space Ghost Animator, Dies“.