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Comic Weekly Man, Volume 4 - 6 hours [Audio CDs] #RA347
The Comic Weekly Man, Volume 4


 
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The Comic Weekly Man
Volume 4
 
 
“I’m The Comic Weekly Man, the jolly Comic Weekly Man and I’m here to read the funnies to you happy boys and honeys.”

This memorable theme song welcomed its audience to one of the most unique programs of the era of Classic Radio. The concept was simple. The Comic Weekly Man sang his song, then picked up the newspaper, flipped right to the comic strips, and read them aloud to millions of listeners, replete with different voices, music, and sound effects.
 
Airing on Mutual beginning in 1947, The Comic Weekly Man combined two pastimes important to American families, Radio and Comic strips. Reading from Puck: The Comic Weekly found in the papers owned by William Randolph Hearst, The Comic Weekly Man brought comic strip favorites – from Flash Gordon to Beetle Bailey, from Prince Valiant to Snuffy Smith - to life in a way most strips had never been heard.
 
One amazing aspect of this program is just how many voices were heard each week. The Comic Weekly Man, voiced by veteran radio actor Lon Clark, voiced all the male parts while Little Miss Honey, a young girl, assisted with the female roles. A whole cast of comic strip heroes and villains performed by two actors.
 
Fully restored, the sparkling audio quality of this collection features 12 episodes of comic strips turned radio adventures. Listen as the comic strips of your childhood joke, fight, and tickle their way to your ears with the The Comic Weekly Man, Volume 4.
 
#246
Hopalong Cassidy, Prince Valiant, Donald Duck, Uncle Remus and his Tales of Brer Rabbit, Dick’s Adventures, Rusty Riley, Blondie and Dagwood, Roy Rogers, Flash Gordon
Sunday, January 6, 1952 - 30:00 - Syndicated
 
#247
Hopalong Cassidy, Prince Valiant, Dick’s Adventures, Rusty Riley, Blondie and Dagwood, Roy Rogers, Flash Gordon, Uncle Remus and his Tales of Brer Rabbit
Sunday, January 13, 1952 - 30:00 - Syndicated
 
#248
Hopalong Cassidy, Prince Valiant, Donald Duck, Uncle Remus and his Tales of Brer Rabbit, Blondie and Dagwood, Roy Rogers, Flash Gordon, Dick’s Adventures, Rusty Riley
Sunday, January 20, 1952 - 30:00 - Syndicated
 
#249
Hopalong Cassidy, Prince Valiant, Flash Gordon, Donald Duck, Dick’s Adventures, Rusty Riley, Blondie and Dagwood, Roy Rogers
Sunday, January 27, 1952 - 30:00 - Syndicated
 
#250
Hopalong Cassidy, Prince Valiant, Donald Duck, Blondie and Dagwood, Roy Rogers, Flash Gordon, Dick’s Adventures, Rusty Riley
Sunday, February 3, 1952 - 30:00 - Syndicated
 
#251
Hopalong Cassidy, Prince Valiant, Flash Gordon, Donald Duck, Dick’s Adventures, Rusty Riley, Blondie and Dagwood, Roy Rogers
Sunday, February 10, 1952 - 30:00 - Syndicated
 
#252
Hopalong Cassidy, Prince Valiant, Donald Duck, Dick’s Adventures, Rusty Riley, Blondie and Dagwood, Roy Rogers, Flash Gordon
Sunday, February 17, 1952 - 30:00 - Syndicated
 
#253
Hopalong Cassidy, Prince Valiant, Donald Duck, Blondie and Dagwood, Roy Rogers, Flash Gordon, Dick’s Adventures, Rusty Riley
Sunday, February 24, 1952 - 30:00 - Syndicated
 
#254
Hopalong Cassidy, Prince Valiant, Flash Gordon, Dick’s Adventures, Rusty Riley, Blondie and Dagwood, Roy Rogers, Uncle Remus and his Tales of Brer Rabbit
Sunday, March 2, 1952 - 30:00 - Syndicated
 
#255
Hopalong Cassidy, Prince Valiant, Donald Duck, Dick’s Adventures, Rusty Riley, Blondie and Dagwood, Roy Rogers, Flash Gordon
Sunday, March 9, 1952 - 30:00 - Syndicated
 
#256
Hopalong Cassidy, Prince Valiant, Donald Duck, Rusty Riley, Blondie and Dagwood, Roy Rogers, Flash Gordon, Uncle Remus and his Tales of Brer Rabbit
Sunday, March 16, 1952 - 30:00 - Syndicated
 
#257
Hopalong Cassidy, Prince Valiant, Donald Duck, Dick’s Adventures, Rusty Riley, Blondie and Dagwood, Roy Rogers, Flash Gordon
Sunday, March 23, 1952 - 30:00 - Syndicated

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