Bash Street Kids, by David Sutherland

In 1963, David Sutherland took over the 'Bash Street Kids' in Beano from the departing Leo Baxendale. In 1967 he created the well-liked adventure strip 'Billy the Cat' and, following the death of Dudley D. Watkins, Sutherland took over 'Biffo the Bear' in 1969. Then, in 1970, he was chosen as a permanent replacement for David Law on 'Dennis the Menace'. In 1998, Sutherland retired from Dennis, after 27 years. He continued to draw the occasional strip for the comic, as well as drawing most of Dennis' adventures for the annuals and summer specials.

Beano cover, by David SutherlandBeano cover, by David Sutherland

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