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.

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PERIODICAL GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:

Content:

Serial journalism:

“Bos’n Bill.” Car., Sid Barron. Canadian Heroes,
“H.M.C.S. Oakville – Gallant Corvette.” 1-6, Apr. 1943: 27-32.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

GALLERY:

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“Navy Courage.” Canadian Heroes, 2-6, October 1943: 34

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“Navy Courage.” Canadian Heroes, 2-6, October 1943: 35

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“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.