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A small outfit in business from 1949 until 1955. Published some original titles like Billy the Kid, The Purple Claw, and Super Brat. Also published some newspaper comics reprints like Barney Google and Lil Abner. The latter is not surprising, since Toby's owner, Elliot Caplin, was Al Capp's brother and creator in his own right of comic strips The Heart of Juliet Jones and Big Ben Bolt.

Malibu Comics published The Purple Claw as a member of The Protectors. This group was mainly Nedor characters. The Purple Claw has not been published since.

The original characters

Black Knight (Toby)

Buck Rogers (Eastern Color, Toby, Dell, Gold Key, Marvel, DC, Dynamite)

Captain Comet (Toby) debuted 2 years after DC's Captain Comet

Flash Gordon

Purple Claw (Malibu)

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