The Inky-Top Imps

Membership: Tommy Armitage, Jenny Bamforth, Charlie Cluff, Zoe Oldroyd, Tubby Butterworth, Lanky Reeves.

Purpose: Mainly just to spend time together, enjoying each other's company

Affiliations: None known

Enemies: None known

Base of Operations: Inky-Top Hill, near Arkside in the county of Arkdale

First Appearance: Topper (D.C.Thomson)

History: "In the village of Arkside in Arkdale live six close chums. The youngsters have a secret hide-out in a cave high on Inky-Top Hill which rises above Arkdale, and so they call themselves the Inky-Top Imps." The cave has a hidden entrance behind a hinged stone. In the cavern behind is a spring of special water. One gulp of the strange liquid gives the drinker some fantastic powers he did not normally possess.

In Charlie's case, he gains superhuman strength when he drinks the water. In the case of the rest, drinking the special water grants powers, but I don't know what they are.

Comments: Thanks to Stephen Montgomery for providing the initial information and pictures on these characters.

Charlie has a dog called Bones who joins him on the groups' adventures.

Tubby Butterworth

Lanky Reeves

Charlie Cluff

Tommy Armitage

Jenny Bamforth

Zoe Oldroyd


Any Additions/Corrections? Please let me know.

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