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COMIC CATS AND DES BANDES DESSINÉES DOGS

Posted by John Reynolds on

Cats and dogs by Thelwell, George Herriman's surreal Krazy Kat, Dennis the Menace's Gnasher, and Uderzo's Dogmatix - or Idefix to the French. They're all here. Screenprinted with affection by John Patrick Reynolds, with thanks to DC Thomson, Editions Albert Renee and David Thelwell

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Great combinations: Oor Wullie plays football

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Great combinations of screenprints: Oor Wullie plays football.

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Focus on Oor Wullie - Scotland's favourite son

Posted by John Reynolds on

Oor Wullie is a great subject to screenprint. The original draughtsman, Dudley D Watkins, was also the first to draw Desperate Dan in the Dandy and Lord Snooty in The Beano. Panels have great composition, so it's relatively easy to pick some to stand alone as screenprints.

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Focus on Dennis the Menace, comic icon

Posted by John Reynolds on

Dennis the Menace, icon of The Beano and hero to thousands of children, makes for some dramatic screenprints. Printer John Patrick Reynolds focuses on the character and the prints he has made using the  images, all approve by Dundee publisher DC Thomson.

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