Sweet Tooth, by Trevor Metcalfe

Trevor Metcalfe submitted his first cartoons to his local newspaper. He attended Art School, where he was class mates with Bob Nixon, a future comic artist with whom he would cooperate on several occasions. After his National Service, Metcalfe worked on a freelance basis for D.C. Thomson around 1960, creating among others 'Bullies and Babies', but eventuallly found employment with a printing firm.

He returned to comics in 1965 and began a long collaboration with Fleetway. He drew popular strips for all the main humour titles, and additionally did scriptwork for other artists, including Nixon. Among his features are 'J.R.' (in Whizzer & Chips), 'Sweet Tooth' (in Whizzer & Chips'), 'Ad Lad' (in Whoopee!), 'Doughnut and Rusty' (in Monster Fun), 'Bird Man and Chicken' (in Krazy), 'Sheerluck and Son' (in Whoopee!), 'The Amazing Three' (in Jackpot) and 'Angel's Proper Charlies' (in Jackpot).

interview with Trevor Metcalfe

Last updated: 2008-02-15

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