This week’s comic is by John Allison, the Manchester-based narrative savant who pulls the strings in Tackleford, a fictional village beset by both the supernatural and the absurd whose exploits have been chronicled in a number of comic series, most recently Bad Machinery. Here, Allison’s intrepid school-age detectives Lottie and Mildred whip up a version of toad in the hole that will turn us all into excellent housewives, even if we previously thought ourselves thwarted by age or gender:

Toad in the Hole comic strip
Toad in the Hole John Allison

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John Allison is the writer and artist of webcomics Bobbins, Scary Go Round, Giant Days, and Bad Machinery, all of which take place in the fictional town of Tackleford, England.