(Winter 1951)

Ziff-Davis, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Ziff-Davis Publishing Company
Brand:
A Ziff-Davis Comic
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was on-going series

Issue Notes

Indexer's copy has an arrival date of 9/7/51.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
? (photograph)
Letters:
?

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Kay Dunstan (photo of Elizabeth Taylor)

Indexer Notes

Cover photo from the M.G.M. movie "Father's Little Dividend" with Elizabeth Taylor.

New Figure Mold Hide-a-Waist (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

S. J. Wegman Co., Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Caruso Lives Again! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Parker [as Parker] (signed)
Inks:
Paul Parker [as Parker] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Mario Lanza; Serge Koussevitsky; Sam Wieler; Ida R. Koverman (cameo); Irving Berlin (cameo); Louis B. Mayer (cameo)
Synopsis:
Biography of Mario Lanza.
Keywords:
celebrity; movies; opera; radio broadcast; World War II

Elizabeth Taylor (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Prentice ?
Inks:
John Prentice ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Elizabeth Taylor; Sara Sothern; Nigel Bruce; Roddy McDowell; Glenn Davis (cameo); Vic Damone (cameo); Tom Breen (cameo); William Pawley Jr. (cameo); Montgomery Clift (cameo); Arthur Loew (cameo); Nicky Hilton
Synopsis:
Biography of Elizabeth Taylor, ending with her divorce from Nicky Hilton.
Keywords:
celebrity; divorce; England; Hollywood; marriage; movie-making

The Winners (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Chatter From Hollywood / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Shelley Winters; Donald O'Connor; Jimmy Stewart; Marie Wilson; Dorothy Lamour; Adolph Menjou; Glenn Ford; Dennis Day; Judy Garland; Clark Gable; Liz Taylor; Doris Day; Rita Hayworth; Frank Sinatra; Stewart Granger; Vic Damone; Jack Mahoney
Synopsis:
Various Hollywood gossip.

Betty Grable Hollywood's Common Sense Blond (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernie Krigstein [as B. Krigstein] (signed)
Inks:
Bernie Krigstein [as B. Krigstein] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Betty Grable; Darryl Zanuck; Harry James
Synopsis:
Biography of Betty Grable.
Keywords:
Broadway; Hollywood; model; movie-making; pin-up

Indexer Notes

Winner of the best figure contest from issue #1.

Romantic Marriage No. 7 Now On Sale! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Ziff-Davis / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Behind the Scenes (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
What goes on "behind the scenes" in the movies.
Keywords:
movie-making

George Brent Fighting Irishman! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Carmine Infantino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
biography
Characters:
George Brent; Michael Collins; Captain O'Farrell; Clark Gable (cameo)
Synopsis:
Biography of George Brent, focusing on his activities in the Irish Rebellion in 1920.
Keywords:
1920; celebrity; Dublin; Hollywood; Ireland; Irish Revolution

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Previous indexer suggested Carmine Infantino for pencils and Frank Giaocia? for inks.

Movie Merry-Go-Round (Table of Contents: 10)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Wally Littman (signed)
Inks:
Wally Littman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Keywords:
movies; sunglasses

Indexer Notes

The signature is hard to read. Three cartoons relating to movies.

[Various Ads for Chicago Trade Schools] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Esther Williams' Springboard to Millions! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Giacoia ?
Inks:
Frank Giacoia ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Esther Williams; Ben Gage
Synopsis:
Biography of Esther Williams, focusing on her business transactions.
Keywords:
California; celebrity; gas station; model; movie-making; Olympics; real estate; restaurant; swimming; Twenty-Nine Palms

[New Shampoo Curls and Waves Hair] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Marlene's Hair Waving Cream Shampoo / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Gorgeous Dresses for You Without Paying 1¢ (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Harford Frocks / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Lose Up to 40 Pounds! Reduce to Music (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Ronnie Sales, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Sensational Offer Only 29¢ Each (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Hollywood Film Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. New Figure Mold Hide-a-Waist
    S. J. Wegman Co., Inc.
  3. 2. Caruso Lives Again!
  4. 3. Elizabeth Taylor
  5. 4. The Winners
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Chatter From Hollywood
  7. 6. Betty Grable Hollywood's Common Sense Blond
  8. 7. Romantic Marriage No. 7 Now On Sale!
    Ziff-Davis
  9. 8. Behind the Scenes
  10. 9. George Brent Fighting Irishman!
  11. 10. Movie Merry-Go-Round
  12. 11. [Various Ads for Chicago Trade Schools]
  13. 12. Esther Williams' Springboard to Millions!
  14. 13. [New Shampoo Curls and Waves Hair]
    Marlene's Hair Waving Cream Shampoo
  15. 14. Gorgeous Dresses for You Without Paying 1¢
    Harford Frocks
  16. 15. Lose Up to 40 Pounds! Reduce to Music
    Ronnie Sales, Inc.
  17. 16. Sensational Offer Only 29¢ Each
    Hollywood Film Studios
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Gary L. Watson