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Tuesday, March 08, 2016

Oor Wullie and The Broons are 80 today!

It's true! On this day in 1936 The Broons and Oor Wullie made their debut in the Fun Section of The Sunday Post. The great Dudley Watkins illustrated their weekly escapades until his untimely death in 1969 and since then a number of artists such as Ken Harrison and Peter Davidson have imitated his style. Both strips are still running today! 

Unfortunately I don't have much time this week to write a longer article but this remarkable achievement is being talked about elsewhere including the BBC News:

Happy 80th birthday to A'body's Wullie and Scotland's Happy Family That Makes Every Family Happy! 

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