Army Recruitment posters by John Worsley

Creator Spotlight: Eagle’s PC49 artist John Worsley

We’re used to thinking of John Worsley as the artist on the “The Adventures of PC 49” strip in the original Eagle comic, but of course he was a professional illustrator who worked in a number of different fields – as a war artist, police sketch artist artist and illustrated Wind in the Willows books.Continue reading Creator Spotlight: Eagle’s PC49 artist John Worsley

Naval Officers Room at Marlag O, Prisoner of War Camp by John Worsley. Image: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London

Greenwich “War Artists at Sea” exhibition includes work of Eagle’s “PC49” artist, John Worsley

Showcasing the very best of Royal Museums Greenwich’s collection of First and Second World War art, “War Artists at Sea” is a programme of displays in the Queen’s House includes visually arresting and moving portraits, battle scenes, and depictions of everyday life during conflict, which runs until 2nd August 2015. It features art by artists including Leslie Cole, Eric Ravilious,Continue reading Greenwich “War Artists at Sea” exhibition includes work of Eagle’s “PC49” artist, John Worsley

60th Anniversary of Eagle – Part 2

The famous cover of Eagle Issue 1 is well known to comic fans everywhere, but what lay inside for the 1950s boy? As we celebrate 60 years of Eagle today, Richard Sheaf steps back to this week in 1950 to find out what readers found in this brand-new comic… Like the proverbial curate’s egg EagleContinue reading 60th Anniversary of Eagle – Part 2