Saturday, January 28, 2017

Best Romance #5 - Alex Toth art

Best Romance v1 #5, 1952 - Photos of couples often appeared on 1950s romance covers, including this one with actors Anne Francis and William Lundigan. Alex Toth illustrates a story about a judge's daughter and her working class boyfriend. The opening scene depicts a serious car accident in lurid detail. Subsequent pages reveal the preceding events, delivered with clarity and sensitivity. This is number 1 of 1 Best Romance issues with Toth art and/or covers. See today's posts or more Toth or Best Romance issues. See also this blog's Toth checklist.
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"My Stolen Kisses" Toth story pencils (John Celardo? inks) 7 pages = ***
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Best Romance v1 #5 standard romance comic book page art by Alex Toth
Alex Toth
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More Toth posts:
Buster Crabbe #3
Young Love #74
Wyatt Earp v2 #13 - dell western 1960s silver age comic book cover art
Wyatt Earp #13


  1. Nice example of Toth's romance work. I've not seen this one. Do you mind me asking how you get your scans to have such a white background?