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On this day, 21 May 1977: Krazy

On this day, 21 May 1977: Krazy

 Cover artwork: Mike Lacey

Cover artwork: Mike Lacey

In yesterday’s post I implied that Krazy’s incorporation into Whizzer and Chips in 1978 was something of a wonky-shaped peg in a conventionally-shaped hole, and here’s a reminder of what a dynamic, freeform, irreverent, bonkers delight it had been, from the previous year.

 ‘Ello I'm Cheeky: Frank McDiarmid (artist)

‘Ello I'm Cheeky: Frank McDiarmid (artist)

 ‘Ello I'm Cheeky: Frank McDiarmid (artist)

‘Ello I'm Cheeky: Frank McDiarmid (artist)

 Paws: Leslie Harding aka ‘Styx’ (artist)

Paws: Leslie Harding aka ‘Styx’ (artist)

 12½p Buytonic Boy: Robert Nixon (artist)

12½p Buytonic Boy: Robert Nixon (artist)

 What the Devil!?!: artist?

What the Devil!?!: artist?

 Pongalongapongo: Niff of the Week: Ian Knox (artist)

Pongalongapongo: Niff of the Week: Ian Knox (artist)

 Hit Kid: Sid Burgon (artist)

Hit Kid: Sid Burgon (artist)

 Micky Mimic: Alf Saporito (artist)

Micky Mimic: Alf Saporito (artist)

 Birdman and Chicken: Trevor Metcalfe (artist)

Birdman and Chicken: Trevor Metcalfe (artist)

 The Krazy Gang: Ian Knox (artist)

The Krazy Gang: Ian Knox (artist)

 The Krazy Gang: Ian Knox (artist)

The Krazy Gang: Ian Knox (artist)

 The Krazy Gang: Ian Knox (artist)

The Krazy Gang: Ian Knox (artist)

 Scaredy Cat: Terry Bave (artist)

Scaredy Cat: Terry Bave (artist)

Covers gallery: Shiver and Shake, and Ken Reid's Creepy Creations

Covers gallery: Shiver and Shake, and Ken Reid's Creepy Creations

On this day, 20 May 1978: Whizzer and Chips with Krazy

On this day, 20 May 1978: Whizzer and Chips with Krazy