Carl Giles at work in his garden in 1945, filmed by British Pathé

WebFind: The Legendary Daily Express cartoonist Giles at work – in 1945

British Pathé has posted a short film about Carl Giles, one of Britain’s most-loved newspaper cartoonists, at work in 1945. At this point, Giles was working for Express Newspapers, but some of the very best of the cartoons he produced between 1939 and 1945, many created for Reynold’s News were brought together in 2017 inContinue reading WebFind: The Legendary Daily Express cartoonist Giles at work – in 1945

In Review: The Misadventures of Jane

The Book: Charts some of the cartoon (mis)adventures of Britain’s first and best-loved World War 2 pin-up – the scintillating, blue eyed, blonde-haired, clothes-phobic cartoon legend that is Lady Jane Gay. This collection features two full strips (no pun intended) – “N.A.A.F.I. Say Die!” and “Behind the Front”, first published during the second world war,Continue reading In Review: The Misadventures of Jane

Let’s Talk About Jane

Titan Books will be releasing The Misadventures of Jane, an eagerly-awaited collection of the classic strip and other material featuring the World War 2 pin up heroine, later this month. Charting the cartoon (mis)adventures of Britain’s first and best-loved World War 2 pin-up – the scintillating, blue eyed, blonde-haired, clothes-phobic cartoon legend that is LadyContinue reading Let’s Talk About Jane