The Comic Weekly Man

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


63461. The Comic Weekly Man. February 23, 1936. Hearst syndication. The program may be titled: "Gus, The Funny Paper Man." Gus reads from: "Jiggs and Maggie," "Tillie The Toiler," "Jungle Jim," "Flash Gordon," "Skippy," "Popeye," "Ace Drummond," "Barney Google," "The Little King," "Little Orphan Annie," "King Of The Royal Mounted," "Blondie," "The Katzenjammer Kids." Gus Mack (?). 29:37. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

106538. The Comic Weekly Man. August 13, 1950. Program #173. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Snookums." Lon Clark. 27:59. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

85626. The Comic Weekly Man. February 4, 1951. Program #198. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Hopalong Cassidy." "Why is a horse like a lolly-pop?" The little girl to whom the Comic Weekly Man reads the comics, has been reported to be Cecil Roy (despite the name, she was an actress with "a thousand voices"). Pending documentation, her name will remain unlisted in the credits for this program. Lon Clark. 28:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

85627. The Comic Weekly Man. February 11, 1951. Program #199. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Hopalong Cassidy." It's Valentine's Day and Lincoln's birthday this week. Lon Clark. 28:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

85628. The Comic Weekly Man. February 18, 1951. Program #200. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Hopalong Cassidy." "What has a pen, but cannot write?" Hoppy has outwitted Calico, and the gang is rounded up. Lon Clark. 28:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

85629. The Comic Weekly Man. February 25, 1951. Program #201. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Hopalong Cassidy." Hoppy returns to the Bar 20 after capturing Calico and his counterfeiters. He returns with a wounded Mexican boy. Lon Clark. 28:51. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

85630. The Comic Weekly Man. March 18, 1951. Program #204. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Hopalong Cassidy." Felipe is being taken to his hacienda, Sloat tells the sheriff that Hoppy has kidnapped the Mexican. Lon Clark. 28:44. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

85631. The Comic Weekly Man. March 25, 1951. Program #205. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Hopalong Cassidy." Lucky and California have been jailed by the sheriff. Lon Clark. 28:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

85632. The Comic Weekly Man. April 1, 1951. Program #206. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Hopalong Cassidy." Hoppy is now in jail for kidnapping too. Sloat and his gang plan to break innto the jail and hang Cassidy. Lon Clark. 28:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

85633. The Comic Weekly Man. April 8, 1951. Program #207. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Hopalong Cassidy." Hoppy is trying to prevent the auction of Don Ramos' ranch by the crooked tax collector. Lon Clark. 28:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

85634. The Comic Weekly Man. April 15, 1951. Program #208. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Hopalong Cassidy." Hoppy has bought Don Ramone's ranch to save it. Don Ramone does not appreciate the gesture. Lon Clark. 28:58. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

85635. The Comic Weekly Man. April 22, 1951. Program #209. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Hopalong Cassidy." Sloan had been hidding in an urn and escapes. Lon Clark. 28:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

85636. The Comic Weekly Man. April 29, 1951. Program #210. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Hopalong Cassidy." Felipe has been overpowered and recaptured. Lon Clark. 28:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

85637. The Comic Weekly Man. May 6, 1951. Program #211. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Hopalong Cassidy." After being rescued from the bog, Hoppy sneaks into Prentice Vain's office to confront the evil tax-assessor. Lon Clark. 28:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

85638. The Comic Weekly Man. May 27, 1951. Program #214. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Hopalong Cassidy." Hoppy has gotten out of the maze and are on the trail of Sloat. Lon Clark. 27:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

85639. The Comic Weekly Man. June 3, 1951. Program #215. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Hopalong Cassidy." Hoppy and his friends are after Sloat in the town of Buckskin. Lon Clark. 27:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

85640. The Comic Weekly Man. June 10, 1951. Program #216. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Hopalong Cassidy." Sloat sees Hoppy coming into town, but is captured by Hoppy. Sloat has been shot dead! "Why did the moron throw his alarm clock out of the window?" Lon Clark. 27:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

85641. The Comic Weekly Man. June 17, 1951. Program #217. Hearst syndication, WOR transcription. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Hopalong Cassidy." Doc Wiley is the real killer of Sloat. California and Hoppy ride along with Buck Peters. Lon Clark. 27:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

85642. The Comic Weekly Man. July 8, 1951. Program #220. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Hopalong Cassidy." Hoppy and Doc Swayze are trapped in a burning cabin. "What goes around a button?" Lon Clark. 27:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

85643. The Comic Weekly Man. July 15, 1951. Program #221. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Hopalong Cassidy." After escaping from the burning cabin, Hoppy continues his hunt for, "The Ghost Raiders." Lon Clark. 27:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

85644. The Comic Weekly Man. August 5, 1951. Program #224. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Hopalong Cassidy." Wiley, the leader of the Ghost Raiders, has been cornered in the rock cave. Lon Clark. 28:08. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

85645. The Comic Weekly Man. August 12, 1951. Program #225. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Hopalong Cassidy." A mountain-climbing telegraph-man meets a gun-toting mountain-man. Lon Clark. 27:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

85646. The Comic Weekly Man. August 19, 1951. Program #226. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Hopalong Cassidy." The telegraph-man's sister arrives to help the wounded surveyor. Lon Clark. 27:56. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

85647. The Comic Weekly Man. August 26, 1951. Program #227. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Hopalong Cassidy." Hoppy has been accused of hurting the telegraph-man; an evil-looking prowler is captured. Lon Clark. 27:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

85648. The Comic Weekly Man. September 16, 1951. Program #230. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Hopalong Cassidy." Hoppy wakes in a dungeon after a meeting with, "Black John." He meets Rocky Ridges, a long-time prisoner. Lon Clark. 27:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

85649. The Comic Weekly Man. September 23, 1951. Program #231. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Hopalong Cassidy." "Black John" and "Glint-Eye" is about to shoot a cannon at the telegraph workers. Lon Clark. 27:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

91915. The Comic Weekly Man. March 16, 1952. Program #256. Hearst syndication, WOR transcription. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Hopalong Cassidy." Hoppy is after "The Chameleon," a bandit near the town of Buckskin. Lon Clark. 27:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

91916. The Comic Weekly Man. March 23, 1952. Program #257. Hearst syndication, WOR transcription. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Hopalong Cassidy." Hoppy is still after "The Chameloen." Chiquita has led Hoppy to an old Aztec temple. Lon Clark. 27:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

91939. The Comic Weekly Man. April 6, 1952. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Hopalong Cassidy." Hoppy has led the canyon to Echo Canyon. Lon Clark. 28:02. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

91934. The Comic Weekly Man. October 12, 1952. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Beetle Bailey." Beetle and his pals are at a bowling alley in town. Lon Clark. 28:14. Audio condition: Fair. Otherwise complete.

91935. The Comic Weekly Man. October 19, 1952. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Beetle Bailey." Beetle's family is visiting him in camp. Lon Clark. 28:24. Audio condition: Fair. Otherwise complete.

91932. The Comic Weekly Man. October 26, 1952. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Beetle Bailey." Beetle and Killer are on a tour bus. Lon Clark. 28:33. Audio condition: Poor - barely audible. Otherwise complete.

91933. The Comic Weekly Man. November 2, 1952. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Beetle Bailey." The Captain's going to be inspecting the barracdks. Lon Clark. 28:27. Audio condition: Good. Otherwise complete.

91911. The Comic Weekly Man. November 9, 1952. Program #290. Hearst syndication, WOR transcription. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Beetle Bailey." Beetle is at the amusement park. Lon Clark. 27:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

91912. The Comic Weekly Man. November 16, 1952. Program #291. Hearst syndication, WOR transcription. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Prince Valiant." Little Arn and Tillicum have escaped from the outlaws. Lon Clark. 28:05. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

91913. The Comic Weekly Man. November 23, 1952. Program #292. Hearst syndication, WOR transcription. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Beetle Bailey." Beetle and his friend Killer are in town on a pass. Lon Clark. 28:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

91914. The Comic Weekly Man. November 30, 1952. Program #293. Hearst syndication, WOR transcription. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Beetle Bailey." Beetle is given a problem in reading a compass. Lon Clark. 28:07. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

91936. The Comic Weekly Man. December 7, 1952. Program #294. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic rerad is, "Beetle Bailey." Beetle's on KP this morning. Lon Clark. 28:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

91937. The Comic Weekly Man. December 14, 1952. Program #295. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Little Iodine." Iodine is going to the hospital to have her tonsils removed. Lon Clark. 28:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

92454. The Comic Weekly Man. December 21, 1952. Program #296. Hearst syndication, WOR transcription. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Beetle Bailey." Lon Clark. 28:12. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

92455. The Comic Weekly Man. December 28, 1952. Program #297. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Beetle Bailey." The Comic Weekly Man mentions that Walt Disney has just finished the movie of, "Peter Pan." Both Tinkerbell (who was actually a non-speaking animated character) and Peter Pan (Bobby Driscoll) himself visit the show. Peter Pan will appear in The Comic Weekly, starting next week. Lon Clark, Bobby Driscoll. 28:03. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

91922. The Comic Weekly Man. February 1, 1953. Program #302. Hearst syndication, WOR transcription. Commercials added locally. The first 14:55 of the program only. The first comic read is, "Beetle Bailey." Beetle and Killer are in town trying to meet girls. Lon Clark. 14:55. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

91923. The Comic Weekly Man. February 8, 1953. Program #303. Hearst syndication, WOR transcription. Commercials added locally. The first 13:18 of the program only. The first comic read is, "Beetle Bailey." Is Sarge being too tough on the men? Lon Clark. 13:18. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

91924. The Comic Weekly Man. February 15, 1953. Program #304. Hearst syndication, WOR transcription. Commercials added locally. The last 11:54 of the program only. The first heard is, "Donald Duck." Donald is exhausted from walking in his sleep. Lon Clark. 11:54. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

91925. The Comic Weekly Man. February 22, 1953. Program #305. Hearst syndication, WOR transcription. Commercials added locally. The last 14:38 of the program only. The first comic read is, "Flash Gordon." Flash has escaped from the Scale-Men of Venus and is in an underground glass city. Lon Clark. 14:38. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

91938. The Comic Weekly Man. March 30, 1953. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Hopalong Cassidy." The identity of "The Chameleon" turns out to be Mr. Greave, a citizen of Buckskin. Lon Clark. 27:51. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

100104. The Comic Weekly Man. May 10, 1953. Program #316. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Beetle Bailey." Lon Clark. 28:05. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

100105. The Comic Weekly Man. May 17, 1953. Program #317. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Beetle Bailey." Lon Clark. 28:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

91917. The Comic Weekly Man. June 7, 1953. Program #320. Hearst syndication, WOR transcription. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Beetle Bailey." Beetle is in the kitchen on K. P. Lon Clark. 28:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

91964. The Comic Weekly Man. June 14, 1953. Program #217. Hearst syndication, WOR transcription. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Beetle Bailey." Beetle and Private Zero enter the Sergeant's office...with "accidental" results. Lon Clark. 27:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

91920. The Comic Weekly Man. June 21, 1953. Program #322. Hearst syndication, WOR transcription. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Beetle Bailey." Beetle is writing up a list of gripes about army life. Lon Clark. 28:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

91921. The Comic Weekly Man. June 28, 1953. Program #323. Hearst syndication, WOR transcription. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Beetle Bailey." Beetle has made lemonade and swipes some ice from the Captain's water cooler. Lon Clark. 27:30. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

91918. The Comic Weekly Man. July 5, 1953. Program #324. Hearst syndication, WOR transcription. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Beetle Bailey." Where is Captain Scabbard? Lon Clark. 27:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

91919. The Comic Weekly Man. July 12, 1953. Program #325. Hearst syndication, WOR transcription. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Prince Valiant." Patrick the Monk stops the battle. Brian O'Curry battles Sutton of Wexford. Lon Clark. 28:16. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

91928. The Comic Weekly Man. August 2, 1953. Program #328. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Beetle Bailey." Beetle asks Sarge for a promotion. Lon Clark. 28:32. Audio condition: Good to very good. Otherwise complete.

91929. The Comic Weekly Man. August 9, 1953. Program #329. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Beetle Bailey." A magazine uses Beetle for a story about a typical recuit. Lon Clark. 27:51. Audio condition: Good to very good. Otherwise complete.

91930. The Comic Weekly Man. August 30, 1953. Program #332. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Beetle Bailey." Beetle and Killer are griping about army life. Lon Clark. 27:57. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

91931. The Comic Weekly Man. September 6, 1953. Program #333. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Beetle Bailey." Beetle is hit by the Major's jeep. Lon Clark. 28:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

91926. The Comic Weekly Man. January 3, 1954. Program #350. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Beetle Bailey." General Halftrack wants a slogan printed. Lon Clark. 28:03. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

91927. The Comic Weekly Man. January 10, 1954. Program #351. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. The first comic read is, "Rob Roy, The Highland Rogue." The Duke of Argyle is at war against Rob Roy and his followers. Lon Clark. 28:23. Audio condition: Good to very good. Otherwise complete.

10966. The Comic Weekly Man. February 10, 1957. Program #512. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. Comics read: Blondie, Cinderella, Donald Duck, Mickey Mouse, Scamp, Little Iodine. . 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

10967. The Comic Weekly Man. February 17, 1957. Program #513. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. Comics read: Blondie, Beetle Bailey, Cinderella, Brer Rabbitt, Mickey Mouse, others. . 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

10968. The Comic Weekly Man. December 29, 1957. Program #558. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. Comics read: Blondie, Beetle Bailey, Old Yaller, Bre'r Rabbitt, Mickey Mouse, Scamp, Hi & Lois. . 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

10969. The Comic Weekly Man. January 5, 1958. Program #559. Hearst syndication. Commercials added locally. Comics read: Blondie, Beetle Bailey, Old Yaller, Donald Duck, Bre'r Rabbitt, Mickey Mouse, Little Iodine. . 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

10972. The Comic Weekly Man. Hearst syndication. The comics read and dramatized are from "Puck, The Comic Weekly." "Daisy Duck's Hat," "Bre'r Rabbit and The Crow," "Minnie Mouse's Hat," "Scamp and The Paint." This may be a fifteen minute show with the closing and final commercial deleted, or, it may be part of a longer show. . 14 minutes. Audio condition: Good. Incomplete.

10973. The Comic Weekly Man. Hearst syndication. The comics read and dramatized are from "Puck, The Comic Weekly." "Donald Duck's Nephews," "Bre'r Rabbit Foils Bre'r Fox," "Ellsworth The Crow," "Hi and Lois," "Little Iodine." This may be a fifteen minute show with the final commercial and closing deleted, or, it may be part of a longer show. . 16 minutes. Audio condition: Good. Incomplete.

10971. The Comic Weekly Man. Hearst syndication. The comics read and dramatized are from "Puck, The Comic Weekly." "Mickey Mouse and Goofy," "Bre'r Rabbit and The Butterfly," "Donald Duck and Daisy," "Hi and Lois." This may be a fifteen minute show with the closing and final commercial deleted, or it may be half of a longer show. . 14 minutes. Audio condition: Good. Incomplete.

10970. The Comic Weekly Man. Hearst syndication. The comics read are: "Perry the Rabbit," "Donald Duck," "Bre'r Rabbitt," "Hi and Lois." This may be a fifteen minute show with the closing and final commercial deleted, or, it may be half of a longer show. . 14 minutes. Audio condition: Good. Incomplete.

Report contains 68 programs.