Denis Gifford (biography)Medium:
Pen & Ink on BoardSize:
8" x 11" (200mm x 290mm)Date:
c. 1960This is the original Pen & Ink drawing by Denis Gifford.
Previously unknown outing for Young Joey published in Young Marvelman issue 338, page 18.
Created written and drawn by future comics historian Denis Gifford. Gifford wrote, drew and often created a wide selection of back-up strips that featured in a number of the Marvelman titles, usually one-page humour strips, as well as the Marvelman Family strip in its own title.
Gifford used a variety of pen-names for the work, including 'Belteshazzar Oakworm', 'Clubtwee Gleeb' and 'Fred Granule Bepp', 'Joe King', 'Jack Upp' and 'Belle Tupp'.
These humour strips may have been reprinted across a number of titles in the L. Miller & Son stable.