(1950)

Ziff-Davis, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Ziff-Davis Publishing Company
Brand
A Ziff-Davis Comic
Editing
Jerry Siegel (Director Comics Division)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Cover photo of Betty Hutton.

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

Hollywood Quiz / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sid Couchey (signed)
Inks
Sid Couchey (signed)
Letters
?

Synopsis
Guess who the actors are by identifying different parts of their bodies.

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

Laugh, Betty, Laugh (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks
Odgen Whitney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy ?

Genre
biography
Synopsis
bio of Betty Hutton

Hollywood Wants You (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Synopsis
Talent scouts look for new faces for the movies.

Indexer Notes

Art formally attributed to John Prentice. Email from Jim Vadeboncoeur calls the artist "Little Al" because he drew most of the strips for this title under Ziff Davis. He has yet to identify him.

What's with the Crosbys? (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Everett ?
Pencils
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Everett

Genre
biography
Characters
Bing Crosby; Dixie Lee; Paul Whiteman; Larry Crosby; Mr. O'Melveny; Al Rinker; Mildred Bailey; Gary Crosby; Philip Crosby; Dennis Crosby; Lindsay Crosby; Charley
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Everett signature appears on the splash panel in the lower left, vertically, next to Bing's elbow.

This story recounts the life of Crosby from his earliest days until the present, with his marriage difficulties with Dixie Lee interspersed around and through it.

Hollywood's Cinderella Girl (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Synopsis
bio of Joan Evans

A Star Looks Heavenward (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
biography
Synopsis
bio of Colleen Townsend

No Swan Song for Swanson (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Mooney ?; Irv Novick ?
Inks
Sy Barry ?; Jim Mooney ?
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
biography
Synopsis
bio of Gloria Swanson

Indexer Notes

Art identification per email from Jim Vadeboncoeur. Formally attributed to John Prentice.

Stunts That Made Stars (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Everett ?
Pencils
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Everett

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Stunts that actors did to get hired or recognized to obtain parts in motion pictures.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
Contest to name the film actor whom you would nominate as Hollywood's Most Beautiful Hunk of Man.

Indexer Notes

On back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Hollywood Quiz
  3. 2. Laugh, Betty, Laugh
  4. 3. Hollywood Wants You
  5. 4. What's with the Crosbys?
  6. 5. Hollywood's Cinderella Girl
  7. 6. A Star Looks Heavenward
  8. 7. No Swan Song for Swanson
  9. 8. Stunts That Made Stars
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
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