Alley Oop by Jack and Carole Bender

Alley Oop

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  1. Rod Gonzalez

    Rod Gonzalez said, 6 months ago

    Good Morning, folks!

    Well, looks like Doc’s getting ready . . .

    Much to Mary’s disbelief.

  2. Gweedo - "Nobody calls meee duuuuude !!" -  Murray

    Gweedo - "Nobody calls meee duuuuude !!" - Murray GoComics PRO Member said, 6 months ago

    Doesn’t look like she’ll get any timely reveals.

  3. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 6 months ago

    Alternate Alley Oop Chapter 20 “The Coup in Moo Falls Mainly on Oop”(67) 10/19/2013 Saturday

    Ootoo gets lower and closer while her bird blasts away with its freezing beams. Alley dodges everyone but the last caught him on his left side.

    Even though lightly frozen Alley wills his body to move into his throw of his club then he topples over.

    Ootoo sees too late the club as it sails up to meet her and her ice bird in a powerful collision that hits both rider and bird. They begin to fall…

  4. Kali39

    Kali39 said, 6 months ago

    Except that she wasn’t Mary Shelley when she wrote Frankenstein, but okay…

  5. gkid

    gkid said, 6 months ago

    Doc is using an AED. Supposedly
    they are safe to use in rain (“ahem”..)
    they are not supposed to use it on
    anyone lying in water or in contact
    with a conduit (metal, etc..)
    You are supposed to move them to a dry area
    area to administer shock. Need we say water
    is a conduit?
    Nuff said. I will be quiet, love Doc and Oop, hope
    this works, let’s see.
    P.S.
    Also love the Benders, and I am sure they know what
    they’re doing, they have supplied us with
    this strip all these years. Thank you, all, appreciate
    it.

  6. gkid

    gkid said, 6 months ago

    Also not supposed to use on wet
    body.

  7. Emile Schwarz

    Emile Schwarz said, 6 months ago

    @Kali39

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Shelley

    In 1816, the couple famously spent a summer with Lord Byron, John William Polidori, and Claire Clairmont near Geneva, Switzerland, where Mary conceived the idea for her novel Frankenstein. The Shelleys left Britain in 1818 for Italy, where their second and third children died before Mary Shelley gave birth to her last and only surviving child, Percy Florence.

  8. Doctor Toon

    Doctor Toon GoComics PRO Member said, 6 months ago

    Is the Ibex named Igor?

  9. Knightman

    Knightman GoComics PRO Member said, 6 months ago

    @Doctor Toon

    Doc, Butthead comes to mind! LOL!

  10. kbnj6910

    kbnj6910 said, 6 months ago

    So, Alley is the inspiration for Frankenstein’s monster in Ms. Shelley’s story. Now, unless Doc does some explaining,…

  11. davidf42

    davidf42 said, 6 months ago

    Morning, Oopsters.
    Gee, we didn’t expect this to happen did we?
    ;-)

  12. prasrinivara

    prasrinivara GoComics PRO Member said, 6 months ago

    @Kali39

    From Mary Shelley’s bio on Wikipedia:

    “On 10 December (1816), Percy Shelley’s wife, Harriet, was discovered drowned in the Serpentine, a lake in Hyde Park, London. Both suicides were hushed up. Harriet’s family obstructed Percy Shelley’s efforts—fully supported by Mary Godwin—to assume custody of his two children by Harriet. His lawyers advised him to improve his case by marrying; so he and Mary, who was pregnant again, married on 30 December 1816 at St Mildred’s Church, Bread Street, London (see note below). Mr and Mrs Godwin were present and the marriage ended the family rift.”

    Frankenstein was written in 1818 — when she was unquestionably Mary Shelley.

    I think you may have meant “she wasn’t Mary Shelley in May 1816, the timeframe of the Lake Geneva holiday”.

  13. AshburnStadium

    AshburnStadium said, 6 months ago

    @Doctor Toon

    That’s “Eye-gore.”

  14. PatrickDC202

    PatrickDC202 said, 6 months ago

    He just happens to travel with a fully charged defibrilator? Yeah…me, too. Never leave home without one.

    Maybe Mike could write Alley Oop???

  15. Ken

    Ken said, 6 months ago

    @prasrinivara

    But she was using that name in May 1816.

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