the artists speak!
a gallery of
comic strips and
puppets in the UK
The second Krazy special sees The Krazy Gang starring
in their own strips, unlike
last time. Their first is a real
curiosity, though. Curious, because there's no title panel
on the strip. It's drawn by "David" of Mum's
the Word fame
and we just launch right in on page 26. Cheeky leads
gang into noxious waters as they encounter Pongo
Snodgrass at the beach, and it ends with Pongo momentarily
transformed into a super-clean version of himself. Yep,
right, a pongless Pongo is revealed!
Cheeky is still let loose on his own, though. He stars
trio of "Cheeky Chuckles" pages, with the
drawn by Jim Watson.
Elsewhere, Thomas Williams takes over "Birdman
from Trevor Metcalfe, like he did the year before. This
featherbrained duo are dueling with Yon Black Knight
The Buytonic Boy is busy too. A five-page adventure
a literal clffhanger, with Steve hanging off a seaside cliff.
further pages reveal his fate...
Detective Fumbly and his constabulary pals take a "Working
And there's a one-off wonder, starring a chap called
Little. The immensly-long strip title takes longer to
the actual strip. It's again drawn by that chap "David"...
But best of all, "Mad Match" wades into wholly
waters as the British Navy take on a team of miniature
German U-boats - er - in a swimming pool!
Just like the 1977 edition, this release is billed as
a "Special" and not a "Holiday Special".
Not that it makes
a jot of difference to proceedings...
Featured Krazy strips:
It's a Krazy World
Fred and Sick Sid
Krazy Puzzle Time
Big Bad Wolf
Brainies Vs Dimwits
British Navy Vs German U-Boats
Britons Vs Romans
Huntsmen Vs Yokels
What Do You Know?
The Amazing, Terrific, Fantastic, Unbelievable
Eggbert Little, Child Genius Superstar!
My Holiday Snaps