comics research bibliography: British Comics

Based on the comics research bibliography, copyright 2002 by John Bullough and Michael Rhode.

[Unknown.] 1995.
Carl Giles, British Cartoonist [obituary].
Washington Post (Aug 30).

[Unknown.] 1993.
Chemistry in comics [Letter].
Chemistry in Britain 29(6; Jun):481.

[Unknown]. 1996.
Willie Rushton, British Humorist [obituary for Daily Telegraph cartoonist].
Washington Post (Dec 14).

Altick, Richard D. 1997.
Punch: The Lively Youth of a British Institution, 1841-1851.
Ohio State University Press.

Ansen, David. 2000.
Great eggscape: Chickens plot break from Tweedy's! British Claymation whi z Nick Park's funny fowl play ["Chicken Run"].
Newsweek (June 26): 59

Associated Press. 1997.
Combative British cartoonist Raymond 'Jak' Jackson dies [obituary].
Washington Post (Jul 30):B6.

Atherton, Herbert M. 1982
"The British Defend Their Constitution in Political Cartoons and Literature"
Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture, vol.11, pp.3-31

Barker, Martin. 1999.
Getting a conviction: Or, how the British horror comics campaign only jus t succeeded [censorship].
in Pulp Demons: International Dimensions of the Postwar Anti-Comics Campa ign edited by John A. Lent.
New Jersey: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press

Barker, Martin. 1984.
A Haunt of Fears: The Strange History of the British Horrorcomics Campaign.
London: Pluto.

Baron, J H. 1997.
>From Hogarth to Rowlandson: Medicine in Art in Eighteenth Century Britain [Book Review].
British Medical Journal 314 (7084; March 22): 911

Birke, Judy. 1995.
The Barnum Museum/Bridgeport: The Sunday funnies; 100 years of comics in American life.
Art New England 16(Jun/Jul):57.

Bond, Simon. 198?
101 More Uses for a Dead Cat[British gag cartoons].
New York: Clarkson Potter

Bond, Simon. 198?
Stroked Through The Covers [British gag cartoons].
London: Methuen

Bond, Simon. 1981.
Unspeakable Acts [British gag cartoons].
New York: Clarkson Potter

Bond, Simon. 1981.
101 Uses for a Dead Cat [British gag cartoons].
New York: Clarkson Potter

Bond, Simon. 1983.
Bizarre Sights & Odd Visions [British gag cartoons].
New York: Crown

Bond, Simon. 1985.
Teddy [British gag cartoons].
London: Methuen

Bond, Simon. 1985.
Tough Teddies and Other Bears [British gag cartoons].
New York: Clarkson Potter

Bond, Simon. 1986.
Have a Nice Day [pop-up book by British cartoonist]. London: National Mag.Co

Bond, Simon. 1986.
Uniformity [British gag cartoons].
London: Methuen

Bond, Simon. 1988.
Totally U.S. [British gag cartoons].
Salem House

Bond, Simon. 1989.
Odd Dogs: 101 Scenes of Canine Life [British gag cartoons].
New York: Perennial

Bond, Simon. 1990.
Battered Lawyers and Other Good Ideas [British gag cartoons].
Toronto: HarperCollins

Briggs, Raymond. 1977.
Father Christmas Goes on Holiday [graphic novel marketed as a children's book; British].
New York: Viking Press.

Briggs, Raymond. 1982.
When the Wind Blows [graphic novel marketed as a children's book; British].
New York: Viking Press.

Briggs, Raymond. 1989.
The Snowman [graphic novel marketed as a children's book; British].
New York: Random House.

Briggs, Raymond. 1994.
The Bear [graphic novel marketed as a children's book; British].
New York: Random House.

Briggs, Raymond. 1997.
Father Christmas [graphic novel marketed as a children's book; British].
New York: Random House.

Bryant, Mark & Simon Heneage. 1994.
Dictionary of British Cartoonists
Scolar Press

Chapman, Simon. 1994.
A Requiem for Reg: Qualitative Research Can Stop Tobacco Advertising That Appeals to Children. British Medical Journal 309 (6959; October 8 ): 890-891

Chester, Les. 1985.
Alan Davis Checklist [British artist on Captain Britain, Batman, D.R. & Quinch, Marvelman / Miracleman].
Amazing Heroes (85; December 15): 34-38

Chester, Les. 1985.
An interview with Alan Davis [British artist on Captain Britain, Batman, D.R. & Quinch, Marvelman / Miracleman].
Amazing Heroes (85; December 15): 21-34

Colley, Linda. 1985
"Caricatures a la mode (Yale Centre for British Art)"
History Today vol.35 February pp.7-8

David, Peter. 1998
Wrapping up the Wrap Party [convention]: Peter goes British
Comics Buyer's Guide (1296; September 18): 62

Donald, Chris. 1999.
Oh Lordy, it's Viz at 20! [Britain adult comic].
Independent (October 19)

Doughty, J. 1983.
Mr Punch and the dentist. A first look.
British Dental Journal 154 (8; Apr 23): 267

Doughty, J. 1984.
The dentist in comic postcards.
British Dental Journal 156 (5; March 10): 186-7

Doyle, Richard. 1970.
The Foreign Tour of Messrs Brown, Jones & Robinson [German translation "Wie drei Herren angelsachsischer Herkunft anno 1854 durch Europa reisten" of 19th century British graphic novel; 92 pages with comments by Thaddaus Troll].
Koln: Greven Verlag

Duffy, Jonathan. 1999.
Return of the dark art [graphic novels especially British].
BBC News Online (September 8):

Epstein, Joseph. 1997.
Portraits by Max: Max Beerbohm and the art of puncturing pretension [British caricatures].
New Yorker (Dec 8):108-110.

Evans, JH. 1998.
Using multimedia for patient information--a program about nocturnal enuresis [cartoon and animation used].
British Journal of Urology 81 (Suppl 3; May): 120-2

ffolkes, Michael. 1977.
ffolkes' ffauna [British].
London: Harrap

ffolkes, Michael. 1978.
ffolkes' cartoon companion to classical mythology [British].
Newton Abbot: David and Charles

Fickes, Michael. 1994.
The toons are coming. The toons are coming.
Retail Store Image 5(7; Sep):30.

Fraser, Elizabeth. 1997.
Teenage Girls Reading Jackie [British comic].
Media, Culture, And Society 9 (4): 411.

George, Mary Dorothy (ed). 1935-1954.
Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires Preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum, Vols. 5-11.
London: British Museum

Gifford, Denis and George Parlett. 1978.
The Two Ronnies comic book [British].
London: Corgi-Carousel Books

Gifford, Denis and Chas Sinclair. 1978.
Quick on the draw [British humorous cartoons drawing manual].
London : Arrow Books

Gifford, Denis. 1985.
The complete Catalogue of British Comics (including Price Guide).
Exeter/Devon Webb & Bower

Gifford, Denis. 1975.
The British Comic Catalogue 1874-1974.
Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

Gifford, Denis. 1984.
The International Book of Comics [British comics]. London: Hamlyn

Gifford, Denis. 1987.
British animated films, 1895-1985: A filmography.
McFarland and Company.

Graham. 1978.
Augustus and his faithful hound [British].
London: Mirror Books

Gravett, Paul. 2000.
The 100 British Cartoonists of the Century [exhibit catalogue].
London: The Cartoon Art Trust

Greppi, Michele. 1998.
'Eric' Feeble? You Bet He Is! ['Stressed Eric' British Animated Television Show].
New York Post (August 12)

Grosvenor, Peter (ed.). 1978.
'We are amused': the cartoonist's view of royalty [British].
London: Bodley Head

Hall, N. John. 1997.
Getting seriously funny [review of Richard Altick's Punch: The Lively Youth of a British Institution, 1841-1851].
Washington Post Book World (Dec 14):1, 14.

Hargreaves, Roger. 1978.
The Mr men, no. 1 [British].
London: Mirror Group Books

Hargreaves, Roger. 1978.
The Mr men, no. 2 [British].
London: Mirror Books

Harper, J., W. Schamel and B. Haverkamp. 1996.
'The Alternative of Williamsburg:' A British Cartoon on Colonial American Violence.
Social Education 60(4):231.

Haslam, Fiona . 1997.
>From Hogarth to Rowlandson: Medicine in Art in Eighteenth Century Britain [caricature]. Liverpool University Press

Hastings, GB, H. Ryan, P. Teer and A.M. MacKintosh. 1994.
Cigarette advertising and children's smoking: why Reg was withdrawn. British Medical Journal (309): 933-937

Helfand, William H. 1985.
Medicine and Pharmacy in British Political Prints - The Example of Lord Sidmouth.
Medical History 29: 375

Helfand, William H. 1966.
John Bull and his Doctors [British political cartoons].
Veroffentlichungen der Intertational Gesellschaft fur Geschichte der Pharmazie e.v. 28: 131

Hewison, William. 1977.
The cartoon connection: the art of pictorial humour as seen by William Hewison [British].
London: Elm Tree Books

Hopps, Jason. 2000.
Britain Animated About 'Chicken Run' But No Sequel.
Reuters (July 4)

Houfe, Simon. 1995.
The Work of Charles Samuel Keene.
Aldershot, Hampshire, England: Scolar Press

Houfe, Simon. 1996.
Dictionary of 19th Century British Book Illustrators and Caricaturists.
Antique Collector's Club

Jenkyns, Richard. 1996.
The pleasures of melodrama [review of Robert Patten's George Cruikshank's Life, Times, and Art; British caricature].
New York Review of Books (Jul 11).

Johns, T. L. 1989.
Tick Tick Tick [Ben Edlund; New England Comics].
Comics Scene (7):63-66.

Kilborn, R.W. 19??.
The Multi-media Melting Pot: Marketing 'When the Wind Blows' [by British cartoonist Raymond Briggs].
Comedia Publishing Group.

Kunzle, David. 1992
"Busch Abroad: How a German Caricaturist Willy Nilly Helped Launch the New Cheap Comic Magazines in Britain and the United States"
Victorian Periodical Review vol.25 no.3, Fall. pp.99-108

Leech, John. 1960.
The Comic History of England.
Horizon 2 (4; March): 129-136

Lessing, Doris & Charlie Adlard (ill.). 1995.
Playing the Game [British graphic novel; no US edition]. London: Harper Collins.

Lewis, A. David. 2000.
Interview with Jamie Delano [British comic book writer].

Lewis, A. David. 2000.
Truth, Justice, and the British Way [writers in American comic books].

McRobbie, Angela. 1981.
Just like a Jackie Story [British girls comics].
in McRobbie and T. McCabe (eds.) Feminism For Girls: An Adventure Story.
London: Routledge and Keegan Paul

McRobbie, Angela. 1991.
Feminism and Youth Culture: From Jackie to Just Seventeen [British girls comics].
Boston: Unwin Hyman

Mellini, Peter. 1984
"Colonel Blimp's England "
History Today vol.34, Oct. pp.30-37

Morris, Raymond N. 1992
"Cartoons and the Political System: Canada, Quebec, Wales, and England"
Canadian Journal of Communication vol.17. pp.253-258

Mullen, Peter and Martin Pitts. 1981.
The parables of Jesus in pictures [British; religion].
London: Edward Arnold

Murphy, B. Keith. 1998.
Apocalyptic Pop: Judge Dredd and the British View of American Cultural Decay.
Southern Conference on British Studies & Carolinas Symposium on British Studies, Birmingham, AL (November)

Newman, Kim. 2000.
Homo Superior: With Bryan Singer's X-Men, the distinctive, troubled universe of Marvel Comics superheroes has at long last hit the screen in all its complex, multi-character glory.
[England] Sight and Sound (September)

Newsinger, John. 19?? Crisis: The Comic Revolution [British].
Race & Class 32 (2): 82-88

Nicholson, Eirwen E.C. 1996
"Consumers and Spectators: The Public of the Political Print in Eighteenth-Century England"
History vol.81 no.261, January. pp.5-21

Norgate, Matthew and Alan Wykes. 1976.
Not so savage [British caricature].
London: Jupiter Books

O'Callaghan, John. 2000.
'The Simpsons' Take British Stages by Storm [theatrical performance based on animated tv series].
Reuters (August 16)

Patten, Robert L. 1996.
George Cruikshank's Life, Times, and Art [British caricature].
New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

Pearson, DE. 1986.
Transmitting deaf sign language over the telecommunications network [moving cartoon images for two-way communication].
British Journal of Audiology 20 (4; Nov): 299-305

Peyton, Mike. 1977. Hurricane Zoe and other sailing [British].
Lymington: Nautical Publishing Co.

Phillips, Paul S. 1992.
Chemistry and comics.
Chemistry in Britain 28(1; Jan):30-33.

Riely, John. 1977.
Rowlandson Drawings from the Paul Mellon Collection [caricature].
New Haven: Yale Center for British Art.

Said, S.F. 2000.
The Misfits of Zwigoff [Clowes' Ghost World comic book movie].
[England] Sight and Sound (August)

Schiff, Dan. 1992.
James Joyce and cartoons.
In Joyce in Context (Cheng, V. J. and T. Martin, eds.).
Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.

Shales, Tom. 1998.
'Stressed Eric': British cartoon import is a feeble attempt at humor [tv].
Washington Post (August 12): D1, 5.

Stevens, Frederic George (ed.). 1870-1873.
Catalogue of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum, Division I, Political and Personal Satires, Vols. 1-4.
London: British Museum

Taylor, Miles. 1992
"John Bull and the Iconography of Public Opinion in England c. 1712-1929"
Past & Present: a journal of historical studies, no.134, Feb. pp.93-128

Thelwell. 1978.
The effluent society [British].
London: Magnum Books

Thomas, Neale. 1997.
Great Moments in Rock #9: Joe Strummer tells Bez of bark's healing properties. Word. [British comic strip]. Select Magazine (Sep):15.

Unknown. 1990.
DEATH TO MAGGIE BOOK SPARKS TORY UPROAR [British comic St. Swithin's Day by Grant Morrison]
The Sun (March 19).

Unknown. 1998.
British cartoonist Reg Smythe dies at 81; created internationally popular 'Andy Capp'
Washington Post (June 15): C6.

Unknown. 1998.
Helen L. Baldwin dies; Music teacher, comic strip writer [Freddy].
Washington Post (March 16): B7

Unknown. 2000.
[Denis Gifford, British comics historian obituary].
The Independent (May 24)

Unknown. 2000.
Spears Goes for Prince's Trousers -- on Film [British animation].
Reuters (June 14)

Unknown. 1992.
NEA offers 'Pop Culture' strip after it runs in British newspapers [by Steve McGarry].
Editor and Publisher (November 2): 39

Unknown. 1996.
'Our Roots' looks at black achievers [British comic strip by Tayo Fatunla].
Editor & Publisher (January 20): 36

Unknown. 1998.
Caricatures of comedians on British stamps.
Linn's Stamp News (March 30): 1, 22

Urquhart, Fred. 1955.
W.S.C. A Cartoon Biography [British political cartoons on Winston Churchill].
London: Cassell & Company

Various. 1917.
Daily Graphic Special War Cartoons [cartoons about World War I; at least seven albums of cartoons from the British publication Daily Graphic were published].
Daily Graphic

Walker, Martin (ed.). 1978.
Daily sketches: a cartoon history of twentieth century Britain.
London: Muller

Warburton, T. and M. Saunders. 1996.
Representing teachers' professional culture through cartoons.
British Journal of Educational Studies 44(3):307.

Weinkauf, Gregory. 2000.
Coop de grace: These British filmmakers do Chicken right ['Chicken Run' animated movie].
Dallas Observer (June 22).
online at

Wolf, Matt. 1999.
'Lion King' Wins British Award.
Associated Press (November 22)