The Mergers: Whizzer and Chips
The First Whizzer and Chips, October 1969
Whizzer and Chips was launched as two comics in one on the
18th October 1969.
Last Ever Knockout (top left), June 1973, Last Krazy (top right) April 1978 and
first Whoopee! (above) March 1974
Over it's time Whizzer and Chips incorporated Knockout
(June 1973), Krazy (April 1978) and Whoopee! (March 1985). Whoopee had itself taken
over Shiver and Shake (October 1974), Cheeky (February 1980) and Wow! (June
Whoopee! with Shiver and Shake (left) October 1974, Cheeky (centre) February 1980
and Wow! (right) July 1983
The idea behing Whizzer and Chips was that readers would
be on the side of either the Whizz-kids or Chipites, though very few did (except the
The final weekly Whizzer and Chips, October 1990
The big names from the comic included Sid's Snake, Odd
Ball, Sweet Tooth, Joker, Shiner and Sammy Shrink.
Buster and Whizzer and Chips, December 1990
The last of the big Fleetway comics, it merged with Buster
on the 3rd November 1990, although The Best of Whizzer & Chips Monthly Continued
into the 90s.
Whizzer and Chips monthly, October 1992
Some of the strips that found their resting place in
Buster included Joker, Sweeney
Toddler, Odd Ball, Junior
Rotter, Sid's Snake, Fuss
Pot, and The Bumpkin Billionaires.
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