Comic artist and editor John Allard in 2014. Photo: Ant Jones

In Memoriam: “Garth” Artist and editor John Allard

We’re sorry to report the passing of Garth artist and former Daily Mirror strip editor John Allard, an unsung hero in the character’s success, not just in Britain, but in terms of his popularity wherever his adventures were re-published across the globe, including Australia and India. John played such an important part in not onlyContinue reading In Memoriam: “Garth” Artist and editor John Allard

The final episode to date of Horace by Roger Kettle and Andrew Christine. © Mirror Newspapers

Daily Mirror’s “Horace” strip heads off into the sunset

The Daily Mirror newspaper has cut its originated strips again, replacing the long-running gag strip western-inspired gag strip Horace with a reprint of the adventure strip Buck Ryan, coloured in style, as with their Garth reprints, by Martin Baines. Originally titled A Man Called Horace, the Wild West’s most gormless cowboy has delighted Mirror readers for over 20 years.Continue reading Daily Mirror’s “Horace” strip heads off into the sunset