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"Captain Pugwash" Creator John Ryan Dies

by on July 24, 2009

British author, illustrator and animator John Ryan has died. He was 88.

Ryan is best known as the creator of Captain Pugwash, a character who first appeared in the comic The Eagle in 1950. In 1957 Captain Pugwash starred in one of Britain’s first animated TV series. Other animated series created by John Ryan include Mary, Mungo and Midge and The Adventures of Sir Prancelot.

[ Source: BBC News ]

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