Rosalind, by H. Stanley White 1933

After his artistic education, Hugh Stanley White worked in advertising for six months. He was Walter Booth's assistant on 'Rob the Rover' for two years. He did his first solo comic in 1929, the weekly 'Bo-Peep' strip. A couple of years later, he began such serials as 'Ranji's Ruby' and 'In the Days of Drake'. He became a pioneer in British newspaper comics with his adventure strips for Boys & Girls Daily Mail in the early 1930s. For the South Wales Echo & Express Supplement, he drew such comics as 'Jimmy in Java', 'Peter in Pygmy Land' and 'Rosalind and Tommy's Adventures Among the Chinese' in the early 1930s. This was the first time a British comic magazine featured a dramatic strip on the front page, instead of a humorous one.

He was present at the British Mickey Mouse Weekly from the start, with 'Ginger Nick the Waler' and 'Ian on Mu'. The latter was the first British science fiction serial, apart from the individual episodes of 'Rob the Rover'. He also drew 'Phantom City', 'Flashing Through' and 'Oil and Claw' for the Disney weekly. He returned to Amalgated Press (for which he drew 'Bo-Beep' earlier) with 'Into Unknown Worlds' and 'John Irons, Lone Fighter'. After the War, he began his own Merry Maker comic book, which featured art by White, Walter Booth and Basil Reynolds. He also did two comics in the American style, XMas Comic and Atomic Age Comic, for which he did superhero stories. He took on Bob Monkhouse's 'Tornado' for Oh Boy! in 1951, followed by some episodes of the 'Young Marvelman'. He spent his final professional years in Kenya doing advertising art, after which he retired.

Rosalind, by H. Stanley White 1933

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