Well, you can’t entirely fault them for fraudulent advertising: the stories include a circus monkey called Jizzle and a Chinese dragon in Wales. But those are two distinct stories, and no team-up episode took place. I don’t doubt that Wyndham could have had one in his bottom-drawer from his early days when supply outstripped demand. This specimen comes from early 60s Britain, when just his name in big letters would sell a book, even in the pages were blank.
I’d want to know why Giselle’s holding her own tail and the dragon’s – maybe her forearms are cold because someone shaved them.
Yes, I remember the Jizzle ape character (Nowadays, a port-manteau word from “jizz” and “drizzle”, imagine what that can be…). Wasn’t it 1974 that Britain went… decimal? Pounds, shillings, pence and… farthings? Kydos to Wyndham, he wrote good stuff.
@Georgios: it was February 15th 1971. I’d just learned to count and work out how many 3d Captain Scarlet bubble-gum packs I could get were I to be given half a crown and they made me do it all over again with 50p.
Farthings went in 1964, although they could be found between floorboards for a generation to come.
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