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Fisher Walkden

Year working: 1913 - 1979

He was associated with The Eagle comic for ten years (1949 – 1958) where he drew several strips also some supeb cutaways including motor vehicles. He was also a pioneer slot-car racer and Art Editor of Model Car magazine. He also contributed freelance illustrations for many brochures and advertisements. Walkden Fisher signed his work with a distinctive fish incorporating his name. For a fuller biography see the excellent reference by Bear Alley below. In March 2017 Burstow and Hewett auctioneers sold several lots of his archives. One lot contained 17 motor racing drawings

Eagle Comic centre spread 1937 Auto Union Grand Prix Car Image courtesy of Malcolm Jeal

German Grand Prix painting possibly for a Continental Tyres advert?

Distintive Fish signature

Selection of drawings from Burstow & Hewett sale.

Further selection of drawings from Burstow & Hewett sale