The series premiered in
1950. Stopped in 1959.
This is a pantomime strip consisting
of 3 to 4 panels building up to a funny situation
in the last panel. The title character is an
inventive senior who always has an alternative
way of doing things and dealing with sudden
problems, and his solutions are novel and
The title, Professor Krumtap, translates
to Professor Crank in English thus adding a
verbal dimension (in which Cranky means strange)
that is not present in the Danish term.