BJ and Wally is an American daily comic strip created by Geo G. of Gingo Animation, which in turn is owned by NBCUniversal through Universal Studios. Debuted in August 1996, it follows the adventures of BJ, a green-haired boy, and Wally, a tall, skinny teenager. BJ and Wally interact with each other and their friends in their world.
The main character. BJ is a sarcastic, wise-cracking, self-absorbed, intelligent, arrogant, and somewhat bossy 11-year-old boy. He wears large, circle-shaped glasses and has a lack of nose (along with his family) but was able to smell. According to Geo G, BJ's full name was named after English rock drummer B. J. Wilson.
BJ's adaptive brother and best friend. He is a clumsy, empathetic, but smart, skinny boy who lost his family on a plane crash and is willing to trust and befriend anyone.
BJ's bigger brother. He is aged 20.
The caring mother of BJ, Wally, and Alan. Her husband is never seen or mentioned; therefore it is deductible that they are either divorced or he is deceased.
- Nina — BJ's girlfriend.
- Jimmy and Jane — A wacky, dim-witted couple who often mess around in their house.
- Cal — A scientist and inventor.
- Dr. Pockgins — A doctor.
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Recurring gags and storylinesEdit
|#||Title||Publication Date||Dates Covered|
|1||BJ and Wally||September 1, 1997||1996–1997|
|2||The Mysterious Thingy!||May 2, 1998||1997–1998|
|3||When My Life Gets Even Better and Better and Better?||September 1, 1999||1998–1999|
|4||Flying Dreams||April 5, 2000||1999–2000|
|5||Race to the End, Dummy!||May 1, 2001||2000–2001|
|6||Unstuffed||August 31, 2002||2001–2002|
|7||Where's Food? I Want Food Please!||September 2, 2003||2002–2003|
|8||Don't Ask for the Sugar||March 1, 2004||2003–2004|
|9||BJ and Wally Hit the Chicken Shack||May 1, 2005||2004–2005|
|10||Don't Give Me That Look or I'll Eat Your Cookies||September 29, 2005||2005|
|11||They Kiss Monkeys, Don't They?||September 1, 2006||2005–2006|
|12||Good or Bad Childhood Flashbacks||May 1, 2007||2006–2007|
|13||Polar Bear Freak||November 3, 2008||2007–2008|
|14||Game of Bubble||October 17, 2009||2008–2009|
|15||The Egg Guy is Real!||May 1, 2010||2009–2010|
|16||Eight Crazy Days||April 10, 2011||2010–2011|
|17||A Date with Mine||April 3, 2012||2011–2012|
|Title||Publication Date||Books Contained|
|A Super Binary of BJ and Wally||April 1, 1999||BJ and Wally and The Mysterious Thingy!|
|More BJ and Wally?!||September 12, 2000||When My Life Gets Even Better and Better and Better? and Flying Dreams|
|Another Wonderful Book of BJ and Wally||December 1, 2002||Race to the End, Dummy! and Unstuffed|
|BJ and Wally's Randomness||September 1, 2004||Where's Food? I Want Food Please! and Don't Ask for the Sugar|
|Pizza n' Burger Eater||March 1, 2006||BJ and Wally Hit the Chicken Shack and Don't Give Me That Look or I'll Eat Your Cookies|
|The Best of BJ and Wally from 1996 to 2006: Celebrating 10 Years Since We See These Guys for the First Time||September 1, 2007||Selected Strips|
|Good Ol' Alan: The Best of Alan Wilson||March 2, 2009||Selected Strips|
|Lemonade Just Got Orange Juice||November 3, 2012||None; All new material|
|The BJ Castle||November 1, 2013||None; All new material|
|Spoilers Alive!||November 4, 2014||None; All new material|
|Shame on You... and Your Talent Show||November 2, 2015||None; All new material|
|A Night Apocalypse||November 8, 2016||None; All new material|
With the comic's popularity, many merchandise was spawned, such as books (as shown above), plush toys, clothes, accessories, key chains, and calendars as well.
On May 1, 2004, 15-second animated shorts produced by Gingo Animation began airing on ABC. Billy West and Jason Marsden provide the voices of BJ and Wally, alongside voices from Phil LaMarr, Grey DeLisle, Hynden Walch, and Kevin Michael Richardson.
- Main article: BJ and Wally (film)