The Swing Shift Shuffle is a radio program of swing, big band, jazz, boogie woogie and other popular music from the 1930's and 40's that airs every Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. (US Central Time) on WEVL 89.9 FM in Memphis, Tennessee, with a live webcast at In addition to the radio show, this blog is dedicated to all aspects of the Swing Era, including art, automobiles, cartoons, comics, history, movies, music, news, science, technology, and anything else that happened during that time. It also includes announcements about events in the Memphis/Mid-South area related to the Swing Era, such as classic movies, concerts, dances, lectures, etc. If you see something that fits the description, send it to me at If you would like more information about the radio show, just go to the Radio Show FAQ page.

Friday, December 10, 2010

The Wizard (And Not Of Oz)

From the forgotten superheroes file, here (like the magic resident of Oz) is another Wizard that emerged in 1939.  According to Pappy's Golden Age Comics Blogzine, he was one of the first superheroes to appear after Superman.  I especially like the king-sized, streamliner Wizardmobile.

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