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couldn't resist swopping everything and anything he
could ever lay his hands on. He'd swop the smallest, most
innocent thing for something bigger and better, swop that for
something else, and swop again. Which meant that, by the
end of the strip, he'd usually find himself with something
more ungainly, outsized, or off-kilter than his original
All these swops caused mayhem in his parent's house, and
frequently, mass destruction of various people's property...
You could never buy this lad a decent birthday or Christmas
pressie, 'cos you knew he'd only go and swop it. He
obviously suffering from attention problems, but no
was ever given. Blame could also be apportioned to the various
adults he ended up swopping things with. I mean, if a kid
to swop you a loan of your JCB for a quick cuppa you'd decline
the offer, wouldn't you?
Stan was a Cor!! comic regular for nearly three years,
through to April 1973 when hias strip was swopped for the
10 Cor-medy Choice strips....