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.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Whiz Wilson: Time Travelling Fix-It Man

As a time traveler, "Whiz" Wilson has a unique approach.  He does not just handle whatever problem he finds in the present time with the tools available, nor does he jump back in time to prevent the problem from arising.  Instead, he jumps to the future, borrows advanced weaponry, and returns to defeat his foes with technological superiority.  Pappy's Golden Age Comic Blogzine posted this story from 1941.

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