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Sweet Tooth liked sweets. So did Greedy Greg. Sweet Tooth
always had a bag or bar stashed somewhere. Greedy
always wanted it. Thus a classic strip was born...
This was a lively strip, with persistently fine
art. Some of the
contrivances seem a bit far-fetched, even when
a kid - like Greedy Greg getting so bunged-up
toffee and gum he can't chase our hero. But still,
it was fun.
Dentists must have loathed it, however, 'cos
never got cavities, even in that giant front
one. Having said
that, you never saw the rest of his teeth.
Maybe he didn't
have any left...?
Sweet Tooth started his Fleetway run in
Greedy Greg, meanwhile, wasn't actually
there at the
beginning. He was preceeded in the first
by Bully Bloggs. That's him above left.
He was a rather
one-dimensional thug, with none of Greg's snivelling
Greg was created by long-term Tooth doodler,
Metcalfe and he proved to be a winning addition.
continued in Whizzer & Chips each and every
nigh-on 18 years, until the comic's demise...