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Ernie didn't seem to know much about the world,
but he was always eager to learn. Each strip he'd tackle
a new sport, hobby career, or project for the
first time and
end up causing chaos...
Ernie was an annoying character. He didn't seem
of doing anything apart from driving the helpful
him to distraction. There were invariably just
outcomes each week: Either Ernie would get himself
pickle and walk from the project, or he'd get
in a pickle
and be told to leave. Neither option was particularly
satisfactory. The lad desperately needed to apply
himself to his work, and the folk around him should
have shown more encouragement...
But then, what hope did he have, strutting around
shorts, with those freckles and that ridiculous
Poor Ernie lasted less than six months in Whoopee!
gone before the merger with Shiver & Shake in October
On top of that, he only made it into the first two
Annuals - 1975, 1976 - before disappearing from