Roxy #52
(March 7th, 1959)

Amalgamated Press, 1958 Series
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Price
4.5d [0-0-4.5 GBP]
Pages
28
Indicia Frequency
Every Monday
On-sale date
1959-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
The Amalgamated Press, Ltd.
Editing
?
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

Indexed from a digital copy.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Tony Brent]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
? (green backdrop on the cover)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
She told Tony Brent she'd fallen for a boy she would never meet!
Genre
romance
Characters
Amy; Tony Brent; Nick West
Synopsis
When Amy finds a photograph of a boy in a chest of drawers at her digs, left by the girl who had the room before her and falls in love with him even though she has never met him. She assumes she will never meet him, but when she answers the doorbell, there he is looking for a date with the girl who previously had Amy's room. He borrows the landlady's phone but can't find anyone to make a date that evening so he asks Amy out.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Jungle Man / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Kathie Garson, secretary to film director Hymie Borg, has fallen in love with Waldo, who has grown up wild in the jungle.
Genre
adventure; jungle; romance
Characters
Kathie Garson; Waldo; Hymie Borg; Sari Cornell
Synopsis
Having saved Kathie from the crocodiles, Waldo plans to kill Sari. Borg warns Waldo that his men will shoot if he tries to touch her. Realizing she must stop Waldo to save his life, Kathie lies and tells him that Sari was not at fault. Waldo's life is saved, but Kathie realizes she has lost his respect. Waldo offers to make it up to Sari for wrongly accusing her and asks what he can do to make it right. She traps him into agreeing to return to England with her.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Prisoner In an Palace / comic story / 5.75 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ruth Maynard is a prisoner of a powerful Eastern prince, the Bey, who is determined to marry her.
Genre
romance
Characters
Ruth Maynard; Cliff Rowland; The Bey (villain); The Princess (villain)
Synopsis
To save Cliff's life, The Princess blackmails Ruth into marrying The Bey. After the wedding ceremony, Cliff comes to Ruth, but it is a trap planned by the Princess. Having caught Cliff and Ruth kissing, The Bey sentences them both to death.

Hey, Cats - Dig This! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Marilyn / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

Judy Grinham's in Pictures! (Table of Contents: 4)

Splas! / text article / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Continued on page 24.

Turn on the Tap for Sparkle (Table of Contents: 5)

Alma Cogan's Beauty School / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Alma Cogan
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Around the Turntable with Lonnie Donegan / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Lonnie Donegan
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've said it before and I'll say it again:
Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

This Is How He Sees It / text article / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Dennis Lotis
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Every year some happy family atmosphere is upset through disagreements over holidays.

Roxy's One Year Old (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Next Week in Roxy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Get In the Know / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Dickie Valentine
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You can't move a foot in Show Business these days without coming across a cha-cha.
Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

You Pop the Question / text article / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Nancy Whiskey
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Q. What are singer Edmund Hockridge's hobbies - and how tall is he?
Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

It's Quite True! / text article / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Jean Gordon
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's thirteen years since top comedian Harry Seacombe met his wife Myra - before the Goons were even heard of!
Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Mudd In Your Eye / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Mary Mudd
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The time has come for me to say good-bye to you good people.
Genre
non-fiction

Horoscope for the Week Beginning Tuesday, March 3rd. (Table of Contents: 13)

There's a Good Time Coming / text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Where's the Fire? (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't be frightened - You'll be quite safe with me!
Genre
romance
Characters
Fred Martin; Rita
Synopsis
Fred, wearing a fireman's uniform, bursts in and rushes her out of the store-room. Once on the roof, she realizes there is no smoke and no flames. When the joke is ended, he apologizes and kisses her.

All or Nothing (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Langford [as Eidlestein] (signed)
Inks
Frank Langford [as Eidlestein] (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But don't you see Sandra - I just can't let Uncle Ted down tonight?
Genre
romance
Characters
Sandra Gates; Harry Smart; Ray
Synopsis
Harry's long hours at the garage cause him to put off dates with Sandra. Frustrated, Sandra gets into a fight with Harry and they break up. She starts seeing a guy from Australia, but realizes her heart still belongs to Harry.

They're All from Famous Films (Table of Contents: 16)

Can You Name It? / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Quiz

[Free £2 Bonus for You] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

She Chose an H. Samuel Lucky Wedding Ring (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Cries from the Heart (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

...and Suddenly You Are Better Off (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Seeing's Believing (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

For Happiness Always (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["She told Tony Brent she'd fallen for a boy she would never meet!"]
  2. 1. ["Kathie Garson, secretary to film director Hymie Borg, has fallen in love with Waldo, who has grown up wild in the jungle."]
    Jungle Man
  3. 2. ["Ruth Maynard is a prisoner of a powerful Eastern prince, the Bey, who is determined to marry her."]
    Prisoner In an Palace
  4. 3. Hey, Cats - Dig This!
    Marilyn
  5. 4. Judy Grinham's in Pictures!
    Splas!
  6. 5. Turn on the Tap for Sparkle
    Alma Cogan's Beauty School
  7. 6. ["I've said it before and I'll say it again:"]
    Around the Turntable with Lonnie Donegan
  8. 7. ["Every year some happy family atmosphere is upset through disagreements over holidays."]
    This Is How He Sees It
  9. 8. Roxy's One Year Old
    Next Week in Roxy
  10. 9. ["You can't move a foot in Show Business these days without coming across a cha-cha."]
    Get In the Know
  11. 10. ["Q. What are singer Edmund Hockridge's hobbies - and how tall is he?"]
    You Pop the Question
  12. 11. ["It's thirteen years since top comedian Harry Seacombe met his wife Myra - before the Goons were even heard of!"]
    It's Quite True!
  13. 12. ["The time has come for me to say good-bye to you good people."]
    Mudd In Your Eye
  14. 13. Horoscope for the Week Beginning Tuesday, March 3rd.
    There's a Good Time Coming
  15. 14. Where's the Fire?
  16. 15. All or Nothing
  17. 16. They're All from Famous Films
    Can You Name It?
  18. 17. [Free £2 Bonus for You]
  19. 18. She Chose an H. Samuel Lucky Wedding Ring
  20. 19. Cries from the Heart
  21. 20. ...and Suddenly You Are Better Off
  22. 21. Seeing's Believing
  23. 22. For Happiness Always
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