We all love a good cartoon, don’t we? As we’re currently in Malta with the Cartoonists’ Club of Great Britain’s Massive Malta Minicon(vention), we thought it’d be fun to bring you some cartoon-based questions. See how much you know about Britain’s rich cartooning history!
- Which cartoonist, famous for drawings of unlikely or implausible contraptions, illustrated the first of Norman Hunter’s Professor Branestawm books, published in 1933?
- Carl Giles drew topical cartoons of a family, including an enigmatic, mute matriarch known simply as Grandma, for which national daily newspaper?
- Dundee-based publishers D C Thomson were behind the two best-selling British comics of the twentieth century: The Beano and The Dandy. Which was established first?
- Political caricaturist James Gillray drew a cartoon “The Plumb-pudding in danger” showing which two statesmen carving up the world between them?
- Who created The Three Bears, Minnie the Minx, Little Plum and The Bash Street Kids for The Beano?