Sheldon Mayer's SCRIBBLY the boy cartoonist actually pre-dated National (DC) by appearing in various Dell comics. Here's a strip from a 1937 issue of THE FUNNIES in which OTR fan Scribbly (back when it was brand new !)unwittingly meets young singers Deanna Durbin and Bobby Breen, both of whom were discoveries of comedian Eddie Cantor. Pehaps surprisingly both Durbin and Breen are still alive! One wonders if they ever saw this page.