BUSHELL Bert

BUSHELL Bert

This cartoonist was the mainstay of Maple Leaf Publishing Co. His creations included a domestic comedy “Adam and Eve”, a masked crime fighter “Black Wing”, a bowler hated detective called “Callahan”, a secret agent “Deuce Granville”, a teen age series called “Jukebox Joe”, and “Pinky”.

He began “Señorita Marquita.” Then seems to have drop out of the serial till Better Comics 5-10 when his name appears again. He began “Circus Girl” which was then taken over by Hal Kerr and Ley Fortune.

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CARTOONIST:

PERIODICAL GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:

Content:

Serial:

“Deuce Granville of the Commandos.” Better Comics, 2-1, April/May 1942: 36-43.

“Deuce Granville of the Commandos.” Better Comics, 2-5, Dec./Jan. 1942: 1-10.

“Deuce Granville the V-Man in Berlin Bombed .” Better Comics, 3-2, February/March. 1944: 2-17.

“Señorita Marquita.” Better Comics, 3-6, October/November 1944: 34-41.

“Señorita Marquita.” Better Comics, 5-10, June/July, 1945: 10-23.

“Señorita Marquita.” Car., Bert Bushell. Better Comics, 6-1, August/September 1945: 25-38.

ILLUSTRATOR:

PERIODICAL GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:

Content:

Serial:

“Circus Girl.” Writ., Ha Wal. Comics, 3-6, October/November 1944: 28-33.

SOURCE:

Newspaper:

“Whatever Happened to …?” Writ., Peter Harris. Globe and Mail, 23 Oct. 1982: Fanfare 7.

GALLERY:

See DEUCE GRANVILLE

See SEÑORITA MARQUITA

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Better Comics,3-2, February/March 1944: Front cover.