Detailed study of legendary British comic strip artists.
This is an essential publication for fans and students of British Comics. In this first volume renowned comics historians David Ashford and Norman Wright have assembled fourteen in-depth studies of great British comic strip artists, featuring their biographies and offering prime examples of their artwork.
This volume traces the careers of Geoff Campion, Roland Davies, Ron Embleton, Derek Eyles, David Law, Hugh McNeil, John Millar Watt, Patrick Nicolle, Eric Parker, Reg Perrott, Ken Reid, Septimus Scott, Ron Turner and Dudley Watkins. These artists were the greats behind such titles as Beano, Dandy, Comet and Thriller Picture Library amongst many others.
They worked on characters as diverse as Dennis the Menace, Desperate Dan, Robin Hood and Buffalo Bill as well as many other humorous or adventure serials, be they historical, science fiction or western. This volume is destined to be an essential reference work for years to come. Includes 8 pages of colour featuring some original art plus photographs of the artists. Book signed by the authors.
Authors: Norman Wright & David Ashford
Publisher: Norman Wright, 2008
Number of pages: 214
Format: Soft Cover; Part Colour illustrations
Size: 6" x 8" (150mm x 210mm)
Price:> £18.50 € $
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