On this day, 7 May 1983: Whizzer and Chips
Issue 700 of Whizzer and Chips. The comic would fall just short of 1100 issues before eventually merging with Buster in 1990.
Long-running strips, in addition to cover star Sid’s Snake, included Odd Ball and Sammy Shrink (both drawn by Terry Bave), Shiner (Jimmy Hansen) and Joker (Sid Burgon).
This landmark issue celebrated the comic’s history to date with this centre spread.