Leo Baxendale

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Leo Baxendale
Born(1930-10-27)27 October 1930
Whittle-le-Woods, Lancashire, England
Died23 April 2017(2017-04-23) (aged 86)
Lancashire, England
Notable works
Bash Street Kids, Little Plum, Minnie the Minx, The Three Bears, Sweeny Toddler, Grimly Feendish
AwardsBritish 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.[1]

Baxendale died on 23 April, 2017 of cancer in Lancashire, England at the age of 86.[1][2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Leo Baxendale: Bash Street Kids and Minnie the Minx comic legend dies". BBC News. 27 April 2017. Retrieved 27 April 2017.
  2. "Cartoonist who created The Beano’s Bash Street Kids dies aged 86", Yorkshire Evening Post, 27 April 2017

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