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Saturday, 27 June 2020

Cheeky's Contribution to Comic History is Marked

The current issue of Infinity magazine (No 27) includes an article about Cheeky Weekly, written by Mark Campbell (who contributed a piece about Krazy in issue 22).

This latest examination of the toothy funster's own comic gives a good flavour of the title, starting with an overview of the contents of the first issue, explaining the 'framed' nature of all the non-Cheeky strips within an ongoing narrative which made the comic unique among the wide variety of companion and competitor titles jostling for shelf space in the newsagents of the late 70s. A brief history of the development and demise of the comic then follows which, together with a nice selection of images from the comic and a rendition of Cheeky and pals by Frank McDiarmid that was specially commissioned by Mark a few years back, makes for a satisfying 4-page piece. The nod to this blog is appreciated. Also included in the issue is a letter contributed by Steve Matthews who explains how Cheeky expanded his comic appearances from Krazy to the other titles in which he appeared. Apparently the piece was condensed from material Steve had written for his Krazy Fansite on Facebook, but as I don't frequent Facebook I can't tell you anything about that, so you'll have to seek it out yourselves.

I bought the digital version of Infinity, at just £2.00.

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