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Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Whizzer and Chips - The Cheeky Raids part 19

New readers start here... After Cheeky Weekly folded and was incorporated into Whoopee as of February 1980 six strips that had originated in the toothy funster's title survived the merge and continued to appear in the amalgamated comic. Whoopee itself foundered in March 1985 and was merged into Whizzer and Chips. Three of the surviving Cheeky Weekly strips successfully negotiated this second merge and went on to appear in the newly combined publication, rather inelegantly titled 'Whizzer and Chips now including Whoopee'. The survivors were Mustapha Million, Calculator Kid and (appearing only twice) Stage School. Cheeky continued to appear, but as a member of The Krazy Gang, who had moved into W&C when Krazy, the comic in which the Gang originated, expired in April 1978. However, the Krazy Gang's Whizzer and Chips run ended in the issue dated 08 February 1986.


One month after Calculator Kid's story was infiltrated by Benny 'Lazy' Bones, poor old Charlie Counter and his number-crunching pal were subjected once again to the unwanted attentions of a wily Whizz-kid raider. Can you spot the intruder (and no, it's not the opportunist mouse in the final panel)? Scroll down for the answer.

Whizzer and Chips 15 March 1986
Art: Terry Bave
Reprinted from Cheeky Weekly dated 06 January 1979

















Once again a raid has been perpetrated by that rubbery alien sphere, Odd-Ball.

This Calculator Kid episode is revealing, as we learn that Calc doesn't always act in Charlie's best interests, since the sentient silicon chip is aware that the directions he is giving his pal will culminate in dental distress.

This is the sixth time Calculator Kid has been subjected to a raid, and the fourth time that Odd-Ball has impinged on the doings of Charlie and Calc. This raid is the 16th carried out on our ex Cheeky Weekly chums, who have carried out 8 cross-border sorties into Whizzer.

More raiding fun soon!

Whizzer and Chips Cover Date Raider Raided
06 April 1985Mustapha MillionSuper Steve
04 May 1985Bloggs (Store Wars)Mustapha Million
11 May 1985JokerThe Krazy Gang (Cheeky)
18 May 1985Calculator Kid & CalcOdd-Ball
01 June 1985
Animalad
Mustapha Million
The Krazy Gang (Cheeky)
Boy Boss
08 June 1985Odd-BallCalculator Kid
06 July 1985Toy BoyCalculator Kid
13 July 1985Pa BumpkinThe Krazy Gang (Cheeky)
27 July 1985JokerMustapha Million
24 August 1985CheekySid's Snake
14 September 1985
Odd-Ball
Calculator Kid
Calculator Kid
Store Wars
05 October 1985Mustapha MillionAnimalad
19 October 1985Odd-BallMustapha Million
23 November 1985
Sweeny Toddler
Sweeny Toddler
Sweeny Toddler
Calculator Kid
The Krazy Gang (Cheeky)
Mustapha Million
18 January 1986Mustapha MillionSuper Steve
25 January 1986
Odd-Ball
Cheeky
Mustapha Million
Odd-Ball
08 February 1986
The Krazy Gang ends this issue
AnimaladMustapha Million
15 February 1986Lazy BonesCalculator Kid
15 March 1986Odd-BallCalculator Kid

2 comments:

  1. Odd Ball should of been the round gate post...

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    1. Maybe it would have made him too difficult to spot.

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