Alley Oop by Jack and Carole Bender

Alley Oop

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  1. Rod Gonzalez

    Rod Gonzalez said, about 1 year ago

    Good morning, all . . .

    Well, Mary, at least you’ll get a story out of it.

    (Yeah, I know I’m stating the obvious. Still . . .)

  2. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, about 1 year ago

    Alternate Alley Oop Chapter 20 “The Coup in Moo Falls Mainly on Oop”(24) 9/7/2013 Saturday


    “Dinny, come to poppa!” Alley shouts and he hears a joyful “humph!” from the arena behind him. It is Dinny after all! The two jittery xooloo spiders seem nervous. (Maybe Dinny eats them for a night snack.) Dinny looks like he has turned that darker orange-red over the lavender he has been for some time. He must really be angry.

    Alley uses the distraction to hit one of spiders over what he thinks is its head. He’s sure he felt or heard a brittle crunch when he did so. That Xooloo got wobbly and backed away. The other one hisses and its two crab claws snapping like castanets as it reached for him. “Don’t kill him, just drop him in the arena,” Eeny said like it was an every day thing to do. Wootiewoot looks over at the spider then away and the creature moved forward wary of Alley’s club.

    Alley backs to the edge of the ornate balustrade that looks over into the deep arena. He calls Dinny to get him to climb.

  3. Flashold

    Flashold said, about 1 year ago

    No, you are not making a mistake, you are moving the plot.

  4. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, about 1 year ago

    Shouldn’t we have been passed this scene last week?

  5. June Moffatt

    June Moffatt GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    “Are they burying a body?” That’s quite an imagination you have there, Mary!

  6. LoboGrande

    LoboGrande said, about 1 year ago

    @Night-Gaunt49

    What is the rush? Enjoy the journey!

  7. gkid

    gkid said, about 1 year ago

    Wonder now how she will meet them. She
    has stashed herself away behind the rock.

  8. Doctor Toon

    Doctor Toon said, about 1 year ago

    If the story moves too slow for your taste then take a month off and read them all at once, skipping Sundays


    I’m sure the non-complainers would not miss it if the complainers took a month off

  9. sphinx wormwood

    sphinx wormwood said, about 1 year ago

    @Doctor Toon

    If it weren’t so much fun to comment on idiots I wouldn’t even read this strip. Especially the ones hoisted by their own petards, like yourself.

  10. davidf42

    davidf42 said, about 1 year ago

    Morning, Oopsters.
    Honestly, the comments are 10 times more interesting than the strip.

  11. APersonOfInterest

    APersonOfInterest said, about 1 year ago

    @davidf42

    I especially like LoboGrande’s comments. Seldom in life do we have the opportunity to witness such rabid arrogance.

  12. Lightkeeper

    Lightkeeper said, about 1 year ago

    Alley employs a strange technique to fill a vial with soil.

  13. A Person of Interest

    A Person of Interest said, about 1 year ago

    @sphinx wormwood

    " … comment on idiots … " Really? Why would you want to respond to a post that you felt was written by an idiot?

  14. JPuzzleWhiz

    JPuzzleWhiz said, about 1 year ago

    @Doctor Toon

    If the story moves too slow for your taste then take a month off and read them all at once, skipping Sundays

    I’m sure the non-complainers would not miss it if the complainers took a month off

    Or, they could just read it on Sunday.

  15. JPuzzleWhiz

    JPuzzleWhiz said, about 1 year ago

    @Doctor Toon

    Hey, Doc — do you suppose a turbo shot of your WFNC would help the Benders write better? ;-D

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