Thursday, 29 December 2011

Giles the master super RNLI Christmas card..


I love Giles and he must of influanced many comic cartoonists over his time...he has inspired me..

I always love his naughty children he does and busy pictures...also the extra detail when you find them it makes you laugh out loud!! (which I often do!)

The picture above is funny But also beautiful..Giles is the king of drawing all different weathers..I love his snow scenes ...his depth he puts into a picture.. his brick work...buildings..people..clothes..boats..just basically everything is great..:)

The amount Giles drew and the quality..SPEECHLESS!!

http://www.cartoons.ac.uk/collections/CG

Giles is online..But I recommend you buy a book on ebay you won't regret it..

http://www.rnli.org.uk/
The image also shows how brave and strong these men are..going out in all weathers..lets support the RNLI..we might need them one day..

Sunday, 25 December 2011

Happy Christmas..a nice border by Robert Nixon and Terry Bave drawing Shiver


Whoopee 27th Dec 1975

Lovely Creepy Christmas border look at the cracker being pulled by the Christmas pud!! With a light centre..

Have a great day!!

Saturday, 24 December 2011

Christmas Judy comic Big n' Bertha by Gordon Bell 1981





Only two humour pages in the whole comic...this one stood out..I love the way Gordon draws dogs...its funny to think that Gordon was in the running for drawing the Dennis the Menace and Gnasher if David Sutherland hadn't got the job...when David Law retired..

The dog and the father have a certain Dennis the Menace Dad and Gnasher about them..

Theres nothing like a dog with a pipe..:)

Monday, 19 December 2011

Whoopee Christmas covers

1974 there was no whoopee Christmas issue due to printer strike see comments thanks Bruce..


1975
Robert Nixon



1976 Need scan of this issue please..


1977
robert Nixon

1978 there was none due to industrial action at the printers see comments below..thanks Bruce for info..

1979 need scan of this issue please..



1980
Robert Nixon



1981
Nick Baker


1982
Mike Lacey


1983
David Mostyn (Snack-man artist)


Robert Nixon
1984 last Christmas issue (theres a better not ripped issue at Lew Stringer's blog under Christmas Whoopee 1984!!)

All these covers are so eye catching and full of Christmas fun..

Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Jim Petrie in the Christmas Beano and look out for my initials Jim has added..P.G!!!



Thanks Jim it made my year!!:)

Get the Christmas Beano today..

Jim still got it..


See vase in first panel in gold letters..
Peter Gray

Sunday, 11 December 2011

The Dandy's Black Bob redeveloped in the 1990's as a comic character Wee Bob by Sid Burgon


The Dandy 14th July 1990
Just got 30 1990 Dandy's today from an Antique fair and discovered this unusual strip..

A very cute sheep dog..look at those eyes..its a shame this strip didn't have a longer life..

Monday, 5 December 2011

Scared Stiff-Sam meets Fun Fear




Whoopee!! 12th Feb 1977

Its nice of Robert to mention Mike Lacey the artist for Scared Stiff-Sam...for a second I thought the two artists drew this strip..But Robert drew it all..

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