Briefly appearing and poorly drawn bandleader in the "I Was a Stooge for Love" story of romance comic book Youthful Romances
#7 May 1951). He's leading the dance band at the Cancer Benefit Ball, when rising comedian Tony Ward asks him to let model/singer Star Dust
sing for a number as an impromptu audition for his TV show. Tony and Hal seem to be on a first-name basis.