Biggles, by Albert De Vine

Albert De Vine was an artist for the Australian comic book market during the 1940s and 1950s. During World War II, he illustrated war comics like 'Council of Four', as well as 'An Italian Grand Prix Mystery' for KG Murray. In the 1950s, De Vine drew Australian 'Biggles' stories, based on W.E. Johns' popular aviation novels. These novels have been adapted into comic strips by other artists too,  like Pim van Boxsel, Rob Embleton, Ola Ericson, Gote Goransson, Guicha, Roger Melliès, Maurice Rondepierre, Alfred SindallWilly Vandersteen and Mike Western,His daily strip 'Smoky Dawson' appeared for 10 years in a newspaper. He later became a pin-up photographer for Man magazine.

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