Alley Oop by Jack and Carole Bender

Alley Oop

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  1. Rod Gonzalez

    Rod Gonzalez said, about 2 years ago

    Greetings fans from . . . me!

    Well, guess Ooola may be taking Lara Laronde’s place after all . . .

    . . . and the plot is underway!

    I don’t know about you, but I’m finding this intriguing, I kid you not.

  2. Gweedo - It's legal here !!! -  Murray

    Gweedo - It's legal here !!! - Murray GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    I like the not “cartoony” looking Lana. Hats off to the artist !

  3. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    Alternate Alley Oop Chapter 21 “Dead To Rites” (179) 8/15/2014 Friday

    At the new safe house
    Engrossed in the old diary, BCL was reading it and Dr. Dark’s bug-like robot was also reading every page and transmitting it to the sinister Doktor in his Transylvanian mountain stronghold and growing laboratory being hollowed out from within by vampire slaves and boring machinery of his own design.
    The diary continues with another observation about Midas’ alchemical labors;
    “The refining aludel has been showing promise with the new platinum mesh.” He can tell that Midas was getting more excited by the less regular more rapidly strokes of the written words.
    “…the electro-capellator is working with minimal fuss in the drawing off of the rare effluvia of the burning diamond in the thermal fracturing process then filtered through and condensed into a liquid through the narrow end…”
    “Now its getting interesting,” he said under his breath.
    In the air following the Wanderer
    Shen (Kato) has been careful to follow the Night Eye, with the Green Hornet’s spy eye of the DOD group so he is not easily seen as it follows their RPV-R which is following the Wanderer on their merry chase of CCTV cameras.

    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    An aludel is a subliming pot used in alchemy and medieval chemistry. The term refers to a range of earthen tubes, or pots without bottoms, fitted one over another, and diminishing as they
    advance towards the top. The lowest is adapted to a pot, placed in a furnace, wherein the matter to be sublimed is placed. At the top is a head to retain the flowers, or condensation, which ascends. An aludel was used as a condenser in the sublimation process and thus came to signify the end-stages of transformation and the symbol of creation. Also called the Hermetic Vase, the Philosopher’s Egg, and the Vase of the Philosophy.
    [Electro-Capellator used by Morgan Midas in the 1860’s to distillate his elixir of Speed from diamonds was of his own design. He discovered charges of ions in his chemistry.]

  4. davidf42

    davidf42 said, about 2 years ago

    Morning, Oopsters.

    Gee, we didn’t see this coming.

  5. rdmacgregor

    rdmacgregor said, about 2 years ago

    What is it about Oola’s looks? First we had Lola, now Lana being ringers for Oola.

  6. davidf42

    davidf42 said, about 2 years ago


    It shows an obvious lack of imagination on the part of the writer.

  7. Crispy Bacon

    Crispy Bacon GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago


    Gee, we didn’t see this coming.
    And it only took the Benders six weeks to get to it.

  8. firebrand1

    firebrand1 said, about 2 years ago

    Good Morning Benders, John Wooley, and readrs of Alley Oop. Detective Bob is definitely slow on the uptake, As Ooola does appear to somewhat like Laronde, his plan,
    no doubt, is to have Ooola, a la Prisoner of Zenda,
    pretend to be Laronde around the studio to draw out the
    kidnappers. John Wooley must have a hand in this intriging
    twist in Alley Oop. Bravo!

  9. billdi

    billdi GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    what are those bits flying out of leslie’s mouth in the second panel? tic-tacs? food crumbs? black spittle? exclamation points minus the points?

  10. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago


    Those are surprise lines emanating from his face.

  11. Kali39

    Kali39 said, about 2 years ago

    Whatever Ooola wants…

  12. nottawasaga

    nottawasaga said, about 2 years ago


    I suspect the dicktective has other things on his mind from the expression… none of which are good for Ooola.

  13. Kit Walker

    Kit Walker GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    Anyone else notice that “Frog Applause” has been updated?

  14. rgcviper

    rgcviper said, about 2 years ago

    Larry’s Oop Recap #5

    Alley shuts his eyes to avoid the sparks as he pokes and scrapes the broken collar point against the ceiling of his metal coffin.
    Fortunately, the collar has broken with a nice sharp angle, and he works the point of it around and around, putting great pressure on it, up and poking.
    Alley’s mind, just recently welcoming the dawning of insanity, has completely come around to grasping hopes of survival. If only he can push that collar point through before the air runs out or becomes too poisoned to breathe in any more. He knows it’s going to be close.

    He must exert great force to cut through, but it’s using up the air so quickly. It is now so stuffy and thick and he knows he’s just breathing his own recycled air, coffin air. His mind and thoughts start to get cloudy.
    He’s going under and he knows it.
    Thoughts of seeing Ooola and his friends again dance around in his mind.
    And just as strong, the thought of meeting Torka one more time!
    Because if he gets that chance…oh boy…does he ever look forward to that! He will stop at nothing to torture and kill him with his bare hands! Oh, does he ever hate Torka! And what a pleasure that would be, to come face to face with Torka again, without his hated (but now loved) collar. By God Almighty, he desperately wants that to happen! This hope drives Alley to push and poke harder and harder!

    He needs to breathe, but each breath of this stuffy coffin air also makes him tired. There’s barely anything left. He inhales and holds it.
    He is on his very last ditch effort as he tries and tries to cut through.
    With only seconds to spare he puts everything he’s got into shoving that collar point through the top of the coffin…and…it…breaks through! Revealing just a slither of light, and beautiful, precious air!! He puts his mouth up to the hole, exhales, and then sucks in. Tribly’s tunnels are allowing air to come in from the ground above. Fresh air fills his lungs and it is a wonderful feeling.
    Alley takes some deep breaths and calms down a bit, before lying back down and going to work.

    As Alley steadily works on enlarging the hole, he sees friendly, bright, intelligent eyes on the other side.
    “Tribly!” he cries out.
    “Thank God for you! You’re a wonderful friend!”
    Tribly purrs in reply and once again that wave of comfort seems to be emitted with his purring.
    Then Tribly goes still.

    Back on Earth 2 it is a phenomenal site!
    The people still meditating and chanting, a few inches above the ground.
    A tornado of giant statues spinning around on a crystal-laden laser beam!
    So fast you can’t tell one from the other.
    And a barely visible wave of thought forms pounding, throbbing, pulsating into space.
    He needs food.
    Tribly chirps towards his companions.
    They too, are still for a moment.
    Then dash back up their tunnels!

  15. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago


    I don’t see it as so scatological. More of surprise at just how much like the missing actress Ooola looks like. At least close enough to fool some.

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