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Jeff Hawke’s Cosmos

Jeff Hawke was a British science fiction comic strip created by Sydney Jordan and ran in the Daily Express from 1955 to 1974.  Despite it’s obscurity in English-speaking countries, it is often regarded as one of the most important science fiction comics ever released. Cartoonists’ Club member William Rudling tells us how you can find […]

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Shrewsbury International Cartoon Festival 2015: The Chairman’s Report!

This article first appeared in The Jester issue 487. In previous years of the Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival I have been at various times a curious bystander, wandering around wondering who all these artists were; an Instant Exhibition cartoonist doing quick gag cartoons for the general public; and a “Big Boarder”, labouring for a day or […]

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A Weekend dahn in Margate

Date: Saturday 27 June 2015 Meet 12:30 at The Lifeboat Pub, 1 Market Street, Margate CT9 1EU Directions to the “Lifeboat” from Margate Railway Station: Walk towards the sea and turn right along the prom, passing Dreamland. The entrance to Market St. is on the right, opposite the Pier and within sight of the Turner […]

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Terry Gilliam and Cartoonists

Review: The Americans are Coming!

There was a real sense of occasion at the Chris Beetles Gallery on May 5th as flying over the pond to attend the opening of ‘The Americans are Coming’ exhibition were some very illustrious guests indeed… Pat Oliphant – America’s greatest post-war political cartoonist, and recognised as the Godfather of political cartooning in the United […]

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