Women's Hoops Blog

Inane commentary on a game that deserves far better

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Okay, keepers of incredibly important information: Mechelle has a job for you! What comic strip is this scene from?
Anyway, sometime in the past few years, I had a flashback memory of a cartoon strip I’d read in the 1970s that featured a girls’ (or maybe women’s) basketball player in a story line. There were a few things about it that had stuck in my cranium: I was pretty sure the character’s name was Stalky (she was tall as a corn stalk, get it?), she was blonde, she was a very good player … and in one game, in front of a big crowd, somebody threw a bottle out on the court, which hit her in the head and put her into a coma.