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Juke Box Comics #1 [Mar'48]-52pg-c2c -JVJ+OtherEric
An interesting book; what was originally a bunch of articles on contemporary artists is now a selection of historical pieces.
But who can't love Toth drawing Spike Jones?

11-November-2013 11:01 pm
Username: gerv1
Comment: There is an article on this mag & this issue on WFMU's blog. Googling "Juke Box wfmu" will find it.

Issue: #1
Published: March 1948, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 52, Editing: (editor); William J. Pape (president); William B. Pape (treasurer)
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: Duke Ellington Woody Herman Sammy Kaye Buddy Rich Jo Stafford

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page) Famous Stars Praise Juke Box Comics
Synopsis: Comments from Radio personalities and band leaders about the new comic book.
Credits: Script: Jo Stafford; Charlie Spiyak; Duke Ellington; Buddy Rich | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (4 pages) Music Was Never Like This!!
Synopsis: Brief history of Spike Jones and the City Slickers.
Genre: Biography
Characters: Spike Jones Tom Phoebe

Comic Story (4 pages) Tex Beneke Carries On
Synopsis: The story of Tex Beneke and his band.
Genre: Biography
Characters: Tex Beneke Glenn Miller Charlie

Comic Story (2 pages) Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive
Synopsis: A very brief account of Johnny Mercer's career.
Genre: Biography
Characters: Johnny Mercer

Comic Story (7 pages) Serenade starring Woody Herman
Synopsis: A crooked promoter tries to pull a bait-and-switch on a high school dance committee.
Genre: Biography
Characters: Woody Herman T. S. Shrood Freckles Steve Betty Tiny Ralph Brewster Chubby Jackson Hip Joe Edward Philips Bill Harris Sam Marowitz Isham Jones Red Joe Cluck

Text Article (2 pages) Paging Mr. Husing!
Synopsis: Short feature about radio announcer Ted Husing.
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: Ted Husing

Comic Story (4 pages) King of the Juke Boxes...Perry Como
Synopsis: The story of Perry Como's rise to fame.
Credits: Pencils: CAM | Inks: CAM
Genre: Biography
Characters: Perry Como Pietro Como (father) Freddy Carlone Roselle Como (wife) Ted Weems Ronnie Como (son)

Comic Story (5 pages) Jammy Sammy
Featuring: Jivey and Groovy
Synopsis: Jivey meets the daughter of a popular singer.
Genre: Teen
Characters: Jivey Groovy Jammy Sammy

Comic Story (8 pages) Serenade with Benny Goodman
Synopsis: Benny and Art expose a phony music school racket.
Genre: Biography
Characters: Benny Goodman Professor Rosin Art Lund Dora Goodman (mother) David Goodman (father) Ben Pollack Walt

Comic Story (3 pages) So You Want to Lead a Band
Synopsis: A short account of Sammy Kaye's career.
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: Sammy Kaye Betty Grable

Comic Story (3 pages) Duke Ellington
Synopsis: Duke Ellington tells how he got his name, oddly enough, from his hobby of collecting clothes.
Genre: Biography
Characters: Duke Ellington Al Hibbler (Ellington's Blind Vocalist)

Comic Story (4 pages) Buddy Rich Young Man with a Drum
Synopsis: How Buddy Rich became a drummer in Frank Sinatra's band.
Credits: Pencils: R. Johnson (signed) | Inks: R. Johnson (signed)
Genre: Biography
Characters: Buddy Rich Richard Rich Mary Rich Joe Marsala Frank Sinatra

Comic Story (2 pages) Al Jolson Beloved Minstrel
Synopsis: Al Jolson entertains the world.
Genre: Biography
Characters: Al Jolson Oscar Levant

Text Story (1 page) Guy Lombardo Says
Synopsis: Advice from Guy Lombardo.
Credits: Pencils: Seymour Pearls (signed) | Inks: Seymour Pearls (signed) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: Guy Lombardo

Comic Story (1 page) Sweetheart of the Juke Box Jo Stafford
Synopsis: Profile of singer Jo Stafford.
Genre: Biography
Characters: Jo Stafford

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