MADGE AND BERYL appeared every fortnight in JACKIE magazine for 7 years, starting in 1977.
Beryl is based on Mum Ted, a bear bought for Alan Dart by his mother when he went in to hospital as a child. (Photo below.)
When we used to drive regularly between our bedsitter in Putney, London and our cottage in Todmorden, West Yorkshire. BBC serialised Beryl Bainbridge's book, A Quiet Life, on the radio so Madge and Beryl were inspired by that.
There are 230 strips available for publication.
WITCH AND SPIDO first appeared on a greeting card for Gallery Five.
THE WRIGHTS appeared every week in WOMAN'S WEEKLY magazine for 4 years, starting in 1984. There are 200 strips available for publication.
and the latest, IN STITCHES, which began in 2006 and appeared in SIMPLY KNITTING magazine every month for twelve years.
All drawings, text, characters and related elements ©2022 Malcolm Bird