The Trouble with Hobbies
|The Trouble with Hobbies|
|Start date:||July 29th, 2001|
|End date:||December 2nd, 2001|
|# of strips:||19|
|Preceded by:||"The Bank Mystery"|
|Followed by:||"Return of the Tourist"|
A year ago Sonny stole "the Pearl of Ragoon", worth millions, and hide them in a little stream. He went to jail on a lesser charge, and when he got out he was going to pick up the pearls. But then came Herkimer Hobbs and Blue....
Herkimer Hobbs have a unusual hobby, he test cliches and old sayings. When he was going for the cliché: You can lead a horse to wather, but you can't make it drink, the horse "Blue" found a package in the water. Then somebody shooting and the horse run of with the package, to the front gate of Xanadu. Riding on the horse, Mandrake tried to find the horse owner....
- Herkimer Hobbs
- Blue, a horse
- Sonny, a thief
- Gross, a thief and friend of Sonny
- Glenda, undercover police officer
- Xanadu, below
Behind the scenes
- The title for the story is taken from the strip of July 29th, 2001 (Beginning: The Trouble with Hobbies !).
This story has been published in the following publications:
- The Daily Gleaner (July 29, 2001 - December 2, 2001)