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Father And Son

By E.O. Plauen Publisher: New York Review Comics ISBN: 9781681371207 Originally created in 1934 by political cartoonist Erich Ohser, Father And Son was a hugely popular strip in Germany. Because Ohser had previously upset the Nazi regime and been blacklisted the strip was published under a pseudonym. Appearing originally in Berliner Illustrirte Zeitung for three […]

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Zookie The Dragon

By Keri Johnson Publisher: Keri Johnson Starting out as a cartoonist these days is no easy thing with so few publications publishing gags and strips. Fortunately this has gone hand in hand with the growth of the webcomic, where cartoonists are free to explore their creativity and test material. You may have  come across the […]

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My Dancing Bear: The Story Of Reg Smythe

By Hélène de Klerk Publisher: Elysee Associates ISBN: 9780993453007 It’s hard to imagine now, but in the early 1960s Andy Capp was a very big deal indeed. There had never been anything quite like Andy in a comic strip before, with his work-shy ways, boozing and, certainly in the earlier strips, wife-beating, although Andy’s wife […]

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Betty and The Yeti by Hugh (Shug) Raine

Hugh’s in The Beano

Cartoonists’ Club member Hugh Raine (Shug) tell us about his brand new strip starting in the Beano. “I’m chuffed as chips to be taking the writing and drawing reins of The Beano‘s Betty & The Yeti in a new half-page comic strip! The strip features the adventures of Betty, an ordinary girl with an extraordinary […]

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Tim Harries talk

Tim Talks!

Cartoonists’ Club Member Tim Harries presents ‘An evening of Cartoons and Comic Strips’. This will be a lively and fun illustrated talk by Newport based cartoonist and creator of the South Wales Argus‘ ‘Never Say Dai’ comic strip, Tim Harries. There will be the opportunity to chat with Tim and see some of his original […]

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