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"Wild Boy of the Woods", The Beano

Richard "Toby" Baines (b. c. 1895; d. 28 December 1967) was a staff artist at DC Thomson who drew for their comics and story papers in the 1930s-50s. For The Beano He drew "Wild Boy of the Woods" (1939-42, 1947-49), "Hawkeye, Bravest of the Braves" (1951) and "Grip" (1952). He also provided story headings and spot illustrations for numerous prose stories in The Beano and The Dandy.


  • Alan Clark, Dictionary of British Comic Artists, Writers and Editors, The British Library, 1998, p. 6

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