Oh Right, Gargy!
I mentioned yesterday that Gargantua, the “yes suh” style “comic” sidekick of Tex Thomson (because he was so manly he needed two), left the strip.
Here’s the scene where he’s written out:
This may be the first time I’m reading a character of this type given actual ancestry, at least not as a retcon forty years later.
Still, good riddance. In this one panel, they give their “friend” more respect than they did in every other appearance.
Here’s an example of Gargy “fighting”
The eyes fail, don’t they?