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Wednesday, 20 January 2016
WHIZZER & CHIPS #7 - PART ONE...
Okay, Criv-ites, here's a little treat for you. The first of a four part presentation of the complete issue of WHIZZER & CHIPS #7 from 1969. This was when the comic featured not just outright humour strips, but 'action/adventure' ones also. (Though it has to be admitted that the ones in this issue have a vein of light comedy running through them. That would change when WONDER CAR joined the ranks, illustrated by TV21 DALEKS artist RON TURNER.)
So, are you old enough to have bought this comic regularly when you were a kid, and if so, what did you think of it? How do the comics that your kids or grandkids buy today measure up to it in your opinion? One thing that impresses me is the fact that it's easy to see what's happening at a glance, without getting a headache trying to dechiper just what you're looking at. Not a facility that some cartoonists today have yet mastered, in my humble opinion.
Anyway, enjoy the pages on view, and don't forget to come back for the next three parts in this super series.
Posted by Kid at Wednesday, January 20, 2016