She was the world's first pin-up girl and glamour model. She teased, thrilled and titillated a generation of fighting men, her likeness graced bombers, tanks and tattoos and at the height of her popularity she was enjoyed by over four million readers a day!
The new Jane anthology, the first in 20 years collects, together a year's worth of classic cartoon strips as well as some extremely rare, full-color pin-up art not seen in print for over sixty years.
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Originally run in the Daily Mirror Newspaper from 1932 to 1959, Jane reached her peak of popularity during WWII when she became known as the 'Forces Girlfriend'. Sir Winston Churchill himself was said to be a fan and credited Jane for the British 36th Division's historic six mile advanced in 1944, following her legendary bath-time exit in a French Naafi Canteen. Created by Norman Pett.Review:
"* "Jane was easily the most famous British comic character in World War II, more celebrated, even, that political cartoonist David Low's Colonel Blimp." - R.C. Harvey - gocomics.com/rants&raves * "Jane's inspirational impact upon the British Tommy was no exaggeration!" - Paul Gravett * "Jane is Britain's secret weapon!" - Sir Winston Churchill * "Jane is worth two armoured divisions to us. Three if she lost her bra or pants."
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Descripción Titan Books, 2009. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P111848561679
Descripción Titan Books, 2009. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX1848561679