A Celebration of Giles - Annual Details
     
Title Twenty Fourth Series
Original Price 6/- 0.30
Date Cartoons Start 04/10/1969Date Cartoons End 01/09/1970
Published by Daily Express PublicationsISBN 

Introduction by - Michael Bentine

ALL WITHOUT MALICE

When I was a very young and inexperienced combatant in the last war, Giles had a special meaning for me. Somehow, magically, he took the terror out of it all. His HITLER and MUSSOLINI were wonderfully funny caricatures which cut those monsters down to size.

To-day, over twenty-five years later, Giles is still tilting at windmills, cutting the pompous, the vainglorious and self-important down to their right proportions.

Yet he does it all without malice. Unlike the so-called satirists, Giles pen never drops hate - it is just filled with honest to God, down to Earth, good humour.

In a world filled with violence, his truly is one pen far mightier than any sword.


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Notes

This annual has an alternative cover, although there were only 5 or possibly 6 produced. See the image and article below for details

  
     
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