the artists speak!
comic strips and
puppets in the UK
- 8th Jan 1977
THE KRAZY GANG
starring in "Trouble in Site!"
one one of a two-parter. Harry Highrise wants to
demolish the Gang's hut..
a full-page editorial revealing the 100 winners
Gumball Rally competition.
artist: Sid Burgon
storyline: Andy falls foul of a queue-jumper
at the hairdressers, so
he conjurs up a shadow of a hatchet-wielding Red
"The Purrfect Crime"
storyline: Fumbly thwarts a cat burglar.
storyline: Paws has a spot of bother with
his new doggy flap
12 1/2p BUYTONIC BOY
artist: Robert Nixon
storyline: Steve hitches a lift in Uncle
Bill's lorry. He helps fix a flat
tyre and thwarts a pair of would-be lorry-jackers.
FRED AND SICK SID
got a tandem, but Sid's not the keenest cycle partner...
MUMMY - WHY ARE YOUR HANDS SOFT?
now! Some krazy answers to the great questions of our time..."
This introductory page presents us with six Krazy
answers to a well-worn
question. Readers are subsequently invited to
send in their own Krazy
questions in need of an answer...
prize-winning lolly wrappers designed and drawn by readers:
Steven Roberts of Bradley, Philip Staples of Collingham,
Richard Knight of Norwich,
Neil Bastian of Leighton Buzzard,
Aarnould Huisson of Monkstown
Lolly Jokes from
L Rudnick of Liverpool and Sarah Marshman of St
GAMES CHILDREN PLAY
artist: Dick Millington
playground games, suggested by readers:
Triangles by A Reader of Strababe
Chain Tick by Finlay McKinnell of Wirral
Balloon Race by Joy Fulleylove of Shirebrook
DETECTIVES READ FINGERPRINTS..
KRAZY READS FOOTPRINTS
small cartoons featuring odd fottprints
a half-page promo for JINTY & LINDY, in which
we'll find out all
about the private lives of Starsky & Hutch!
arranges a giant game of skittles, using old waxwork
duo conclude their duel with Mr Mighty...
Krazy notes: We
learn that Mr Mighty's real name is Wilf Walters.
gets an unwelcome vistor in the shape of
reveals some matchbox magic.
two small adverts for stamp collectors, info on
this week's back
cover disguise and this week's Cheeky Question
on the next page)
It's Cheeky's first day back after the school holidays...
Cheeky meets: Oi!,
The Knock knock Door, Humphrey Dumphrey,
Gloomy Glad, Baker's Boy, Postie, Teacher, and
Krazy notes: This is Humphrey Dumphrey's first
Burrows has joioned the army, and his bullying has
got even worse...
Micky mimics: Windsor
Davies, Captain Mainwaring, Captain Mark Phillips
more Krazy news stories, as suggested by readers:
Tony Ireland of Cottingham, Russell Hagger of
Harold Greenwood of Wallasey, Derek Bushall of
A Reader of Stourbridge.
and his Dad are held up in a bank, until Kelly
conjurs up a Canadian Pacific Railway train...
twisted dictionary definitions, as suggested by readers:
Caroline Jones of Great Dunmow, Geraint Davies
Duncan MacDonald of Giffnock, Daryl Dentrecasteaux
of London N15,
Simon Burr of London NW5, R Knight of Norwich,
of Leicester, Andrew McGinty of Wembley.
a half-page promo for an FA Cup chart, free in
CUSTARD PIE CORNER
pastry pastings, suggested by readers:
Andrew Stansfield of Bradford nominates himself
Steven Turner of Edinburgh nominates two twits
Karen Cameron of Kirkintilloch nominates her sister
artist: Nick Baker
Christopher of Leeds says his bike is too big
artist: Dick Millington
storyline: Scaredy is spooked by two pals
in a bed sheet, and leaps
onto a high ledge. The occupant of the flat is
not amused, and locks
our moggy in his fiood cupboard, but Scaredy escapes
into a cat-chup bottle...
a half-page advert for School Glue and The
a trio of small ads for Explorer Approvals (stamps),
The Sterling Stamp
Service and Philatelic Services
a Krazy coupon to give to your newsagent
LESSON OF THE WEEK:
YOGA FOR BEGINNERS
storyline: A yoga expert gets himself into
knots, allowing a thief
to raid his safe!