Sunday 26 February 2012

Ron Spencer's The Beano's Baby-Face and all his cousins!!

Baby-face mum gives Bully Beef's mum a rival in the looks department..:)

These cousins of Baby-face can get very strange..funny strange..:)
Heres Ron's version of the Three Bears...its fun that Little Plum, Three bears and Baby-face are in the same location!! Baby-face first appeared ina Little Plum page before getting his own page..I remember a Beano comic library showing all three characters together..

Parrot-face is a fun character..

after all those different cousins storylines it changed when Baby-face came back to The Beano..which still worked well..

Its nice how they showed how Baby-face ended up in Britain and showing the Marshal waving him off..the storylines were more about toys and sweets pinching..and the local police after him..sometimes his cousins came to visit and Mummy-face seemed to have moved to Britian as well!!

What I like about Baby-face is his unique appearance it is such a unusual face the nostrils the wide mouth...also love the motorised pram...and the classic Yuk! Yuk! laugh..what a great character..
These characters and actions are like a Warner Brothers cartoon..

Saturday 25 February 2012

Jackpot covers..

Jackpots in order and what lovely covers they are.
Different comic cover design every week, every artist getting a chance to shine. Even the logo changing colours, patterns and used in the picture in fun ways.

Thanks Darren Stephens for scans who has the website

Thanks to Richard C for scanned front cover image

UPDATE Thanks to Jeremy Summers

Please help me to complete the Jackpot covers by scanning and emailling me at as a JPEG...

Thanks Darren Stephens for issue 132, 133

lets map out Jackpot together!

Ended 30/1/1982
Lasted for 141 issues, before it merged with Buster comic

some great covers by Reg Parlett, Robert Nixon, Mike Lacey., John Geering, Steve Bell, Nigel Edwards, Brian Walker., Rob Lee, Jim Petrie, Tom Paterson., Jim Hanson, Sid Burgon, Dicky Howett, Trevor Metcalfe, Jack.Edward Oliver, Jim Crocker, Norman Mansbridge, Paul Ailey etc..

Daz said...
Fantastic stuff!
I may be able to help with some missing covers, will check

8 February 2008 06:01
Peter Gray said...
Thanks does look nice all together.....I'll be doing Krazy comic next...and many other Fleetway comics to map out.

Trevor Metcalfe emailled me and said my blog looked great...he drew in Jackpot Charlies Proper Angels and The Fantastic three..some nice covers by him are displayed.

8 February 2008 09:37