Alley Oop by Jack and Carole Bender

Alley Oop

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  1. Rod Gonzalez

    Rod Gonzalez said, 2 months ago

    Greetings out there!

    Now that everything’s being established as far this plot is concerned, I for one can’t wait to see how it will all play out.

  2. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 2 months ago

    Alternate Alley Oop Chapter 21 “Dead To Rites” (184) 8/20/2014 Wednesday

    On the Wanderer
    The crew is busy finding a way to detect their quarry. They are in deep discussion over it.
    “Anything they can do that no one else would do?” Asked Xial.
    Dexter says, “well, not too many use burst high frequency communications.”
    “You mean in the Ultra High Frequency level, Dex?” Betty responded.
    “That’s what I am saying.” He agreed.
    “You do know that such communications are done by high tech industrial firms, national security firms, military and US govt national security organizations?” Lavainge chimed in.
    With a sour look Prasrinivara adds, “you sure know how to ruin a good brain storm session.”
    “But it isn’t ruined.” Xial said a broad smile on her face, and glint in her dark eyes.
    “I like it!” Doc Wonmug says walking in on it.

  3. Lois

    Lois GoComics PRO Member said, 2 months ago

    I am beginning to see a pattern here. Every day, there will be one panel of Bob Leslie speaking in slang, and another panel, with Bob Leslie explaining what his slang terms mean. This could be VERY slow going – and could take us WAY past Halloween! One of the critiques I read about the Dan Turner, Hollywood Detective comics was that all of that dialogue did not really adapt itself very well to the comic book format. Hopefully, someone will have read some of those critiques – and paid attention to them!

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

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

    @Lois

    Well, we still have the homegrown yarn that seems to get more interesting and complicated by the day.

  5. Emile Schwarz

    Emile Schwarz said, 2 months ago

    @Night-Gaunt49

    I think you publish yesterday’s text.

  6. davidf42

    davidf42 said, 2 months ago

    Morning, Oopsters.


    Alley is being presented either as a slow-witted retard or an ignorant boob who has never been in the 20th or 21st centuries before.

  7. resealable

    resealable said, 2 months ago

    It helps if you mentally assign Humphrey Bogart’s voice to Bob Leslie.

  8. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 2 months ago

    @Emile Schwarz

    No, text is different. forget to change the date etc. My bad…

  9. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 2 months ago

    @Lois

    The one thing we do know is that the Benders don’t care what we think or feel about their work on “Alley Oop.”

  10. Galimatias

    Galimatias said, 2 months ago

    @Night-Gaunt49

    At least, they don’t care about the canon.

  11. TexMichael

    TexMichael said, 2 months ago

    I hope this whole story is not going to be in two languages….slang/idiom and straight english.

  12. billdi

    billdi GoComics PRO Member said, 2 months ago

    the hilarity mounts!
    imo this is a new low for the bender approach to glacial repetitious story telling. alley has known since at least 16 Aug. that Leslie is searching for lana.

    so far this week’s “action” has been useless, boring repetition, but i “can’t wait to see how it will all play out.”

  13. Crispy Bacon

    Crispy Bacon said, 2 months ago

    @Night-Gaunt49

    Not only do they not care what we think, but I’ve come to the conclusion that they flat out hate us and they will do everything in their power to make sure that we are not entertained.

  14. firebrand1

    firebrand1 said, 2 months ago

    Good Morning Benders, John Wooley, and readers of Alley
    Oop. The Benders are absolutely correct in having Alley being touchy about not understanding the slang. If he was
    from Australia and didn’t go to the movies, he would have the same problems Slang like snatch and gumshoe if
    you read detective novels, you would be familiar with the terms Also 30’s movies. Alley isn’t. 95% people today if
    told to pick up the Ameche if they hear a bell wouldn’t know what was being said. (Ameche is slang for telephone).
    Detective Bob needs to quit trying to project the tough guy
    detective who’s speech is little better than the criminals.
    As usual I am enjoying the quality strip the Benders put
    their loving energies into for the fans of Alley Oop.

  15. nottawasaga

    nottawasaga said, 2 months ago

    @Crispy Bacon

    if you are entertained by acrimony, destruction and gratuitous fighting… just watch the tv news and don’t miss the Ferguson, Mo events.. the savagery on both sides of the issue should give you all the “action” required.

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