Whacko! Custom Comic (1970s) SNIP

Whacko!, The Comic That Never Was

I was saddened the other day to read of the death of British humour comics stalwart Terry Bave. As a lad, I read his work in my brother’s copy of Whizzer & Chips, but I probably became most interested in his work when I discovered some unique try-out strips he’d drawn for a “custom comic”Continue reading Whacko!, The Comic That Never Was

Terry Bave’s cover for the 1994 Big Comic Fortnightly Holiday Special

In Memoriam: Whizzer & Chips, Dandy cartoonist Terry Bave

We’re very sorry to report of the passing of another great of British humour comics, cartoonist Terry Bave, who has died after a short illness, aged 87. His many credits since the 1950s included work for Wham!, Cor!, Whizzer and Chips and, later, the Beano and The Dandy. Although he retired in 2007 he continued toContinue reading In Memoriam: Whizzer & Chips, Dandy cartoonist Terry Bave

Cartoons and Comic Strips by Terry Bave

Cartoonist Terry Bave remembers the crazy days of British humour comics

(with thanks to Lew Stringer): Terry Bave, artist of numerous comic strips in British humour comics from the late 1960s to the 2000s, has published his autobiography, Cartoons and Comic Strips.  Terry was at the heart of English cartooning and had a long, successful career as an artist working on children’s comics, such as Whizzer andContinue reading Cartoonist Terry Bave remembers the crazy days of British humour comics