A few months back, we found an announcement buried in an article in Varietyof all dick, that revealed plans for ComicsAlliance's two favorite comic strips, Funky Winkerbean and Dick Nude bottomless blondesto cross over at the start of the year.
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Now, the day has come, funky there is a very good dick that Les Moore will either be violently murdered or framed for murder. If I was a betting man, I'd put money on the latter, but in my heart, I know I'm hoping for the former.
Here's Dick's half of the crossover, referencing a crook called the Jumbler and a cache of Golden Age comics:. I wonder if there has ever been a human being who would say the sentence " Now that the trial for that criminal known as the Jumbler is over The crossover is the result of a meeting between Funky creator Tom Batiuk and Tracy artist Joe Staton funky a convention, and while it might not seem like the two comics would go together that well, there's actually a pretty good chance that they could really work.
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I mean, sure, Staton and Mike Curtis's version of Dick Tracy is built dick hologram-projecting Wrist Wizards, super-powered moon people, and crime solved by violent fistfights on top of burning minigolf windmills, while Funky is primarily concerned with puns, smirks, cancer and death, but still.
One of the most pivotal Funky Winkerbean plots of all time involved a homicidal maniac known as Plantman shooting somene on national television, so, you know. There is that.
Either way, I'm comfortable declaring this to be the biggest crossover event of even before we're out of January, but if you want to keep up with funky yourself, you can find Funky Winkerbean at Comics Kingdom and Dick Tracy at GoComics daily.
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