Hairbutt The Hippo Vol. 1: The Original Hardboiled Hippo
GIANT 122 PAGE COLLECTION! HAIRBUTT THE HIPPO's early crime cases. HAIRBUTT THE HIPPO stars as an anthropomorphic hippopotamus who works as a private detective. This giant collection features nine tales of hard boiled noir including; It all started with 'Jung isn't deep, he's my brother' ... busting out of the mini comics scene of the early nineties. Meet Hairbutt, an obese human in hippo form, living in a one room flat ... pursued by his enemies and friends alike! This four part story introduces Rat Courier Byron Plague, villianous preacher Ned Frile, Hairbutt's conman cult leader brother Rocky and incompetent assassins Fabian Stringfellow and his neolithic assistant Grunt. 'Street Pizza' is the hilarious tale of Hairbutt's origin and introduces Bodine Amerikah as regular scriptwriter . Our hero is saved from an untimely demise by Byron who listens as Hairbutt narrates his life story ... a ridiculous tour de farce involving cross dressing, garage bands and psychotic nuns! 'Fear and Loafing' pits Hairbutts detective powers against a spray tanned gang of gym junkies ... their mission? Eradicate all fatties ... especially the ones that love junk food and comics. Enter Hairbutt's number one gal! 'The Return of Hypno The Fraudulent' is the comic book love story of the century as Hairbutt dresses as a hasidic jew in order to win back the chubby hippo of his wet dreams. Next, 'Bell Book and Candle' is Rocky the Hippo's first solo comic book story. You'll wonder why the hell we did it but in this story he gets his bat wings, which will haunt comic historians for years to come ... The nuttiness keeps coming! 'Happy as a croc in Sh*t' stars erstwhile Rat Courier Byron Plague during a typical work day pursued by albino crocodiles and sinister council workers. The rat continues to hog the spotlight in 'A Rat's Tale' which plots Byrons rise to the top of the courier game ... only to find himself up to his neck in hippo crap. 'Postcards from the edge' is a porfolio of Hairbutt portraits with added narration introducing Mary Isabella Hippo ... Hairbutts mum! Slobs in space rounds out this set with a sexy story starring the Space Bimbos! Can Hairbutt save Toots and Rocky from being eaten by three 60 foot tall Pamela Anderson lookalikes? Does anybody care? You will!