By using this site, you agree to its use of cookies as provided in our policy.

Desperate Dan - Dundee - Scotland - UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member laranja
N 56° 27.641 W 002° 58.203
30V E 501845 N 6257354
Quick Description: Desperate Dan - a famous comic character - has been immortalised in Dundee, the city of his "birth".
Location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/3/2012 4:07:07 PM
Waymark Code: WMF0RF
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 24

Long Description:
Desperate Dan is one of the longest running comic strips in the world having appeared in issue 1 of The Dandy in 1937 and continues to appear in The Dandy today.

Desperate Dan appears in the Dandy comic by DC Thomson of Dundee, who also publish The Beano. The strongman and cowboy lives in Cactusville and loves to eat cow pies with horns sticking out from the pastry crust. These were made by his Aunt Aggie though these cow pies have not appeared in comic strips for several years.

The bronze sculpture is the work of Angus artists Tony and Susie Morrow and has been funded by public and private sources.
Character Type: Cartoon

Character originator: Dudley D. Watkins

Internet Link: [Web Link]

Address or Location:
96 High Street, Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom


Visit Instructions:

Provide a picture of the statue or something at the site relating to it.

You can be in the photo if you desire.

Search for...
Geocaching.com Google Map
Google Maps
MapQuest
Bing Maps
Trails.com Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest Famous Fictional Figures
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Nearest Hotels
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
Date Logged Log  
wee-z visited Desperate Dan - Dundee - Scotland - UK 4/28/2014 wee-z visited it
Beano& Dandy visited Desperate Dan - Dundee - Scotland - UK 6/6/2012 Beano& Dandy visited it
Mr. Packrat visited Desperate Dan - Dundee - Scotland - UK 5/12/2010 Mr. Packrat visited it

View all visits/logs