Reg Smythe’s Andy Capp (Z112)

Posted on May 16, 2010


This is an ANDY CAPP UNIQUE ORIGINAL ART (this strip is the only one in the world!!!), with Pen & Ink Reg Smythe & SIGNED by one of the great masters of cartoons, the brilliant Reg Smythe. 

Reg Smythe (1917 – 1998): Born in Hartlepool, the son of a boat builder. He left school at 14 and worked as a butcher’s delivery boy, joined the Northumberland Fusiliers in 1936, submitting cartoons to Cairo magazines during the war. He worked as a post office telephone clerk before freelancing as a cartoonist for the Daily Mirror in 1954.
Influenced by his mentor Leslie Harding (“Styx”) he produced a regular feature Laughter at Work before creating Andy Capp in 1957. Syndicated worldwide to 1400 newspapers in 31 countries, read by 175 million people in 13 languages, the strip based on the flat-capped Northerner has become an institution.

The Artwork is indeed magnificent & hilarious.

This strip was published originally on Friday 10 May 1991 in the Daily Mirror & is numbered Z112.

Superb Pen & Ink Artwork.

A clean Board with clean panels.

Strip size: 15 x 5 ¼ inches (38cm x 13 ½ cm).

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