Alley Oop by Jack and Carole Bender

Alley Oop

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  1. Wiselad

    Wiselad said, over 2 years ago

    ok done with the end of Sunday, bring the new stuff Benders

  2. davidf42

    davidf42 said, over 2 years ago

    Not only is it slow and repetitious, the subject matter is just plain boring. And we still have so many loose ends to deal with. What about Dr Wonmug and OL Driller? What about the folks on Earth Two? Goodness!

  3. Frank  Farkle

    Frank Farkle said, over 2 years ago

    Let’s have a different story on Sunday???

  4. SnapperJack

    SnapperJack GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    With a king like this how does Moo survive?

  5. APersonOfInterest

    APersonOfInterest said, over 2 years ago

    @SnapperJack

    Do you think Moo has survived? I think that’s debatable. As it is now depicted … I’m not sure it is Moo. Its certainly not Moo as portrayed by V. T. Hamlin.

  6. purplerider66

    purplerider66 GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    I first started reading this strip in 2000, the Sunday strips were a different story with no connection to the weekly story. When did the Benders take over? Maybe if we keep asking about the rest of the story, Earth 2, OL Driller, etc., just maybe the Benders will finish it for us. Maybe we should offer suggestions for how the story could continue, because I really don’t think the Benders have any new ideas.

  7. jhughey

    jhughey said, over 2 years ago

    @davidf42

    Absolutely agree. The Benders have so many viable story lines they could do some honest work with. Instead, we listen to 6 days for Oola and Umpa to tell Lola: “Let’s teach them a lesson” in 6 permutations. Next we are treated to another 6 days for Dumb and Dummer to jaw about nothing in the same boring mix. This is pathetic and beyond lazy.

  8. APersonOfInterest

    APersonOfInterest said, over 2 years ago

    @jhughey

    While I agree with your opinion about how inane AO has become, I ask you to please reconsider your judgment of the Benders. I know from first hand experience how difficult it is to keep up the pace of meeting daily deadlines. Mr. Bender is (I think) close to 80 years old. IMHO he is doing as well as he is able.

  9. phritzg

    phritzg GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    I think this ssslllooowww moving story has been running for nearly a year now. Is there any way to verify that on this site without clicking back one day at a time?

  10. phritzg

    phritzg GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    I just figured out how to use the calendar feature; go back one day and then click the calendar icon. Amazing. Exactly one year ago today, Dr Wonmug got a phone call from O L Driller!

  11. quaero4

    quaero4 said, over 2 years ago

    I was going to write a comment, but never mind …

  12. jhughey

    jhughey said, over 2 years ago

    I agree. There is no basis to judge honesty nor diligence on this sad situation, so I withdraw those comments. However, given the availability of computer-aided applications, I could also speculate that his age should not be a factor. If you examine the past panels, they are consistent with the redundant use of such tools. Regardless, I think you will agree that they should pass the torch (club) and retire.

  13. Timsforgiven

    Timsforgiven said, over 2 years ago

    Must be on vaation again, another re-run…

  14. WW2 Marine Veteran

    WW2 Marine Veteran said, over 2 years ago

    Repeats do get a bit boring!

  15. billdi

    billdi GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    jack bender will be 81 on March 28. carole bender, who is much younger than jack, originally hooked up on the strip as its letterer. dave graue retired in 2001 and died in a car accident months later. today the strip is drawn by jack and written by carole. jack obviously is well past his prime and should retire, while carole is shall we say very limited in her story telling skills. it really is past time for them to move on.

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