THE DANDY - ISSUE 3536
Let's try and revive my blog and go back to normal schedule shall we? Okay, this week's Dandy was incredible, from front to back this comic was beautiful, 44 pages of brilliance, what made it so brilliant? This is what:
PG 1: Front Cover: Pre-Skool Prime Minister - Jamie Smart
PG 2: Jokes (with Pre-Skool Prime Minister) - Jamie Smart
PG 3: What's Inside? (with guess who? That's right, Pre-Skool Prime Minister!) - Jamie Smart
PG 4: Pre-Skool Prime Minister - Jamie Smart
PG 6: Harry and his Hippo - Andy Fanton
PG 8: Madvertisement: The Money Tree - Nigel Auchterlounie
PG 9: Shorts: Britain's NOT got Talent - Karl Dixon, Simples! 101 Ways to use a Meerkat (No. 87) - Wayne Thompson, Freddy the Fearless Fly - Phil Corbett, Old MacDonald's Facebook Farm - Karl Dixon
PG 10: The Mighty Bork - Wayne Thompson (Au revior Bork!)
PG 12: Justin Beaver - Stu Munro
PG 13: Yore - The Etherington Brothers
PG 14: Bone-O - Mike Donaldson
PG 15: Sea Dogs - Steve Beckett NEW!
PG 16: Bananaman - Wayne Thompson
PG 18: Puzzle: Get the Wind Up! - Steve Beckett
PG 19: Shorts: Not the Greatest Car Parker - Dave Mostyn, Simples! 101 Ways to use a Meerkat (No. 88) - Wayne Thompson, Knock! Knock! - Garry Davies, Britain's NOT got Talent - Karl Dixon
PG 20: Create a Comic: George VS Dragon - Andy Fanton
PG 21: Harry Hill's Real Life Adventures in TV Land - Nigel Parkinson
PG 25: Competition: Make a Monster
PG 26: Clown Wars - Nik Holmes
PG 27: Smashed Hits: Pokerface - Unknown (Mark Bennington perhaps?) :/
PG 28: Puzzle: Gaz of the Titans: The Maze of the Golden Fleece - Nik Holmes
PG 29: Shorts: Saint Evils - Stephen Walker, Not the Greatest Cook - Dave Mostyn, Britain's NOT got Talent - Karl Dixon, Simples! 101 Ways to use a Meerkat (No. 89) - Wayne Thompson
PG 30: Dandy Subscription Page
PG 31: The Gleeks - Nigel Auchterlounie
PG 32: The Bogies (Hot Snot) - Nigel Auchterlounie
PG 33: Madvertisement: 3D Comic - Nigel Auchterlounie (with a nice mention of Winker Watson and Greedy Pigg, hopefully a little clue to two characters returning! ;) )
PG 34: Mailbag
PG 36: Advert: Dandy YouTube Channel, Dandy website
PG 37: Korky the Cat - Phil Corbett
PG 38: Puzzle: Gaz of the Titans: The Lair of Medusa - Nik Holmes
PG 39: Shorts: Terror Byte - David Banks, Simples! 101 Ways to use a Meerkat (No. 90) - Wayne Thompson, Britain's NOT got Talent - Karl Dixon, Jibber and Steve - Nigel Auchterlounie
PG 40: George VS Dragon - Andy Fanton
PG 42: Desperate Dan - Jamie Smart
PG 43: Next Week (Harry Hill's Real Life Adventures in TV Land, Bananaman, Korky the Cat, Worst Superheroes Ever!)
PG 44: Back Page: Continued Back Page (Desperate Dan, Harry and his Hippo, Dragon (from George VS Dragon), Little Eric (with Ant and Dec), Zeke, the Blue Blobs, The Foreign Thingy Man from PSPM and some Chef...)
TOTAL OF PAGES: 44
TOTAL OF COMIC STRIPS: 19
TOTAL OF COMIC STRIP PAGES: 27
TOTAL OF ADVERTS: 1
TOTAL OF DANDY RELATED STUFF (that's not a comic strip): 17
Not bad! :D
Harry and his Hippo
Pre-Skool Prime Minister
Jibber and Steve
PRE-SKOOL PRIME MINISTER - 10/10
Brilliant seeing it back and I really enjoyed, loved the drill bit! :D
HARRY AND HIS HIPPO - 10/10
Best story this week! Beautiful two pager by Andy with a fantastic storyline, loved the taking over bit with the title! Classic cartoon humour!
THE MIGHTY BORK - 9/10
Very sad to see it go, such a good strip, loved Corporal Clott and Colonel Grumbly's cameos, Wayne should seriously bring them back!
JUSTIN BEAVER - 9.5/10
Not enough cameos for me plus the story wasn't brilliant this week but still very high.
YORE - 8/10
Lovely artwork yet a poor storyline, what a shame.
BONE-O - 9/10
Quite liked it, nice story, reminded me of Foxy but with a dinosaur and a cockerel with an iPhone.
SEA DOGS: 10/10
Beautiful, just beautiful, Steve has done a brilliant job!
BANANAMAN - 9.5/10
Not too heroic sadly but still funny story, I seriously thought the animal was hanged! ;)
HARRY HILL'S REAL LIFE ADVENTURES IN TV LAND - 9/10
God I hate that title. anyway not bad, felt it only needed to be 2 pages though with the speech bubbles.
CLOWN WARS - 10/10
YAYY!! Hurrah rah for guest appearances! Loved Desperate Dan Solo and the ending, brilliant!
THE GLEEKS - 10/10
So funny, thought I'd hate this strip but I LOVED IT!
THE BOGIES - 10/10
Ha ha! Love Hot Snot, love the innocent passenger, love Gobzilla, love the artwork. Brilliant stuff!
KORKY THE CAT - 9/10
Okay-ish. Korky looked a bit camp...
GEORGE VS DRAGON - 10/10
Two pages, lovely artwork, funny story, just brilliant. Very entertaining indeed!
DESPERATE DAN - 10/10
Aww bless... Poor Dan! Loved it!
BRITAIN'S NOT GOT TALENT (Strip 1) - 5/5
SIMPLES! 101 WAYS TO USE A MEERKAT (No. 87) - 4/5
FREDDY THE FEARLESS FLY - 4.5/5
OLD MACDONALD'S FACEBOOK FARM - 3/5
NOT THE GREATEST CAR PARKER - 4/5
SIMPLES! 101 WAYS TO USE A MEERKAT (No. 88) - 5/5
KNOCK! KNOCK! - 3/5
BRITAIN'S NOT GOT TALENT (Strip 2) - 5/5
SAINT EVILS - 5/5
NOT THE GREATEST COOK - 4.5/5
BRITAIN'S NOT GOT TALENT (Strip 3) - 5/5
SIMPLES! 101 WAYS TO USE A MEERKAT (No. 89) - 5/5
TERROR BYTE - 5/5
SIMPLES! 101 WAYS TO USE A MEERKAT (No. 90) - 3/5
BRITAIN'S NOT GOT TALENT (Strip 4) - 5/5
JIBBER AND STEVE - 4.5/5
Mystery Gift (Mine was the Agent Dog 2 Zero's Kitty Hitter)
Haribos (Tangfastics) (Unlucky Rose! :( )
So yeah, end of the review. This week's was brilliant, you'd be a fool not to miss it!
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