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was an ultra-keen photographer lad who was never
seen without his trusty camera. The majority of
antagonists were rival photographers, paparazzi figures,
professionals or - um - amateur ornithologists. They'd
to scupper his chances for photographing famous faces,
flora and fauna, or competition pictures. But this being
Fleetway, somewhow, the little guy always won through,
capturing the perfect picture on film...
Snap must have been rather irritating for folk
him, with that lens constantly thrust under their noses.
That red and black striped blazer wasn't exactly
Our happy chappy only hung around for the first
months of Whoopee!'s run, until Shiver & Shake
with the title in October 1974. He fared a little
better in the
annuals, though, featuring in the first three yearly
editions and returning in reprinted form in those
and Funny Fortnightly annuals...
"Amazing First Photo
Of Eccentric Millionaire!"
Snap's first photographic adventure (in Whoopee!
him to a "spooky old dump". He was looking
to take a
creepy photo or two, and found himself snapping
thought was a headless ghost. Turned out, that ghost
just happened to be a reclusive millionaire, so
scored a double-whammy in the next day's papers!