On this day, 30 January 1982: Tiger
Hot-shot Hamish and Princes Park were at the forefront of tactical innovation.
Mercurial wing wizard Julio Schiaffino was the artist, tough-tackling playmaker Fred Baker was the writer.
The adventures of Hamish in Tiger, alongside Mighty Mouse in Roy of the Rovers (by the same creative team, were far and away the best in comedy football strips. Net-bursting thunderbolts, mazy dribbles, cowering goalies, raging coaches and hilarious dialogue were all part of the mix.