Nero and Zero

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Nero and Zero was a comic strip originally in the boys' story paper The Wizard, published by DC Thomson.[1] This strip started on 1 November 1930 [2] and was originally drawn by Allan Morley.[3] The strip featured the subtitle the "Rollicking Romans" [1] and featured two bumbling Roman guards called Nero and Zero who guarded Caesar. The strip lasted in the Wizard for ten years. [4] The strip also appeared in The Beezer's first issue. [5]

The strip was later resurrected for the Buzz comic and the pair featured in the very first issue. This strip was drawn by Tom Bannister and lasted until issue 40. [4]