First Bad Machinery by John Allison for April 11, 2016

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    SKJAM! Premium Member about 7 years ago

    A quiet start to the day—look to the right for more on who these people are.

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    Alexander Batey  about 7 years ago

    Allison did other strips in the same town. Scary Go Round is another.

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    pam Miner  about 7 years ago

    It’s nice to see and read who they are while they have done nothing yet, still sleeping. Looks good.

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    melissalomax1313 creator about 7 years ago

    This is right up my alley, welcome aboard! Adding you to my ‘follow list’. =^___^= Melissa Lomax (Creator of Doodle Town)

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    Piksea Premium Member about 7 years ago

    I’m in. Let’s see what these kids get up to.

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    Craig McCreary  about 7 years ago

    I am looking forward.

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    Pedmar Premium Member about 7 years ago

    Mildred? I didn’t think anybody had used that name in the past 75 years.

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    Happy, happy, happy!!! Premium Member about 7 years ago

    In my queue.

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    RonBerg13 Premium Member about 7 years ago

    Allright, I’ll give it a chance…

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    Ida No  about 7 years ago

    About time!I’ve been reading John Allison’s stuff for a couple years now. Nice to see it being reprinted here. Just remember, this is a graphic novel, so it’s going to take a bit for the momentum to build up.

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    pigbayou  about 7 years ago

    looks like fun.

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    Cindy Ray Buckles  about 7 years ago

    I like Shauna’s hair.

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    King_Shark  about 7 years ago

    Any British comic is fine with me. English instead of American, metric system, and humour instead of “humor” – I can’t ask for more!

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    laurag12363 Premium Member about 7 years ago

    Oops, I just realised how old the kids looked. Had to delete my comment (spoilers all over). Sorry John!! It’s great to see the kids again! xxx

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    reynard61  about 7 years ago

    I already read this on its own site, but it’ll be nice to read from the beginning.

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    Petemejia77  about 7 years ago

    “The Real World” comic?

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    ladamson1918  about 7 years ago

    It’s either the Famous Five (plus one kid and minus the dog) or the Scooby-Do gang (plus one kid and minus the dog).

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    seismic-2 Premium Member about 7 years ago

    I’ve been reading Allison’s various rotating strips for years, and my favorites are the “Bad Machinery” ones with the 3 schoolgirls who investigate mysteries. I assume this strip will be a reprint of some of the story arcs from that series? (I am currently following Allison’s “Giant Days” comic book, about 3 different girls in their first year at university. It was planned as a limited series, but it has become popular enough that it is now an ongoing monthly book.) It’s a bit hard to remember all the cast members, though, because so many of the characters who appear in “Bad Machinery” also appear in the other strips, which are set in the same town!

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    Alex Hallatt creator about 7 years ago

    Good luck with the strip, John!

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    paul.keefer  about 7 years ago

    Oh my lore! I’ve read them all, and I’ll happily read them all again.

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    Ushindi  over 3 years ago

    Boy, Shauna did have “big” hair, didn’t she?

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    trncobrien Premium Member almost 3 years ago

    Note to anyone starting here: the strip starts being rerun May 4, 2020, you can start there then add to your comics page when you are current.

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    AgProv  over 1 year ago

    Really pleased to start seeing British comics on GoComics – for a long time the only non-American one seemed to be Andy Capp, I suspect because that’s known in the USA. Get Steve Bell’s “IF” on this site and my joy will be a step nearer complete!

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