BOS’N BILL

BOS’N BILL

This fictional character was created as the teller of true stories involving the Royal Canadian Navy in World War Two. The cartoonist for the serial was Sid Barron.

MEDIUM:

PERIODICAL GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:

Content:

Serial journalism:

“Bos’n Bill.” Car., Sid Barron. Canadian Heroes,
1-1, Oct. 1942: “Sea Fighters”: 33-38. Ship descriptions.

1-2, Nov. 1942: “Atlantic Convoy”: 59-64.

1-6, Apr. 1943: “H.M.C.S. Oakville – Gallant Corvette”:  27-32.

2-3, July 1943: “Convoys to North Africa”: 25-32.

2-6, Oct. 1943: “Navy Courage”: 33-37.

3-3, Feb. 1944: “Beat The Mines”: 24-28.

3-4, March 1944: “Mediterranean Adventures”:  9-13.

3-5, April 1944: “The M.T.B’s.” [Motor Torpedo Boats]: 47-48.

3-5, April 1944: “The M.G.B’s.” [Motor Gun Boats]: 49-51.

3-6, May 1944: “H.M.C.S. Saguenay, Veteran!”:  27-30.

“4-1, June 1944: H.M.C.S. Prince Robert In Action”:  34-37.

4-2, July 1944: “Convoys To Russia”: 9-11.

4-6, January 1945: “Atlantic Escort”:  58-62.

5-1, February 1945: “Invasion Escort”: 41-45.

GALLERY:

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE CARTOON\IMAGE CARTOON B\BOS'N BILL, Canadian Heroes, 2-6, Oct 1943, 34.jpg “Navy Courage.” Car., Sid Barron.Canadian Heroes, 2-6, October 1943: 34

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE CARTOON\IMAGE CARTOON B\BOS'N BILL, Canadian Heroes, 2-6, Oct 1943, 35.jpg “Navy Courage.” Car., Sid Barron. Canadian Heroes, 2-6, October 1943: 35

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE CARTOON\IMAGE CARTOON B\BOS'N BILL, Canadian Heroes, 3-5, April 1944, 48.jpg  “The M.T.B.’s with Bos’n Bill.” Car., Sid Barron. Canadian Heroes, 3-5, April 1944: 46.

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CANADIAN CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION and ANIMATION\IMAGE CARTOON B\BOSN BILL Canadian Heroes Comics May 1944, 27 .jpg “Bos’n Bill.”Car., Sid Baron. Canadian Heroes, May 1944: 27.