Born in 1929, this underrated British comic artist , illustrated many UK comics during the Sixties and Seventies to his death in 1978.
I have uploaded and scanned all the issues of ALL ABOUT SCIENCE I had – several were missing
Lewis’s illustrative work appeared in the mid to late 1950s and from 1959 to 1962 in “Science Fiction Adventures”, “New Worlds”; and “Science Fantasy”, the publications edited by John Carnell for Nova Publications,
He drew many strips for Fleetway comics of the Sixties including Smash “Charlies Choice” which spoofed contemporary spy films such as Bond and “Man from Uncle”. He also drew Mann of Battle in the Eagle. He was involved in TV21, Countdown and produced fantastic covers and art for House of Hammer
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This Flickr set is taken from “All about science” the “colour encyclopedia of science in weekly parts” published by Orbis in the mid-seventies. Brian Lewis illustrated the interior back page series “Discoverers” featuring scientists of history. It’s interesting to note that normally readers would bind these partworks (there were many) by taking the pages out of the exterior covers and disposing of them – thus Lewis’ work here tends to get forgotten!