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Post by ajsmith » 01 Sep 2012, 09:07

please join my new Flook by Trog page on facebook (if you're on it) for semi-frequent updates of Trog artwork: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Flook-by-Trog

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Post by ajsmith » 04 Nov 2012, 14:31

The Flook facebook start serialization of a classic strip from 1965 today: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Flook-by- ... 02?fref=ts
Join for daily updates of some classic Melly/Fawkes satirical magic!

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Post by ajsmith » 06 Feb 2013, 09:38

The "Classic Flook" reruns restart today on the facebook page with the first part of "No Mews Is Good Mews" from 1961!
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Flook-by- ... 02?fref=ts

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Post by ajsmith » 09 Feb 2013, 01:13

And don't forget to make it along to the London cartoon museum exhibition!
http://procartoonists.org/trog-flook-and-humph-too/

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Re: Flook by Trog facebook page

Post by dishes » 10 Feb 2013, 20:26

I missed this till now! Finally I get to see some more of this amazing, beautiful strip beyond the "Flook in the '60s" book I read once (but don't own) and the examples in The Penguin book of Comics.

Thank you so much for doing this. And great idea to celebrate Wally Fawkes Night on November the 5th!

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Re: Flook by Trog facebook page

Post by ajsmith » 10 Feb 2013, 23:31

Glad you like the page, sir! Stay tuned for daily updates!
I too first encountered Flook in the pages of The Penguin book of comics: that page of 60s strips with Flook betraying a union man in a Northern pub were the hook for me: beautiful looking and brilliantly written. Took me years to find any more info though!

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Re: Flook by Trog facebook page

Post by ajsmith » 14 Mar 2013, 23:26

NEWS: Wally Fawkes is doing a talk at the Cartoon Museum on 17th April! Tickets can be booked by phoning! I just got my ticket, hope to see some of the facebook group down there! http://www.cartoonmuseum.org/

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Re: Flook by Trog facebook page

Post by ajsmith » 26 Apr 2013, 08:56

A new story begins today: "Flook For A Neighbour"..

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Flook-by ... ts&fref=ts

And remember, this weekend is your last chance to catch the Trog exhibition at the London Cartoon Museum: http://www.cartoonmuseum.org/

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Re: Flook by Trog facebook page

Post by ajsmith » 27 May 2013, 08:02

Check out this new documentary on Trad Jazz that aired on Friday night! Features a new interview with Wally, plus archive interviews with George Melly and Humphrey Lyttleton!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0 ... Britannia/

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Re: Flook by Trog facebook page

Post by stevezodiac » 25 Jun 2013, 20:50

Yes I noticed in my Rare Record Price guide recently that Wally released a few singles.

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Re: Flook by Trog facebook page

Post by ajsmith » 24 Jul 2013, 22:00

A new series begins today: "The Clip On Bow-Tie Affair" (satirising the Profumo scandal).. and what's more, each episode is being posted on it's exact 50th anniversary: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Flook-by ... 8764250002

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Re: Flook by Trog facebook page

Post by ajsmith » 11 Sep 2013, 13:35

Earlier this year I did an interview with Wally Fawkes, and it's now on The Comics Journal! http://www.tcj.com/looking-back-at-floo ... ly-fawkes/

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Re: Flook by Trog facebook page

Post by standby4action » 11 Sep 2013, 19:34

ajsmith wrote:Earlier this year I did an interview with Wally Fawkes, and it's now on The Comics Journal! http://www.tcj.com/looking-back-at-floo ... ly-fawkes/
Great interview Adam. It's so sad when our artists are underrated. Well done!
Did you know there's an article (I have rough photos of it) in Picture Post 6 October 1951 (pp18-20) on "Trog- the man with a flook on his mind"? PM me and I'll set it up for you, if it's any use.
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Re: Flook by Trog facebook page

Post by stevezodiac » 06 Feb 2014, 14:40

I don't use facebook so don't know if this has been mentioned thereon but it was in the Answers to Correspondents section in Wednesday's Daily Mail:

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