John Armstrong “Life Studies”

Bunty and Misty artist John Armstrong “Life Studies” on eBay

More of Misty comics artist John Armstrong‘s  life studies artworks created in the 1940s, are up for sale now on eBay. I’m selling the work on behalf of John’s family, and here is a selection what’s on offer in this second John Armstrong “Life Studies” Sale. These artworks are some of comics artist John Armstrong’s life drawingsContinue reading Bunty and Misty artist John Armstrong “Life Studies” on eBay

The Art of John Armstrong

Life and work of Misty artist John Armstrong celebrated

A colour copy of John Armstrong’s cover for a fan-published special dedicated to girls comic Misty, published in 2006 by A new Facebook group dedicated to British girls comic artist John Armstrong has just gone public with the support of the artist’s family, who are keen to see a lasting memorial to his work. John,Continue reading Life and work of Misty artist John Armstrong celebrated

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In Review: Bite Me Comic Issue One

Edited by Arlene Russo Available at www.bitememagazine.com Cover by Gary Crutchley and Matt Soffe Contributors include: David Braysher, Gary Crutchley, David Lucarelli, Colin Maxwell, Will Pickering, Dave West The Comic: From the shadows comes this special issue of Bite Me, dedicated to the girls – and boys – picture comics of yesteryear. Step into the unknown… asContinue reading In Review: Bite Me Comic Issue One

Jack Cunningham, Art Editor of Misty

In Memoriam: Jack Cunningham, Art Editor of Misty

The recent death of artist Jack Cunningham ended a long life that contributed to many British girls’ comics. Jack was one of IPC’s unsung heroes, and worked on a number of their women’s magazines and girls’ comics, including Mirabelle (1956-77), Valentine (1957-74), and Princess (1960-67, then becoming Princess Tina 1967-73). Most notably, he was artContinue reading In Memoriam: Jack Cunningham, Art Editor of Misty

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In His Own Words: The Comics Career of Misty and Tammy artist John Armstrong

Comics artist John Armstrong died this week, He’s  best known for his work on the girls comics titles Bunty, Misty and Tammy, and for co-creating the long-running “Bella at the Bar” strip for the latter – but made very few appearances at comics events, but in 2003 I persuaded him to be part of theContinue reading In His Own Words: The Comics Career of Misty and Tammy artist John Armstrong