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Ginger Meggs is a long-running Australian comic strip about the escapades of the title character, a red-haired pre-pubescent boy of considerable talent for mischief. Most of the strips include either a sense-moral or a wisdom phrase written on one of the images. This article is about the comic strip, the sequential art form as published in newspapers and on the Internet. ...


Meggs first appeared, titled Us Fellers, in the children's "Sunbeams" section of the Sydney Sunday Sun on 13 November 1921, drawn by Jimmy Bancks, and remains widely syndicated today appearing in over 120 newspapers in over 20 countries. After Jimmy Bancks, Ginger was drawn by Ron Vivian, then Lloyd Piper and James Kemsley. Ginger Meggs was made into a feature film in 1982. is the 317th day of the year (318th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... James Charles Bancks, or Jimmy Bancks (born Enmore, Sydney, 10 May 1889, died Point Piper, Sydney, 1 July 1952) was an Australian cartoonist. ... James Charles Bancks, or Jimmy Bancks (born Enmore, Sydney, 10 May 1889, died Point Piper, Sydney, 1 July 1952) was an Australian cartoonist. ... Ron Vivian (1914-1973) is an Australian cartoonist who is perhaps best known as having drawn Ginger Meggs after the original creatre, Jimmy Bancks in the early 1940s. ... Lloyd Piper (1923-1983) was an Australian cartoonist and art teacher, who drew Wolf for the Sunday Telegraph and later, Ginger Meggs. ... James Kemsley (born November 15 1948) is an Australian cartoonist who draws Jimmy Bancks original creation, Ginger Meggs. ...


On December 3, 2007, James Kemsley, cartoonist for Ginger Meggs for 25 years, passed away at his home in Welby, New South Wales. The Ginger Meggs strip will be taken over by Jason Chatfield. is the 337th day of the year (338th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... James Kemsley (born November 15 1948) is an Australian cartoonist who draws Jimmy Bancks original creation, Ginger Meggs. ... Welby is a small town in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, Australia, in Wingecarribee Shire. ...


References

  • A birthday celebration for Ginger Meggs: congratulations to the little Aussie battler / by Robert Holden (1986)
  • Just a little ginger headed feller / words and music by Mary Brett; arr. by Tom Davidson (194?)
  • The comic adventures of Ginger Meggs / created by Jimmy Bancks, written and drawn by James Kemsley (1986, ISBN 0-7316-0697-3)
  • Further adventures of Ginger Meggs
  • Ginger Meggs and Herbert the billy goat
  • Ginger Meggs and the country cousin
  • Ginger Meggs annual
  • Ginger Meggs at large: based on the stories and characters of Bancks
  • Ginger Meggs / created by Jimmy Bancks, written & drawn by Kemsley
  • Ginger Meggs' lucky break
  • Ginger Meggs meets the test / written by Bill Peach, illustrated by Dan Russell (19765, ISBN 0-207-13601-7)
  • Ginger Meggs" the sunbeams song music / by Henry T. Hayes & Billy Edwards (c1923)
  • Ginger Meggs / words and music by Jack O'Hagan
  • Ginger Meggs: The Movie (1982) [1]

James Charles Bancks, or Jimmy Bancks (born Enmore, Sydney, 10 May 1889, died Point Piper, Sydney, 1 July 1952) was an Australian cartoonist. ... James Kemsley (born November 15 1948) is an Australian cartoonist who draws Jimmy Bancks original creation, Ginger Meggs. ... James Charles Bancks, or Jimmy Bancks (born Enmore, Sydney, 10 May 1889, died Point Piper, Sydney, 1 July 1952) was an Australian cartoonist. ...

External links

  • www.gingermeggs.com - Meggs strips and a comprehensive history
  • Ginger Meggs: Australia's favourite comic strip! / Jed Kemsley

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Musical (401 words)
Ginger Meggs relates to what we think are the good old Australian virtues, mateship, good fun, larakinism, a slight disrespect for authority but basic honesty," he said.
Each of the two musicals, "Here Comes Gingers Meggs" and "Ginger Meggs and the Missing Link" are based on a Day in the Life of Ginger Meggs.
Ginger Meggs the comic strip was born in 1922 and it's believed the original boy was aged about ten to twelve years of age.
Ginger Meggs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (244 words)
Ginger Meggs is a very long-running Australian cartoon about the escapades of the title character, a red-haired pre-pubescent boy of considerable talent for mischief.
Meggs first appeared, titled Us Fellers, in the children's "Sunbeams" section of the Sunday Sun in 1921, drawn by Jimmy Bancks, and remains widely syndicated today.
Ginger Meggs at large: based on the stories and characters of Bancks
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