Rays of Destiny by Stan Clements

Stan Clements was an Australian cartoonist, illustrator and comic book artist. He was a freelance artist for metropolitan dailies and other national publications. Clements was a pioneer film maker, a printmaker for the Communist Party and an illustrator of children's books.

He made cartoons for the communist Tribune as well as the Federated Miners' newspaper The Common Cause, which he signed with either Clem, S.C. or Clements. In 1934, he teamed up with comic artist Syd Nicholls to publish Fatty Finn's Weekly, Australia's first locally produced comic book in tabloid format.

Clements remained active in the field of Australian comic books throughout the 1940s. He drew 'Tom Dunne, Scientific Detective' in Nicholls' Phantom Pirate and Syd Miller's Molo. His feature 'Dinny Dare' appeared in Pie for Boys by Dunvegan, and he made 'Jim & Jill' in comic books published by Miller and Jolliffe. For Fatty Finn's Comic, that appeared in the second half of the 1940s, he drew 'Rays of Destiny' and 'Matt Marcus'.

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