Tuesday, August 25, 2009

How Can You Stonker Off

The question has come up as to whether Basher, the kangaroo, might be based on an actual person. As you can see, either Basher or a close relative of his figured in a poem about a mustache, back in the late fifties, part of which is shown below:

And we know that Basher was brought on stage for the 'Mars' story back in 1956 for the Olympics in Australia, and looked a bit simpler back then. NOTE/WARNING/CAUTION, the strip below is NOT part of the current Pandemonia continuity. It is from 1956:
Anybody have any insight on the Basher character?

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