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[[Image:Rome_John_Popular_Teen-Agers.png|right]]Poor, blind, elderly street fiddler from the Toni Gay story "The Case of the 'Fortunate Fiddle'" in Star Publications comic book ''[https://www.comics.org/issue/275605/ Popular Teen-Agers]'' #8 (July 1951).
  
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When some goon steals his violin, model Gay tracks the thief to Nero's Music Shop. Turns out the fiddle Rome bought secondhand 40 years ago is really a Stradavarius, and Nero recognized it and stole it. After he's beaten up and turned over to the police, Rome lives comfortably ever after. The whole thing is a shaggy-dog story to get to the groaner: Rome fiddles while Nero burns."
  
 
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Latest revision as of 12:53, 7 December 2017

Rome John Popular Teen-Agers.png

Poor, blind, elderly street fiddler from the Toni Gay story "The Case of the 'Fortunate Fiddle'" in Star Publications comic book Popular Teen-Agers #8 (July 1951).

When some goon steals his violin, model Gay tracks the thief to Nero's Music Shop. Turns out the fiddle Rome bought secondhand 40 years ago is really a Stradavarius, and Nero recognized it and stole it. After he's beaten up and turned over to the police, Rome lives comfortably ever after. The whole thing is a shaggy-dog story to get to the groaner: Rome fiddles while Nero burns."

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