In those summer months, while Britons were happily still spending their ½ ps, little suspecting that Nigel Lawson was plotting their demise (the coins, not the Britons. But then again...), Robert Nixon, regular artist on the strip, took a few weeks off. Stepping in to illustrate the escapades of the titular potion-enhanced adventurer were Brian Walker and, for 3 issues, Frank McDiarmid.
|Whizzer and Chips 03 July 1982|
|There's something of Roger the Dodger|
in Frank's rendition of Steve in the first panel above
|Whizzer and Chips 10 July 1982.|
A single-page story this week
I don't recall seeing Steve's dad before.
|Whizzer and Chips 24 July 1982|
|The scriptwriter seems to have had an|
overflowing-bath obsession at this stage