"The story of the rise of Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy has always been told through the eyes of Bergen. The editors received the following story from Charlie McCarthy which we have visualized. It it their tale told through the eyes of McCarthy."
Again this week we'll diverge from our usual strictly music-related Comic Supplement posts to look at another area of the entertainment and cultural world. In this case, where better to go than right to the wooden mouth of perhaps the most famous ventriloquist dummy of all, and certainly one of the best dressed, for our feature story, a delirious 14-page fantasy from the mind of Charlie himself. As the author and artist of this strange piece are unknown there's nothing for it but to plunge right into this backup story from the pages of Doc Savage magazine number eight, from June 1942, right after the jump!
Thanks go out to the blog Four-Color Shadows for publishing this rarity recently, which I couln't help but showcase here! He is always pointing to terrific stories over there! Well, I'll see you all again in two weeks here at WFMU!
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