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January Monday Prize Competition No3

January 24, 2011 in Comment

It is time for the last question in our January Monday quiz.

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Mark Bryant WW2 in cartoons

You can win a copy of Mark Bryant’s excellent book – World War 2 in cartoons.

Answer questions one, two and three before Friday 28th January. Email the editor the correct answers and you’ll go into a prize draw for the illustrated book. The winner will be announced next Monday.

The draw will be conducted in an old paint pot at one of Bloghorn’s many residences and the editor’s decision will be final. Bloghorn regrets entrants are restricted to UK based applicants. There will be a winner by the end of the month.

And at last, here is question three

“Which renowned British cartoonist was incarcerated in Japanese prisoner of war camps in Singapore and Burma?

Email your answers to all three questions to the editor by Friday 28th January to enter. Good luck!

by Royston

Cartoonist Les Barton dies

October 22, 2008 in General

Les Barton, a fine cartoonist who worked in both the gag cartoons and the comics markets, has died. He was as well known for cartoons in magazines such as Punch as for his comic work, including the much-loved “I Spy” in Sparky.

Born in 1923, he began selling cartoons in the 1940s and was a long-standing member of the Cartoonists’ Club of Great Britain, attending its inaugural meeting in 1960.

Cartoonist and blogger Lew Stringer has more on the comics work of Les Barton.
UPDATED: 26th November 2008. Full obituary written by Dr Mark Bryant from The Independent newspaper.

The PCO: Great British cartoon talent