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Bones was the laziest lad around. He was always
asleep or on the verge of falling asleep and simply
be bothered to do anything at all. Turn your back
second and he'd be off to La-La Land - out in the street,
in class, in the shops - anywhere at all.
Benny was a consistent annoyance to Mr and
who must surely have been tempted to just move
and leave the snoozing loser to his own devices.
Interesting how, in spite of Benny's constant lethargy,
no one ever diagnosed narcoplepsy or Yuppy Flu. He
wasn't lazy, darnit, he was ill!
Still, Lazy Bones seemed to be a popular Whiz-Kid.
spawned a spin-off strip for his soggy moggy pal
conceived in a similar vein to Jim Davis' Garfield.
That's a panel
from his strip above. Below is a Lazy Bones sticker
free with WhCh dated 14th November 1987 - in perfect
of course, because I was too lazy to stick it
Benny Bones was originally drawn by Colin Whittock.
When he got too lazy to continue the strip, Bob
it on (just kidding!)....