Brian Moncrieff Lewis
Brian Moncrieff Lewis (1929-1978) was a skilled painter and prolific comic strip artist. He illustrated sci-fi publications from 1954, including New Worlds, Science Fiction Adventures and Science Fantasy, including surrealistic painted covers.
Lewis worked for comics from 1959, including Lone Star, Boys’ World and Eagle, plus Jet Ace Logan, Paddy Ryan and more for Tiger in the 1960s; and strips including Captain Condor in Lion. His humour work included Georgie's Germs' in Wham!, Cor!, Buster and Look-In.
After a hiatus in the late 60s while he worked on animation including Yellow Submarine and work for Jim Henson on The Muppet Show, he returned to comics in the 70s with TV adaptations for TV21, Countdown and TV Action, plus books based on the creations of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson.
Lewis drew many covers for 2000AD, Starlord and House of Hammer, for which he also worked on adaptations of horror stories. He briefly drew the revised Dan Dare in 2000AD in his final year, 1978.
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