|Born||27 October 1930|
Whittle-le-Woods, Lancashire, England
|Died||23 April 2017 (aged 86)|
|Bash Street Kids, Little Plum, Minnie the Minx, The Three Bears, Sweeny Toddler, Grimly Feendish|
|Awards||British Comic Awards Hall of Fame|
Leo Baxendale (27 October 1930 – 23 April 2017) was an English cartoonist and publisher. Baxendale wrote and drew several comics. Among his most famous creations are the Beano strips Little Plum, Minnie the Minx, The Bash Street Kids, and The Three Bears.
References[change | change source]
- "Leo Baxendale: Bash Street Kids and Minnie the Minx comic legend dies". BBC News. 27 April 2017. Retrieved 27 April 2017.
- "Cartoonist who created The Beano’s Bash Street Kids dies aged 86", Yorkshire Evening Post, 27 April 2017
Other websites[change | change source]
- Reaper Books – Baxendale's own publishing company
- Leo Baxendale at Lambiek.net
- Video clip of Leo Baxendale talking as part of the BBC's Comics Britannia series (2007) (RealPlayer)