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  Krazy characters and strips...

    Hey Presto! - It's Ray Presto!
    Ray Presto
Ray was a kid magician who roamed around Krazy town
    with his bag of magic tricks, solving problems, manipulating
    events, and performing good deeds. He never set out to
    cause mischief but his tricks would frequently go awry
    and land him in hot water, only to reveal some fateful
    twist which - Hey presto! - would set everything to
    rights once more...

    Ray gets his magician's gear!

    The origins behind Ray's magical "leanings" are strange.
    His magic set with hat, wand, cape and gloves was actually
    a birthday gift from his parents. But the present was sent
    through the post to Ray at home, and we never actually
    saw or heard from Ray's parents in that original strip.

    So where was Ray supposed to be? Was he at a relative's
    house? With friends? In care? - We were never told.

    Trivia Hounds may note that Ray's infrequent nemesis was
    beefy Bully Burrows, whom Ray despatches in the first issue
    of Krazy and whom he occasionally bumped into again in
    later strips - all of which were drawn by the multi-talented
    Dick Millington...



  Ray Presto
  Facts & Figures

  1st appearance:

  Krazy #1
  16th Oct 1976

  Original artist:

  Dick Millington


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