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Trivia / Angus Og

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  • Author Existence Failure: The strip came to a sudden end after Ewen Bain tragically succumbed to a fatal case of influenza at the end of 1989, leaving Angus in a terrible predicament.
  • Fair for Its Day: Modern readers will shake their head over the racist depictions of people from the Middle East or Africa, and also the occasional innuendo around homosexuality, however it must be borne in mind that for the time it was published these were actually very positive and was seen as affectionate fun poking no different from the rest of Drambeg rather than racist mockery.
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  • Missing Episode: Many Strips are now lost for good, with not even Bain's estate having copies of them. A sad inevitability of being a newspaper comic strip.
  • Unintentional Period Piece: With its many mentions of contemporary events and cameos by UK celebs and politicians, it is very much tied to its time.

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