Neville Colvin worked as a cartoonist for the Evening Post from 1946 until the mid-1950s. He then settled in London, UK, and worked for the News Chronicle, Daily Telegraph, Daily Express and Evening Standard. He drew the 'Ginger & Co.' strip in Swift weekly (1960-62) and briefly worked on the 'James Bond' strip in 1976-77.
Colvin drew Peter O'Donnell's 'Modesty Blaise' strip from 1980 to 1986. He took over the artwork from Patrick Wright and resigned when Enrique Romero returned on the strip. Colvin was also a noted portrait artist. He died in Camden, London, in 1991.