|Ginger Meggs' first appearance|
In early June, 1951, the Packer press took out full page ads triumphantly announcing the new home for Ginger Meggs – the Sunday Telegraph and other Consolidated Press Sunday newspapers the country wide. There Meggs would be presented in full colour and the impending launch was celebrated with a series of competitions designed to get kids drawn in. Once Meggs began to appear the circulation of the Sunday Telegraph began to increase substantially. With both work and financial security, and making more money than he had ever made before, Jimmy Bancks was now set for life. Sadly it was a short life.
|The author with James Kemsley|
|A recent strip by Jason Chatfield|