Brian Lewis (illustrator)

Brian Moncrieff Lewis (3 June 1929 – 4 December 1978) was a British science fiction illustrator, comics artist and animator.

Lewis served in the RAF, and became involved in science fiction fandom in the early 1950s. His first professional illustration was for the ''Radio Times'', and he began contributing to ''New Worlds'' in 1954, painting forty covers for the magazine. He also painted 21 covers for ''Science Fantasy'', 19 for ''Science Fiction Adventures'' and a few for Digit Books between 1957 and 1962. His work was characterised by strong colours laid on thickly, and was influenced by surrealists Paul Klee and Max Ernst and illustrator Richard Powers.

His first work in comics was the strip "Magna Carta" for ''Lone Star'' in 1959. In the early 1960s he drew adventure strips "Jet Ace Logan", "The Suicide Six", "Paddy Ryan", "Memorable Moments in Sport" and "The Destroyer from the Depths" for ''Tiger'', "Captain Condor" for ''Lion'', "John Brody" and "Brett Million" for ''Boys' World'', "Planet Z" for ''Hurricane'', and "The Guinea Pig" and "Mann of Battle" for ''Eagle''. He also used a more cartoony style to draw "Pest of the West" and "Georgie's Germs" in ''Wham!'', and "Space Jinx" and "Charlie's Choice" for ''Smash''.

Around 1966 he moved into animation, working on films such as ''Yellow Submarine''. In the late 1960s and 70s he drew TV adaptations for ''TV21'', ''Countdown'' and ''TV Action'', and horror adaptations for Dez Skinn's ''House of Hammer'', which led to a strip, written by Cary Bates, for Warren Publishing's ''Vampirella'' in the USA. He also continued his cartoonier work with "Tomboy" in ''Cor!!'' and ''Buster'' and "Les Dawson is Superflop" in ''Look-in''. In 1978 he had a brief stint on "Dan Dare" in ''2000 AD'', drew a strip in a Van Der Valk annual, and produced some technical illustrations for Harry Harrison's book ''Mechanismo''. He died on 4 December 1978. His final published work appeared in ''The Wall of Years'' by Andrew M. Stephenson in 1979. Provided by Wikipedia
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by Lewis, Brian
Published 1997
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by Lewis, Brian.
Published 1987
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (TIUdb)34142, (UICdb)570621)
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by Lewis, Brian, 1954-
Published 1987
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (CODdb)30217, (UIUdb)1030617)
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by Lewis, Brian, 1948-
Published 1984
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by Lewis, Brian, 1906-1991.
Published 1980
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(CARLI) (Other Sources: (UICdb)330183, (UIUdb)561072)
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by Lewis, Brian, 1965-
Published 2001
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by Lewis, Brian, 1948-
Published 2001
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (UICdb)3523129)
Book Electronic
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by Lewis, Brian, 1965-
Published 2008
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (UIUdb)5765637)
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by Lewis, Brian, 1935-
Published 1971
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (UIUdb)2862160)
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by Lewis, Brian, 1936-
Published 1971
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by Lewis, Brian, 1965-
Published 2016
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by Lewis, Brian, 1946-
Published 1980
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(CARLI) (Other Sources: (MBIdb)106126)
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by Lewis, Brian, 1965-
Published 2016
...Lewis, Brian, 1965- Wolfenden's witnesses : homosexuality in postwar Britain....
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by Lewis, Brian, 1965-
Published 2016
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (ROUdb)351040)
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by Lewis, Brian, 1965-
Published 2016
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (UICdb)3802559)
Book Electronic
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