Welcome to frank bellamy - the checklist

Interestingly, Bellamy illustrated few book titles. He concentrated his talents on magazine illustrations and of course, comics. It would have been extremely interesting to see his cover design in the light of some of the later 70s pieces he did for the Radio Times, which showed his graphic design flair

Lower case items are reprints

the book work

THE BANK HOUSE TWINS

Fidler, Kathleen, The Bank House Twins. London: Lutterworth Press, 1955.

  • Dustjacket in colour 
  • B&W illustrations:
  • Frontpiece: "There! See! The safe door's swinging wide!"
  • p.9:The twins in profile and gull
  • p.27: "Oh Donald. Your back tyre is terribly flat."
  • p.40: "I think I can reach the dog now""
  • p.61: "The fire seems to have got a good hold"
  • p.83: In another second they were all struggling in the water
  • p.113: Borsky forward and grabbed her
  • p.131: He pointed the gun at Petkov 

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BERT FEGG'S NASTY BOOK FOR BOYS & GIRLS

Jones, Terry, and Michael Palin. London: Eyre Methuen, 1974

  • p.30-31 "A Cowboy Story" 2pp colour, spoof western
  • Reprinted in Dr Fegg's Encylopedia of All World knowledge 1984
Boy's Own Companion [No.1]

Cox, Jack (Ed.), 1959

  • p.71 ""Dry country" black and white reprint from Boy's Own Paper Vol. 75:6 (Mar 1953)
Boy's Own Companion 2

Cox, Jack (Ed.), 1960

  • p.132 "Devil-Lion" black and white reprint from Boy's Own Paper Vol. 74:12 (Sept 1952) 
  • This looks re-drawn from Bellamy's original
Boy's Own Companion 3

Cox, Jack (Ed.), 1961

  • p.178-179 "Bird research" black and white reprint from Boy's Own Paper Vol. 76:4 (Jan 1954) Originally in single colour
  • p.36 "Death in the grass" black and white reprint from Boy's Own Paper Vol. 77:12 (Sept 1955) Originally printed in 2 colours
Century 21: Classic Comic Strips from the Worlds of Gerry Anderson Volume 1: Adventure in the 21st century 

Bentley, Chris (Ed.). Richmond, Surrey: Reynolds & Hearn Ltd, 2009

Reprinting:

  • Thunderbirds: Chain reaction
  • Thunderbirds: The Devil's crag
  • 2 Captain Scarlet covers #185 (3/08/68) & #186 (10/03/68)

see reprint list of TV21 #227-234, #184-187

Century21 Volume 1
Century 21: Classic Comic Strips from the Worlds of Gerry Anderson Volume 2: Invasion in the 21st century 

Bentley, Chris (Ed.). Richmond, Surrey: Reynolds & Hearn Ltd, 2009

  • Thunderbirds: Operation Depthprobe
  • Thunderbirds: Secret of the iceberg

see reprint list of TV21 #105-109, #155-161

Century21 Volume 2
Century 21: Classic Comic Strips from the Worlds of Gerry Anderson Volume 3: Escape from Aquatraz 

Bentley, Chris (Ed.). Richmond, Surrey: Reynolds & Hearn Ltd, 2009

  • Thunderbirds: Atomic runaway
  • Thunderbirds: Atoll of doom
  • Thunderbirds: The Manafu Trench

see reprint list of TV21 #192-196, #197-202, #239-242

Century21 Volume 3
Century 21: Classic Comic Strips from the Worlds of Gerry Anderson Volume 4:  Above and beyond

Bentley, Chris (Ed.). Richmond, Surrey: Reynolds & Hearn Ltd, 2010

  • Thunderbirds: Destination Sun
  • Thunderbirds: The quake maker

see reprint list of TV21 #83-92, #141-146

Vol 4

 
Century 21: Classic Comic Strips from the Worlds of Gerry Anderson Volume 5: Menace from space 

Bentley, Chris (Ed.). Cambridge: Signum Books, 2011

  • Thunderbirds: The Eye of Jupiter
  • Thunderbirds: The Space Mirror
  • Thunderbirds: The Barracuda awaits

see reprint list of TV21 #147-154, #137-140, #179-183

Vol 5 Published cover

Published cover by Lee Sullivan

Vol 5 pre-pub cover
Proposed pre-publication cover by Mike Noble
DARK INHERITANCE

Leigh, Roberta. Dark Inheritance London: The Valentine Romance Book Club, March 1954

 

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The Daily Mirror Book of Garth, London: IPC Limited, 1975 - see newspaper reprints

 

Garth 1975
The Daily Mirror Book of Garth London: IPC Limited, 1976- see newspaper reprints

 

Garth 1976
Dracula Scrapbook Peter Haining London: New English Library, 1976 
  • P.94, Fig. 137 reprints the picture from Radio Times (17/06/1972 - 23/06/1972)
Dr Fegg's Encylopedia of All World Knowledge
  • Pages 94-95 Reprint of Bert Fegg's

 

Dr Fegg's Encylopedia
Frank Bellamy's Heros the Spartan by Tom Tully & Frank Bellamy. Book Palace Books ISBN 978-1907081194, 10 October 2013 [hardcover, limited edition of 600]
  • Reprints all Bellamy Heros stories including the Eagle Annual  story
Heros hardback
Frank Bellamy's Heros the Spartan by Tom Tully & Frank Bellamy. Book Palace Books ISBN 978-1907081200, 10 October 2013 [leatherbound, slipcased  limited edition of 120]
  • Reprints all Bellamy Heros stories including the Eagle Annual  story
  • 24 extra pages of original art scans
Heros slipcase
Frank Bellamy's King Arthur and his knights: the complete adventures (2008) - see reprint list of Swift Vol. 2:31 - 2:53, 3:1 - 3:18 (30 Jul 1955 - 31 Dec 1955, 7 Jan 1956 - 5 May 1956) 

Holland, Steve, (Ed.) Frank Bellamy's King Arthur and his knights: the complete adventures London: Book Palace Books, 2008

King Arthur
Frank Bellamy's Robin Hood: The Complete Adventures (2008) - see reprint list of Swift Vol. 3:19 - 4:8 (12 May 1956 - 23 Feb 1957) 

Holland, Steve, (Ed.) Frank Bellamy's Robin Hood: The Complete Adventures London: Book Palace Books, 2008

Robin Hood
Fraser of Africa (Eagle classics series), George Beardmore, London: Hawk Books, 1990 
  • 8pp introduction by Norman Wright, "Frank Bellamy and Fraser of Africa." 64 pages in total reprinting the three Fraser stories
Fraser
Garth Book One: The cloud of Balthus reprints Garth from the Daily Mirror

 

Garth Book two: The women of Galba reprints Garth from the Daily Mirror

 

The Happy Warrior - reprints the Happy Warrior from Eagle

 

Happy Warrior
High command: the Stories of Sir Winston Churchill and General Montgomery - reprints the Happy Warrior and Montgomery
Anon, 1981. High Command: The story of Sir Winston Churchill and General Montgomery
  • Paperback: 9063329016, Dragon's Dream, distributed by WHS Distributors
  • Hardback: 9063328516, Dragon's Dream B.V.: Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht, Netherlands

 

Click for larger High Command

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MUSIC SESSION ONE: SUMMER 1970: BBC RADIO FOR SCHOOLS: PAWLEY'S PEEPHOLES


(CODE:#P79) - 28 pages "Musical drama in three sequences based on a story by John Wyndham" Music by David Lord, Libretto: Eric Allen, Illustrations: Frank Bellamy, Producer: Jenyth Worsley

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MY TRUE LOVE

Robins, Denise My true love. London: Valentine Romance Club, 1954.

 

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NOT TOO NARROW…NOT TOO DEEP

Sale, Richard. Not too narrow…not too deep London: Corgi Books / Transworld Publishers, 1965 (originally published 1936), pp. 158

  • Colour cover

" A disturbing novel of a man with extraordinary power over the murderers, lechers, thieves who were his companions." 10 men in a breakout from a convict island. 11th came from nowhere and led them

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OLD BONES

Petersen, Herman. Old Bones London: Gerald. G. Swan, 1950, pp. 208

  • Colour cover (and spine)

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The PICTORIAL HISTORY BOOK
(Editorial board: R Haddon, Charles Harvey, Lionel M Munby, E S Wolff) London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., [1954]
  • Actual images unknown - see 'More Information' 

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Thunderbirds ... danger zone - see reprint list of TV21  #110-117#118 - 124

 

Thunderbirds ... danger zone
Thunderbirds ... in action - see reprint list of TV21  #147-154

 

Thunderbirds ... in action
Thunderbirds ... in space - see reprint list of TV21  #73-82, #105 - 109, #137-140

 

Thunderbirds ... in space
Thunderbirds ... lift off - see reprint list of TV21  #66-72, #155-161

 

Thunderbirds ... lift off
Thunderbirds ... shock wave - see reprint list of TV21 #162 - 169

 

Thunderbirds ... shock wave
Thunderbirds the comic collection, London: Egmont UK Limited, 2013 - - see reprint list of TV21  #141-146, #147-154, #155-161, #162-169, #170-172, #173-178, #184-187, #188-191, #192-196, #197-202, #203-208, #209-217, #218-226, #227-234
NOTE: Bellamy is wrongly credited with illustrating "The Isle of Arran" which is drawn by Eric Eden (pp250 - 267)
Thunderbirds - the comic collection
Thunderbirds to the rescue - see reprint list of TV21 #99 - 104, #130-136, #141-146

 

Thunderbirds to the rescue
Thunderbirds Classic Comic Strips by Graham Bleathman  and Sam Denham London: Carlton Books, 2001, 160 pages
  • pp 11-13 contain a brief overview of Bellamy's comic work specifically TV21.
  • Reprints the first four Thunderbirds stories from TV21

see reprint list of TV21 #52 - 58, #59 - 65, #66 - 72, #73-82

Thunderbirds Classic Comic Strips
Timeview: The complete Doctor Who illustrations of Frank Bellamy  - see Timeview

 

TOUGH GHOSTS

Elliott, William James. London: G. G. Swan, 1941. pp. 221.

  • Colour Cover of red figures and blue background
  • Cowboy and cowgirl kissing with rider shooting six guns on a horse in background
WILDEST AFRICA 

Stoneham, C.T. Wildest Africa London: Watson Brown / Digit Books [1957.] Series ( [Digit Books.]), pp. 286

  • Wraparound colour cover illustration
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